Creative Ways to Incorporate Something Blue Into Your Wedding Day

Creative Ways to Incorporate Something Blue Into Your Wedding Day
Jen Huang

The tradition for brides to wear "something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a sixpence in your shoe" dates back a couple of centuries to Victorian-era England (so does wearing white). The idea behind carrying these five objects on your wedding day seems to still resonate with modern-day couples, probably because it's all done to protect the bride from 'bad luck and evil eyes.' And a little superstition never hurt anybody, right?!

And while that "something blue" in the past was often a garter, it really doesn't have to be anymore. We asked Carats & Cake's industry pros to share their best ideas on how to evoke this tradition in a modern and fun way.

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