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groomsmen gift
  Welcome to the danger zone. The pandora's box of wedding planning that no man is ready for. That lady you love so dear, she can gift in her sleep. She could get a meaningful and useful...
How to tie a bow tie
Bow ties can add instant style to whatever you're wearing. And self-tie bow ties can take that to a level above. We can provide direction, but you will need the skill.  Here's your guide...
tuxedo skater look
Who says a tux has to be worn with "tuxedo" shoes, or that you should roll up to your wedding in a limo? Style - and swagger -  can't be tamed.
online tuxedo delivery
Sure, online tuxedo delivery sounds awesome and convenient in theory. But you may be thinking, just how exactly does this work? It's pretty simple really (and isn't that the whole point?):
Maldives honeymoon
Before founding Menguin.com, CEO Justin Delaney spent years as a travel writer. He and his wife have traveled the globe, making him our resident guru on all things destination. So, we asked him to...
wedding planner
One of the biggie decisions you have to make when planning a wedding is whether to hire a planner or go it alone. There are definite perks to having a designated planner working to pull off your...
wedding dress shopping
Shopping for your wedding gown is one of the most important events leading up to your big day. Make the experience as seamless and stress-free as possible with these five tips. 1. Book an...
groom involved
Traditionally, people think of weddings as a bride’s special day. It’s the bride who gets to walk down the aisle in a perfect dress, while everyone else is there to witness “her big moment.” As...
menu tasting
  Your wedding caterer is there to cater to your tastes (so many delicious puns happening), so the menu tasting is of the utmost importance – plus, who doesn’t want to munch on yummy food...
Palawan Philippines
Really want to get away from it all for your honeymoon? Asia has increased in popularity among couples that want to experience a whole new culture — and side of the world — for their honeymoons,...
Olde Dobbin Station
They say everything's bigger in Texas ...  and that includes the number of wedding venues! Texas brides and grooms are lucky to have so many amazing options, from rustic chic barns to gorgeous...
deviled eggs
Need some ideas for your wedding hors d'oeuvres? Feast your eyes on these bite-sized delicacies! Oh, and if they're not already wrapped in bacon, that's a surefire way to make them even ...
groomsmen photos
One of the best parts of your guy's guys? Other then being his go-to pals who are honored (really!) to be standing in your wedding, they're also up for anything. As they say, dudes will be dudes (or...
wine tasting
It's time for one last weekend of fun as a single gal — the bachelorette party! And what could be better than being surrounded by your besties doing your favorite things? Whether that entails...
wedding toast tips
  It's time for the wedding toasts! This can be a make it or break it time at your wedding. Guffaw-inducing hilarity may ensue, or totally aka-awkward moments that make you want to hide...
wedding jumping photo
You may have seen it while scanning pin after pin creating your Dream Wedding Pinterest board, but the jump shot in weddings has pretty much become a must-have on the wedding day photography list. So...
best wedding photo
I love a good magic moment. Sometimes God and the camera come together at the exact nanosecond needed to turn a normal photo into a masterpiece of nonsense. Every one of these moments has a lesson to...
flower girl angel wings
Flower girls and ring bearers are an adorable addition to any wedding, and they are bound to stand out all on their own. But, we found ways to dial up the cuteness factor even more. 1. Angel Wings...
ring bearer
Ring bearers should have 3 basic qualities: 1. Cuteness. Now. A lot of people think that cuteness is just all in the genes. Maybe some, but Menguin scientists say, "92.43% of...
wedding venue
You’re getting married! But before you can make all the fun plans like your DIY favors and finding your perfect wedding dress (squeal!) you need to decide where you are going to get married. Not...
Sean Parker wedding
When I was a little kid I found a $20 bill on the ground outside of a 7-11. When I arrived at the cashier, he sorted my score by chocolate and fruity flavors. He began ringing me up and was...
Luke Wilson wedding toast
They say that public speaking is one of the biggest fears in the United States. It is not mine. I don't really fear talking. Or people. My fears go like this: Rattlesnakes, sharks,...
wedding budget
First off, if you are here, a huge CONGRATS is in order! Being engaged is a uniquely happy and exciting time! It can also, unfortunately, sometimes be stressful. That’s why we are here, to help...
wedding cake trends
Getting married? You're in luck, because the biggest trends in wedding cakes are also some of the prettiest we've seen. Whether you want to go glam, rustic or just simple, with this year's trends,...
worst wedding dress
It's hard not to dream about the wedding dress you'll one day wear as you walk down the aisle. But for most of us, the below wedding dresses (shorts...bikinis?) are the thing of wedding...
foil wedding invitation
Looking for ideas for your wedding invites? Whether you’re having a rustic elegant barn wedding or an over the top luxurious ballroom affair, we’ve got the top wedding invitation trends to set the...
