There’s something special about summertime weddings; from the dazzling sunshine and clear blue skies, to the bursts of fantastic colour evident all around you. The hot season seems to go hand in hand with jubilation, celebration and of course, love! Practically too, there is a wealth of reasons why summer weddings are more popular. First, because most people plan their vacation time around these months anyway, scheduling problems are far less likely. Thematically, summer allo
It’s an extremely happy new year for LGBT couples across Australia; with the recent passing of same-sex marriage legislation in the country, wedding bells are being heard in many homes. But it’s not just love that’s winning - the economy too could see a substantial boost from all the newfound matrimonial fervour. According to the banking group ANZ, the financial benefit from same-sex marriages throughout the year could rake in as much as $650 million for the nation’s coffers.
The votes are in and the results are overwhelming, love has won in Australia. Love is in the air, in a big way, and same-sex couples throughout the country are seizing the occasion to make a lasting commitment to their relationships. Of course, the decision to get married requires a little more than just a simple yes or no. While the LGBT community might not be the most traditional, individuals of any gender or orientation can appreciate a little pageantry; after all that’s t
If you’ve made up your mind and decided to pop the question to your long-term partner, then November’s historic yes vote offers the perfect opportunity to do so. All around Australia, wedding bells are ringing for same-sex couples, and it could be well be time to add both of your names to the register. But before you can propose, there’s one big, shiny formality to get out of the way; the engagement ring. Did you know that the average Australian couple spend an estimated $500