Corsages are a relatively small collection of flowers that are bound in such a way that they can comfortably be worn on a lady’s wrist. They are popular on formal occasions like weddings, memorials, graduations, homecomings, balls and of course corsage prom is the most common category of all.
Here we are trying to answer all the questions that you can ask about corsages and their uses:
Why is a corsage worn?
Ladies wear corsages on formal occasion as it is a kind of informal dress code expectations. While the men adorn their lapels with boutonnieres, people expect to see corsages on the lady’s wrists. It is used to make the lady look nicer and to give a more formal look.
What does a corsage consist of?
A corsage is a combination of flowers that can be of various categories and colors or a collection of same flower type. Several accessories and embellishments are used while designing a corsage to give it an appealing and formal look. Ribbons and ferns are usually added to beautify a corsage.
While corsage prom looks best when made with fresh flowers, you can also opt for dried flowers or artificial flowers. DIY corsages are also getting popular among girls.
How much does a typical corsage cost?
In Canadian dollars, the typical corsage cost can range between 30 and 90 dollars. It depends on the kind of flowers chosen and the embellishments you want. If you want to order corsages for weddings or prom, it will be a wise idea to order in bulk so that you can end up saving money.
Where to buy a corsage prom?
Corsages are available at all florists, or at least any florist can make one for you. When it comes to corsage prom Toronto, the trend of ordering online is getting traction. Toronto Bulk Flowers offers a wide variety of corsage flowers that you can order conveniently.
How to make a corsage prom?
If you want a DIY corsage prom, follow these simple steps:
- Acquire the flowers that you want to turn into a corsage and trim the stems leaving about 2 inches in length.
- Get a green floral tape to tie them together (alternately, if you don’t have floral tape, you can use any suitable thing to hold them firmly in place according to the arrangement you desire).
- If you want to add a ribbon, thread it through the corsage flowers.
- Tie a bow around the stems to form a base.
- Use a hot tub to affix them onto a bracelet.
- Wrap the lace bow ends around the bracelet using the hot glue.
What are the popular flowers for prom?
Corsages can be practically made with a combination of any number, type or color of flowers. That being said, the popular flowers for prom and wedding corsages include roses, orchids, carnations, phalaenopsis, tulips, calla lilies. Mini roses corsages are a perfect choice as they ideally fit the size, look adorable and symbolize love.
How to dry corsage?
If you have had a good time at the formal occasion where you were wearing a corsage, it might be a good idea to dry corsage and preserve it as a souvenir of the event.
- If you want to air-dry a corsage, hang it upside-down in a dry and ventilated place away from sunlight. This process will take about 2 or 3 weeks.
- Alternately, if you want a quick-drying option, silica gel or borax can also be used for drying a corsage.
How to store corsage?
If you have bought your corsage a day in advance, it would be ideal to keep it in the fridge to prevent any wilting or floppy appearance on the big day. However, it is important to remember that when they are being placed in the fridge, they should be kept in the door or away from the freezer to avoid any accidental freezing or damage to the delicate leaves.
Who is supposed to buy a corsage?
The common practice is that corsage prom is bought and brought by the lady’s date. However, the times are changing, and the ladies can also buy their own corsages.
For the wedding, the bride definitely would want a corsage. Other ladies who would like to wear a corsage on the wedding include maid of honor, bridesmaids, mothers and grandmothers from both sides. Corsages for all the ladies do not have to match, and ideally, they should be ordered according to the dress choice or preference of the wearer.
Where to wear the corsage?
Typically corsages are worn near the left shoulder or the right wrist; however, this is not a hard and fast rule and corsages can be worn anywhere. They look really great as a part of hairstyle or a hat décor. Wearing over the shoulder, on the hemline or waist is also an option. While they can be pinned to the bodice of the dress, they look absolutely adorable on the shoulder strap.
If there is anything else you want to know about the corsages or if you want to order a unique corsage for any occasion, please feel free to reach out to us and we will be more than happy to assist you!