Put on a boutonniere by using a pin to secure the boutonniere to the suit jacket. The boutonniere should always be placed on the left side of the jacket.Continue Reading
Position the boutonniere on the left lapel of the jacket, tilting the flower side upward and the stem side downward. Hold the boutonniere in place with one hand.
Lift the lapel away from the jacket, and use your free hand to stick the pin through the back of the lapel and the boutonniere stem. The pin should be angled away from the body.
When the pin is pushed through the stem, angle the pin down, and carefully push it through the lapel. This action should resemble sewing a stitch, and it helps hold the boutonniere in place.
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Make a wedding boutonniere by preparing the flowers, trimming the stems, arranging the greenery, adding wire to the stem and wrapping everything with floral tape. Finish by curling the end and attaching a ribbon bow or other accents.Full Answer >
Make a groom's boutonniere by choosing the desired flowers and wrapping the stems together. Finish by decorating the stem with ribbon. You need flowers, scissors, plastic wrap and floral tape to make a boutonniere.Full Answer >
Tips for measuring mens suits include measuring the suit jacket, determining the height, measuring the waist, inseam and seat, and calculating the sleeve length. Measuring one's suit size before suit shopping makes it easier to compare fits and sizes of mens suits.Full Answer >