From fancy new shoes to the wedding dress itself, these ideas for “something new” are sure to inspire any bride-to-be. If you want to put a unique spin on this bridal tradition but are having trouble coming up with something clever, take a page out of the books of these former Pittsburgh brides. Be sure to check out their “something old” ideas too!
For her “something new”, Theresa treated herself to some duds from her favorite shoe designer – Christian Louboutin. You can bet those red soles made a statement as she walked down the aisle!
When you love your dress as much as Andreah did, why not highlight it as your “something new”? And with a dress this gorgeous, it’s easy to see why she chose it to honor this bridal tradition in this way.
Speaking of tradition, Rachel’s crepe wedding dress was the perfect combination of modern bridal fashion trends and that classic wedding day look. It featured long-sleeves, a deep V back, and lace cut-outs on the side but was a contemporary take on her “something new”.
Sarah would pass Bridal Beginning on her way to her fiance’s house for the six years they dated before getting engaged. She described it as a dream come true to wear a wedding dress from this iconic Pittsburgh boutique as her “something new” on her big day.
Her soft and airy Truvelle wedding dress from Blanc de Blanc Bridal made Caitlyn feel like an absolute dream, and made for one gorgeous “something new”.
A gift from her parents, Nicole’s wedding dress made for an extra special “something new”. The bride knew the Martiana Liana dress from Bridal Beginning was the one as soon as she put it on.
An accessory that almost every bride wears, these sparkly rose gold drop earrings served as Emily’s “something new”.
Gabrielle also chose her wedding day jewelry as her “something new”. Suddenly, a simple pair of earrings took on a whole new meaning.
Alyssa sprung for a new opal ring to match the one that once belonged to her grandmother that she also wore. They made for the prettiest set.
A Gift from Their Spouse
The morning of her wedding, Kristen received a beautiful new bracelet from her soon-to-be husband, and it quickly became her “something new”.
A Something Old/Something New Combo
Taking her mother’s old wedding band and another ring her deceased father had once given her mother, Courtney had a gorgeous new necklace custom made by Lisa Marie Kotchey Designs. The bride proudly wore this piece as both her “something old” and “something new”.
Using a piece from her own wedding dress left over from the alterations, along with pieces from both her mom’s and grandmother’s wedding dresses, Leah wrapped her bouquet with this unique “something old”/”something new” combination.
What was your “something new”? Share your idea with us by uploading a photo to social media and tagging @burghbrides and using #burghbrides.