What Kind of Boutonniere to Pick?


It’s wedding season and while there is a lot of information out there about the dilemmas that brides and their bridesmaids go through, there is little said about the groom and his groomsmen. In this blog, we’ll focus on a dilemma that many grooms go through: Selecting a Boutonniere.

A boutonniere may seem like a small thing. However, if you’ve ever planned a wedding, or are in the process of planning yours, you may have realized that those little touches go a long way to add that special spark to the big day.

Ideal Boutonniere For Your Wedding

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Ideally, your boutonniere should match your wedding theme or style. Most grooms select their boutonnieres based on the wedding theme color. This is an easy way to go about it, especially if you’re going with the traditional flower boutonniere. However, if you’re looking to add a little spark to your wedding day, you may want to select from a wide range of unique boutonnieres available.

We explore different options based on the wedding theme below. You may get a great idea for your wedding boutonniere.

• Traditional
If you’re having a traditional wedding, you ought to continue with the romantic charm of your wedding and select a classic boutonniere such as a single rose. Ensure that the color matches the theme of the wedding. You can add some colored flowers to complement the single flower.


• Beach or nautical
Many couples are opting to have their weddings at the beach. There is nothing as romantic as watching the sun set or rise over the ocean. If you’re planning to have your wedding on the beach, by a lake or just love the nautical theme in general, you may want to consider a boutonniere that matches this theme.

You can add a special touch to your nautical or beach wedding with a navy blue or white boutonniere. If you want something especially unique, you may want to add a nautical touch with an anchor pin, compass or sailor knots. If you’re a nature lover, a starfish boutonniere may be just the touch you’re looking for.


• The bohemian wedding
If you’re planning a more relaxed wedding that expresses your free spirited nature, then ensure your boutonniere does too. You have endless options with a bohemian wedding. You can choose to add just about anything to your boutonniere that expresses your individuality.


Your boutonniere is a chance for you to express yourself. Take your time to choose one that not only suits your wedding theme, but also expresses your individuality. Most importantly, choose something that will help you express your love on this special day.


Led by Managing Director Stacey Hannah, Bali Exclusive Wedding is recognized as Bali’s top wedding planning and consulting service. Stacey has spent many years in Bali looking after the finest Villa weddings that Bali has to offer. His experience and commitment make him a great person to seek out if you are looking to get married in Bali.

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