10 beautiful ways to incorporate ‘something blue’ into your bridal look

Updated on September 22 2017

“Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” We’ve all heard about this charming old rhyme suggesting the four essentials a bride needs on her wedding day — a tradition that’s believed to ensure a marriage blessed with love, purity and fidelity.

Though we all know luck is never all you need for a happy marriage, it couldn’t hurt to double up on your good fortune and prosperity for this special once-in-a-lifetime event, right? If you’re dry on ideas on how to incorporate “something blue” into your bridal look, we’re here to help with 10 stylish and elegant ways to add a pop of blue, along with suggestions at different price points.

(Main image: Elie Saab Spring 2017 haute couture)

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The earrings

Van Cleef & Arpels celebrates the beauty of wildflowers with this elegant pair of Folie des Prés white gold earrings from its High Jewelry collection, elegantly adorned with round and pear-shaped gemstones and diamonds.

HK$530,000 from Van Cleef & Arpels

The jacket

A standout piece from Diane Von Furstenberg‘s FW17 collection, this buttery soft shearling jacket with suede trim comes with a deep V-neckline, which visually balances out the puffiness of a usual shearling while, at the same time, offer a warm and elegant appeal.

HK$18,427 from Matchesfashion

The shoes

Featuring an eye-catching shade of lapis-blue, these satin mules from Koché come with an almond toe and a square cut-out vamp, along with a mid-height kitten heel that’s decorated with pale-gold tone metal embellishments and clear crystals.

HK$7,667 from Matchesfashion

The necklace

Feminine yet striking, the Dew Drop pendant necklace by Georg Jenson captures the essence of elegance and enhances — without overpowering — the grace of the wearer as it moves beautifully with the body.

Price upon request from Georg Jenson

The watch

De Beers celebrates time along with the expression of the beautiful dance of light with this full pavé watch, which features a dial made from dark blue aventurine, surrounded by an elegant case with diamond embellishments weighing a total of 1.06 carats.

HK$307,000 from De Beers

The lingerie

Inspired by the Hampton Court garden, this white push-up bra by La Perla features an ultra-feminine neckline, and is gracefully embellished with lace embroideries with contrasting floral motifs as well as velvet trims.

HK$5,050 from La Perla

The bag

Crafted in Italy, this electric-blue leather Love cross-body bag by Saint Laurent features a dainty monogram plaque, opening up to a black satin interior that makes it the perfect bag to spruce up simple separates.

HK$10,040 from Matchesfashion

The choker

Add a touch of softened edge to your wedding attire with this choker necklace by Erickson Beamon, highlighted by a pale blue velvet ribbon with a teardrop motif formed by Swarovski crystals.

HK$790 from Lane Crawford

The gloves

These royal blue velvet gloves from Balenciaga are made from luxurious velour fabric and feature a slim design with velour construction. The wrist-length gloves also offer your look a vintage, refined flair.

HK$1,500 from Farfetch

The hair accessory

For a feminine and refined look, opt for this Italian-made headband from Miu Miu, which features a band covered in satin and adorned with glistening crystals. It’s also lined in tonal grosgrain to ensure that it sits comfortably on the head.

HK$3,750 from Farfetch