During the French Revolution, a red carnation was a symbol of the nobles who were guillotined. No matter what color: A carnation like this is traditionally worn with a tuxedo or tailcoat and therefore has a black silk stem that, once it peeks cheekily from behind the lapel, remains almost invisible.
There is almost forgotten craftsmanship in every boutonnière (not to be compared with products from the Far East). Plastic is not used; each flower is carefully assembled and not just plugged or glued together. Even today, recipes that are up to a hundred years old serve as the basis for fabric coloring.
Care instructions: It is essential to protect from moisture and always store in the gift box provided. Every boutonnière box will for us by one of the oldest family businesses in Berlin, founded in 1869 as a hat box manufacturer, made in the Neukölln district.