A wrist corsage is traditionally worn on the left hand. It is a small bouquet of flowers attached to a stretchy wristband.
Corsages come in two types: wrist corsages and pin-on corsages. Traditionally, a corsage is given to a girl by her prom date or a date to another formal dance. The usual choice at an event of this type is a wrist corsage, as the dress may be strapless, or the girl may not wish to damage the fabric of her gown. The corsage typically matches the dress of the wearer. Most florists recommend that prom attendees come in together to choose a corsage, if possible.
There are other formal events in which a corsage is worn. For example, at a wedding, the mothers and grandmothers of the bride and groom normally wear corsages pinned to their dresses or jackets. They may be made to correspond to the theme colors of the wedding.
Boutonnieres are very similar to pin-on corsages, and they are usually worn by men, pinned to the lapel of their jackets. At a prom or formal dance, a boy's boutonniere will usually match his date's dress and corsage. At a wedding, boutonnieres come in the theme colors of the wedding.Learn More
Watches are typically worn on the left wrist because the majority of people are right-handed and prefer to wear watches on the arm they use less frequently. There is no cultural significance associated how a watch is worn.Full Answer >
Cufflinks are worn by pinching the cuffs of a sleeve together, inserting the cufflink from the outside of the arm through each hole, then swiveling the bar, if it is a swivel-type cufflink. There are two varieties of cufflinks, swivel-bar and double-panel.Full Answer >
Traditionally, a man should wear his watch on the wrist that is opposite of his dominant hand. In other words, a man who is right-handed should wear his watch on his left wrist.Full Answer >
A right-handed man typically wears his watch on his left wrist and a left-handed man typically wears his watch on his right wrist. However, the wrist on which a man wears his watch is based on his personal preference, and there are no set guidelines to wearing a watch on a particular wrist.Full Answer >