When prepping for her wedding, almost every bride hears the old adage, “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a silver sixpence in your shoe.” It’s a longstanding wedding tradition meant to wish the bride good luck and prosperity, tokens of love from family, friends, and attendees. Have you ever wondered where the tradition stemmed, or what each item symbolizes? We’re here to help! An Old English rhyme, the lyric are, essentially, good luck charms. Something old represents continuity; something new offers optimism for the future; something borrowed symbolizes borrowed happiness; something blue stands for purity, love, and fidelity. What do you think of this wedding tradition? Desiree Hartsock is planning her own ‘something borrowed, something blue’, and needs your help! Share your items on our Facebook page… Thanks for sharing!