Buds in Bloom: 10 Brilliant Boutonnieres
A groom’s best look starts at his lapel.
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1. CLASSIC STATEMENT
Rooted in tradition, this elegant boutonnière is created with an orange and blush ranunculus bloom paired with eucalyptus seeds and a black ribbon leaf cinched with champagne-hued French satin ribbon. $14.50, XO Bloom in Los Angeles and Westlake Village.
2. WILD & FREE
Chic and lush, this mix-and-match set features a boutonnière consisting of a yellow garden rose and bud accented with greens, baby limes and berries, set alongside (on right) a lapel decoration of a purple allium bullet accented with succulents, greens and berzillia berries. $20 each, from Stella Bloom Designs in Ventura.
3. BOUND BY LOVE
Perfect for a whimsical wedding, these boutonnières are handcrafted from premium cardstock paper and gently brushed with watercolor to create a natural appearance. For one-of-a-kind looks, this delicate peach anemone with sage green center, and the purple pansy, with its shimmering ivory center, are just the ticket. Best of all, they’ll live on forever. $15 each, from The Bleu Dahlia in Tustin.
4. COLOR POP
Spice up the groom’s party with Mark’s Garden sunset-hued boutonniere set. Perfect for a vibrant outdoor wedding, the trio includes (from left) a small, red striped Fire Flash rose, a coral textured Jatropha rose with freesia and a yellow Cordata ranunculus. $20 each, from Mark’s Garden in Sherman Oaks.
5. NATURAL BEAUTY
This eternal boutonnière group features (from left) one with air plant tendrils and a golden ostrich feather, tied with green threading; one made of a sea fan coral with eucalyptus leaves and pods; and one of a birch bark sliver intertwined with wood flower, silver dollar eucalyptus and natural grass. Price upon request from Lilla Bello in Santa Monica.