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

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

(Image credit: KAT IRLIN)

The tradition of wearing "something blue" on your wedding day comes from an Old English rhyme: "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 for Marie Claire, where she's worked alongside the publication for eight years in various roles, ensuring the brand's fashion content continues to inform, inspire, and shape the conversation about fashion's ever-evolving landscape. With a degree from the Missouri School of Journalism, Sara is responsible for overseeing a diverse fashion content mix, from emerging and legacy designer profiles to reported features on the influence of social media on style and seasonal and micro trends across the world's fashion epicenters in New York, Milan, and Paris. Before joining Marie Claire, Sara held fashion roles at Conde Nast's Lucky Magazine and Self Magazine and was a style and travel contributor to Equinox's Furthermore website. Over her decade of experience in the fashion industry, Sara has helped guide each brand's style point of view, working alongside veteran photographers and stylists to bring editorial and celebrity photo shoots to fruition from start to finish. Sara currently lives in New York City. When she's not penning about fashion or travel, she’s at the farmer’s market, on a run, working to perfect her roasted chicken recipe, or spending time with her husband, dog, and cat. Follow her along at @sarajonewyork