11 New “Something Blue” Wedding Ideas

Looking for some fresh twists on this old rhyme?
  1. Veil

    Gigi Burris Millinery light blue wedding veil
    Photo by Olivia Graham

    For the unconventional bride, find a veil made with light blue lace or tulle fabric. It'll give your bridal look a whimsical yet edgy vibe.

    Gigi Burris Millinery Cornflower ombré chantilly veil, $475, GigiBurris.com

  2. Earrings

    Blue sapphire earrings with diamonds stones

    A pair of drop earrings made of glamorous sapphires and diamond stones is a chic way to add blue to your look. If you're not looking to go that bold, scale it back with some snappy studs.

    Brilliant Earth Moonlight sapphire and diamond earrings, $8,575, BrilliantEarth.com

  3. Wedding Dress Sash

    Photo by Courtesy of Monique Lhuillier

    Accessorize your dress with a sweet sash. It's a great way to pull in any blue beading details or embroidery your gown may have, and not to mention it's a sexy trick to highlight your waist.

    Dress by Monique Lhuillier

  4. Clutch

    Navy blue box clutch from Etsy

    Stash your day-of essentials in a colorful clutch. A dark navy blue is perfect for formal occasions, while a pale periwinkle fits right in with a more casual affair.

    JemDesigns567 Bridal navy box clutch, from $40, Etsy.com

  5. Bouquet

    White and light blue wedding bouquet
    Photo by Valerie Bolitho Photography

    Sprinkle a spray of blue posies, anemones, hyacinths or hydrangeas into your bunch for a floral take on the tradition, or wrap your stems in a blue satin ribbon.

  6. Shoes

    White lace SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker heels

    Hike up your skirt to show off flirty heels with just a dash of blue. It's a fashionable little secret.

    SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker Fawn lace shoe, $365, Zappos.com

  7. Bridesmaids

    Blue bridesmaid dress from Watters

    Have your best friends represent this old tradition by asking them to stand next to you donned in blue dresses. And with blue being a universally flattering hue, we're guessing you won't hear any complaints.

    Watters blue bridesmaid dress, Watters.com

  8. Lingerie

    "Something Blue" lingerie from Journelle

    Save your “something blue" for your new spouse only. Find a lingerie set in a romantic cornflower blue. Or choose a set with blue accents like sweet bows or sassy blue straps.

    Stella McCartney Isabel floating underwire bra, $140, Journelle.com; Stella McCartney Isabel floating bikini underwear, $65, Journelle.com

  9. Wedding Ring

    Sapphire and diamond wedding ring from Trumpet and Horn

    Wear this sentimental color every day when you add a touch of blue sapphires to your wedding band.

    Trumpet & Horn Bridlington band, $9,750, TrumpetandHorn.com

  10. Garter

    Light blue wedding garter from Mamie and James
    Photo by Olivia Graham

    Slip a band of blue around your leg. The soft color paired with feminine beading makes for a très chic garter you'll want to keep.

    Mamie & James No. 10 garter, $150, MamieandJames.com

  11. China

    French Perle ice blue dinner plate from Lenox

    ​On a day as special as your wedding, you shouldn't be eating off rentals. Break in the china from your registry, especially if it has a pretty blue pattern.

    Lenox French Perle ice blue dinner plate, $29, Lenox.com

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