There are lots of wonderful wedding traditions which you might want to make part of your special day and the ‘something old, something new' rhyme is certainly one of the most well-known. While thinking of your ‘something old', ‘something borrowed' and ‘something blue' can prove a little tricky, choosing something new to add to your wedding day appearance is much easier!
According to tradition, your ‘something new' represents optimism for the future, so let's take a look at nine of our favourite ‘something new' ideas for your wedding day.
Provided you're not opting for an authentic vintage look, your wedding dress is likely to be brand new and is certainly a huge part of your wedding day. Why not give even more importance by using it as your ‘something new'?
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Looking for a bit of extra sparkle on your wedding day? Splash out on some special earrings or that necklace you've had your eye on and make a real statement with your stunning ‘something new'.
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Who says your ‘something new' has to be seen by everybody? Treat yourself to something that you and your new partner can enjoy in secret; we're sure they won't forget about it in a hurry!
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For any shoe lover, finding the right pair of heels for the big day is critical. Why not give your shoes the status of being your ‘something new' and make them just that little bit more special too?
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A luxurious and delicate fragrance is the perfect finishing touch to your wedding day outfit. Splash out on something special and every time you wear it again you'll be reminded of the day you tied the knot.
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It goes without saying that you'll want to look your best on your wedding day so treating yourself to some upmarket make-up can help you not only look great but feel great too. For that flawless look, you could always bring in a make-up artist on your big day to give you a helping hand.
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The bouquet is a traditional part of the wedding outfit and is delightfully fresh and floral way to bring a bit of colour to your wedding day. Choose your bouquet as your ‘something new' and then have your special bunch preserve so that they can stay with you forever.
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Moving to a new home after you've tied the knot? Why not use it as your ‘something new' and symbolise it with a key in the form of a charm or bouquet accessory? It can be a wonderful way to keep to tradition and give a little nod to your future home at the same time.
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Choosing to take your partner's name is a big deal, so why not celebrate your new name by honouring it as your ‘something new'? Think about having your new moniker stitched into the inside of your dress or maybe a monogrammed handkerchief to wipe away those tears of happiness!
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With so many new items on your wedding day, you're sure to easily find something that you'll want as your ‘something new'. We think it's the perfect excuse to splash out a little bit extra on something that will make your outfit complete!
Looking for some inspiration for your ‘something borrowed'? We take a look at 7 Superb Ideas for Something Borrowed to give you a great idea for your wedding day!