Something Old, New, Borrowed & Blue
SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW,
SOMETHING BORROWED, SOMETHING BLUE
This tradition comes from an Old English Rhyme. This tradition is said to bring the Bride good fortune if she carries these on her wedding day!
OLD = Represents Continuity
NEW = Offers Optimism for the Future
BORROWED = Symbolizes borrowed happiness
BLUE = Stands for Purity, Love, Fidelity
The color blue has been connected to weddings for centuries even Brides in Ancient Rome wore Blue.
Different Ways to Incorporate this Old English Rhyme:
- Blue Ribbon or Pearls/Gem on your Bouquet Handle
- Blue Jewelry
- Blue Stitching of a heart or date inside your dress
- Tie a Borrowed or Old handkerchief or rosary