Saturday, August 14, 2010

Something Old: Handkercheif

According to The Knot the tradition of carrying something old comes from an old English rhyme: “Something Olde, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and a Sixpence in your Shoe.” Specifically, carrying something old represents a bridge between the past and the future. Here is a “something old” idea:

Handkerchief: Vintage handkerchiefs can be found in most any antique shop – but if you plan to use it to dab tears during the ceremony just make sure that it’s not too flimsy! If possible try to find one with initials embroidered. Where they the initials of the owner carefully stitched in colored thread, or perhaps the initials of the man who gave the handkerchief to his sweetheart.

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