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Choosing an engagement ring can be a difficult decision, particularly for women who don’t wear a lot of jewellery. With so many styles, variations and vendors to choose from, deciding on a ring she’ll love not only when the proposal comes, but in 50 years time can be tricky. This light-hearted guide by independent jeweller

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Image by Dan Soderstrom Weddings via Steph and Aaron’s Chic and Intimate Melbourne WeddingIt’s the moment you’ve been waiting for, the exciting and all-consuming moment when your significant other pops the question. While a proposal is about the two of you and your love for and commitment to each other, there is also one other important (and

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A Julia Deville ring from e.g.etal. Image by e.g.etal

A Julia Deville ring from e.g.etal. Image by Gold & GritChoosing an engagement ring can be daunting for many grooms, after all, picking out a ring is something you may not have done before. Personally, I’d never been into a jeweller prior to buying my wife’s ring.I can still picture that afternoon.I was buzzed in

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So, you’ve popped the question and the answer was “YES!” Congratulations and welcome to one of the most exciting times in your life…This month we explore what happens during the blissful engagement period. There’s the initial telling all of your loved ones the happy news, an engagement party to plan and a beautiful ring to

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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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