Sh*t Grooms Say

by Azure

Although we've accomplished very little since becoming engaged about six weeks ago, I'm having way too much fun wedding planning with my groom! We don't have our date or a venue picked out (which has been interesting, seeing as everyone that learns we're engaged wants to know the date)... but once the holidays wrap up, it is full steam ahead! And I'll have my work cut out... because some of Reid's ideas for our wedding are pretty outrageous (in the best way possible). Example: While...

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Bubbly Bride: Will Your Groom Bring His Poker Face To The Wedding Ceremony?

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride The music is cued, the doors are dramatically opened and all of the wedding guests rise to attention. As the bride makes her grand entrance into the wedding ceremony everyone's eyes are on her... except mine. One of my favorite moments of a wedding is when the bride walks in and everyone is facing the door - I turn to look at the groom. If you have never done this before I suggest you glance behind you during your next wedding. Traditionally this is when the...

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Style Inspiration For Grooms: Dapper Tuxedos From The Oscars Red Carpet

by Azure

Men’s fashion is never quite as exciting as women’s fashion. I mean, how different can one black tux be from the next? Well, after seeing the men on the red carpet at the Oscars, one thing became clear- all tuxedos are not created equal! Oh, and… a good haircut goes a long way baby! Jake Gyllenhall killed it, head to toe, in Burberry. His classic black tux fit like a glove, and his simple bow tie and pocket square were the perfect accessories. And, the haircut? Love...

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The Plunge: How to Blow Off Unwanted Wedding Advice

by Azure

A couple times a month we like to get a guy's eye view on this whole wedding planning business. Our friends at The Plunge are always happy to oblige. This week, they give the groom (and you) a little helpful advice on how to handle unwanted advice (hmm, ironic, yes?) We always return the favor and try to give the groom's a look into what you're thinking. If you want to read our advice to them, check out the "bride" section of their blog. Helpful Links: Advice for Grooms Accessories...

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The Man Registry: 5 Out Of The Ordinary Bachelor Party Ideas

by Azure

About The Man Registry When it comes time for the Best Man to choose the Bachelor Party destination, the options have always been limited. Sure, strippers and booze can be fun... but not every groom is interested in the status quo. Some actually want to remember the night. We sat down with our friends at FireFly Group Events and came up with our five favorite out-of-the-ordinary bachelor party ideas. 1.) Bumper Cars on Ice– I’ve always thought that bumper cars and ice should...

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The Plunge: Hoodwinking the In-Laws, Dos and Don’ts for Handling Your New Family

by Azure

If you're looking for ways to get your groom move involved in wedding planning, you might want to give him some information written specifically for HIM. That's why every other week our friends at The Plunge are giving us columns for our new Grooms section. About this Week's Column: Maybe you just got engaged over the holidays. Or maybe you’re stuck in the thick of wedding planning. Either way, this year, you’ll be spending lots of time with your new family. (And even if...

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The Plunge: When the Groom Should Wake Up and When He Should Hit Snooze

by Azure

Most of the wedding info out here is written for brides, that’s because most brides do most of the planning. But, grooms need a little love, too. That’s why we’re thrilled that the guys of The Plunge have offered to give us regular info for your guy. We’re keeping these gems in our Grooms Section of the advice page. About today’s article: If you're like a lot of grooms, three things are probably true: 1) you recently got engaged; 2) you really have no idea what "wedding...

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Ask the Wedding Maven: Exes at the Wedding with Special Guest Advice from the Plunge

by Azure

As you’ve probably noticed, most wedding planning information is aimed at brides. That’s because frankly, brides make most of the decisions when it comes to wedding planning. We know that you’re savvy enough to do it all by yourself, but you probably don’t want to. You want your wedding day to be about both you and your groom, and for that to happen, you have to get him involved. So, we’ve decided to try something new around here. Think of it as an exchange program of sorts....

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Helping Your Groom Get More Involved

by Azure

Yesterday we asked about the groom’s role in wedding planning. A lot of grooms aren’t as involved as they’d like to be because none of the normal wedding stuff is written for them. If you think your guy would like to be more involved, or you want him to be more involved consider directing him to one of these sites. The Man Registry Best if your groom is ... Paul Rudd. Very cute, very sweet, but also a guy’s guy. The Man Registry wants your groom to be the best groom he can...

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The Man Registry: Operation Dinner Out

by Azure

About the Man Registry This week’s post from The Man Registry comes from a member of our panel of groom experts: Groom planning & style expert Simon Daykin. The topic: Operation Dinner Out. You can learn more about Simon and his wedding planning services at Gutsy Groom. Operation: Dinner Out is a code word from the film “Spy Games” to get Brad Pitt out of a bad situation. So why can't you, as a groom use it to not only get you out of a bad situation with your bride BUT (and...

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