An honored tradition
“something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue”
The rhyme “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” refers to the things a bride is supposed to wear on her wedding day to have a successful marriage
The History of This Tradition
First appeared in print in 1883. The full saying is “Something Olde, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, a Silver Sixpence in Her Shoe,” American brides often leave off the last part of the saying, gathering only the first four items.