Get ready to dust off your flares and polish those platform shoes because the '70s are making a dazzling comeback in the world of wedding celebrations. Thanks to insights from Pinterest’s Future Trends Report, we’ve got the skinny on what's soon to be the talk of the town. Among the glittering array of up-and-coming trends, '70s-inspired weddings are scoring high on the charts, and we’re here to help you plan the grooviest hen party that will have you and your squad boogieing down memory lane.
Disco Diva Decor
First things first, setting the scene is crucial. Imagine a retro hen party decked out with shimmering disco balls, vibrant colours, and psychedelic patterns. From lava lamps to vinyl records adorning the walls, the décor is all about creating that funky '70s vibe. Incorporating plush velvet lounge areas and bold geometric shapes will transport your hen do straight back to the era of peace, love, and rock n' roll.
As Pinterest Predicts a groovy surge in retro wedding themes, why not channel that electric energy into your hen party? A dance floor is a must—think Saturday Night Fever with a modern twist. Hire a DJ who knows their way around the '70s hits, or curate a playlist that will have everyone doing the Hustle till dawn. And don't forget the lighting—neon signs and coloured strobes are your best friends.
It wouldn't be a '70s shindig without the iconic fashion. Encourage your guests to embrace the trends with groovy hen party outfits. Search for inspiration from Pinterest's rising searches for '70s bride' and 'groovy hen party outfit'—bell-bottoms, tie-dye, fringe vests, and flowy maxi dresses. Accessorise with peace sign necklaces, oversized sunglasses, and headbands to complete the look.
Macaron and Martini Magic
Now, for a touch of sophistication amidst the retro fun: the Oh La La! Macaron and Martini Hen Party. This delightful experience combines the bright palate of macarons with the kick of custom-crafted martinis. Picture a macaron tower in groovy shades, reminiscent of '70s pop art, beside a martini bar where cocktails are stirred, not shaken, to disco beats. It's a fabulous way to add a modern gourmet twist to your retro theme.
Hippie Hen-do Activities
Activities and games should pay homage to the '70s spirit. Consider a flower crown workshop, where you and your guests can create your own floral headpieces—a nod to the hippie movement. Or perhaps a roller disco, where you can glide and groove on four wheels. A tarot card reading corner can add an element of mystique and a touch of bohemian flair to your festivities.
When it comes to the menu, infuse '70s favourites with contemporary flavours. Think updated versions of fondue, deviled eggs, and meatloaf sliders. Don’t shy away from colour; vibrant food displays will be as Instagrammable as they are appetising. And for dessert? A macaron tower, naturally, bursting with the era's bright oranges, yellows, and greens.
Throwback Themed Favours
Lastly, party favours are a way to keep the '70s spirit alive long after the last dance. Retro hen party décor elements like mini disco balls, custom mix-tapes (or CDs for a modern take), and vintage sunglasses will be a hit. These little tokens can be a fun reminder of the blast from the past that you all shared.
Pinterest’s Predicts is not only a harbinger of what’s next but a treasure trove of inspiration for those looking to plan a party that stands out. With '70s-inspired nuptials on the rise, now is the perfect time to let your hair down, get your groove on, and host a hen party that will go down in history as the grooviest gig this side of the 21st century. The '70s may have been 50 years ago, but in the world of weddings and hen dos, the best of that decade is just getting started. Let the good times roll!
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