Honeymoon
Not every bride and groom dreams of Vitamixes and Kate Spade China (though if you are looking for a whimsical wedding China idea, polka dots are the way to go). Some of you out there have all...
Invitations are extremely important. They set the tone and lay out what to expect for your guests. We think the invites below encompass a cleverness that, yes, are a bit nerdy. BUT. Also really...
Wedding dress trends 2016
Getting married in 2016? It's time to go wedding dress shopping! New York Bridal Week has come and gone, and designers from all over the world have spoken in terms of what the top trends will be...
Rainbow tuxedo
I would consider myself a cautious man. With caution, I think, comes smarts. For example, I never drive without a seatbelt. I don't poke bears. And I will never get in the ocean deeper than my chest...
affordable honeymoon
Matt Reiner, co-founder and CEO of Wela - a startup changing how people interact with their finances - shares tips to help continue the wedding bliss for a couple more weeks,...
Oculus Rift
You are in your new living room. It smells like... female. The couches? Not yours. The chairs? Nope. You had a chair. Her name was Old Faithful. She was with you during countless Madden wins....
sunflower wedding bouquet
With summer officially in full bloom, we couldn’t think of anything more perf than sharing our fave flowers for a summer wedding! So what makes a great summer flower? First, flowers that grow and...
Game of Thrones
The finale of Game of Thrones premieres this Sunday on HBO. Not having GOT on every week is like our own personal long night. We are destined to flip through the channels for months searching for...
Menguin Bride
Once in a blue moon, one of the Menguin boys sits down with a bride and goes a few rounds. Our goal? We have no clue. We just want to help all the soon-to-be brides in the house relax a bit. So...
bridesmaid dress with sleeves
A well-dressed bridal party is the perfect accessory to a stylish bride and groom. Gone are the days of gaudy layers and bridesmaid dresses that make the ladies look like enormous cupcakes {can...
Space wedding
Once upon a time, I sat in a car for 9 hours driving across Texas to attend a wedding for a cousin. When I got out of the car two things hit me. And they hit me very hard. 1. After 9 hours in the...
ugly bridesmaid dress
When it comes to ugly bridesmaid dresses, we always wondered just what the guys are thinking when they see these hot mess dresses. So we asked our Menguin man Nathan to give the dude point-...
wedding traditions around the world
1. Sake Ceremony, Japan In Japan, the bride and groom share a sake at the wedding. They each take three sips, along with their parents taking three sips, bonding the family together. 2...
viral wedding video
Weddings are a joyous occasion no matter how big or small. With new technology and the ability to upload videos in seconds, it appears that wedding parties are getting more creative and fun. Even if...
Wedding cakes gone wrong
When it comes to cake you can never go wrong. That is of course unless it goes wrong. Horribly, horribly wrong. Would you eat a slice? 1. The Disney Enuendo Cake Would Menguin eat it? No. We...
notched lapel jacket
Contrary to what some fashion novices may believe, not all suits and tuxedos are created equal; and when deciding which suit to wear, a jacket’s lapel is a key factor. As a rule of thumb, the width...
superhero groomsmen
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a Superman-clad groom! If you're one of the comic-obsessed among us, we're betting you couldn't wait for the latest Avengers: Age of Ultron flick to fly into theaters...
Santorini honeymoon
With a wealth of history, culture and settings, it’s no wonder why the European continent is one of the most popular places for couples to honeymoon. Whether you’re looking for a classic city...
Michigan garter belt
Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. We've all heard this little diddy, and if you're the superstitious type, you'll want to make sure you have each one on...
Sir Nils Olav
Hero Penguins: Nils Olav While penguins may be well-known for donning a tuxedo as their daily wear, there's a King Penguin in Scotland who wears something even more formal – the title of...
Gather & Gown
We all know the dreaded bridesmaid dress stories. Not so pretty (or flattering) one-and-done dresses that we wear down the aisle and then shove in the back of the closet, never again to see the...
The Bride Box
Friday Finds  There's Birchbox for beauty products and Bark Box to keep your doggy-treat jar overflowing, but what about the bride? Couldn't she use a delivery of happiness on...
8 Tux Trends We Love
  The bride and her dress may be the stars of a wedding, but that doesn’t mean the men can’t have fun with their wardrobes as well. Here are some of our favorite trends to inspire you...
Menguin Wedding is Coming
Game of Thrones certainly has a knack for throwing morbid​ memorable weddings, and it just so happens that the 5th season will be starting this Sunday on HBO just as wedding season gets underway...
Vera Wang
One of the biggest trends on the Oscar's red carpet last Sunday? Deep v-necks on those spectacular gowns. Like, way down-to-there plunging necklines. And, this trend isn't going anywhere...