Marriage or Civil Partnership – Which is Right for You?

On the 29th of March, 2014, the landscape of marriages in the UK changed forever. The legalisation of same-sex unions saw the number of civil partnerships drop tremendously; 2014 saw a 70% decrease in overall civil partnerships formed when compared with just a year prior. There’s good reason for this, as the two are not…

10 Best Foreign Wedding Destinations

As of this writing, 16 countries, 17 US states, and the District of Columbia all allow for legal same-sex marriage. Getting married in Britain has its charms, but when compared with tying the knot atop a glacier, next to a volcano, or on some Scandinavian hillside, it’s hard not to dream of the possibilities. We’ve…

Who Gives Away Whom? A Guide to Gay Wedding Etiquette

A same-sex wedding is going to come with some situations unique to the format. You’ll find yourself facing questions like: who gives away the bride when there is no bride? Does one of you stand and wait for the other at the altar, or do you both procene down it at similar times? How and…

10 Quirky Ideas to Make Your Queer Wedding Stand Out

No matter how many times we watch well-meaning men utterly misjudge what their fiancé’s want on Don’t tell the Bride, by the end of the programme the women always seem to be over the moon, regardless of what their now-husbands have put them through. This could be down to them just being happy they’re married…

Choosing the right kilt

You have decided that you want to wear a kilt for your wedding, but don’t know the next steps to take. Here at Best Man, we have something that may help the process that bit easier and get the ball rolling. There are so many different companies across the country that provide kilts and the…

The Best suit to wear on your wedding day

It is the most important and memorable days you will ever have and you want to look you best and quite rightly so. But where do you go to get that all important suit? You can either go to the high street to buy your suit, where there are many designer and luxury brands. Or…

Wedding gift ideas for your fiancé

The big day is slowly approaching and you are thinking about what to get your other half for that all important wedding day gift. But what do you get? Here are some ideas of what you could buy for your fiancé as a wedding present. Jewellery and Accessories Jewellery is probably one of the most…

Twists to make your wedding unique

Everyone wants their wedding to be special, but thinking of a way to stand out from the crowd can be a nightmare. Having a unique wedding doesn’t mean that everything has to be out there or non-traditional though; a few small tweaks can transform a typical wedding into an experience you and your guests won’t…

Traditional or Non-traditional?

Where are you planning to get married? It’s a huge choice to make between you and your partner with the biggest choice on not just the location of the wedding but the venue of the ceremony, with the main challenge deciding whether to go for a traditional wedding, or a non-traditional wedding.With that said, let’s look at…