Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Something Borrowed: The Dress

According to The Knot the tradition of something borrowed comes from an old English rhyme: “Something Olde, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and a Sixpence in your Shoe.” Specifically, carrying something borrowed represents borrowing the happiness of others as you start your married life together. Here is a “something borrowed” idea:

Dress: Borrowing the dress of your mother/grandmother/aunt could serve double duty as your something old and your something borrowed. If the fit or style of their dresses are not to your taste you might also like to consider borrowing the dress of a sister, cousin or friend.

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