Whether you’re the bride eagerly anticipating your own hen do or one of the attendees, these hen do outfit ideas will ensure you’re looking your best for your next hen celebration.
What To Wear on a Hen Do
Once the wedding dress and bridesmaid gowns are sorted, what to wear for the next highly-anticipated event – the hen do – is a topic of much discussion. Whether your hen do is a big night out or a weekend-long break, these are the best hen do outfit ideas from some of the top online retailers to buy now.
Hen Do Night Out Outfit Ideas for the Bride
Frock and Frill Bridal at ASOS Playsuit, £125
The big night out – or dinner party, if your hen accommodation is in the English countryside – is one of the most important aspects of the hen. Go traditional in white with this bedazzling ASOS playsuit – even better if your bride squad have to wear a different colour to make you really stand out, like classic black or pink.
New Look White Belted Halter Wide Leg Jumpsuit, £27.99
Perfect for hitting the dancefloor, this New Look playsuit ticks all the boxes for your hen do – elegant, traditional in white and easy on the pursestrings!
Pretty Little Thing Blazer Dress, £31
For something a little different, this blazer dress is the perfect, trendsetting choice if you’re hitting the clubs on your hen do in a city like Manchester or London.
Never Fully Dressed White Meadow Maxi Dress, £49
For the more relaxed bride or festival-themed hen do, this laidback white number with beautiful flower detailing makes the perfect summer hen do outfit for the bride-to-be.
Club L Hourglass Rose Midi Dress, £40
Not a fan of the white trend? This classy Club L number ticks all the boxes for a night out – why not ask your hens to wear black to really stand out? If you did want to stick to tradition, it also comes in white.
Hen Do Night Out Outfit Ideas for Guests
Missguided Black Balloon Sleeve Satin Mini Dress, £30
There is just one rule when dressing as a hen do guest – you guessed it, don’t upstage the bride! This black mini dress is perfect for a hen do night out, especially if the bride is in white – plus, its rewear potential is excellent.
Missguided Green Satin Asymmetric Drape Dress, £30
If colourful is the theme of the night to contrast with bridal white, you can’t go wrong with this beautiful asymmetric drape dress for a hen do night out. It comes in 10 other colours, too.
Never Fully Dressed Monique Emmy Dress, £79
For a more casual hen do, summer garden hen or hen party abroad, or if your hen do has a festival theme, we love this Never Fully Dressed outfit for a splash of colour sure to turn heads among the other guests.
NA-KD Asymmetric Thin Strap Short Dress, £30.95
If it’s a simple style you’re after, opt for this black midi number, perfect for a dinner party or hen night out. We love it paired with nude heels – plus, it can be worn again and again.
Reformation Alfred Jumpsuit, £265
Perfect for guests or brides (it comes in white and blue, too) this Reformation jumpsuit with its fitted bodice and flared hems is ultra-flattering. Its potential to dress up or down (and rewear for a myriad of different occasions) makes it the perfect hen do outfit.
Hen Do Weekend Outfit Ideas for the Bride
NA-KD Halterneck Linen Jumpsuit, £64.95
Whether your hen do weekend consists of gin tasting, cocktail making or a dance class, this linen jumpsuit – in the colour of the season, yellow (Little Mistress conducted research that found yellow to be one of the top trending colours of 2021) is perfect for a laid-back vibe.
ASOS DESIGN Ribbed Midi Dress in Cream, £35
If your hen falls during autumn or winter, this knitted jumper dress keeps things traditional in white while keeping you warm and cosy for the likes of wine tasting, games and other winter hen do activities.
Nasty Gal Satin Maxi Slip Dress, £38.50
For hen dos in the form of summer garden parties and outdoor BBQs, we love the abstract print of this midaxi dress – pair with sandals or trainers for a summery look that’s still put-together for your hen do. It also comes in blue – take your pick.
Hen Do Weekend Outfit Ideas for Guests
Oasis Ruched Keyhole Back Midi Dress, £39.20
The perfect outfit for sipping rose in the sun on a hen do, this Oasis pink and red maxi dress is a great choice for a daytime outfit on a hen weekend, without upstaging the bride. It works in winter – pair with tights, boots, a cropped jumper and a leather jacket – as well as summer.
Ghost Adia Dress, £149
This daisy-striped monochrome number is an ideal autumn/winter hen do outfit to throw on for daytime activities. In the must-have chevron print of the season, with a flattering shirring detail, it’s perfect with trainers for the daytime and boots or heels come evening.
&Other Stories Belted Denim Jumpsuit, £95
In a festive green that would be perfect for a Christmastime hen party, this cotton &Other Stories jumpsuit keeps things relaxed but fun – great for a weekend hen do, whatever the weather.
Matching Bride and Hens Hen Do Outfit Ideas
boohoo Open Back Slogan Swimsuits, £11
Even if you’re not at Ocean Beach Ibiza for your hen – or if you are – for girlband vibes and great pics, you can’t go wrong with these matching cozzies. Whether you’re on a hen weekend abroad, a spa in the UK or your hen do accommodation has a Jacuzzi or pool, these boohoo numbers are a great pick, with their plain front and slogan on the back.
Missguided Satin Trim Wide Leg Pyjama Set, £26
For a more subtle take on traditional matching pyjamas, we love these super-soft versions from Missguided, perfect for slumber party hen do weekends with your girl gang.
Hen Do Abroad Outfit Ideas for the Bride
Reiss Serena Lace Detailed Midi Dress, £120
This white Reiss number’s delicate straps and floaty skirt make it perfect for beach dinners and nights out on your hen do abroad, with its intricate lace panelling and gathered skirt adding bridal flair.
Free People Look Into The Sun Gown, £188
Make a statement with this bright pink silky Free People number that screams luxury beach club – Ibiza, here we come. Contrast your look by having your hens in black.
Hen Do Abroad Outfit Ideas for Guests
Urban Outfitters Black Jessie Midi Sun Dress, £32
Contrast the bride’s all-white ensemble with this lightweight black sun dress perfect for hen do activities – think beach club or long lunch – then just add wedges come evening.
Hen Do Accessory Ideas
Katie Loxton Bridal Straw Hat, £19.99
Perfect for a hen do abroad or sunny summer UK weekend, surprise the bride with this ‘Mrs’ sunhat she can also use for the honeymoon.
ASOS Be Mine Bridal Azila Espadrille Wedges, £23.95
Whether you’re a bride or guest on a hen do, stay looking cute – and comfortable – in these stylish rope-style white ASOS wedges that will go with any hen do outfit.
boohoo Team Bride Diamante Headband, £8
For a bit of fun, dish out these diamante headbands to all the hens on arrival for the perfect finish to any hen do outfit.
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