These fun “something new” ideas for your dream wedding are sure to inspire a whole new take on this traditional ceremony requirement. You can spend as little or as much as you want to decide on what your perfect new element is to add to your big day. Choose something meaningful and special to you, your betrothed, and the new life you are about to begin together as life partners.
Sometimes, a soon-to-be husband surprises the bride with a special jewelry gift to show his happiness in being able to marry her. Many brides pick out a piece of jewelry to complete their perfect wedding day look all on their own. This could be a simple pair of diamond or pearl earrings to match a favorite necklace you borrowed from a family member, a sparkling tennis bracelet you have wanted for a long time, or a beautiful toe ring to dress up your sandals or bare feet if you have a country, hippie, beach or other alternative themed wedding. It does not have to be an expensive accessory to hold great meaning for you. It can be as simple as a charm representing your love for one another or invoking a favorite memory of childhood. Whatever you decide, choose something that will be an attractive addition to your existing collection and something you will proudly wear again in the future for special occasions.
New Pair of Shoes
Speaking of shoes, this is another fun “something new” idea for your dream wedding. Every woman knows your choice of footwear can make or break a fantasy wedding dress. If your shoes do double duty in the wedding, as in being a part of your ensemble and being your “something new” you have the right to splurge a little more than you normally would in this department. Choose a pair of designer shoes you have coveted for a long time you can wear on many date nights to come, a pair of leather thigh-highs you will wear over and over again at the club, or a fancy pair of cowgirl boots you have always wanted but had not practical event to wear them for. Or you can go simple with a pair of decked out converse. This is your big day, so put your foot down and get shoes that are comfortable, fit your sense of style, and make you smile every time you take a step.
Your New Wedding Dress
Your new dress may be enough for you in the “something new” department. This is especially true if you find the one you have always dreamed about. Some little girls clip out a photograph of their fantasy bridal dress and keep it tucked away until they begin the planning process. If you are one of these sentimental ladies, finding something even close to that dream is a very big deal. Look into the possibility of having something custom made if you can not find what you want in boutiques and bridal stores. Check out vintage shops for unique dresses, and if you find one that fits you and your idea of a dream wedding, it can still be considered new to you. So, no matter where you find it, as soon as you say yes to the dress, you can check off the “something new” item on your to buy list, as well.
Get a New Hair Clip
You went through the trial days of sitting in a chair and subjecting your hair to every torture known to hairdressers to decide on the perfect look for your special days. Bridal hairstyles can cost a fortune in time and in money, especially if you settle on something ultra fancy. So, why not get something brand new to complete your do? Order that vintage hair clip reminiscent of what a celebrity wore on her big day or splurge on a tiara or a bejeweled crown like the princess you are. Pick out a hair accessory that makes you feel like royalty when you wear it. That way, when he sees you walking down the aisle, your man will know he is marrying a queen.
Hiding the Key to the House You Will Be Moving to in Your Bouquet
Opt for a more personal take on this traditional bridal practice. String the key to your new home that you and your spouse will share on a gold or silver chain and hide it in your bridal bouquet. This good luck charm will remind you with every step about the future you are now entering into with your life partner. After the ceremony, and before the classic bouquet toss, slip the chain around your neck for an extra accessory to show off at your reception. Every time you or your lover looks down at the sparkling key lying on your bosom, you’ll be reminded of the lifetime of special nights and days ahead of you as a married couple. The key represents more than just your first home together. It also signifies a door leading into everything you ever dreamed of, with the one you have always dreamed about.
Some People Use Their NEW Husband
If this is not your first marriage, you already have the “something new” standing at the altar beside you. Since life gave you another chance at forever love, your new husband is the ultimate representation of the longstanding bridal tradition. Better than any tangible material item, your new love, new life, new outlook, new start, and new opportunity to have the romantic future you always thought was meant for everyone else but you checks off the requirement perfectly. You really do not need to buy anything else to plan a fairytale ceremony.
All of these fun “something new” ideas for your dream wedding are meant to inspire you to think about doing something completely new for your ceremony. As you can see, There are no hard rules on what you need to get to fit the description, so go with the choice that will make you remember back to this special day and smile.