Men’s Wedding Rings take on a Whole New Style with Vitasteel

Tungsten Alloy is super durable and beautiful - making it the perfect metal for wedding rings for the man on the go! VitaSteel specializes in Tungsten Alloy jewelry plated with beautiful precious metals...take a peek and re think that groom's ring 

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Grooms and Groomsmen Alike Love Groovy Grooms Gifts!

Looking for the perfect gifts for the Groom and his squad of loyal Groomsmen? Look no farther, Groovy Groomsmen Gifts is here!

You know you want to honor your men in the wedding in a way that reflects what they mean to you, but often don’t know where to start or have the time to research. Groovy Groomsmen Gifts was founded by a guy who was part of many wedding parties and noticed a consistent theme of tacky gifts and a total lack of creativity.  Knowing that a lot of men aren’t natural shoppers, he saw a need for one comprehensive stop to make everyone's lives easier during what can be an amazingly challenging and task filled process: wedding planning and gifting.  Here are a few of our faves:

The Vegas Box
Ante up boys! The Vegas box turns any place into Vegas! The Vegas box comes with 4 stainless steel flasks, 100 poker chips, 1 deck of poker playing cards, 4 stainless steel dice, 1 stainless steel bowl for snacks or poker chips and a wood box. The flask and wood box are personalized as shown; however you can can also print anything you'd like to memorialize the good times you're bound to have. Find this popular gift here.

Shake It Up Kit
Bond....James Bond. 007 would have a few of this classic, stainless steel cocktail kit stashed away ready for cocktails! The Shake It Up Kit is a 5 piece set that comes complete with its own wood storage box. All pieces, including the wood box, are monogrammed engraved with anything you want. The shaker holds 18 ounces and the set comes with a wood box that is 4" x 4" x 11". Get your James Bond 'shaken not stirred' cocktails with the boys on with this great gift here.

Dopportunity Rocks
Dopportunity Rocks can tuck away all your travel needs in a nice compact form. This incredibly high quality toiletry bag is constructed from premium full-grain leather with brass zippers and is available in a range of colors. Your guys will love this classic masculine kit for any travel, get it here!

The Weekender
The Weekender is a personalized military style weekend travel duffel made of 100% cotton canvas bag with leather accents. With well constructed brass hardware and slick personalization, it makes for one awesome gift for anyone and is perfect for years of use on trips, at the gym or camping, anywhere you guys may look for adventure! Order one for all the boys [don't forget the dads!] here.

Four Snifter Gifter
Whiskey is one of the top 10 drinking trends according to Beverage Dynamics and whether it's Irish, Single Malt or Blended, you won't want your boys to miss out on the fun tasting this old fashioned drink brings! The Four Snifter Gifter comes with 1 whiskey decanter, 4 snifters and 1 wood box. Decanter comes with a solid 100% glass stopper.  It's a set meant to impress and one that will go a long way. Order your gift sets here then sit back and enjoy the gratitude!

Barber Box
All men need a little cleaning up before a wedding [all those photos!] and The Barber in a Box is a thoughtful gift your guys will use for the rest of their lives. With a sharpening stone, a unique barber style razor (ready to use!), scissors, and comb packaged inside our rocking wooden gift box.  All items are high end in terms of quality. No red and white striped pole or appointment needed. Get your in home barber kit here.

Groovy Groomsmen Gifts is one place with a constantly growing cache’ of great gift possibilities for any type of man.  Oh yeah, and amazing customer service. Their staff is constantly searching for sensational groomsmen gift ideas that embody a balance of tradition, creativity and functionality.  The Groovy credo is to ensure that whatever they sell, it doesn’t end up in your groomsmen’s basement box. 

Spring style for the Groom: the floral tie blooms at weddings everywhere

We we are on a Spring roll! And today we show off a super sweet trend for the Groom and his Groomsmen: the floral patterned tie. MY TIE SHOP on Etsy, maker extraordinaire of stylish Groom's Accessories, makes these charmers and we just love them! And we think Percival, one of King Arthur's Knights of the Round Table and Grail Quest Hero, was on to something when he said "Gather a wreath from the garden bowers,  and tell the wish of thy heart in flowers."  Telling the wish of thy heart, now that's a quest worth taking down the aisle! 

