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Buttonholes for Grooms

Now who gets to choose what the groom's buttonhole is going to look like? How much of a say will your husband-to-be have? How would he feel about a green orchid?

In general what you could call the bridegroom's 'personal floral décor' echoes the bride's wedding bouquet, usually picking out one or two blooms that will match and co-ordinate. For Scottish weddings a thistle is often sported in the lapel.

Personally I love the mis-matched buttonholes worn by the bridegroom and his bestmen in the shot below, courtesy of London florist Rebel Rebel. Fabulous.

Anyway, here are some ideas to get you thinking and possibly show your fiancé? And remember, a buttonhole adds the perfect finishing touch to the bridegroom's outfit.

Buttonhole credits:

Top row from left: Green Orchid by GLily; Pink Orchid by Bridesign; Berry buttonhole via Style Me Pretty;

Middle row from left: Red rose buttonhole photography by Hollitrue; Purple buttonhole by Martis Floral Designs via Style Me Pretty; Bestmen and groom buttonholes in group by Rebel Rebel; Yellow buttonhole by Bridesign

Bottom row from left: White rose and red tulip buttonholes from Vandella Bridal; White rose and berries buttonhole by GLily.