Ah, weddings. The tradition, the glamour鈥 the superstition. While we鈥檙e a bit divided on following that age-old saying about not seeing the groom before walking down the aisle, we are all pretty much on board with the something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue. It鈥檚 just that last one that can leave us scratching our heads. Even if you鈥檙e the nontraditional type of bride, this one can be tricky. To help you out, here are 17 blue somethings that you鈥檒l actually want to wear on your big day 鈥 and not just for posterity鈥檚 sake.


1. Steve Madden Carrson Strappy Sandal ($100): This blue wonder is quite possibly the coolest shoe for a winter bride. The season-friendly velvet pairs with an edgy metallic heel for cool-girl style to your nuptial look.


2. BHLDN Gretta Skirt ($245): Nontraditional brides could fall in love with the surprising move of eschewing an all-white gown for this beautiful blue-gray skirt. Paired with the top of your choosing, you can literally build the bridal look that suits you.


3. Essie Borrowed + Blue ($9): Whether it鈥檚 on an accent nail or displayed in a full-on mani, we love the look of this subtle blue shade. The nuptial hue looks even better with a coat of sparkles or shimmer on top!


4. Hanky Panky I Do Swarovski Crystal Low Rise Thong ($32): We can鈥檛 think of a single reason not to wear these fabulous Hanky Panky undies on your wedding day. Let鈥檚 just say it鈥檒l be your little secret.


5. David鈥檚 Bridal Foot Petals I Do Tip Toes ($8): Every bride should invest in these appropriately themed blue bridal foot petals to keep her feet pain-free. They鈥檙e cute as can be and a totally functional way to put your 鈥渓ittle blue something鈥 to good use.


6. Orchard Mile聽Pamela Love Pendulum Ear Jacket ($250): Edgy, high-fashion and artsy brides alike will stun in these super-cool pendulum earrings.


7. Gorjana Dez Bar Pendant Necklace ($50): Yes, please. If yellow gold is your jam and you鈥檙e a minimalist at heart, this understated bar pendant necklace will serve you well on your wedding day.


8. Bauble Bar Sohvi Tassel Drop Earrings ($36): We adore these navy blue statement earrings. They combine the 鈥渟omething blue鈥 with a bit of glam and a boho twist we can鈥檛 get enough of.


9. Shoes of Prey Pointy Toe Pump ($250): These pumps are the perfectly polished accessory every bride needs. Just think about the potential they have for bomb dot com wedding photos!


10. Badgley Mischka Nilla Peep Toe Pump ($235): Slip into these ornately embellished pumps for your winter wedding to add a little Frozen magic that would make Elsa proud.


11. La Perla Lace Flirt Leavers Lace + Tulle Underwired Bra ($165): Keeping your bridal blue under wraps is totally fine by us. Who wouldn鈥檛 love discovering this little beauty on your wedding night?


12. Freshy Fig Long Small Blue Ornate Locket ($24): This vintage-inspired locket is perfect for sentimental brides hoping to keep an image of her BAE close to heart. With soft blue accents on yellow gold you鈥檒l sport this beauty long after you say 鈥淚 do.鈥


13. Bella Mia Design Blue Pearl Hair Pins ($16): Slip these blue-toned pearls into your updo for a dainty and delicate way to incorporate blue with your 鈥淚 dos.鈥


14. Love Like Style Light Blue Embroidery Flower Lace Wedding Garter Set ($27): We鈥檝e seen our fair share of garter sets, but this one is by far our fave. It brings feminine glam to the sexy tradition in the softest shade of sky-blue.


15. Zoe Chicco聽14k Turquoise Stud With Tear Stud Charm ($265): We love any excuse to wear an ear jacket, and this delicately dangling pop of blue will dazzle in wedding photos. Then, break it out again during festival season for an edgy-meets-boho vibe.


16. Anita Ko Double-Row Blue Sapphire Ear Cuff ($1,150): Any bride who wants to bring a hint of sass to her wedding day look will lose it over this chic sapphire ear cuff. Trust us: It鈥檚 worth the investment.

17. Blue Hair Dye: Of course we haven鈥檛 forgotten about our trailblazing alt-brides, always bringing a healthy dose of badassery to nuptial style. For a truly surprising look on your big day, make your bridal 鈥榙o that something blue.

Which of these bridal something blues would you wear on your big day? Show us on Pinterest!

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