01 Jul 9 Fun Ways to Incorporate Your Something Blue
Something old, something new, something borrowed, why couldn’t it have been something white? – we could have got that covered a bit easier!
Fear not, there are tons of ways you can get your something blue into your wedding theme that haven’t been done a million times before from subtle hints to going full whack – here are 5 fun ways to get that ‘something blue’ ticked off your list.
Whilst going all-out on lacey underwear may not be practical with your dress, some blue knickers work well. Something like thesework well and won’t leave you with embarrassing VPL at the altar either. Feeling a bit more adventurous, get some sultry navy pieces for the wedding night. Most brides need some extra lingerie for the wedding night, wedding dresses aren’t made for racy under garments these days so save your something blue for his eyes only!
Thank you Carrie Bradshaw! So, pricey Manolo’s may not be in everyone’s budget but you can find some great high street alternatives. These beauty’s by Faith come in at £31 and for a real steal try this great find from everything5pounds. Can’t get better than £5 wedding shoes! Plus a real piece of your wedding that can be worn time and time again.
3. Temporary Tattoo
For a quirky take on this tradition, you can go with a temporary tattoo! You don’t have to go all hog on tattoo sleeves and huge designs but a little something can be just the little thing that makes your wedding unique. This website makes temporary tattoos look elegant and it’s a steal at a couple of pounds.
4. Turquoise Clutch
Perfect to hold all of your little essentials. Love it or hate it our growing obsession wth social media mean handbags as somewhere to store your phone are making a comeback to wedding style. The perfect little accessory to bring some fun to your outift. A statement clutch and some beautiful shoes make for a perfect photograph too. This fun clutch is perfect for stashing your emergency kit, tissues, lippy and that all important phone in and at just £17.99 it’s perfect for popping in your honeymoon luggage, multitude of uses! It’s not like much of your wedding outfit is going to be reused is it?
Spritz with some Oscar de la Renta ‘Something Blue’ perfume. A wedding fragrance is a really popular idea as the smell of it again in the future will take you right back to your i-do’s.
6. Make up
Brown eyed beauty’s eat your heart out! A subtle hint of blue done correctly looks absolutely stunning for your wedding make up or feeling more adventurous? Go for dark striking navy, lash it up and set against a nude lip. Smokey eyes done in blue and greys look beautiful on blondes too. A powder blue nail varnish can be a subtle nod to tradition or go bold with electrics and navy’s if you are having a stronger, brighter wedding palate
7. Shoe Clips
Don’t want a coloured shoe? Shoe clips are a great way to add some sparkle to plain shoe and these from amazon are a great way to add some blue without going overboard.
The smallest flash of powder blue as you move around on the day.
Ask your wedding venue to come up with a special cocktail list for the night. You could even personalise them by naming each drink after something relevant to you as a couple. Blue Lagoon’s, Blue Pineapples, Strong Arms are just a few bright cocktails you could personalise. Recipes to lots of blue coloured cocktails can be found here