The end of June means that school is coming to an end, and it is prom and graduation time!
Prom and graduation ceremonies are important traditions symbolizing the transition out of highschool and onto the next phase of a person’s life. This transition is celebrated with a formal end of year ceremony and party, complete with beautiful gowns and tuxedos. Traditionally, the outfit for prom isn’t complete without a corsage for the lady and a boutonniere for the gentleman. Here are some ideas for choosing the perfect flower arrangement for yourself or your date to prom!
Match the dress
It’s common to match the corsage and boutonniere to the colour of the lady’s dress. Once you’ve found that perfect dress for prom, you can shop for a corsage for yourself, or a boutonniere for your date that matches perfectly! If you’re buying a corsage for your date, make sure to inquire about the colour of her dress before corsage shopping.
It’s a good idea to place your order as soon as you know what colour you’re looking for to ensure the best selection. However, it’s not a good idea to pick up your order early. Ask a real florist for delivery on the day before prom so it’s as fresh as possible when it gets to you.
The night before prom, keep your small flower arrangements in their plastic containers and store them in the refrigerator. This will keep them looking fresh and will keep their colour and shape for the big night.
Spray the flowers
Before putting your corsage or boutonniere in the fridge, spray the ends of the flowers with water from a spray bottle. If you do this, it will keep the buds hydrated and fresh for longer, so you can avoid wilting flowers at the end of prom night.
Don’t wait too long to order your perfect corsage and boutonniere for the big night. Browse our prom corsage and boutonniere selection and call Brant Florist at 905-639-7001 to place your order for the perfect prom corsage or boutonniere.
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