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Originally posted on September 30th 2008

Wow! What a month, we have had such a lot of fun this month focusing on grooms and we hope you’ve enjoyed it!

Here’s a wrap up of the posts from the month!

Week One

Week one of Polka Dot Groom focused on the basics and the etiquette involved in the wedding day.

Week Two

Week Two launched Polka Dot Groom Fashion Week!

Week Three

Week Three of Polka Dot Groom was all about the groom and his mates!

Week Four

Week Four was a week of fun, a week of pampering with a little cheekiness thrown in!

Finally, Mr Polka shared his top transport tips in Zoom Zoom Zoom- Choosing Your Wedding Transport.

You can check out all the posts in the “Grooms” category.

Thank you also to Jamie of It’s A Jamie Thing, Kathryn of Snippet & Ink, Maria of Ritzy Bee, East Side Bride, Southern Wedding Style, Victoria from Victoria with Roses, Kristen at Jeez-O-Petes and Prima Donna Bride for giving Polka Dot Groom a mention!

If you want more groom related goodness check out these groom blogs

  • GroomGroove
  • Groomify

Or check out these blogs written by grooms

As for Polka Dot Groom- well this isn’t the last you’ve seen of him! We have some big plans in store – so stay tuned!

Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride September 29th 2008

And you thought I’d forget about the cars! I think not!

Now I know for many of you guys out there cars might be the one thing you are looking forward to picking out.

There are a few important things to remember about picking out the cars for the day.

Try and pick out something that reflects as much about you as a couple as it does about the wedding.

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Photo from London Wedding Taxis

Something that has a throwback to your heritage for example, such as London Taxi’s for you Brits out there. Or Cadillac’s or Chevy’s for our US readers.

Whilst the traditional colour for your wedding day car ribbon is white, you can also look at using a different colour. Perhaps one to match the theme of the rest of the wedding.

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Photo from 7th Heaven Car Hire

There are many different options for how you obtain a car for your wedding day. You may already have the car you want to use or you may belong to a car club with generous members who make their cars available to you on the day. Just make sure if you are borrowing cars the owner is reliable with their promise. We don’t want to be left without a car last minute now!

If you want a reliable provider of your wedding day car, perhaps look into hiring from a company who is a member of your local Wedding Car Association . These associations usually have a set code of conduct and often have their members fully licensed to operate as wedding car providers.

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Photo from Caddyman Car Hire

Another big decision to be made which will greatly affect cost, how long do you want the car? Do you want it the whole day to ferry you all around, or do you just want it at the ceremony and for photos?

One more important thing to remember as well is ease of access. There’s nothing worse than having your lovely wife climbing into the back of a car in a very unflattering way. We want her to feel beautiful remember!

Mr Polka

Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride September 28th 2008

Ms Polka is back with her last Snapshot Sunday – The Groom’s Edition!

We’ve covered a lot of fun groom talk this month and seen a lot of great shots of the guys. When all is said and done, it’s time to celebrate and have an amazing time. For any groom- that is all I wish for you!

Photo by Anna Kuperberg

Photo by Gabriel Ryan Photographers

Photo by AJ’s Studios

Photo by Anna Kuperberg

Photo by Next Exit Photography

Photo by Bebb Studios