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Life As A Groom

Image by Georgia Verrells via Micy & Jay’s Decadent Bram Leigh WeddingWith the average cost of a wedding in Australia sitting at over $35,000, getting the budget sorted from the start is crucial. There’s nothing worse than a debt hangover heading into a marriage, so it’s important to be clear on financial responsibilities and roles from the beginning.

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Tuan and RachelTuan and Rachel have been together since their teenage years – she was his first and only girlfriend; he knew she was the one from the get-go. They met at the annual ‘Globe to Globe World Music Festival’ at Namatjira Park, Victoria. Eleven years later, on Christmas Day, at the same park, Tuan

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It’s a big moment in any man’s life – the moment he decides to ask his lady to be his wife. But, what exactly runs through his head in the lead up? I’ve caught up with some menfolk to spill the beans on their own proposal stories. Today Luke shares with us his plans to propose

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Okay boys, there are a few home truths about your wedding day we have to talk about.First, it is your day. Urban myths may say that a wedding day is often referred to as, of course, the day to celebrate your union, but more frequently we are bombarded with the concept that it is all

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“Our wedding was filled with the culture and traditions of Pakistan, so that means we celebrated a month before and finished celebrating a month after.”For Moe, his wedding in Pakistan is remembered as a beautiful cultural event with an overwhelming atmosphere. He explains how the couple squeezed what is usually a four day ceremony into three

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Chris and Maryanne With some candid insights and important tips, celebrant Joanne Armstrong chats with one of her grooms, Chris, about his wedding day. How did you feel on your wedding day?I felt nervous but excited as well. I guess you would call it butterflies.I was excited about the ceremony and wanted to get through

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Patrick and SheridanPatrick first met Sheridan at a mutual friend’s birthday party. They didn’t start dating until well over a year later, but ever since that party, they kept in touch and spoke to each other every day. It was a friendship that blossomed into something more, and Patrick knew she was the one after only being together

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Image by Pictures and Hearts Wedding PhotographyTo assist you with penning the perfect prose for your wedding day vows, we’ve compiled our top 10 musings on love from the greatest romeos of all time.Take note boys: these are the silver-tongued casanovas from classic literature, poetry, music and film who were penetrating your fiancé’s dreams long

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A glowing rack of vintage designer dresses, wedding gowns and bridesmaids dresses at Dolly Up Vintage Emporium photographed by Kiss and Tell Photography

 It’s not every day that a groom goes bridesmaids dress shopping… nor should a groom be expected to. But there I was, standing in a beautiful space begging to be photographed, with my camera conveniently in hand, after (entirely by chance) our paths crossed with one of my fiancée’s bridesmaids at the Biennale of Sydney, which then

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Image by Todd Hunter McGaw via Edward and Emma’s Vintage Chic Inspired Hinterland Queensland WeddingIf you’re reading this then bets are that you’re not the type of guy to agree with everything the bride wants just to keep her happy. That’s great! Your wedding is for both of you, not just the bride. But how

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Its fun being solicitor/photographer/bicycle restorer – I like to keep myself busy. The best thing is that I’m getting married to my co-photographer Mel. Visiting florists and vintage dress shops and ring designers and documenting the whole marriage process has been plenty of fun for us both.Today, I’d like to share some pictures I took

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Initially, you may make the mistake of thinking, bridal expo, yeah, that sounds good honey, have a great time. And then she gives you that look—the one that say, ‘you’re coming too,’ and you panic as you realize you might not be relaxing this Sunday after all.Don’t panic. It’s not as bad as you may

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Tangled Forest Mens Necktie – Screen Printed Microfiber Tie by Scatterbrain Ties by Mr Phipps Back in the days of the high school formal (that for me was nearly 20 years ago… Big ouch…) we would go to one of a few shops in the Hay St Mall and look at ties. “That one will

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Image via Donnelly River VillageWith the engagement parties behind us, our attention focused primarily on the upcoming wedding festival weekender extravaganza. Planning was already well underway at that point and we had many varied and interesting ideas (changing daily). From bunting to pom-poms to dessert bars and window hangings, from hay bails and puppies (“Yes?

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The stunning engagement ring Jogia Diamonds made for Amber and ICarrying on from ‘The Proposal: Part 1 ’ I would like to talk about a most important decision; the ring.Amber and I had offhandedly discussed rings in the past and I had garnered some ideas from her, but I wasn’t at all sure I wanted to take a

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