Tag Archives: Vintage

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, […]

Unique Hen Party Activities in London

Unique Hen Party Activities in London

To us, London is the home of random. Fresh out of college in Cork, we learned pretty quick that there was a lot more to fashion than our Miss Sixty baggy jeans and Puma runners. We probably (definitely) over used the word random when we first moved there, gobsmacked by everything and everyone we saw. […]

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 […]

5 Reasons to do a Vintage Photoshoot

5 Reasons to do a Vintage Photoshoot

The fabulous Natalie from Boudoir Girls in Galway knows a thing or two about hen parties and even more about photo shoots. Read on for 5 reasons why a vintage hen party photoshoot is a great hen party idea! 1. It was the era where all bodies were “Good Bodies” There was no body shaming of […]

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 […]

2015 Hen Party Trends

2015 Hen Party Trends

Ok ladies, we have been scouring the hen party scene for the past months as well as reading all your emails and enquiries. Below are the top trends that are popping up for 2015 in the wonderful land of hen dos, bridal showers and bachelorette parties!   Simplicity, less is more We are increasingly seeing […]

Hen Party Accessories : Photobooth Props

Hen Party Accessories : Photobooth Props

When we first started The Hen Planner, we bought a stash of photo booth props from China with the intention of selling them. We never got around to that. We got too excited with them over Christmas last year and brought them EVERYWHERE! We made so many friends with our freebie props and have many […]

All that glitters! 1970s hen party theme

All that glitters! 1970s hen party theme

We are currently having a serious obsession with the 1970s and cooing over everything that it represents, from glitz, to big hair to disco balls to glamour. Millie Mackintosh has been working this look big time recently. Now that winter is here we are the sparkly fun and glitter is totally calling us and we […]

COMPETITION TIME!

COMPETITION TIME!

Well done Lauren! Winner! Congratulations @laurenjean23! You have won this: http://t.co/F5FSOZLMWm please email your address to [email protected] x — The Hen Planner (@TheHenPlanner) November 3, 2014   WIN a hamper full of prizes worth over £120.00  by entering our Twitter competition. We’ve been working with some very generous brands this month and thanks to their support […]

Downton Abbey Hen Party

Downton Abbey Hen Party

Earlier this year we helped Niamh organise a hen party for her Downton obsessed bestie! Here are some details on their gorgeous and fun hen do. Friday. Arrived in Mullingar and got to hotel round 6.30pm. Checked in to a lovely 4* hotel and were greeted by very friendly and helpful hotel staff.  We then had dinner […]

We love Glamhatters

We love Glamhatters

Ever since we came across Janie Lawson of Glamhatters recently, we have been a little  obsessed with her gorgeous hair pieces. Janie originally studied fashion design at Central Saint Martins School of Art, and then went on to study millinery at Kensington & Chelsea College and Morley College in London. She has exhibited on numerous occasions at […]

All The Vintage Things I Love…

All The Vintage Things I Love…

We came across Glam Hatters recently and got really excited. There are lots of businesses who offer lovely hat or headpiece workshops for hen parties, but there is something extra special about Janie, who runs this business. With tonnes of millinery experience,  her personality shines through and her love for vintage brings a special sparkle […]

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 […]