11 Creative Boutonnières for the Groom

For the Groom who thinks out of the box and is not content with the traditional bud tucked onto his lapel, Knot For Life selects some of our favorite non-traditional boutonnières that will up your style quotient and make your outfit stand out in your wedding day memories.

Truly Green Boutonnieres

Succulent Boutonnieres  for the Groom
Succulent Boutonnieres that can be re-planted
Photo: Seán A. O’Hara

The Grooms’ way of contributing to a Green wedding. Succulent Sempervivums make for creative Boutonnieres that are sturdy, durable and can be rooted again by replanting after the Wedding.


Butterfly Boutonniere for the Groom

These silk origami butterflies make beautiful boutonnieres and can be made in any color to match your wedding colors. Sew Smashing at Etsy has them in many colors and they fit right into a Spring Butterfly themed wedding.

Musical Boutonniere

Guitar Pick Musical Boutonniere

A Groom as talented as a Guitarist or a Musician should not have to settle for an uninspiring boutonniere. Here’s one made using guitar picks and musical accents that celebrates the man and his art.

An Eco-Friendly Boutonniere

Book Page Rose Boutonniere for Groom

This eco-friendly boutonniere adds a touch of Vintage to your wedding and is perfect for a Shakespearean or a Classic Literature themed wedding. Lindy Blake Miller a.k.a ‘The Paper Girl’ has them in her Etsy store.

Key to My Heart

Key to my Heart Boutonniere with Black Feathers and Tweed

Lend the key to your heart to the groom to wear close to his own heart on your wedding day. Shop the lovely tweed and black feather creation at Gilded Shadows.

The Beach Groom

Starfish Boutonniere for a Beach Wedding

Get the groom to follow the dress code for your beach wedding by adding a lovely nautical touch to his outfit. Buy or make your own Starfish Boutonniere by hot gluing a pin to the back of a starfish.

It’s Time!

Clock Face Boutonniere

A nostalgic boutonniere for the classy groom. Browse watch face boutonnieres designed by The Ritzy Rose  to find one that is accentuated by a stone or accessory that compliments your suit.

Parrot Green

Lime Green Parrot and Peacock Feather Boutonniere

A fresh burst of color is what this lovely boutonniere made with Peacock and Parrot feathers adds to any outfit. This YSO Originals creation comes with a magnet so you don’t have to poke holes in your expensive suit.

A Touch of Lavender

Lavender Boutonniere

Add a touch of summertime romance to your wedding outfit with a hand-tied, country-style bouquet of Lavender wrapped in burlap. A unique and off-beat boutonniere for a mid-summer wedding.

Ski Style

Ski Boutonniere

Skiing Fans? Snow Wedding? At a Ski Lodge? You simply cannot miss this ski bum boutonniere by Fritts Rosenow.

Vegas Fans

Poker Boutonniere

For a Vegas wedding or a Vegas Fan Wedding, a fun poker themed boutonniere for a Casino themed wedding by  Millieu Florals.