and a silver sixpence in her shoe'
An old and superstitious rhyme detailing what a bride should be wearing on her wedding day. Traditionally something blue comes in the form of an accessory, more often than not a garter. But there are alternatives. From table dressings to drinks, to desserts to shoes, anything in a modern wedding can be used as your 'something blue.' So get creative and never be afraid to break the rules!
Here are twenty of our favourite ‘something blues’…
Image credits from top-bottom: 1. Blue dress, Design by: www.elliesaab.com 2. Photo by Corbin Gurkin Photography 3. Garter, Design by: A.Alicia Via: en.paperblog.com 4. Hydrangeas, Photography: Perellaphotography 5. Blue Clutch, Via: Awesome-handbags-simeon.blogspot.com 6. Blue Groom Suit, Suit: Robert Goddard’s, Photography: www.dottiephotography.co.uk 7. Blue Soles, Photography: Amy Arringlan Photography 8. Modern Wedding DIY Magazine 9. Wedding charms, Via: notonthehighstreet 10. Ring: www.berjani.com.au 11. Hipflask: mandycarter.pass.us 12. Blue drink, Via: stylemepretty.com 13. Shoes: Charlotte Olympia, Via: Net-a-porter.com 14. Bridesmaids dresses, Via: dressforthewedding.com. Top left: photography:Brettheidebrecht, top right: photography: Jessica Burke, Bottom left: Photography: Emily Wren, Bottom Right: Ryan Kay 15. Blue aisle flowers: photography: Max-KimBee, Via: Oneman’sfolly 16. Wedding favours, Via: Marthastewartwedding.com 17. Short blue wedding dress, Via: ebay.com 18. Blue Flower Girl Dresses by Weddbook 19. Blue invitations, design: Ladyfingersletterpress, Via: ohsobeautifulpaper 20. Lingerie, design: www.ohhhlulu.com