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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