Kelly Gill
Kelly Gill 5 Nov 2019

Traditions

How many of you followed / will be following the tradition of "Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue"? What items will you be having & why?

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UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

I have my mum's and nan's garters which was old and one was blue, I also had a new garter, borrow my bridesmaid necklace and my mother in law's earrings xx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

Something blue is my garter, something old is my nan horseshoes which has been in the family for 50 years. Something borrowed soon to be mum in law pearl necklace.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

My dress will be my something new, I’m having a blue garter, borrowing my mums veil not quite got to the old yet 🧐 xx

Lauren Anderson
Lauren Anderson 6 Nov 2019

I had new jewellery blue garter old and borrowed ring ( my mum gave me her old wedding ring off my dad) cxc

Hayley Leeson
Hayley Leeson 6 Nov 2019

I had this, wore my old earings and borrowed some perfume 😁

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Laura Mellor
Laura Mellor 6 Nov 2019

Something old and borrowed I had my nans old eternity ring, something new and blue my sister bought me a silver bracelet with a blue stone 😁

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

I have blue shoes, new jewellery and borrowed my sisters veil. I need something old but I have 10 months to sort that!

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

I had my sisters veil for something borrowed, I had blue knickers, I had my new jewellery and old was my perfume as been wearing it for years and my mum who gave me away x x

Niki Clarke
Niki Clarke 6 Nov 2019

We lost my uncle 5 years ago suddenly, the night before my wedding my sister presenting me with a little
Drawstring bag that had his ring in which had been left to my dad she also put blue roses in as that’s wat my auntie brought my uncle , I tied it to my bouquet n that was my borrowed and blue and my sister will do the same it was perfect xxx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

And an silver sixpence in your shoe, I had 1 sewn into the label of my dress as something old, you can buy them on eBay for about a £

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

I had a pair of my husband’s late Nan’s earrings gifted to me that we’re both old and blue, my borrowed was my sister-in-law’s tiara, and my new was a charm with a sixpence and a cat from one of my bridesmaids!

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

Something old- charm bracelet from my 16th

Something new- dress

Something borrowed and blue- my nan's favourite brass and blue brooch which I attached to my bouquet. It belongs to my mum as nan passed away when I was a child. It was a nice way to include her.

I also had a silver sixpence in my shoe!

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

My mum is making me rose from my grandmas wedding dress and putting in mine as my old, borrowing my mums diamond earrings, dress as new and don’t know for something blue x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

Something old is my grandmothers gold cross, something blue will be a bouquet band with my passed grandparents pictures, haven't figured out the something new and borrowed yet

Sarah Pollard
Sarah Pollard 6 Nov 2019

Something old & borrowed = my matron of honours mother’s antique lace handkerchief.....
Something new = my fire opal heart necklace designed by me , new perfume , Coco Chanel ......
Something blue = my bridal bra had a blue bow inside ....& also a garter with a blue bow ....

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

Something old - my nans engagement ring

Something new - my dress

Something borrowed - my friends earrings

Something blue - my husband designed a charm with a sapphire in it for my charm bracelet

Emily Catling
Emily Catling 6 Nov 2019

I had an old charm of my mums attached to my bouquet, new was everything really 😂
My niece lend me an angel coin I gave her ages ago as borrowed and blue was a cancer research badge I brought as my nanny was very ill with cancer at the time and ultimately died 6 months later. I had also brought one for my mum and MIL and wore mine under my dress x

Heather Vickers
Heather Vickers 6 Nov 2019

Kate Elizabeth do I do this? I don't know how traditional I am lol

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

I wore my late nans broach on my dress,borrowed my sisters veil,had sixpence in my shoe and wore a blue and white garter x

Kayleigh E Alman
Kayleigh E Alman 6 Nov 2019

New - the dress
Old - my nans bracelet (because she wants all her granddaughters to wear it
Blue - my garter (a captain America one as it’s my husbands favourite)
Borrowed - my veil (just because)

Amy Vigor-Green
Amy Vigor-Green 6 Nov 2019

I did.
Old - sixpence attached to my garter
New - my dress and shoes
Borrowed - flowers as we hired all decorations
Blue - I had blue knickers and blue in my garter as well as in my flowers!

Victoria Storey
Victoria Storey 6 Nov 2019

My something blue is our wedding bands of wish as I don't wear jewellery that often so something cheap will do and my other half doesn't wear jewellery either, but we both have our fingers tattooed. something old is my first bible of my nana, something borrowed will be perfume and something new is my dress.

