The saying goes that, “Something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue.” These somethings are said to bring good luck to the bride during her wedding, and this is a tradition that has been carried on for many years.
The tradition of wearing something blue on your wedding day dates all the way back to the time of ancient Rome, when brides wore a single blue stone called an aquamarine. The color blue symbolizes devotion and fidelity, which makes it a perfect choice if you’re getting married. It’s also considered lucky in many cultures.
If you like the idea of incorporating this tradition into your big day, this post is for you! We’re giving you plenty of ideas for incorporating “something blue” into your wedding or pre-wedding events.
Something blue before “I do” bridal shower
Instead of incorporating it into the wedding day itself, why not use your shower to incorporate this classic tradition? Something blue before I do sets the perfect tone for a classic bridal shower. We love the inspirational images put together by KBgiftguides on TikTok.
Celebrate the night before in blue
Can’t find the perfect white dress for your rehearsal dress? What if you went for blue instead? The rehearsal dinner is another great way to incorporate the tradition into a pre-wedding event.
A blue bridal accessory
There are many options to choose from when it comes to a blue bridal accessory. Choose something subtle, like a pale blue gemstone in your jewelry, or a bold statement piece like a bright blue shoe. Whatever you choose, a blue accessory can be a chance to show off your personality and style while incorporating a wedding tradition.
Get ready in something blue
If you want to incorporate something blue into the actual wedding day, what about a blue getting ready outfit? This a great option if you don’t necessarily want to wear blue with your wedding dress, plus there are so many cute blue pajama options.
A blue perfume
This is by far the most subtle way to incorporate something blue. What about spritzing a blue perfume bottle on wedding day? You can incorporate a pretty blue perfume bottle into getting ready or accessory photos to document your something blue, if you’d like!
If you’re looking for some unique suggestions for incorporating blue into your wedding day, there’s a lot you can do. Many of these ideas are creative, and there’s definitely something on this list for every bride. So take a look at the last few ideas on our list, and happy planning!