Brides-to-be always think about their bouquets and wedding flowers, but the boutonnieres are often overlooked.  I know I didn’t give much guidance to my florist in that department, and it was the only part of our florals I was disappointed with.  I wish I had put more thought into giving the boutonnieres some personality.  Here are some examples of ways to give the groom some style:

I love the use of unexpected materials:  fiddle fern, wheat, succulents, feathers.  I also love the pops of color, either in the tie or the boutonniere.  And the big fluffy blooms give a touch of femininity to the otherwise masculine attire.

All photos from The Knot, except the following:  row 1 #5 from Photography by Leah, row 2 #6 from The Bride’s Cafe, row 3 #5 from Martha Stewart Weddings, row 4 #6 from Jasmine Star