Jodie Tann
Jodie Tann 6 Nov 2019

Something old..my engagement ring is my fiances late mums ring..something new is my shoes and dress..borrowed jewellery off my friend and blue..my colour is royal blue so a flower in my hair.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

I’m hoping my old/new/blue will be sapphire earrings. No idea what to borrow

Michelle Moore
Michelle Moore 6 Nov 2019

I will be following traditions I have blue in my flowers my dress and shoes are new .. old and borrowed hasn’t been chosen yet 🤷‍♀️😂

Gemma Bosher
Gemma Bosher 6 Nov 2019

I borrowed my mum’s engagement ring which covered old and blue as well. New was everything else lol xx

Leanne Young
Leanne Young 6 Nov 2019

My borrowed was my mum's garter. My old and blue was a bracelet of my mum's which I attached a photo of my late nan & my 2 daughters too and had dangling from my flowers. My new was my dress and shoes x

Eloise Allen
Eloise Allen 6 Nov 2019

My old is a pin that belonged to my great grandma, my borrowed is my jewellery that my nan got given for her 50th wedding anniversary, some of the flowers in my hair are blue and my wedding dress is new

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

I did new - dress
Old / borrowed - broaches for my bouquet
Blue - superman garter :) xx

Tracy Bailey
Tracy Bailey 6 Nov 2019

I had my late grandmother's ring, which has blue stones, I borrowed a bracelet from a bridesmaid & the rest was new 😊

Justine Dear
Justine Dear 6 Nov 2019

I tried but forgot most of it on the day, all I had was a pair of my mums earrings, a blue cameo, a “second” new cameo (wore them on the back of my shoes) and I think that was it.
Don’t know if hair straighteners counts as a something borrowed 🤔
Looking back now most of my prep should have been done as soon as a date was set but y’know pregnancy and such 🤷🏻‍♀️

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

I had a borrowed blue butterfly brooch which I had in my bouquet, which was borrowed, blue and old and my dress was new, I also had a six pence in my shoe but I lost that when I took my shoes off to dance.

Ashley Power
Ashley Power 6 Nov 2019

I am. Old is my pearl necklace and bracelets, new are the pearl earrings I will be getting in new year, borrowed is my mums perfume and blue are my customised converse chuck Taylor shoes xx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

My maid of honor gave me most of mine as a pre wedding gift. I had a blue garter that was new. I have a six pence for my shoe. I have a borrowed pearl braclet from her. My late grandmas necklace and earing pearls are old.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

I'm having my nanna's pearl necklace as my old my dads blue cufflinks intertwined into my flowers. ( my dad died 5 years ago) as my blue and my dress will be new x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

Blue jewellery, borrowed and old veil and tiara, new dress

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

My wedding dress was new, my wedding vehicle from a family friend a fire engine borrowed and blue was my flower girls and bridesmaids dresses

Karen Wernham
Karen Wernham 6 Nov 2019

i had my grans pearls, mum bought me a new lace hanky shoved in bra.. and blue was the garter.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

Follow it:
Something Old: A necklace my father gave me just before he died.
Something New: My dress - made especially for me (bespoke).
Something Borrowed: A pink hand fan from my mum as it was the hottest day of the year.
Something Blue: A bracelet my 'boyfriend' bought me the day before he proposed. I never wore it until my wedding day as my something blue.

Lynne Stewart
Lynne Stewart 6 Nov 2019

I like the idea of a sixpence but do you need it in your shoe? Can you attach it to your dress?

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

I did. My old was a brass pig that my step father always carried with him. It stayed in my pocket all day. New was my flowers. Blue was my grans brooch which was fastened to my flowers and my borrowed was a bracelet from my mother in law.
It was good fun picking all the items. I was so worried I'd forget them though I ended out keeping everything in my shoe box because I was pretty sure I wouldn't forget them. Not that I wore them for long 🤣

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

I’m following it:

Old: wearing a ring on my right hand that my parents bought me when I was a baby

New: the dress, the veil, the shoes, etc.

Borrowed: wearing my MIL’s earrings

Blue: small hair clip is being almost hidden in my updo

Why: the ring is nice because it’s literally one of the oldest things that is mine; the earrings worked great with my outfit and it’s nice to have something from my MIL in my outfit since we’re very close; new is just stuff I needed to get anyways; the clip I found in a shop one day when I was thinking about my then-boyfriend and realizing I wanted to be with him forever

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

I followed traditions when I married. My something something old was a pearl necklace which has been passed down in the family, I borrowed my mums pearl earings, I had a few new items but my primary new was a pearl bracelet to complete the set and my something blue was a garter in my Husbands family tartan colour

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

Something borrowed/old: my mums earrings she wore on her wedding day (loved this)

Something new: dress/ veil/ shoes

Something blue: my shoes from Rainbow Club, they have a tiny blue stone on the bottom of the shoes

My mum got me the the six pence to go in my shoe as well

Kayleigh Moulding
Kayleigh Moulding 6 Nov 2019

I am.ive got
Old-my great nans ring
New-dress
Borrowed-my mams garter/nans ring
Blue-I’ve got my dads picture on a charm and the ribbon is blue/blue in the garter

Caroline Larner
Caroline Larner 6 Nov 2019

I followed it just for a bit of fun really plus I am pretty superstitious!

