The 4 C's – Carat

When people refer to the value of diamonds they usually refer to ‘The 4 Cs: Carat, Cut, Clarity and Colour’. In fact, as diamond experts there are hundreds of things we look for when valuing a stone, but the shape and these 4 factors will help you to determine the type of specification you’re looking for when buying a diamond.

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5 Tips on Picking the Right Best Man

Now that you’re bachelor life is almost over, there are some things that you need to do to make your wedding day as perfect and remarkable as possible. One such crucial decision that you need to do early on is choosing the right best man.

If you find it difficult to choose among your closest mates, then worry not. Here are some sure-fire tips to help you pick the best man perfect for the job.

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The Slightly Trickier Best Man Choice

Picking your best man can be as tough as you want to make it.

If its tough due to having a number of close mates in your pack, I would suggest to pick the average looking one. Not the good looking one; you don’t want him looking better than you. or the ugly one, remember he will be in a lot of your wedding pictures!

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Organising a Stag Do

So you have been left in charge of organising a Stag Do? Don’t get us wrong, this is a challenge but one you can take great pleasure in taking on because get it right and you will be a King among men.

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Stag DoMichael Deluce
Lucky 7 Traditional Proposal Ideas

Here are Grooms lucky 7 Traditional Proposal Ideas for you all to ponder over. There is nothing elaborate about these sentiments but they are rich in traditionalism, so if you are not the overly creative or flashy type, these are great ways to get the job done.

 

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5 Things to Consider When Picking a Wedding Venue

Choosing engagement rings and picking a wedding venue are two of the most important concerns that an engaged couple need to attend to in order to make their special day perfect. For engagement rings, these decisions remain a private matter affecting only the couple. Unfortunately, the choice of a wedding venue will ultimately be everyone’s business so it is good to pay attention to some pointers in picking a wedding venue that will be appropriate and comfortable.

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Buying an Engagement Ring

Panic Groom teamed up with the wonderful team  at Vashi.com to put together some tips on buying an Engagement Ring for you to consider.

The first step is to decide on the ring. Some people decide to let the girlfriend select their own engagement ring. Others prefer to surprise her, whichever path you choose Vashi Dominguez, Diamond Expert and Founder of Diamond Manufacturers and Vashi.com has offered some advice on picking the best ring for her.

 

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5 Catering Tips for Weddings

Damian Clarkson is in the know when it comes to what is trending at weddings. His company, premium event catering company, The London Kitchen, has catered for hundreds over the years.

Here are his top 5 catering tips for weddings that he feels will help make any wedding stand out and be enjoyed by all.

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A Canapé for Every Couple

When it comes to your special day The London Kitchen team know that no ordinary event catering will do. You’ll be looking for something extraordinary, something worthy of the one of the most important, and happiest days of your life. Our collection of wedding canapés has been designed to take guests on a foodie adventure, but which ones you choose can say a lot about you - and your wedding day!

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Want a suit that fits?

If you want a suit that fits perfectly and are thinking of getting a new suit but can’t quite decide between an off-the-peg suit or going bespoke? Well, this blog will help you to make your decision. There are many advantages to going bespoke and these can be narrowed down into the following points:

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Attire, SuitsMichael Deluce
How to get the best value for money when buying diamond jewellery

Investing in any piece of diamond jewellery can be daunting, but with the added extra emotional significance of purchasing engagement or wedding rings - it’s very easy to become overwhelmed!

Here are some top tips on how to ensure you are getting the best value for money, when you buy any piece of diamond jewellery, or even just a loose diamond!

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Michael Deluce
War and Peace – How to Survive Your Family Group Photographs

Despite the fashionable plethora of contemporary wedding photography styles around today most couples, and certainly their parents at least, will want their wedding photographer to take a few family group photographs. This part of the wedding photography coverage isn’t particularly glamorous or stylish and few photographers will advertise that we all do them. I show exclusively wedding reportage images on my website for example as this is the style of photography I really enjoy but taking group photographs is still an integral part of my coverage. However, particularly in years to come, they can become an invaluable and cherished historical record pored over by future generations of your family.

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Michael Deluce
Pinterest it down!

Pinterest has quickly become a social media giant and here at Panic Groom we are loving it more and more. For those not yet familiar with Pinterest I can’t explain the ins and outs as it would fill up the post but simply put, it is great social media tool for creating and sharing visual mood boards on any subject you like. Perfect for getting together a host of ideas for things, and for the purpose of arguement, weddings.

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Michael Deluce