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A Groom's Hipster Essentials by Hey Sir Men's Wedding Accessories

We just love the latest groom's fashions for weddings! Suspenders, bow ties, pocket squares and all! Hey Sir, a great shop we found on Etsy, has all the hipster grooms essentials in one spot! 

How to Tie a Bow Tie for anyone who wants to look good at a wedding

Now that bow ties are considered standard neckwear for a traditional tuxedo as well as many contemporary formalwear styles [suspenders and plaid anyone??] it is a good idea to learn how to tie a bow tie before the day of your special event. If you are a groomsman in a wedding, you will want to avoid fumbling with nervous hands in the dressing room right as your ceremony is about to begin. Learning to tie a proper bow tie can be tricky and will almost always take a little practice before you’ve mastered it. Today Janet and Jerry Klein, the formalwear experts at A Better Deal Tuxedoprovide step-by-step instructions. All images [gorgeous!] by True Photography Weddings. 

How To Tie a Bow Tie so you look like a rock star at your wedding! 

Step 1: Drape the bow tie around your neck, under your collar, so the ends dangle. The end on your right (A) should extend one to two inches lower than the end on your left side (B). Cross A over B and form a simple, loose knot. The loop around your neck should be just large enough to work with but not loose, since you will want your bow tie to rest at your neck and not dangle.

Step 2: Lift side A out of the way, letting it drop over your back. You will use side B to form the horizontal shape of the bow by pulling the center up and to your left and then folding the end over the center (the bottom end will point right). Hold this fold, which will create the front of the completed tie, at your neck on top of the knot.

Step 3: Bring side A back to the front and drop it over the center of horizontally-folded side B.

Step 4: Grab the left and right sides of the horizontal fold (B) and pinch them together with the upper section of side A caught in the center. In front of your mirror, turn to one side and pull the pinched section forward, away from your neck, so you can see the exposed loop behind the section.

Step 5: This is the tricky part. Pull the pinched section to your left and feed the middle of the dangling end (A) back through the loop (left to right) behind the pinched section. As it goes through the loop, it will form a fold.

Step 6: You should now have the approximate shape of a bow at your neck. Perfect the shape of the bow by pulling on opposite sides and halves simultaneously. To loosen, pull the front right and back left ends apart; to tighten, pull the front left and back right apart. Repeat until the bow is the desired shape and tightness. Straighten any crumples or creases in the narrow midsection of the bow tie.

Tada!!!!!! You're gorgeous! Thanks A Better Deal for all your expertise and style! Now we know why all the local celebs and professional athletes come to you for advice and fashions! 

Love is timeless... and so is this hot style of jewelry by becomb

When you’re dedicated to what you love, time becomes irrelevant...introducing becomb.

Founder and Designer Levi Maestro says "Growing up, the only “jewelry" I ever felt comfortable wearing was a watch. It was the one item that I put on to feel dressed up as opposed to utilizing it for function because I always got impatient with how long it took me to register what the actual time was. When it occurred to me one day to create my own version of a watch, I knew I would prefer the piece aesthetically if it had no parts or markings. I took into consideration how much money our world spends on jewelry that for the majority has no significant meaning. I combined my love for minimalism with my love for symbolism and the Infinity Piece was created to serve as a reminder that when you’re dedicated to what you love, time becomes irrelevant." 

don't worry ladies  becomb  has you covered too! 

don't worry ladies becomb has you covered too! 

We love it and think this hot style of 'not a watch' jewelry will soon be the talk of the town! 

Save the date February 14, 2016 for the romance themed wedding party expo

San Diego's great big beautiful wedding planning show for all engaged couples is back at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay on Sunday, February 14 of next year and we can't wait! 

Brides, grooms, maids, groomsmen, moms, dads...everyone loves the Wedding Party! 

The Wedding Party has the most stylis, on trend wedding fashion shows in the country.

With fabulous food and fashion you'll love this show famous for its open and stylish format. 

Gorgeous displays from top wedding resources are like a living Pinterest board!  

Meet top caterers, florists, rental companies, photographers, videographers, DJs, musicians, bands, event planners and some of the finest reception and ceremony venues in the country