Trending Hen Party Themes for 2021
Below you will find the 24 trending hen party themes for 2021. From classy, black and white, hen do fancy dress and subtle themes.
Classy Hen Party Themes
1. Pyjama Party
Whether you are planning having a girl’s night in or a mobile pamper party a pyjama party theme will be a great addition to the celebrations. You could all get matching pyjamas or dressing gowns and go all out for the occasion. Another great idea would be to get your pyjamas personalised with each of your initials.
2. Festival Themed Ideas
If your celebration falls in the summer months then adding some festival themed ideas will be a no brainer. As well as your outfit you can go all out with the decorations for this. A festival theme is definitely something that all of the girls will love getting involved with and will be the perfect photo opportunity.
Whenever you are researching about hen party accessories and extras to add into your celebrations you will probably find that most of them are pink! Which is what makes this such a good addition as you will find more than enough things. Each of you in the group can also wear at least one pink item with your outfit.
Vintage is a timeless hen party theme that will be perfect and one that all your group will probably love. If you’re choosing a vintage theme it is probably because the bride to be loves that style. You could get some vintage style dresses or skirts and do your hair in pin curls with floral hair pieces the lot!
5. The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby is known for its glitz, glamour, and luxury so if you are looking for exactly that this hen party theme is the one for you. You could get out your favourite and most glamourous dress or have this as the perfect opportunity to buy yourself a new one! So if you or the bride to be love the roaring 20s it would be a great addition to the celebrations.
6. All things Glitter
This is a classic and one that everyone in your group would enjoy getting involved with. All you need to do is put together an outfit that involves some glitter, it’s as simple as that! Or add some glitter accessories like a glittery sash for the bride to be!
Hen Do Fancy Dress
Live all your Bring It On dreams and make your celebration one to remember with a cheerleaders hen party theme. You could all get your own cheerleading outfits with the pom poms to match and go out with a bang. Give me a H, give me an E, give me a N – what does that spell? HEN!
Army is a great one and one that will be pretty easy to execute. All you need is some camo and some khaki and you are good to go! If you really wanted you could get extras like dog tags, combat boots and the trousers to match! Or keep it simple with the colours.
3. Angels & Devils
Within your group you will have the angels and the devils so it will probably be pretty easy to decide who will be dressing up as what. And you can really have a laugh with this hen theme too! You could even put the bride to be as the devil for the weekend as it is her final celebration!
4. Spice Girls
Spice up your life with a Spice Girls hen party theme! You and the girls can pick out your favourite Spice Girl and then dress up as them for the celebration. The choice is yours would you be Sporty, Ginger, Posh, Baby or Scary Spice?
5. Disney Princesses
Is the bride to be a Disney lover? Then choosing Disney princesses as your choice will be a great idea. You could either dress up as each of your favourite princesses or all dress up as the same one the choice is yours. Or keep it as just the bride to be dressing up as a princess.
This is a great one where everyone can have free rein and do as they please. With this celebrity hen theme you will each have the chance to dress up as your favourite celebrity or a celebrity that you think would be funny for the celebrations!
Subtle Hen Party Themes
1. Pops of Colour
Choosing a hen party theme like this would be a great idea if you want something subtle whilst still giving you and the girls a theme to enjoy. Whether you want to pick the same colour or have everyone choose a different colour it will be a great and simple addition to the celebrations.
2. Pretty Pastels
If your celebration falls in the Spring months choosing this pretty pastels hen party theme would be a great addition. Again with this theme you could choose a different colour for each person or all wear the same colour to go towards their outfit.
Perfect for those Spring and Summer months, the flowers hen party theme will be great if you are wanting to add some sort of extra without it being too much. This could be something as simple as everyone has to have flowers in their hair or an item of clothing with flowers on it.
4. Sex and the City
Is Sex and the City the bride to be’s favourite film? If so then creating a hen party theme based on these films would be perfect. Whether you are wanting to dress up as your favourite character or just add extras into the celebrations inspired by the films.
Sequins are a great addition if you want some glitz without going too over the top with it. You could add sequins to the celebrations in so many different ways and they would be a great way to make the bride to be stand out from the crowd too!
If you want to stand out in a subtle way then choosing the traditional approach would be perfect. Get some sashes, L plates, badges and tiaras and you will look like most hen groups who are heading out on their celebrations.
Black and White Hen Themes
If you are looking for something glamourous but still easy to complete then a masquerade hen party theme will be perfect. All you need to do is find your best and most glamourous outfit which you may already have and then add a mask onto it!
2. All White
Since you are celebrating the bride to be getting married it would be fitting to all wear white to honour this big step in her life. And it is a way to stand out from the crowd so everyone knows that you are celebrating. You could also add a veil for the bride to be to wear.
3. Little Black Dress
A little black dress is a simple hen party theme that is extremely effective and an idea that everyone will be on board with. Everyone has a little black dress in their wardrobe so essentially this one won’t cost you a penny!
4. Black & White
If you are wanting to make the bride to be stand out then this black and white hen party theme would be a great idea. All you need to do is get the bride to be dressed in white and the rest of you make sure your outfits are all black! And it’s as simple as that!
Even if you are planning on getting up to no good during the celebrations you and the rest of the girls could dress up as angels for the night. Whether you want to keep it simple with just a halo or go all out in white and wearing some angel wings too!
6. Animal Print
Animal print is currently extremely on trend so it would be the perfect addition to your hen party theme. You could go with cow print, dalmatian or even zebra print and each of you could wear a different print too! A fun theme whilst keeping in with current fashion trends.
Hen Party Fancy Dress Do's & Don'ts
Do: Be Creative
With hen party fancy dress you want to always think outside of the box. It’s the perfect time to get together and be as creative as you like. Whether you are using common ideas or original ideas it’s a great way to let your creative juices flow and find a theme that everyone is comfortable doing.
Do: Upcycle (Use Charity Shops)
Whether you are on a budget or not when it comes to putting together your hen party theme it is always a good idea to upcycle where you can. Whatever fancy dress idea you choose we bet you will find something you could put together to create your outfit from your local charity shops.
Do: Think About Your Plans
You want to make sure your plans are already put in place before you choose your hen party fancy dress. This is so that the dress choice is suitable to the plans you already have. The last thing you want is a pyjama party for a cocktail making hen party class right?
Do: DIY Where You Can
You don’t want to spend too much money when it comes to your fancy dress. At the end of the day it is just a bit of fun and you will probably never wear it again so making it as cost effective as possible is a great idea. Which means you can get crafty and DIY where you can!
Don’t: Offend Others
You want to make sure your choice of hen do fancy dress isn’t offensive! When it comes to choosing you want to think it through properly before making your final decision. The last thing you want is to cause offence on your night out.
Don’t: Leave it Last Minute
To make your planning as stress free as possible you want to make sure you plan your outfit with plenty of time to spare before the celebration. Keep in mind if you are ordering online or doing some DIY things could take longer than you think!
Don’t: Wear Something That Could Cause Wardrobe Malfunctions
This may seem like an obvious one but you want to make sure what you are planning on wearing isn’t going to cause any issues during the plans you may have. The last thing you want is any rips or malfunctions in the middle of the dancefloor.
Don’t: Leave Coloured Contacts In
Recently coloured contacts have been a popular fancy dress addition. And at the end of the night when you have maybe had one to many cocktails you could find yourself falling asleep with your contacts in. It is important that you don’t and take them out at some point in the night!
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