How to Add “Something Blue” to your Bridal Look?

Dress by Monique Lhullier, Shoes by Gianvito Rossi

According to tradition, every bride should have “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue and a silver sixpence in her shoe”. Blue represents love, fidelity and good luck, but it is also a colour that makes a wonderful contrast to your white wedding dress. The most common way to add a hint of this ‘lucky colour’ to your bridal outfit is to attach a small ribbon on the inside of your gown or wear a blue garter, but there are also many alternative ways to do it.

From statement accessories and extravagant bridal bouquet to a gorgeous blue wedding gown, be creative and think of unique ways to include that lucky colour in your big day. We love Monique Lhuillier’s strapless wedding dress with floral embroidered skirt in hydrangea blue, but if you prefer a traditional white gown, add a hint of colour with a bright accessory such as statement shoes, pretty sash or a clutch bag, capelet embellished with blue rhinestones, or elaborate head piece. You can protect yourself from the sun with Weddingstar’s paper parasol in light blue, which also makes a fabulous photo prop.

Fragrance - Oscar de la Renta’s Something Blue

If you want to add “something blue” to your bridal styling via fabulous jewellery piece, why not wear blue diamond earrings or a flamboyant sapphire necklace! Match this detail with a pretty bridal bouquet made from hydrangeas, delphiniums, anemones, hyacinths or viburnum berries.

Even though a French manicure or blush pink nail polish are the classical choice, we think blue nails are very sophisticated and romantic. You can also add a pop of blue around your eyes by using a bright eye shadow and blue mascara. To finish off the look, spray a bit of Oscar de la Renta’s Something Blue fragrance and enjoy the sensual blend of mandarin, linden blossom, bourbon, vanilla and white musk.

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