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Groom Style – Daniel

by | Groom, Groom Style


Ms Chinoiserie

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Following the latest collection trends and colour, the on trend look for the moment is navy as Daniel chose for his dreamy flower filled wedding to Jemima.

“I wore a navy suit from Marcs with a plain white dress shirt, navy tie, tie bar and wooden watch from Wewood, which Jemima bought me for Christmas the year before. I wore black shoes and a black belt. We didn’t want a really traditional wedding and the blue seemed to fit with our more casual idea for the day.”

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Images by Thorson Photography

Groom's Suit: Marcs / Groom's Watch: Wewood

Groomsmen’s Gifts For The Kitchen Connoisseur

by | Gifts and Favors, Groom


Bec Lawrence


Alessi bottle opener via jack and jade home

Do you have a friend that is a master in the kitchen? Does this man have gourmet  taste? Does he enjoy a nice drink or cooking a fancy meal? If you answered yes to any of these questions, your friend is the kitchen connoisseur.

To say thanks to your groomsmen sometimes a gift is the perfect way. If he is the kitchen connoisseur type of man we have a few ideas that he may appreciate.

You couldn’t go wrong with a bottle opener. The bottle opener is a classic gift, given to many men as a coming of age or as a groomsmen gift. Alessi bottle openers are always in fashion!  Tread and Pedals have tweaked the traditional bottle opener to give it a little style. The design incorporates the look of a bicycle cog and chain. So if your friend is a keen cyclist and a man of the kitchen you can’t go wrong with this one.

Groomsmen's Gifts - Tread & Pedals - Bicycle Cog and Chain Bottle Opener

Another clever design by Tread and Pedals is their stubby holder. The stubby holder is made from 100% recycled bicycle tyres. The design will keep your groomsmen’s drink cool while showing off his personality.

Groomsmen's Gifts - Bike Stubby Holder and Bottle Openers - Tread & Pedals

If he has an acquired taste but none of the gifts above are just right, Fifth Down have created beer labels to help ask your groomsmen to do the honours. An added bonus is the beer labels are personalised with the name of your groomsmen so he will be chuffed that you went to the extra effort.

Groomsmen's Gifts - Fifth Down Beer Labels

If cooking is your friends area of expertise. We love rock! have oven mitts to keep your friend rockin’ in the kitchen. The oven mitts will protect his hands to make sure he has no excuse to not cook up a storm.

Groomsmen gift - We love rock

If your groomsmen is more of a messy cook, maybe a tea towel with a few chosen words would be more suited. Anrol Designs creates funky tea towels with a range of quotations. Each tea towel begins with ‘Dear …’ usually referencing pop culture or other well-known items. The tea towels will by no doubt give your groomsmen a giggle every time he cleans up.


Lastly your groomsmen might appreciate sitting back and taking a sip out of a suited up glass from Glassware by Em. Each glass can be personalised by adding the wedding date and your groomsmen’s name. This is something he could treasure for many years to come and he will be sure to remember the date once it’s printed on his glass.

Groomsmen's gifts - Glasswarebyem

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Ms Chinoiserie Says: Such a fun yet practical list for our friends who enjoy entertaining!

Inspired Memories – Will

by | Groom, Inspired Memories


Ms Chinoiserie

Fremantle Groom

All your guests have arrived and a silence has come over them as your chosen processional song starts to play. Seeing your bride appear at the entrance is an unforgettable moment as Will remembers from his vintage style art gallery wedding to Michele.

“My favorite memory of the day would have to be when Michele entered the venue and walked down the aisle. This was the happiest day of my life. She was beautiful.”

Art Gallery Wedding Processional

Art Gallery Wedding Moments

Groom and groomsmen awaiting bride

Images by Nicolle Versteeg

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