Chic "Something Blue" Pieces to Work Into Your Wedding Day

Now you just need something new, old, and borrowed.

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The tradition of wearing "something blue" on your wedding day comes from an Old English rhyme (opens in new tab): "Something Olde, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and a Sixpence in your Shoe." Wearing a blue piece—an earring, a ribbon, a ring, etc.—is said to bring the bride good fortune. To help bring you all the luck you need on your big day, we've found some modern "something blue" pieces to incorporate into your ceremony or your outfits on your wedding day. Whether it's a blue robe for pampering or a blue ring box, these chic picks just work.

This story appears in the February 2020 issue of Marie Claire.

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Sara Holzman
Style Director

Sara Holzman is the Style Director at Marie Claire, covering runway trends and tracking down the latest finds to buy and wear. When she’s not writing about fashion, she pens about the best places to jet-off to. Over her six years with Marie Claire, Sara has reported on the ever-evolving world of fashion— covering both established and emerging designers within the industry. Sara has held fashion positions at Lucky and SELF Magazine and was a regular contributor to Equinox’s Furthermore website, where she wrote across their style, wellness, and travel verticals. She holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri, Columbia, and currently resides in Manhattan. Follow her along at @sarajonewyork.