Five ideas for a bold and bright ‘something blue’
03 Aug 2018
Looking for an alternative way to incorporate ‘something blue’ into your big day? Take a look at these five ideas for inspiration
We’ve all heard the old adage: “something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue”. While it is custom for your ‘something blue’ to be subtle or even secretive – such as a garter, painted nails or the bouquet – brides nowadays are constantly pushing the boundaries of traditions and opting for bigger and bolder additions to their bridalwear. Colourful dresses, dramatic make-up and show-stopping accessories are now par for the course at any modern wedding. In keeping with today’s bridal trends, here are five ideas for a bright, statement ‘something blue’.
If you’re wearing a tea-length or ankle-length dress, take the opportunity to go all out with some bold blue shoes that reflect your personality, such as these iridescent glitter heels from Irregular Choice.
Ideal if you’re wearing a vintage tea-length wedding dress, a blue petticoat will imbue your outfit with a splash of personality. You could even get your bridesmaids to wear similar length gowns with different coloured petticoats to mix it up.
A decorative bow
Bows are one of 2018’s key bridalwear trends, so a big blue bow is perfect for any fashion-forward bride-to-be. It’ll also add a romantic, fairytale-esque element to your outfit that ensures you look and feel like a princess.
Coloured dresses are rising in popularity year on year, and there is a vast selection to choose from. Whether you want a subtle, pastel blue or a deep midnight tone, there is something for every bride.
If you’re feeling particularly bold, you could even dye all or part of your hair in a bright, pastel or deep blue for your big day. For those that want to keep their natural hair colour, a blue veil or other accessory would work wonders too.