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Get all the planning advice and tips you’ll need to plan your perfect wedding! Articles cover topics including wedding vows, invitation layouts and printing, toasts, order of service, budget planner, civil celebrants and much more. Browse the category list on the left to find the subject you are looking for.

10 of the best: the ultimate New Year honeymoon destinations

Grab some champers! Here are 10 cities where you'll be able to turn your New Year's Eve honeymoon into a true celebration of not just a new year but also your new life together.

Happy anniversary: Wills and Kate celebrate five-years of marriage

Congratulations to Prince William and Kate Middleton who celebrate their five-year wedding anniversary today!

Latte love: bringing the art of coffee to weddings

Confessed 'coffee nerd' Andrew Condolean is on a mission to bring the best of his favourite beverage to wedding receptions the country over. 

11 awkward wedding questions brides get asked – and how to answer them (diplomatically)…

Is it OK if I wear white? When are your starting a family? Here are 11 awkward questions brides get asked - and how to answer them...

How to plan a destination wedding

If you're planning a wedding overseas, or even interstate, there are a number of additional things to consider to ensure everything runs smoothly. We've put together a beginner's guide to planning a destination wedding to help out.

Groom’s guide: should you or shouldn’t you ask for her father’s permission to marry?

Thinking of asking for your partner's father's permission to marry her? Here's everything you need to know...

Native bouquets for Australian brides

There are more than 24,000 different plant species native to Australia and many of these look fantastic as native bridal bouquets for brides and their bridesmaids. In comparison to traditional flower choices such as roses or lillies, native plants can offer some far more interesting textures and colours. Here are some native Australian flora and fauna which are becoming increasingly prominent in bridal bouquets.

How to choose your bridesmaids

If you are like many women, you have thought about your wedding since you were a little girl. Where you would get married, what kind of ceremony you wanted to have, what you were going to wear, and who would be there. With your engagement announced, it is time to make some of your childhood dreams a reality.

Pet-friendly honeymoon hotels across the globe

With many hotels having a pet friendly policy, it is possible to take your cat or dog along for your first adventure as a married couple. And we’ve found some of the most romantic and luxurious hotels for your honeymoon where your fur ball is just as valued as you are! Here are 10 pet-friendly honeymoon hotels from around the world:

MKR judge Pete Evans marries Nicola Robinson

My Kitchen Rules judge Pete Evans has married his partner of four-years Nicola Robinson, in a 'magical' farm wedding, which included butterfly bridesmaids and a Paleo wedding cake.

10 duties every Maid of Honour should perform

If your best friend, sister, or cousin has just announced that she is getting married, you may be curious if she will ask you to be a bridesmaid. If you get the privilege of being the Maid of Honour (MOH) in a wedding then you are going to need to know everything that is going to be required of you during the wedding planning, all the pre-wedding events, and the day of the wedding itself.

Your guide to gorgeous wedding day skin

Great skin doesn't start the day or week of your wedding, it starts MONTHS before. Here are the best ways to ensure your wedding day skin preparation leads you to a flawless complexion both in person and in those all important wedding photographs.

10 reasons to get married

There have been jokes around forever about marriage and getting married but, despite the gags, and even the critics, marriage remains a popular lifestyle choice. Why? Because, aside from being a wonderful and fun institution, there are plenty of terrific benefits. Here are just 10...

10 tips for honeymooning in a place where you don’t speak the language

Paris is utterly romantic at any time of the year and Tokyo in the Spring is marvellous. They're perfect spots for a honeymoon - even if you don't speak the language.

Wedding planning; why is it so stressful – and 7 ways to beat it

Weddings are known to be stressful, and can bring out the bridezilla (groomzilla or, even, bridesmaidzilla) in all of us. But what is it that makes a wedding stressful and what can we do about it? Here are some ways to bust that stress and enjoy this special time of your life.

Coachella wedding weekend: model Nicole Trunfio marries Gary Clark Jr.

Nicole, 30, and Gary, 32, married on Tuesday April 19, at the Colony Palms Hotel in an outdoor ceremony, which was officiated by Gary's manager.

15 of the hottest trends from New York Bridal Fashion Week

We've curated 15 of the hottest trends from April 2016's New York Bridal Fashion Week.

Same-sex couple receives hateful RSVP to wedding invitation

A gay couple who received a truly hateful response to their wedding invitation has received a torrent of support from across the globe.

Elie Saab debuts his first bridal collection

The first ever Elie Saab Bridal collection has lauched and haute couture loving brides of the world have broken into applause.

10 things you NEVER want to say to say to a bride

Even the loveliest and most even-tempered of brides can crumble under the stress of wedding planning, so, whether you're the groom, a bridesmaid or a family member, here is some sage advice - that's only slightly tongue-in-cheek: never, we repeat, never say any of the following things to a bride because, wedding planning can take its toll - and the bride is usually under more stress than you realise.



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