Boutonnieres with no jacket or vest?

posted 3 years ago in Accessories
  • poll: Bouts or no bouts?
    Bout : (2 votes)
    33 %
    No bout : (4 votes)
    67 %
  • Post # 2
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    MichiganGirl24:   I have seen one photo of a groom with a boutonniere pinned to his shirt, and I thought it looked odd.  Just my opinion.  LOL  

    Post # 4
    Member
    455 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    MichiganGirl24:  No, a boutonniere should go through the buttonhole on a jacket. 

    Post # 5
    Member
    2398 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    MichiganGirl24:  I know some people think they look odd, but DH really wanted one and I wanted him to have one. Here’s a pic of his bout with no jacket/vest- we pinned it through the buttonhole on his shirt pocket… I think it looked just fine and helped set him apart from the other 2 guys there since everyone was pretty much wearing the same thing… HOwever, it would cut a bit from your budget if you didn’t have to get them. You could always just get him one too…. 

    Here’s some pics I found online with suspender bout’s- personally I love this look!

    Post # 6
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    42469 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    MichiganGirl24:  When it comes down to it, you can do whatever you want/like. No one is ever going to suffer terrible consequences because of any decision made on how to dress the wedding party, despite what the “experts” will tell you.

    If I were going to  make the decision, I would pin the boutonniere to the suspenders, as otherwise it is likely to be crushed by the movement of the suspenders.

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