23 Ideas for Your Ring Bearer's Boutonnière

ring bearer boutonnieres hannah mayson
Hannah Mayson

There are tons of floral elements to consider for your wedding day—from the bridal bouquet to the reception centerpieces—but some are easier to forget than others. One such detail? The ring bearer's boutonnière. While your ring bearer doesn't have to don this special type of accessory, it can be the perfect finishing touch to whatever outfit he's wearing. In turn, we're here to give you some fresh, flower-filled inspiration in case you want yours to pin one on. Ahead, ring bearer boutonnière ideas that are perfect for any celebration.

We've highlighted many different types of boutonnières here, from seasonal ones befitting of a winter, spring, summer, or fall celebration to accessories that suit different wedding themes, like formal and casual. There's a whole array of colors and blooms for you to choose from, whether you love pink roses or you're partial toward something more creative like green succulents.

As you'll soon discover, ring bearer boutonnières come in all shapes, sizes, and styles. Some match other wedding flowers, like the groom and groomsmens' accessories, while others are unique to the ring bearer himself. Some are worn with bow ties or ties, and some shine all on their own. All in all, there are a number of ways to dress your young attendant, and these photos demonstrate our favorites. First up are these coordinating white ones with long stems, touches of greenery, and two statement flowers apiece. The accessories—by Maxit Flower Design—went well with their ring bearers' fancy attire. While they're undeniably pretty, they're just the start.

01 of 22

Pastel Ring Bearer Boutonnière

ring bearer boutonnieres love is a bird
Love Is a Bird

Obviously, his boutonnière needs to go with the rest of his outfit. This blush and muted teal one—featuring thistle and rose blossoms—went perfectly with the ring bearer's powder blue suit.

02 of 22

Formal Ring Bearer Boutonnière

ring bearer boutonnieres michelle lange
Michelle Lange Photography

Sometimes, less is more. A single, lush, white rose from Westchester Floral Decorators suited this ring bearer's formal outfit.

03 of 22

Green Ring Bearer Boutonnière

ring bearer boutonnieres sarah kate
Sarah Kate Photography

A verdant accessory is great for an outdoor wedding. This one, made by Bows and Arrows, included a hellebore flower.

04 of 22

Summer Ring Bearer Boutonnière

ring bearer boutonnieres liz banfield
Liz Banfield

Turn to the season for color ideas. This ring bearer's outfit—featuring a salmon suit, a madras bow tie, and a bright tangerine boutonnière from Munster Rose—was ideal for a summer celebration.

05 of 22

Pink Ring Bearer Boutonnière

ring bearer boutonnieres erich mcvey
Erich McVey

Bright colors pop against dark suits. This young attendant was all smiles in his two-toned pink boutonnière by Karin's Kreations LLC.

06 of 22

Feather Ring Bearer Boutonnière

ring bearer boutonnieres elaine palladino
Elaine Palladino Photography

Floral Designs by Yamir, Inc. dressed this dapper dude up with a peacock feather pin—how unique!

07 of 22

Nonfloral Ring Bearer Boutonnière

ring bearer boutonnieres ashley caroline
Ashley Caroline

Boutonnières don't need to have flowers. This greenery one, from Flowers by Burton, was just as pretty without any petals.

08 of 22

Fall Ring Bearer Boutonnière

ring bearer boutonnieres amber phinisee
Amber Phinisee

We love how this fall ring bearer's jewel-toned boutonnière (by Luella Floral) was paired with a chic burgundy bow tie made of velvet.

09 of 22

Simple Ring Bearer Boutonnière

ring bearer boutonnieres caroline lima
Caroline Lima Photography

Sage and blush go beautifully together, as this dusty miller and rose arrangement by Lily Belles Events went to show.

10 of 22

Yellow Ring Bearer Boutonnière

ring bearer boutonnieres jenn stark
Jenn & Dave Stark

This little ring bearer—and his cheerful canary-colored boutonnière—were simply too cute.

11 of 22

Red Ring Bearer Boutonnière

ring bearer boutonnieres koman photography
Koman Photography

For this wedding, the ring bearer donned some cherry red blooms and a mix of foliage. The arrangement was crafted by Indigo & Plum.

12 of 22

Berry Ring Bearer Boutonnière

ring bearer boutonnieres amy and stuart
Amy & Stuart Photography

Consider berries as ring bearer boutonnière fillers—they're sturdy enough to withstand whatever he's up to on the wedding day. Here, Butterfly Floral & Event Design placed them alongside a bubblegum pink rose.

13 of 22

Classic Ring Bearer Boutonnière

ring bearer boutonnieres hunter photographic
Hunter Photographic

You really can't go wrong with a classic rose boutonnière. This one, by Artisans Floral Design, came in a buttery yellow shade.

14 of 22

Winter Ring Bearer Boutonnière

ring bearer boutonnieres jacqui cole
Jacqui Cole Photography

MMD Events designed the minimalist boutonnière to be wilt-proof, but the look also works for a wintry celebration.

15 of 22

Casual Ring Bearer Boutonnière

ring bearer boutonnieres michael and carina
Michael and Carina Photography

Casual outfits pair well with freeform boutonnières. La Fleur du Jour crafted this one.

16 of 22

Elegant Ring Bearer Boutonnière

ring bearer boutonnieres rebecca arthurs
Rebecca Arthurs

This black and white Winston Flowers accessory exuded elegance, as did the fancy ring bearer wearing it.

17 of 22

Cactus Ring Bearer Boutonnière

ring bearer boutonnieres sophie delaveau
Sophie DeLaveau

Tiny heart-shaped cacti formed the base of this creative Melle Anaïs wedding boutonnière, which also featured a big succulent.

18 of 22

Matching Ring Bearer Boutonnières

Roey Yohai Photography

If you opt for two ring bearers, they might look best wearing one uniform. For example, these two kids put on matching white boutonnières by Diane Gaudett Custom Floral Designs.

19 of 22

Destination Ring Bearer Boutonnières

wedding ring bearers
Corbin Gurkin

Turn to your venue's scenery for inspiration. The ring bearers' scarlet accessories (by Pincate Designs) fit in well with the rest of this destination wedding's bright, tropical décor.

20 of 22

Spring Ring Bearer Boutonnière

carey jared wedding ringbearer
Anna Shackleford

Try coordinating the whole wedding party. All of this event's Urban Petals flowers—including the ring bearer's stylish boutonnière—were filled with springy shades like white, verdant green, and peach.

21 of 22

White Ring Bearer Boutonnière

ring bearer with boutonniere
MarieSam Sanchez Photography

This ring bearer's white and magenta The Flower Girl accessory may not have matched his yellow bow tie, but it definitely complemented it.

22 of 22

Orange Ring Bearer Boutonnières

ring bearers with orange boutonnieres
Kate Supa Photography

Kent Taylor designed these young attendants' peach boutonnières, which in this case, did match the bow ties.

Was this page helpful?
Related Articles