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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

Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride September 28th 2008

Yesterday we showcased ideas to spoil the bride, today- its tips to spoil the groom! Whether you choose to spoil yourself or leave this page open for your bride to be, there are plenty of ways to spoil yourself on your wedding day.

The International Beer Shop has a package called “Around The World In Twenty Beers”. This package will allow you and your groomsmen to sample delights from The Netherlands, France, England and more! They have a variety of beers from around the world and packages suited to your tastes!

The Secret Servant provides a “Grooming The Groom” service. The professional butler service includes services such as delivery of wedding day gifts between the bride and groom, transportation, skincare by a qualified therapist, speech assistance, butler attendance and much more.

Bridal Survival has created “The Groom’s Survival Kit” with everything you need for your wedding day. Contents include body products, Berocca, black socks, toothpaste, black shoe polish playing cards and more. As scouts would say “Be Prepared!”

Treat yourself to a day (or at least an hour) of pampering. Designed just for males, many salons offer male packages including massages, facials and event pedicures. Go on! You deserve it! Try The Big Event Package from Detail For Men in Sydney.

What’s your fifth special treat idea? Do share it with us!