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Proposing to your number one or being proposed to has got to be one of the most exciting and special times in one’s life. There’s the initial surprise, followed by shock, excitement, back to shock, straight to Champagne, and then processing what has just happened and sharing the incredibly exciting news with family and friends.Here

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This was a collaboration of some amazing and talented people that included my son (Troy) and his beloved (Kane) to celebrate the Yes vote. It was heart warming to have so many beautiful and creative people come together, in a heart beat, to support this and without hesitation.In the brief, I gave each Vendor a

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Image via Women in Weddings - Gina Tubb, Founder of Miss Ladybird Cakes

Image by Stefani Driscoll via Lauren & Matt’s Country Winery Bannockburn WeddingBuck’s parties are gross.Sometimes.Hopefully you and your friends have evolved beyond the mind-numbing idiocy of the past and are trying to come up with a classy way to celebrate your upcoming nuptials.Is the groom a Masterchef lovin’, avocado smash munching foodie?We’ve come up with a

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Image by Lavan Photography via Beth & Daniel’s Traditional Melbourne WeddingEver heard of a groom’s cake? Me neither. But since it’s cake month on Polka Dot Bride, I thought I’d investigate.It turns out a groom’s cake is pretty much what it sounds like: a second cake for your wedding chosen by the groom.Now, as someone who loves

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Image by Michael Kennedy via Vintage Glam WEdding

Image by Love Katie & Sarah via Claire & Jason’s Modern Yarra Valley WeddingYour wedding day will go down as one of the most memorable days of your life, so there’s no reason to put any extra pressure on yourself to make anything spectacular happen outside of the actual festivities.However, there can be little things

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Nowadays weddings are not just about the bride – the groom is coming to the party in a big way too. You care about what you wear, you want to know how to be a great groom, you want the moves like Jagger for your first dance, you like to read real weddings stories written

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We are in for a special Monday afternoon treat today, Dotties. Our friends at Brisbane City Celebrants have submitted this gorgeous tale of a groom wearing his heart on his sleeve on his wedding day. Enjoy the heartwarming read… The groom Ashley is known by his friends and family for wearing his heart on his sleeve,

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Image via SkydiveAre you the type of groom who wants something a little more casual and a little less like The Hangover for your buck’s night? If so, we have got you covered!If you feel like all the fun is a few hours away and you’re stuck for ideas why not turn the buck’s party into

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Suit by InSitchu. Image by Ali Rasoul.

Suit by InStitchu. Image by Ali Rasoul.Wedding pocket squares, they’re wily beasts. Often tough to tame but so vital to piecing together your wedding outfit.It still gets my heart rate up when I cast my mind back to wrangling my own pocket square on the morning of my wedding.The basic white square just refused to

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Writing your own wedding vows is a daunting task. However, it really does make for a special and personal ceremony to your beloved! Below are six tips that will have you well on your way to expressing your love in a clear, succinct and sweet way.Research: You have the whole world at your fingertips –

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Image via Oscar Hunt Tailors

Image via Oscar Hunt TailorsLet’s be honest, some older gentleman can be a bit set in their ways, especially when it comes to fashion.But that shouldn’t mean when it comes time to dress up dear old dad, that he can’t be looking stylish on your wedding day.After all, he may be walking the bride down the

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Celebrating our one year anniversary, my wife and I decided that it was time to get behind the camera, instead of just in front of it. I am an up and coming fine art photographer in Melbourne – my name is Jay Cao. I have a love for light and capturing the smallest of details

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Hoping to persuade your fiance to move away from the basic black tux on your wedding day? Straight from Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, this season there’s plenty of suit inspiration for the man of the hour and his groomsmen. For daytime, outdoors and Spring/Summer celebrations, blue suits, particularly in varying tones, are still having their day.

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Image via Ahmad TaufikThis year’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week saw loads of edgy designs come to life across the many shows. We’ve gathered together key looks from the fashion festival, to give you guys some on-trend inspiration!Shirts were unconventional but chic. The blush pinstripe shirt by Anne De La Motte was a standout item, thanks to its

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Image by Emma Holcroft from Giddy Up Camera Club via Ashleigh & Saurav’s Elegant Country WeddingWhen it comes to the ‘Big Day’, a groom can be forgiven for thinking his biggest input lies in showing up with the rings and not smelling of whiskey! Admittedly, many of the milestone moments, such as walking down the aisle

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