June 5, 2019

Statement Wedding Boutonnieres The Guys Will Love Too

Tiffany & Allen Wedding – Boutonniere – MyMoon – CLY by Chung

 

The history of the boutonniere goes back to the medieval period when knights going to battle would wear a flower or scarf given to them by a female admirer. Today, the wedding boutonniere symbolizes the groom and groomsmen’s bond with the bride and her bridal party. The one-time subtle accessory has become a way for the guys in your wedding to show off their style while complementing the floral theme you spent months putting together. Simply put, statement boutonnieres are having a moment and we couldn’t be more excited. From exotic blooms to feathers to rich greenery, here are fifteen fresh ideas for decorating the lapel.
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July 12, 2017

Boutonnieres We Love: Choosing Flowers for the Men in Your Wedding

You couldn’t be happier with the bouquets you and your bridesmaids will be carrying down the aisle. Now, there’s just one more item to take care of before you can cross “wedding flowers” off the TO DO list – choosing the boutonnieres.

 

Adriana & James – Boutonniere – Wedding Invitations – Battery Gardens – Melissa Kruse Photography

 

The custom of men wearing flowers can be traced all the way back to 2000 B.C., when the Aztecs wore brightly-colored blooms to show their allegiance during times of war. In wedding culture, the groom wears a flower from his bride’s bouquet to symbolize his bond with her. He also gives each of his groomsmen a flower to wear on the left side, just above their heart.
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