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Wedding Traditions: How to Include Something Blue in Your Wedding

  • Atelier Aimée Montenapoleone
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  • Atelier Aimée Montenapoleone
  • Abel, Jimmy Choo
  • Bewitched, Ian Stuart Bride
  • Cerelia, Pronovias
  • Vestido de novia azul, Ana Torres
  • Mesa de boda decorada en azul
    • Tarta de macarons azules
    • Detalle de liga azul para novia
    • Dulces con detalle azul
    • Novia con tocado de flores azules
    • Cinturón de hortensias azules de Lucía Be
    • Delicado aderezo de zafiros y diamantes, Chopard
    • Flowers by Bornay
    • Tarta de boda con detalles azules
    • La Perla
    • Gigi, Ian Stuart Bride
    • Ocotal, Pronovias
    • Detalle dulces azules para boda
    • Novia con tocado de flores azules
    • Sandalias Gloria Ortiz
    • New Very Prive Suede, Louboutin
    • Shared-setting Band Ring, Tiffany & Co
    • Paloma´s Sugar Stacks Pendant, Tiffany & Co
    • Detalle de cookie azul para boda
    • Zapatos Manolo Blahnik
    • So Kate Python Vulcano, Louboutin
    • Ramos de novia con flores azules
    • Tiffany® Diamond Wedding Band, Tiffany & Co
    • Tiffany soleste Earrings, Tiffany & Co
    • Tiffany Soleste Ring, Tiffany & Co
    • Ramos de damas de honor con flores azules
    • Tocado Mimoki
    • Tocado Rita Von
    • Tocado Mimoki
    • Tocado Mimoki
    • Ramo de novia de hortensias azules
    • Tocado Mimoki
    • Tocado Mimoki
    • Vestido de novia, Monique Lhuillier
    • Bahía, Andrés Sardá
    • Algo azul para el día de tu boda
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We all know the tradition: something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue (“and a sixpence in her shoe” according to the old English rhyme) – all this is supposedly to bring a bride good luck on her wedding day.

Whether you subscribe to traditions or not, the sentiment is a good one. Something new symbolizes that you and your spouse are beginning a new life together, something borrowed (usually given by a person who has had a happy marriage, i.e. your parents) symbolizes a transfer of the good luck that blessed another marriage to your own, something old symbolizes the continuation of your love (and may be passed on from you to your own children on their wedding day), and something blue symbolizing purity and fidelity.
As all the other tokens can be quite personal and usually are given by family, we decided to concentrate on the “something blue” aspect. We’ve assembled a gallery demonstrating how you can carry or include the color blue in your wedding. You could wear a blue dress, or accent your dress with blue accessories like shoes, tiaras, bouquets, jewelry (sapphires anyone?). You could also decorate tables or the wedding cake with blue flowers, or even make a blue cake. We personally love the blue macarons. 
 
As we said, whether you´re superstitious or not you have to see this gallery, either to follow tradition or to give a touch of color to your wedding.
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