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How to Put on a Boutonniere

Ever get stressed out about how to attach a boutonniere ? There's no need being help is on the way and it really isn't that difficult. First, you'll notice that it usually comes with 2 small pins. If your florist only gives you one, ask for another to really make it secure. The flowers should always be facing up. An easy way to remember is that flowers always grow up and so the flowers should point up too!  Next, place the boutonniere on the left lapel. Look for the button hole to use as a guide. Most suits will have them and this is a good way to remember which side it should be placed on. If it looks nice while you are holding it, keep that location by firmly holding the boutonniere to that part of the lapel.  While still holding the flowers, grab the lapel and flip it over. Using the first pin, pin through the lapel, then the stem and then back out the lapel. You are basically making an X with your pins. In this case, I have started at the bottom right and gon