The well-known phrase “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue,” was coined in England during Victorian times. Each of the “something”s was meant to bring the bride good luck for her wedding day. “I had part of a blue handkerchief from my grandfather sewn into the hem of my dress,” Christy, our Director of Events, shared.

While some modern couples have decided to forgo these traditions – we don’t blame you! – many still try to incorporate the old, new, borrowed, and blue into their wedding days. There are plenty of ways to include the color blue, many of them subtle, some of them much more obvious. Here are 10 ideas for your “something blue” on your wedding day!

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Sippin’ Pretty

Everyone needs a cute bottle to help hydrate in the morning while getting ready. Pick out a Nalgene, Hydro Flask, Stanley, or Yeti cup to use on your wedding morning. Many can also be personalized with your new last name or monogram.

BRIK Pick: 32oz Hydro Flask in Rain | https://amzn.to/3Aqzbgp

Bow-quet

Wrap your bouquet in a light blue ribbon for a pop of color.

BRIK Pick: Dusty blue ribbon | https://amzn.to/3UKSTeV

Signature Scent

Many of our brides and grooms love to choose a signature scent for their wedding day. Many perfumes include the word “blue,” and we think that should totally count for your “something blue.”

Make a date of it and pick out each other’s wedding day scents together!

BRIK Pick: DG Light Blue perfume | https://amzn.to/3V8wc43

With This Ring…

A colored ring box looks adorable in flatlays.

BRIK Pick: DesignSter Hexagon Ring Box | https://amzn.to/3TKF7YE

Two Words: Kendra Scott

Every Texan knows that Austin, TX native Kendra Scott’s jewelry is a staple of a Texan’s wardrobe. Why not make your “something blue” something you can wear again and again after your wedding day?

BRIK Pick: Kendra Scott Elaina bracelet, Elisa necklace in Light Blue Illusion | https://amzn.to/3GplP7X, https://amzn.to/3GH05ov

Boogie Shoes

Aren’t #BRIKbride Hayley’s blue shoes just the cutest pop of baby blue?

BRIK Pick: Noelle Low Block Heel | https://amzn.to/3genCSC

Garter

Want your “something blue” to be discreet? “I had a blue garter,” says Kristen, our Director of First Impressions.

BRIK Pick: GARGALA Wedding Garter Set in sky blue https://amzn.to/3Of3rAw

A Blue Mani

An easy way to include “something blue” on your wedding day is with a gorg blue mani. With so many shades of blue nail polish out there, you’re sure to find the perfect shade for your wedding day style!

BRIK Pick: OPI Nail Lacquer in Gelato on my Mind | https://amzn.to/3tGcr8m

Make it Blue

#BRIKbride Emma wore shades of blue throughout her whole wedding – including her adorable vintage wedding dress! Monochrome weddings are trending right now – why not make it blue?

BRIK Pick: Satin robe in Airy Blue | https://amzn.to/3EI0OnO

Accessorize!

Anyone wearing a suit can easily incorporate the color blue. A blue tie, pin, jacket, socks… the opportunities are endless!

BRIK Pick: Kebocis Blue Floral Necktie | https://amzn.to/3GuMikz


Those are our 10 Ideas for Your “Something Blue”! Are you going to incorporate something blue into your wedding day? Tell us how in the comments!

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10 Ideas for Your “Something Blue”

November 18, 2022

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