You're all set and ready to go to the dance. Your date's just arriving. You have the flower and pin in hand. Now, how do you put it on again? Here's the lowdown on this particularly delicate issue, broken into a few simple steps.
- Before pinning it on, make sure that any greenery, such as leaves or ferns, are in the back, and the flower is in the front.
- Pin the boutonniere on your date's left side (that means go to your right).
- Place the boutonniere so that the flower is on or just below the broadest part of the lapel.
- Put the pin so the head is under the lapel, and push the point through, over the boutonniere, and back under the lapel on the other side.
- Make sure that it stays, and you're all set!
- Try practicing it on your dad's, brother's, or uncle's suit coat.
- This is often the most nervewracking part of your date. Just remember that once it's over, you can breathe a sigh of relief, and if you mess up, it's not the end of the world.
- Be careful not to stab yourself with the pin.
- Be extra careful not to stab your date with the pin (if applicable).
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