― Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue and a sixpence in her shoe. ∙ Each item represents a good-luck token for the bride. If she has all of them on her wedding day, her marriage will be happy. ∙ Something old – symbolizes continuity with the bride’s family and the past. ∙ Something new – means optimism and hope for the bride’s new life ahead. ∙ Something borrowed – is usually an item from a happily married friend or family member, whose [...].