How to Fashion a Boutonniere?

Answer Whether resting in a lapel buttonhole or held in place by a corsage pin, the boutonniere is a time-honored addition to a man's special occasion attire. The mini-corsage lends a fresh, perfumed arom... Read More »

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How to Pin on a Boutonniere?

You're all set and ready to go to the dance. Your date's just arriving. You have the flower and pin in hand. Now, how do you put it on again? Here's the lowdown on this particularly delicate issue,... Read More »

Where do I pin the boutonniere?

The boutonniere is a small flower pinned to a man's jacket. The boutonniere should be placed on the left lapel, about 4 inches from the wearer's shoulder. It should be placed at a slight angle, fol... Read More »

How to Create a Boutonniere?

Boutonnieres are created with a single flower or small bunch of flowers that are bound together and fastened on to the left lapel of a man's suit. Creating a boutonniere for the man in your life is... Read More »

What side does a boutonniere go on?

The boutonniere traditionally goes on the left side of a man's suit coat lapel. Angle it slightly outward and about 4 inches down from the shoulder. The pin is inserted and attached to the lapel at... Read More »