15 Something Blue Ideas
They say there are four keys to good bridal karma: something old, something new, something borrowed, and that little something blue.
Here, we culled 15 something-blue ways to imbue your special day with sweet sentiment.
Which would you weave into your wedding? Share your picks in the comments below.
Rather than a plain LWD, don a gown with cerulean accents. This white sequin bird’s nest knit column gown, with a blue tulle tiered overskirt and an antique silver, moonstone, and pearl brooch by Oscar de la Renta, is a sartorial stunner.
Pin this vintage, 1950s starburst pin ($468) to a dress, bouquet, or clutch then gift it to your maid of honor once the wedding has wrapped; available at House of Lavande.
Photo: Creme de la Bride
Play up your nails with a creamy blue polish. Pick one color or go for a full ombré effect.
Pictured above (from left): Aruba Blue by Essie; Jewel Tone Blue by Color Club; Royal Blue by Orly; Lincoln Park at Midnight by OPI; St. Barths by Essie; All In by Color Club; and 56 Electric Blue by Sephora.
Wearing a pair of blue-soled pumps down the aisle is nothing new for a bride, but what about the groom? These brightly hued brogue loafers ($541.22) by Sergio Rossi are a whimsical alternative to conservative dress shoes; available at Farfetch.
Photo: Twah Dougherty
Delicate and sweet, muscari (also known as “grape hyacinth”) complements most bouquets. Add a few blooms for a major pop of pretty.
Photo: Green Door Photography
This Montana couple brought a dash of rustic charm to their alfresco “I dos” with these reclaimed wooden doors they had crowned with blush roses and lush greenery. Wish Vintage Rentals in Lakeland has a myriad of options.
Photo: Justin Demutiis Photography
Add “something old” to your table by displaying floral arrangements in decorative English transferware teapots.
Photo: Beacon Hill Photography
Here’s a thoughtful way to remember a relative at your wedding: Cut out a heart from a piece of clothing or bequeathed material, such as a scarf or handkerchief, then embroider it to the inner lining of your dress.
This Massachusetts bride cut a swatch from her father’s retired work uniform (pictured above).
Salud! Blanc de Bleu Cuvée Mousseux Brut ($203.28 per case/12 bottles), a sparkling California wine with a turquoise hue and delicate hints of blueberries, is a glamorous way to toast to new chapters; available at Saratoga Wine Exchange.
Photography: Carmen Salazar Photography
Sapphire-stained chair cushions and oversized velvet-and-rhinestone bows add a decadently delicate touch.
Natasha Collins, owner of Nevie-Pie Cakes, transferred her passion for painting to designing noteworthy wedding cakes. Inspired by Victorian birdcages, this towering confection (price available upon request) is resplendent with sugar paste song birds, hand-painted floral fondant, rose buds, and gingerbread details.
Photo: PS Photography
As one of the world?s most popular colors, blue is also known to inspire serenity. Use cobalt-toned lighting, either against a wall or splashed across the ceiling or dance floor, to create a relaxed setting for your reception.
Decorated to resemble royal teaspoons, these elegant vanilla sugar cookies by Oh, Sugar! Events are sure to stir up some sweet goodness.
Your “Just Married” transportation doesn’t get more glamorous than this: a 1958 Silver Cloud convertible (pictured above) with a built-in cocktail bar for cozy cocktailing. Rent something similar from Classic Car Rentals in Hollywood.