(Closed) Who should have corsages/bouts?

posted 8 years ago in Flowers
Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

I would go with what’s in your budget. Definitely the groom, groomsmen and your father if he’s walking you down the aisle. And if your father gets one then the moms should get them too.

Grandmothers will be VERY happy with corsages, but I think that’s where you’re getting into discretionary territory.

The rest is just icing. (We’ve opted to stop at the grandmother/grandfather)

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

We did the groom, groomsmen, fathers, grandfathers, grandmothers, mom/step-moms. It ended up being 17 bouts/corsages, but we made all of ours so it was super cheap.

I agree with the previous poster, do what you can afford and just make sure you keep in consistent on both sides of the family. 

Post # 5
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

If you are worried about budget you could always go with pocket squares for the groomsmen instead of bouts (that’s what we are doing, and they look really stylish) and then just give them to dad and grandpa’s if you have them. 

Post # 6
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Busy Beekeeper

i am giving bouts to our dads and Fiance. not the GMs – i got them colored ties to match the BMs instead.  And i just got corsages for our mothers. we have no grandparents.  

Post # 8
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

I would say you can skip the ushers for sure since they aren’t wearing jackets. If your dad has one, I think his should too. 

Post # 10
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

@kristinlynn86: I am trying to decide if we are going to go with bouts or pocket squares for the groom, best man, and groomsman.  If we do go with pocket squares for them, should we still get bouts for Dads and Grandpa, or pocket squares for them as well?

Post # 11
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Our florist suggested we also get a bout/corsage for the officiant. I don’t know if we will do this or not (probably not) but it was something I’d never thought about.

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