Corsage Etiquette

This article is about corsage etiquette and boutonnieres and their tradition, which is part of wedding planning etiquette. Who wears what? Read all about it here.

The Tradition of the Corsage

elegant corsage
flickr amanky They can be worn on your wrist

Traditionally, only mothers and grandmothers wore them. Now it is acceptable for the bride to give corsages to close female friends and relatives. They can be close friends, someone you count as family. It could also be a relative like an aunt, a Godmother - someone whom you treat like a mother.

Giving corsages is seen as a gesture of appreciation.

How to Practice Good Corsage Etiquette

elegant corsage
Flickr the_amanda/ / or on your blouse/jacket.