I had a handkerchief from my late Nan which was the old and borrowed and it also had blue forget-me-nots on so covered the blue bit too! The new bit was covered by my dress and I even got a sixpence for my shoe which is something which always gets forgotten! :-)

Claire Mceachran
Claire Mceachran 6 Nov 2019

I done it all

Claire Mceachran
Claire Mceachran 6 Nov 2019

I had an old pair of earrings and a blue pair and I borrowed a bracelet off my mum and garter was brand new

Melanie McCormick
Melanie McCormick 6 Nov 2019

I followed it. My something old was my Nannas wedding ring. I had that sewn into my dress so she was close to me on my big day. Something new was my Tiara, Jewellery, dress, veil and shoes. My something borrowed was a watch my best friend had. It was a very elegant Disney watch and our theme was Disney. And my something blue was a small blue ribbon tied in a bow on my nannas wedding ring. Our colour scheme was Cadbury Purple, so had to hide the blue. xx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

I did it... old (husband older than me ) and my bracelet, new my dress, blue - I do at the bottom of my shoes, borrowed my friends necklace..

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

I did, my old and borrowed was my mum’s sixpence from her wedding day, new was my jewellery, the blue was the colour of ribbon mum used to make a wee pouch and stitch the sixpence onto my garter because I couldn’t put it in my shoe (open toed heels) x

Becky Mitchinson
Becky Mitchinson 6 Nov 2019

it isn't something ive thought about but ive new blue jewellery as my theme is blue so would only need old and borrowed I have my mams engagement ring from by dad they aren't together that could be my something old or I have my nans engagement ring x just borrowed to go

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

Don't forget your sixpence! I had my grannies ring as my old, everything else was new so lets say earrings, borrowed a brooch from my aunt that was my nannies and pinned it to my flowers (with my sixpence in a wee bag cause my shoes were slingbacks) and my dress was blue!

Gilly Carey
Gilly Carey 6 Nov 2019

Old was a necklace new was a bracelet borrowed was an anklet and blue was a garter!!

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

I had a new ear rings as a wedding present to match my engagement ring, my necklace and bracelet were borrowed, other set of earrings were old and my shoes were blue xxx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

My something old was my Nans wedding ring, i'm the only one in the family that it fit and its beautiful, just a very simple and tiny rose gold band. New was my dress. Borrowed was a locket with pictures of my grandparents that was tied to my bouquet, so they were with me on the day. My something blue was the sole of my shoes. I also had a silver sixpence in my shoe.

Abi Owen
Abi Owen 6 Nov 2019

Something old was great nannys ring (from hubby's side), new was my dress, shoes, and various other bits, something borrowed was my mums necklace, something blue was a small blue gem on the soles of my shoes and my MIL also made me a garter which had a blue ribbon in it X

Sue Harpin
Sue Harpin 6 Nov 2019

I had something old sixpence on garter something new earings/dress something borrowed mums necklace and something blue is on garter

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

Old is the silver tuppence my mum gave me which will be 90 years old when we get married, new is my jewellery, borrowed I still need to cover, blue underwear, my fiancé bought me a sixpence for my shoe

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

I followed the tradition. I had blue for a ring that had blue in and also my mums ashes and a blue guardian angel charm from a friend that i attached to my bouquet. For my old i had my mums necklace, borrowed was a bracelet from a friend and my new was my dress. X

Emily Mash
Emily Mash 6 Nov 2019

Something old and something borrowed will be an item from my Mum. Something new the dress, the shoes, the name! And our colour is blue! ✅

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

My new was my dress, old were some pearls (not that old for me, but when you think about it, real pearls are old...), I borrowed a bracelet from my Maid of Honour and had a blue ribbon tied into my bouquet.

Jo Gibson
Jo Gibson 6 Nov 2019

Old is my grandmas hair piece which is now in my dress
New dress
Blue shoes
Borrowed necklace

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 6 Nov 2019

Old- my grandma's pearl necklace,
New- my dress
Borrowed- my grandma's pearl necklace
Blue - garter

Katrina Hallett
Katrina Hallett 6 Nov 2019

I will :) something old - earrings that match my engagement ring
something new - the dress
something borrowed - veil
something blue - both the old earrings and my engagement ring :)

Chloe Bromley
Chloe Bromley 6 Nov 2019

I'm having my mums blue garter that she wore at her wedding (will be 28 years by the time I get married). So old, borrowed and blue, my dress is new and I've got a sixpence to go in my shoe

Cheryl Leeson
Cheryl Leeson 6 Nov 2019

My something old is my grandads st Christopher I will have stiched to the inside of my dress, my new is my dress my borrowed will be a necklace, my blue is a ring that has a blue stone with my dad's ashes in 😊

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 7 Nov 2019

Ooh noo pearls for funerals represent tears!!

UKbride Member 12 Nov 2019

Something old: my grandad's ring.
Something new: wedding related pandora charm.
Something borrowed: my nan's necklace.
Something blue....errrr.....bridesmaids will be in blue...not sure I can wear all 3 of them though 🙄😁

Becky Mitchinson
Becky Mitchinson 10 Feb 2020

It's not something I've stressed about but my MIL to be bought be some blue jewellery so got new blue also I've borrowed by friends veil as she never wore it so only need old I suppose x

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