Complicated origami paper folds add a touch of modernist chic; wavy layers create frills and flounces; folding the paper concertina-style makes pleats, and simply scrunching up the paper and cutting in "petals" makes a flowery corsage.
Judith Eagle, The Guardian, 23 February 2008. Guardian
The charming, grainy images show the young Monroe, or Norma Jean Baker as she then was, parading for the camera, showing off a dress and a fur jacket with a floral corsage.
Vanessa Thorpe, The Observer, 16 December 2001. Observer
Permitted for a minute to take refuge from all the frantic scrambling for his brother’s — for everyone’s — survival; to freeze for a moment his awareness of the emblem of despair pinned like a corsage beside his brother’s heart.
Andrea Lee, La Ragazza, in The New Yorker, 16 February 2004. The New Yorker
Their house is a colonial-shaped time capsule, where my class of ’89 mug and dried-out prom corsage still sit atop the white Formica bedroom set in “my” room, along with high school award plaques, a jewelry box full of hoop earrings and other ’80s baubles, a couple of Cabbage Patch Kids and all sorts of childhood mementos, including pictures of me hugging friends I haven’t seen in more than a decade.