Before the graduation ceremony: If you choose to give flowers a graduate can wear, such as a lei or corsage, give the gift before the ceremony. They will sparkle with their floral adornment on the stage and spread the joy to others around them.
Do graduates still wear corsages?
But regardless of the amount of regalia theyre sporting, tradition says that graduates should also wear corsages and boutonnieres. While corsage fashion may have changed, they remain incredibly popular today.
Do you wear your lei during graduation?
Some rules state that the lei must be presented after the graduation ceremony is over. No matter when it is given, the gift of a graduation lei is a wish for good luck as well as to show the graduate how much they are loved and appreciated.
Is it bad luck to take apart a money lei?
If you must remove it for practical reasons, it is polite to discreetly take it off and then hang it in a place of honor for all to see. It is bad luck to give pregnant women a circular lei because it symbolizes tangling of the umbilical cord. Lei are frequently worn at special celebrations, such as weddings.
How long does a lei last?
Orchid leis can last for up to 5-6 days when properly cared for. Do NOT store in freezer! It is important that they are not too hot or too cold.