Tag Archives: Sophisticated

What To Wear To A Hens Night in Winter

What To Wear To A Hens Night in Winter

Many a hen have asked the question, what to wear to a hens night in winter? If you’re planning a hen party for winter, choosing a theme based on the fashion trends is always a great idea. Firstly it means most people will have something apt in their wardrobe for it and secondly, it just […]

Hen Party Survival A to Z

Hen Party Survival A to Z

A is for Assemble the troops Send out a save the date in plenty of time to give people a chance to pencil it in. B is for Bridal party brainstorming No matter how much your bride wants to be surprised be sure to get a list of dos and don’ts from her. C is […]

Mobile Hen Party Activities. Bring the party to you!

mobile hen party activity ideas

If the hen party plan is mainly centred around a kick ass country house, it’s likely you’ll want to spend as much time possible in the house to make the most of the hen party splurge. Hen party country houses are great for space, luxury and bringing people together. We’ve rounded up some ideas for […]

How to plan the Best Hen Do Ever!

How to plan the Best Hen Do Ever!

He asked, she said yes; she asked, you said yes… And now, as a bridesmaid, one of your most important jobs is to make sure the bride-to-be has a hen to remember – but for all the right reasons! If you’re currently hen planning, follow our guide below for some essential tips for making sure […]

Unique Afternoon Tea Party Ideas in Ireland

Unique Afternoon Tea Party Ideas in Ireland

Afternoon tea or a tea party should never be underestimated as an activity for your hen do. It’s always one thrown out there but it doesn’t always happen. Sometimes people have an image of it being a little stuffy and no fun and too much of a carb fest however we disagree. It entails friends, […]

Hen Party Balloons

hen party balloons

Let’s face it, balloons are kind of a big thing at the moment. They have taken over from bunting as the cool statement decoration for your hen party, bridal shower, bachelorette party or any celebration. We love balloons and they really help create a look for the hen do fun along with looking great as […]

Claire’s Cork Hen Party

Claire's Cork Hen Party

Hi ladies, I’ve never formally introduced myself to you on The Hen Planner and now it’s well over due… So, HI! I’m Claire. That’s me facing the camera in the photo. I’m from Cork and live in Dublin. I lived in London for 7 years before moving to Dublin a few years ago. I’m a total product junkie […]

6 UK Hen Party Destinations to Suit Your Theme

6 UK Hen Party Destinations to Suit Your Theme

If you’ve already chosen a theme for your hen party, the next thing on your list should be location – believe us, it can either make or break your big idea. Where a vintage theme based in a contemporary hotel in one of London’s business districts would be all kinds of wrong, for a festival theme, glamping in Glastonbury […]

A Classy Hen Party in Portugal

A Classy Hen Party in Portugal

Read on and see the images below for ideas for a classy hen party in Portugal. The fabulous makeup artist, Annette O’Brien has her own special day coming up very soon and has been celebrating her time with her best ladies where she can. She has had two hen parties (lucky ducky!) with the first […]

Dress for your Hen Party Night

Dress for your Hen Party Night

So! The time has finally come for your hen, the first big event in your wedding calendar. You’re the guest of honour, it’s your time to shine but this comes some added pressure to get the dress right to ensure you’re looking your most fabulous self . To help you plan for your special night, […]

Dublin Fashion Hen Party

Dublin Fashion Hen Party

Bridesmaids, have you got a fashionista bride-to-be that’s head over heels in love with all things stylish? Well we’ve got a hen party that’s not on the high street. Forget Paris, New York and Milan and hit the cosmopolitan streets of Dublin’s fair city, the home of too many chic secrets to mention. We’ve lined […]

How to throw a fashion week hen party

How to throw a fashion week hen party

New York Fashion Week SS 2017 kicked off last week and we’re taking tonnes of inspiration from it for cool hen parties. It’s hard to ignore the lure of fashion week. New season loveliness to gaze at, bloggers sharing what looks like the most fun, cool and glamorous time on their Instagram and Snapchat, wall […]

6 Ideas for a Hollywood Glamour Hen Party Theme

6 Ideas for a Hollywood Glamour Hen Party Theme

If you’re looking for a simple and classy hen party theme idea, nothing oozes as much style as a classic, hollywood glamour themed hen do. This one is perfect for the fashionistas and vintage loving ladies. Think of the flawless glamour of starlets like Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe and you’re on your way to imagining […]

Black and White Hen Party Theme

Black and White Hen Party Theme

The black and white hen party theme is always a classy and timeless option. It’s also (usually!) an easy option for the hen party guests. Most women will have a few black pieces in their wardrobe to throw an ensemble together. The bride to be can then wear white or whatever colour she likes. A […]

Tea Party Ideas

Tea Party Ideas

Emma from The Vintage Cream always creates such pretty tea parties. Perfect for ladies who want something stylish, simple and girlie for their hen party, bridal shower or bachelorette. Browse her blog here for more lovely ideas x      Image Credits – The Vintage Cream  

How to hen party like a fashion blogger

How to hen party like a fashion blogger

We were doing my usual Instagram surfing and spotted that Erika Fox of Retro Flame, one of Ireland’s leading fashion bloggers was heading to a hen party in Kinsale, Co Cork.  It turned out that this wasn’t just any hen party… The hen party was for Nessa Cotter of the Life’s Lust Haves blog, a […]

A Classy Affair. My Best Friend’s Hen Party.

A Classy Affair. My Best Friend's Hen Party.

Hi ladies, this is the most personal post I have shared on the blog. It’s pretty long and in two parts. Hopefully it will give you all some ideas for your own hen parties. My friend is will probably kill me if I share too much of her but I’m going to anyway….! Over the […]

Rosanna Davison Hen Party in Castle Leslie

Rosanna Davison Hen Party in Castle Leslie

We’ve been busy stalking the beautiful Irish model, Miss Rosanna Davison’s hen party on Instagram. A true Hen Planner style hen party, we are loving these stunning and stylish photos (from Rosanna’s instagram account). A perfect hen party in our books! Where? Castle Leslie. We have the fabulous Castle Leslie listed on our directory and […]

Makeover Hen Party Dublin

Makeover Hen Party Dublin

If you’re looking for a girlie and sophisticated hen party with a difference in Dublin, we really recommend this fabulous option. Where you’ll stay? The Beacon is a fabulous boutique hotel in just outside Dublin city.   What’s the activity The activity is a makeover and photoshoot experience. Treat all the girls to professional makeup […]

Downton Abbey Hen Party

Downton Abbey Hen Party

For all you Downton Abbey fans, we are excited and delighted to bring you this unique hen party experience.   This Downton Abbey Hen Party activity is a fun mix of downstairs busyness and mischief, and upstairs posh and naughtiness. To kick it off, everyone dresses as servants to do some of the household “chores”. Don’t […]

Hen Party Advice. Less is more.

Hen Party Advice. Less is more.

Hen parties don’t have to be all about a night on the town with endless shots with a blow up willy in tow. Sometimes all the bride needs is a weekend away with her closest girls. Quality time and catch ups to chill out before the big day. Less is more and this was very […]