7 Unique Ways to Personalize the Boutonniere

An arrangement of blooms isn't his only option for your wedding day.
  1. Playful

    Personalized lego superhero groom and groomsmen boutonnieres
    Photo by NBarrett photography

    Little superhero Lego figurines are small enough not to be distracting but speak volumes to the groom's personality. This is a great way to infuse personalization into the ceremony (and his attire).

    From: A Whimsical, Rustic Vintage Wedding at Pecan Springs Ranch in Austin, Texas

  2. Brooch

    Orange flower brooch boutonniere
    Photo by The Grays Photography

    With brooch bouquets on the rise, it was only a matter of time before they made their way over to fellas' attire too. Pin a brooch or felt flower on his lapel.

    From: A Romantic Outdoor Wedding at a Private Residence in Columbia, Missouri

  3. Artwork

    Personalized dog pin boutonniere
    Photo by Jennifer Davis Photography

    Replace a traditional floral pin with a fun button, like this mini hand-drawn picture of a beloved pet. He'll love that it's both practical and personal.

    From: A Red and Gold Wedding in Jersey City, New Jersey

  4. Shine

    Thistles and gold accented boutonniere
    Photo by Ely Brothers Photography

    Adding just a hint of gold turns a regular boutonniere into a one-of-a-kind accessory. Spray-paint heartier floral elements, like leaves and seeds, for a pop of metallic.

    From: A Snowy Mountain Lodge Wedding in Centennial, Wyoming

  5. Sporty

    Golf tee groom boutonniere
    Photo by J.Woodbery Photography

    If the groom is a sports enthusiast, incorporate his favorite pastime in his bout. Get creative with red string for baseball, orange roses for basketball or add some tees to the seasoned golfer's lapel.

    From: An Elegant Outdoor Wedding at Aldridge Gardens in Birmingham, Alabama

  6. Vintage

    Pocket watch and antique key boutonniere
    Photo by Mozingo Photography

    Wearing a family heirloom on the wedding day is a sweet tradition that holds high sentimental value. Have your groom pin a treasured object on his lapel for all to admire.

    From: A Timeless Vintage Wedding in Asheville, North Carolina

  7. Decal

    Pink peony boutonniere with a nautical gold crab decal
    Photo by Meaghan Elliott Photography

    If you're having a destination or oceanside wedding, choose a bout add-in that speaks to your location. Keeping the color relatively neutral or tucking it behind a few small flowers is enough to let it be noticed, but doesn't overwhelm the lapel.

    From: A Kate Spade–Inspired Beachside Wedding at Sanderling Resort in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina



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