10 Creative Ideas For Your "Something Blue"

If there’s one wedding tradition that has truly withstood the test of time, it’s "something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue." The first three are pretty easy, but that whole "something blue" thing might prove to be a bit more challenging. Before you wrack your brain thinking of ways to add it into the mix, hear us out.

If you’re looking to add a splash of modern to the age-old tradition, there are plenty of ways to do it creatively. From a bold makeup look to a subtle, color-tinged veil, we’ve got 10 ideas for incorporating some blue hues into your big day, ahead.

Photo: Courtesy of Anna-Alexia Basile.
We love how California bride Carolyn Kimbro added blue suede shoes to complete her look.
Photo: Courtesy of Amazing Lace.
Lace underpinnings — like this bra by Amazing Lace — are a gorgeous, delicate way to mix in some color on the sly.
If you want to take an edgier approach, a swipe of blue eyeliner will do the trick. (For more creative ways to do blue makeup, see here.)
PHOTO: Courtesy of PAT FUREY.
A turquoise gemstone — as seen on bride Karley Macker — is another great way to add a touch of something blue.
This bride opted for a decorative blue shawl, and the look is on point. Also, we love how her groom coordinated with a cobalt tie.
Photographed by Winnie Au.
Go big or go home. Blue locks (complete with matching eyebrows!) can take your something blue to the next level.
Photographed by Maria del Rio.
Hey, if you're going to take the plunge and get some ink for your big day anyway, why not let it double as your something blue? After all, engagement tats are the new diamond rings!
Need we say more?
Photo: Courtesy of Gigi Burris.
A resounding YAAASS to this elegant touch of blue.
Photo: Courtesy of Reformation.
If you want to incorporate something blue into your wedding without actually wearing it yourself, consider opting for blue bridesmaids' dresses, like these beauties from Reformation.
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