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Embracing 'Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue'


Bride's veil
Photo by Alex Gordias Photography

Welcome to our exploration of timeless wedding traditions. Today, we delve into the cherished customs of "Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue" While these traditions may have their roots in yesteryears, they continue to hold a special place in modern weddings, offering couples an opportunity to infuse their celebrations with depth and meaning.

Bride wedding veil
Photo by Alex Gordias

Something Old:

   In a world where trends come and go, there is something undeniably charming about embracing the past. Incorporating something old into your wedding ensemble not only adds a sense of nostalgia but also pays homage to the enduring traditions of generations past. Whether it's wearing a family heirloom as your "something old" or donning a vintage veil sourced from a local antique shop, let the timeless elegance of bygone eras inspire your wedding day style.

Bride and Groom
Photo by Daniel Silbert

Something New:

   As you embark on this new chapter of your life, "something new" symbolizes the fresh beginnings and endless possibilities that lie ahead. From a sparkling pair of earrings to a custom-designed gown that reflects your unique style, let your "something new" serve as a testament to the excitement and anticipation of starting a new journey with your beloved.

Bride in field
Photo by MadlyWeddings

Something Borrowed:

Ah, the sentimentality of borrowing—a tradition steeped in familial ties and friendship bonds. Consider borrowing a cherished heirloom from a loved one—a lace handkerchief from your grandmother, perhaps, or a vintage brooch from your mother's jewelry box. By incorporating borrowed treasures into your ensemble, you not only honor your loved ones but also carry a piece of their history with you as you embark on your own journey of love and commitment.

Bride and groom
Photo by Daniel Silbert

Something Blue:

Blue, the color of tranquility and sophistication, adds a touch of elegance to any wedding ensemble. From delicate azure ribbons adorning your bouquet to striking sapphire earrings gracing your ears, the possibilities for incorporating this timeless hue are endless. For a subtle yet meaningful touch, consider stitching a blue monogram into the lining of your gown or slipping into a pair of azure-hued heels to walk down the aisle in style.


Bride and Groom
Photo by Wandering Woo

Incorporating the Old, New, Borrowed and Blue into your wedding day is not merely about adhering to tradition but rather about infusing your celebration with personal meaning and heartfelt sentiment. So whether you choose to honor these customs in a classic manner or put your own modern twist on them, may your wedding day be filled with love, joy, and cherished memories to last a lifetime.

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