How to wear your poppy on Armistice Day

This month we have decorated our shop window and our concession with large poppies, in remembrance of the armed forces who have fought and died in the line of duty.  I hope you like them?
poppy window

But how should you wear your poppy?

There are a few different ways of wearing your poppy, but firstly wear it with pride. Many say you should wear it on the left, symbolising that you keep those who died close to your heart. It’s also where military medals are worn. As a florist we follow the rule of buttonholes and say men should wear it on the left and women on the right.  The Queen however wears hers on the left.  Also some people say the leaf should point towards 11 O’Clock, the start of the 2 minutes silence.

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