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Grooms

With our fourth gift guide, we wanted to give a nod to the groom and groomsmen. The male figures in our lives who we want to thank, and honour.We’ve packed this edition full of fun ideas you can pop under the tree, or gift on the wedding day to the special men in your life.

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Our second gift guide (see For The Bride & Bridesmaids) is all about gift ideas for the groom and groomsmen. I am always a fan of giving gifts you wouldn’t necessarily buy yourself so this year’s guide is full of the fun, the unusual, the whimsical and the necessities. From chic monochromatic cocktail kits, to

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With pink quartz the Pantone colour of the year, the Polka Dot team decided to celebrate by weaving the classic, gorgeous colour  through four different bridal looks (chic minimal, beautiful bohemian, classic elegance and luxe black tie).  A rose quartz wedding inspiration shoot to inspire your own day – no matter your wedding day style!We

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The second Polka Dot Gift Guide is for the males in your life- your fiance, boyfriend, husband, brother, father,  grandfather,  best friend.. All the gifts I have found are available from Australian retailers and again there’s a range of budgets in mind (although admittedly a slight James Bond influence!).What are the males in your life

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride September 5th 2008Mr Polka always told me he thought if the groom had to get up and speak then so did the bride. Here’s 10 tips for making the wedding speech easier!Photo by Anne Ruthmann Practice! Practice will make you feel more relaxed- you’ll know what’s coming next and

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride September 4th 2008Wendy Hartigan is the event planner behind Wendy’s Affairs Of The Heart based in Pennsylvania. Wendy is such a sweet and caring blogger! She also writes the lovely blog Bridal Affairs and has joined Polka Dot Groom today to give some handy advice on what to do

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride September 3rd, 2008 Kathryn from the gorgeous Snippet and Ink has created four fabulous mini boards for Polka Dot Groom along with some fantastic ideas to help the groom shine! Today we’re sharing the first of her creations with you.I’m sure that most of the time, the wedding world

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride 2nd September 2008Lets kick off this month with a fantastic guest post from Maria over at the great wedding blog Ritzy Bee. Maria has over 9 years experience in wedding planning so she definitely knows her stuff! And today she has compiled The Groom’s Guide just for you Polka

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride 1st September, 2008As you may have read, Mr Polka has ever so kindly kicked Polka Dot Bride off the blog this month (and yes that was really him!). Although much to his disappointment Polka Dot Bride will still be around – if only to hit ‘publish’!I’ve long been aware

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I wondered last week why Australians don’t seem to really “do” bow ties at weddings (except for black tie). Are we too laid back? Is it because it’s so often a “Southern USA” thing? I love the look of  a sweet bow tie, it’s such a fun, quirky touch to add to your wedding day

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Photo by NK PhotographyMagnolias are such a stunning flower, with their big blooms and vividly coloured leaves.These very hardy plants produce a delicate looking and fragrant flower that is a delight to the senses when it blooms in the spring.  Encased in furry buds that open to a loose looking flower, the magnolia  bloom is

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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 OneWeek one of Polka Dot Groom focused on the basics and the etiquette involved in the wedding day. Mr Polka introduced himself in

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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

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Victoria writes the wedding blog Victoria With Roses which is packed to the rafters with lots of little ideas that will make your wedding day special. Victoria is such a creative lady and today she’s shared twelve of her favourite ideas for Grooms to surprise their brides!She’s spent countless hours scouting locations, making address lists,

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The boys from Himage are back with their favourite products to groom the Groom! (Check out their advice here) These are products designed especially for mens’ skin and are designed to help you look fantastic without too much fuss!CLEANSE:Murad Refreshing Cleanser (AUD 48.00)This foaming wash super cleans all traces of surface impurities without drying, leaving

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