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With made to measure tailoring becoming the newest trend in classic menswear, it is important to know what makes a good tailor and how to discern if you are purchasing a quality product which suits you and your needs. An experienced tailor will know the correct measurements to take of your body, but more importantly

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Damon Hughes by Rick Liston Dear Polka Dot Grooms. There are about 20 minutes before the love of your life appears at the end of the aisle when you might be.. well… pooping yourself. All eyes are on you, you’ve got vows whizzing through your head, you can’t remember if it’s left over right or

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Tying a bow-tie can be a mind boggling task. Then add the pocket square and we’re all walking around lost! Luckily, James from James White Photography has made this short but very informative and very easy to follow tutorial vid so you can walk out of the house with pride, knowing you’ve nailed the bow-tie!About James

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Photo by Jason Corroto. Via Crystal & Don's Tropical Black Tie Bali Wedding at Royal Pita Maha

Photo by Jason Corroto. Via Crystal & Don’s Tropical Black Tie Bali Wedding at Royal Pita MahaIt’s suits month at Polka Dot Groom and boy, do we have some ground to cover. There are so many options when it comes to suiting up that it can be difficult to know where to start. I’ve been lucky

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>Image by Lisse PhotographyWith the increasing leniency of menswear dress codes, it can be easy to forget what they mean and where they originate from. It is high time to take a moment to learn about the history of these terms and how they translate to the modern day groom, groomsman and wedding guest style. Cocktail

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The stars were all aligned when they chose Mitch and Britt for one another. Their breathtaking Belongil Wedding was full of beauty and meaningful moments. The magic of the day was summed up by Britt who tells of the backstory behind Groom Mitch’s outfit for their special day.The story behind Mitch’s attire is much more

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Surrounded by an abundance of lush, green plants, Naomi and Chris declared their love for each other in front of family and friends. Elegant simplicity was the theme of the day and Naomi tells us about how, what and why Chris chose his outfit for their gorgeous nuptials. Chris, like me, wanted to wear simple and

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Choosing a rustic, barn setting, the infectious smiles of Ria and Billy were matched only with the beauty of their special day. “A casual, fun cocktail party with all the people we love” was the premise behind the day and their stylist Annabel from Bel Co Events made it all possible. Ria shares her dapper

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Enjoying a mutual love of food, Nick and Jacqui brought the theme throughout their gorgeous Luminare Wedding. The food theme even made its way into the groomsmen attire as Jacqui explains in Nick’s suit choices for the day!Nick wore a tuxedo from P.Johnson Tailors. He’s been going to them since they started in Sydney and

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After a small hiccup with a prior venue, Aghadoe Estate became the perfect backdrop for Lanie and Andy. It was a colourful and whimsical affair with the Bride Lanie being drawn to a 50s style dress. Falling into their romance, Lanie explains Andy’s favourite memories from their special day!Andy had maintained that he was fine

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In a day that was truly about the couple, Julia and Didier married at the Flour Factory in Perth. Having known each other for a long time, the couple decided to do things their own way and it made for an incredibly special affair! Julia explains Didier’s outfit and colour choice for their day.Dier wore

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With a strong connection to the Mornington Peninsula, it was a no brainer that they would choose the area to make it official! With close family and friends, Alana and Simon tied the knot and then celebrated at The Epicurean. Alana tells the story behind Simon’s choice of outfit for the day.Simon wore a custom

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After ten years together, Adolfo and Sara were married with their nearest and dearest on hand. It was a relaxed, yet glamorous wedding celebrating the love they have for one another. Adolfo explains his suit choice and thought process behind the design.I chose my suit fairly early on, we went to a suit shop in

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In a very poignant issue – our Green Issue, we couldn’t look past this incredible tale of Maggie & Jonesy and their complete Phillip Island DIY wedding. “We made absolutely everything for the wedding… We made all our decorations, brought all our own party lights and made giant flower arrangements.”The use of pre-loved, up-cycled gear didn’t

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In a vintage inspired day at Belvoir Homestead, Ben and Kathryn celebrated with friends and family. The property providing the perfect backdrop, met with perfect dappled light and a gorgeous vista. Kathryn, reflecting on the special occasion, remarks on Ben’s outfit choices which included a subtly textured, moden suit with a classic white rosebud buttonhole:He

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