30 Ideas For Incorporating “Something Blue” Into Your Wedding



The old adage that says every bride needs “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” is one wedding tradition that we’re happy to stand by. Unlike some of the more antiquated wedding rituals that can seem a bit pointless and even a bit awkward (and which we are totally on board with you skipping if you want), this sweet notion holds a ton of meaning, and it’s a wonderful way to incorporate personal touches into your day.

Today we’re tackling the “something blue” part of the tradition, which, depending on your style, can either be subtle or a significant element of your wedding-day look and décor. We love when brides choose an understated option like a blue garter, a sapphire hair comb or a pretty blue pair of shoes, but you can also make the hue part of your color palette for the day—bridesmaid dresses, bouquets and invitations look beautiful in varying shades of blue, too.

To inspire your “something blue,” here are 30 different ways to incorporate the tradition into your Big Day. There are plenty of great ideas to pull from here, so we’re certain you’ll find one that fits your style.

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