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Image by Daniella Melfi. Via Jacquie and Nick’s classic luminare weddingAre you and your bride superstitious?We’ve all heard about getting lucky on your wedding day, but when it comes to tradition, for some people, it’s no laughing matter.According to 888Poker (yes, an online betting firm conducted research into this!), more than 25% of people believe

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What do you do when you’re the groom and your fiancée leaves most of the wedding planning tasks to you? If you’re like me who has no clue about weddings, then you might do what I did – ask my sister to do the planning for me without letting my fiancée Rachelle know. Unfortunately, my

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Image by Jeremy Wong via UnsplashWe all know that traditionally, a best man supports a groom and a maid of honour supports a bride. But with more diversity and more options for your wedding party, a man of honour or a best woman are just as acceptable. Can the groom have a best woman? Here’s what you need

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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 by gmphotographics via Claudia & Ben's Classic Canberra Wedding

Image by gmphotographics via Claudia & Ben’s Classic Canberra WeddingSo you’ve done the hard yards and managed to whittle down your selection of groomsmen to just a handful of your nearest and dearest.bCongratulations, that was the hard part.Now comes the fun part: how should you ask them?It can be tempting to just blurt out the

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Image by Edwina Robertson via Carmen & Will’s Graceful Country WeddingA wedding is more than just a ceremony and reception. Your wedding is a symbol of your love. Each wedding is unique to the specific bride and groom but don’t forget that this day belongs to both of you. There cannot be just a bride, for without the

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Image by Brown Paper Parcel Photography via Anna and Murray’s Rustic Mill WeddingSo you’ve found the love of your life, scoped out some rings, and are busy planning the perfect proposal. Well done; these are no mean feats. One thing that has to be playing on your mind is whether or not to ask for your future father

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Image by Arnel HasanovicIt’s no secret that guys often get a bad rap when it comes to wedding planning. I’ve had male friends whose only job on their wedding day was to turn up on time, cleanly shaven, in a decent suit. The bride had taken care of absolutely everything else – invitations, venue, music, decorations,

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Image by Anthea and Lyndon Film and Photography via Modern Canberra WeddingGrooms, scrub up well for your wedding (an unforgettable event – so you want to look your absolute best!) by taking into account our best grooming tips below!Manage your manes – It’s always good to freshen your hair and facial hair before your big day. Go

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Image by Two Pair PhotographyAs a groom, you may have been given some traditional aspects to organise for your wedding. You may have booked the cars or planned the drinks, or many other things besides! However, if you’re looking for a way to make your wedding day extra special for your bride, perhaps it’s time to

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Image by Photography By Jules via Sophie and Trevor’s Destination Italian WeddingForget eloping with only your bride. Destination weddings are just like eloping, except your closest friends and family come too. They can be as big or small as you like, but be warned – if time and money allows, most people jump at the chance to be a

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Image by Lara Hotz Photography via Chloe & Steen’s Elegant Carriageworks WeddingThe first dance. It’s a beautiful tradition made more incredible by the sweet, personal moments shared between yourself and your new wife in a dance witnessed by the friends and family you have chosen to share your big day with. So we get why you might be

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Image by Mr. Edwards Photography via Jane and Alexander’s Modern Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens WeddingYour suit is ready, your shoes are shined and you are ready to get married to the love of your life. But wait, you are staring into the computer screen or speech card and it is all a blank – how

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Image by Towards the Moon Photography via May & George’s Modern Outdoor Hunter Valley WeddingWhether your wedding is a formal affair with a strict run sheet in place or a laid-back party for your closest friends and family, when it comes to making a speech, there are a few things you need to include. Five minutes is a

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