Vintage style wedding dress

Something Blue with a Vintage Style Wedding Dress

Something Blue on Your Wedding Day

“Something borrowed, something blue” is a traditional rhyme that dates back to the 19th centaury. To this day, most brides adhere to this tradition and can do so in some very inventive ways. The blue bit symbolises purity of heart and mind and blue was a popular wedding dress colour up until the 19th centaury.

Blue is making a come back from a splash of colour throughout the wedding to the pastel hue’s or a hint of blue dress. Here are our pick of some ways to add a bit of blue to your vintage style short wedding dress.

A Blue Vintage style short wedding dress

Lou Lou Bridal – Bella

Bella Blue Tea Length wedding dress

A lot of our designer short wedding dresses can be made in blue (as well as a gorgeous array of other colours). Bella is a stunning vintage inspired tea length dress with ivory-corded lace over pale blue. Trimmed with a narrow satin bow belt its gorgeous and ticks all the boxes for the ‘something blue’. We have a stunning collection of dresses that are blue in our online gallery

The Finer Detail

Our real bride Markella had a flash of blue on her nails and wore the ultra feminine Molly Mae 1950s vintage style wedding dress by True Bride. It’s a beautiful tea length wedding dress with a 1950s retro edge.

Markella wearing short wedding dress Molly Mae

Our bride Sanne wore her blue in the sash of her dress. She chose Elizabeth by Timeless Chic – which is a tea length 1950’s style strapless wedding dress with a sweetheart neckline.

Elizabeth wedding dress at Cutting Edge Brides


The wonderful Jessica trumped the blue shades by incorporating it in her wedding bouquets and her bridesmaids dresses. Jessica wore show stopping tea length wedding dress Tiana by Rita Mae.

An Alice in Wonderland Wedding - Jessica and Daniel

When Emma and Sam married by the River Thames, the bride wore blue spotty wellies. She wore Ivy Lace by Timeless Chic which is a calf length vintage style wedding dress. Timeless Chic are our own exquisite and exclusive in house collection.

Emma and Sam Wedding - Dress Cutting Edge Brides


Vintage style short wedding dress

There are lots of other ways to incorporate the blue theme in a wedding; from the traditional garter to a piece of jewelry. Some brides wear temporary tattoo’s or crystal stickers saying ‘I do’ on the bottom of their shoes. You can be as quirky and original as you like with a vintage style short wedding dress.

We’d love to know what you will choose to go with your vintage style short wedding dress and follow us for more inspiration over on Pinterest

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