Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue…these ways to honor this bridal tradition are sure to wow YOU! We’re closing out this series with seven ways to wear a little pop of blue on your wedding day. Whether it’s subtle like something sewn into the lining of your dress or something a little more bold such as a blue clutch, these unique ideas are straight from real Pittsburgh brides and we know you’re going to love all of them!
Ever since Gabrielle can remember, her nan wore a blue ring on her pinky finger. This ring was given to Gabrielle’s nan by her grandfather when they first started dating. Unfortunately, Gabrielle’s nan could not attend her wedding due to COVID. But Gabrielle made sure she was still present in some way by wearing her nan’s ring on her pinky finger all night.
Alyssa added a pop of color to her bridal bouquet by asking her florist to incorporate some blue flowers for a fun twist.
For when you want to wear blue without wearing blue, take a page out of Nicole’s book. Her mom gifted her with a bottle of Oscar de la Renta’s “Something Blue” perfume for a unique way to wear this bridal tradition.
WE ARE! Erica showed off her alumnae pride with a fun Penn State garter.
A velvet navy blue clutch with gold accents was a statement-making “something blue” and the perfect accent to Kristen’s bridal look.
Emily let her feet do the talking with a pair of sparkly Kate Spade/Keds sneakers as her “something blue”.
Something Sewn Into Your Dress
As a self-proclaimed “daddy’s little girl”, Theresa could think of no better way to pay homage to her dad than by sewing a piece of one of his blue shirts into the lining of her wedding dress.
Andreah’s mom surprised her with a monogram of her and her new husband’s initials sewn into the lining of her wedding dress in blue thread.