How to wear a buttonhole or Corsage
- What side does the groom wear a buttonhole ?
- How does the groom wear a buttonhole?
- What side do you wear a corsage ?
- How to wear a corsage ?
OK, so you now know all about the buttonhole, Let us move on to the ladies. Buttonhole or Corsage? The mothers of the bride and groom generally wear something a little more special. Like the groom, they may wear a buttonhole which is more fuller than the others. Some may prefer to wear a corsage (2 or more flowers) while the other ladies such as grandma and sisters may wear a single buttonhole. Which side do ladies wear buttonholes? Unlike the men, Ladies wear the buttonholes on the right hand side. Why? because they are always right.. The same principle for the men applies to the ladies. With a single flower buttonhole it is worn on the outside with the stem pointing downwards and the flower pointing up. How do I wear a Corsage? You can have various stiles of corsages, Some with a bracelet which is designed to have on your wrist, some can fasten onto your hat and even you bag. The most popular will affix to your clothing similar to the men. Always place the corsage on the right hand side. Your corsage should also be tilted upside down, so the stems will be pointing up and the flowers pointing down regardless where you decide to wear it. Top Tip. Ask your florist to supply magnets for your corsage and buttonholes.Sticking pins into your new jacket, blouse or dress will leave pin holes. With 2 magnets (1 already affixed to the flowers) you can place the flower on the outside and hold it in place with the other magnet on the inside of the garment. Let us have a look at the fuller picture. Here we have the men with buttonholes, the men are wearing them correctly on the left hand side and outside of the jacket showing the stem and flower. Both the mothers of the bride and groom is wearing a corsage on there right hand side. You will also notice they are pointing downwards. Here is a close up If I have missed anything out or you would like to share anything then please do leave some feedback below. Remember I am a photographer not a florist 🙂 Still looking for a wedding photographer? Being a Nottinghamshire wedding photographer does not mean I am restricted to just this area. I travel nationwide including overseas. Photography is my passion and I love nothing more than to capture emotion which is why weddings are my speciality. You can contact me here