Gifts, gift lists & table settings: the buyer's guide The wonderful tradition of buying the bride and groom gifts originates from dowries, when the bride's father gave money or wedding…
Written by Paula Jones Last updated: June 6, 2006
Read our useful guide to the role of the groom. Everything you need to know about groom’s speeches, stag nights and groom’s fashion.
She said yes. Now what about that wedding?
So you plucked up the courage to pop the question, now all you’ve got to do is say ‘I do’. There’s just the small matter of planning a wedding and, if you’re a groom of the noughties, you’ll be hands on.
Gone are the days when the groom simply rocks up to the ceremony venue in a rented morning suit. Even if you’re having a traditional wedding, chances are you’ll be involved in everything from the menu tasting to the choice of band. You might escape a visit to the florist and buying gifts for the bridesmaids but you need to be on your toes when it comes to booking the honeymoon.
All sound a little daunting? Never fear, here at Confetti we’re here to help with everything, from wording your speech to planning a dream honeymoon. If after reading it you find you’re still a groom in need of help, take a look at the UK’s leading men’s wedding website, Staggered.
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