3 unique “something blue” gifts for the bride-to-be

Birthstone cluster ring sold at Anthropologie.

Even the most modern of weddings can nod to time-honored traditions. From boho brides to artsy darlings, various wedding styles allow room for traditions to play a part. If the bride-to-be in your life has chosen to honor the “something blue” tradition in her Charlotte wedding, surprise her with a surprising yet stylish Something Blue.

Most of the time, the best wedding gifts are the ones that can be enjoyed well beyond the vows. Because isn’t marriage about what happens after the “I do?” Give the bride in your life something blue she can enjoy on her wedding day and on days thereafter.

Choose a chic momento that will remind your bride of her wedding day bliss each and every time she uses or wears her something blue.


Chic Hair Accessory

Velvet Bow in Lake sold online at Poole Shop.

Available here at Poole Shop’s online site.

If your bride-to-be is a Gossip Girl fanatic and loves all things feminine, she will be enchanted with this velvet blue bow by Jennifer Behr. Sold at Poole Shop, this simple barrette piece packs a pretty punch. (And did we mention royalty is rocking the trend?) The bride can wear it to spruce up her reception style and add pizzazz to a honeymoon ponytail. Trust us: the darling bride will adore this preppy hair accessory.

Cocktail Ring

Birthstone cluster ring sold at Anthropologie.

Available here on Anthropologie’s online site.

The bride may already have two new rings on her finger by the time the reception is underway, but that shouldn’t deter you from picking out a stunning blue cocktail ring. These glimmering accessories have a way of making any woman feel fabulous. Got a bride with a March, September, or December birthday? These months feature beautiful blue-hued birthstones.Gift her one of these dreamy birthstone cluster rings from Anthropologie—she’ll love showing it off year after year.

Blue Ribbon Garter

Blue ribbon garter sold at Just Fun Garters.

Available here on Just Fun Garters facebook page. 

With delicate white lace and a sweet blue ribbon, this garter is a tasteful yet unexpected nod to the tradition. Made by Charlotte-based Just Fun Garters, this playful present is a great gift for an outgoing bride. If you know the bride plans to include a garter toss in the celebration, consider getting her a custom-made one. Since it’ll be getting plenty of attention, it might as well be extra special.


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