“Something Old” symbolizes a link to the bride’s family and their past. Usually the item is a family heirloom, that the bride will wear or carry on her wedding day. Items such as a pearl necklace, a handkerchief, diamond earrings.
“Something New” symbolizes good fortune and success, and that she has a wonderful new life with her husband. Usually the bride may choose her wedding gown as her new item.
“Something Borrowed” symbolizes the love and support of family and friends. A borrowed object can be a item from a close friend, such as a lace handkerchief or a pin.
Something Blue” symbolizes faithfulness and loyalty. Most brides will choose a blue garter or ribbon. More often you may see brides placing a little bit of blue flowers in her bouquet which she carries on her wedding day.
This old tradition doesn’t have to be an expensive part of your wedding. For the most part, these items are handed down or borrowed for the day. It can be a very touching moment for the women that meant alot in your live, to present you with these items.