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What better time to round up our favourite proposals than The Proposal issue? We are diving into our favourite fun proposals today. We have so much admiration for the ingenious ways these partners chose to propose that will leave you shaking your head and smiling from ear to ear!The 365 Days ProposalThis proposal is an old

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Image: Ava Me Photography. Via Tayla & James's Lower Hunter Valley Country Wedding

Ava Me Photography Via Tayla & James’s Lower Hunter Valley Country WeddingIt’s proposal month here at Polka Dot Groom and we’re celebrating one of the most important aspects of any wedding. Without a proposal, nothing else falls into place!But how to make that moment memorable? There are so many variables out there, I’d always suggest you

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As part of The Proposal Issue, we’ve spent way too many hours pouring over every kind of proposal (though if we’re honest, we kind of spend our weeks doing that anyway!) and today? We’re rounding up 10 of the most fun, viral proposals we adore. From the classic flash mobs to the made for TV

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Image via Evoke PhotographyMost girls will drop hints and share their perfect engagement ring dreams with their boyfriend, making his job of choosing the ring a breeze… but some girls don’t!For the few unlucky guys who find themselves in this situation… we feel you. How do you know what she likes? How do you (genuinely)

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Image by Thom MilkovicJane’s surprise Brisbane proposal went off with a bang – quite literally! With Tin popping the question amidst an incredible fireworks display. Today Jane tells us all about her romantic proposal.“Tin and I have known each other since high school however it wasn’t until we were reintroduced by our best friends, Donna

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 To all future grooms! If you are keen to propose, but lack imagination and the “styling” element needed to really nail the surprise and beauty of a proposal AND you think a dreamy, fairytale style is up her alley, then take out your pen and paper and take note!Proposals don’t need to happen in a

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Image via Wim KantonaProposals can be tricky things. They have a lot of layers. No doubt the most difficult aspect is deciding that the time is right to pop the question.And once you’ve got that locked down, then you’ve got to start thinking about the ring. Do you go it alone and buy one? Or

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Image via Mondial

Image via MondialWhen it comes to wedding bands, grooms are spoilt for choice these days. And no, I’m not talking the type of band which bashes out Darryl Braithwaite’s Horses at 11.59pm. I’m talking the bands which go around your finger. I recently caught up with award-winning Australian designer, Nadia Neuman – creative director at

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Neale and Maciej How did you meet? Neale: We met in London. We both lived there for about 10 years. Some might know the bar in Clapham (South London) called ‘The Two Brewers’. It was Halloween weekend. I walked in the door of the bar after leaving a house party with friends and immediately saw

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Image by Soul Photography via Our Love StoryFrom procuring the services of a skywriter to professing one’s love on live radio, engagement stories are often as interesting as they are varied. Some suitors opt for deserted, tropical beaches, others are drawn to the bright city lights of Paris. Many prefer to keep the whole thing close to home

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Tim and Ash Pop some flowers in your hair and get in the spirit to read the most charming ‘double’ proposal story that took place in the Golden City, San Francisco. Following the special overseas proposal, Tim and Ash brought the San Francisco vibe Down Under, where they celebrated the occasion in ‘hippie-boho’ style amongst

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Image by Sonja C Photography via Leigh and Craig’s Sweet Sydney EngagementWhether you’ve bought the ring and decided when to propose, or are just thinking about dropping and popping in the near future, there are a few generic clichés to avoid. After all, getting engaged is a huge occasion in your life, you’ve only got

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Image by Mint Photography via Melissa & Sean's Secret Garden in Sydney

Image by Mint Photography via Melissa & Sean’s Secret Garden Engagement in SydneyHello, prospective groom. Firstly, let me say congratulations on making the decision to propose.It’s a big idea and one that I’m sure you haven’t come to lightly.But now that you find yourself here, let’s make sure you don’t stuff it up!I’ve compiled a

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Image by Shoshana Kruger Photography via Modern Warehouse Engagement Party with Moody FloralsThe pressure to create a proposal moment to be remembered and retold forever more can make the whole situation feel pretty stressful. But it’s important to remember that even without the flash mob and the fireworks your partner will cherish that special moment

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This is it fellas – these are Australia’s most naturally romantic spots to propose to your love! Having formed these gorgeous love heart shaped locations in anticipation, Mother Nature is already on your side. Your future spouse will think you are the absolute sweetest for having arranged such a perfect place to ask for their

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