- Create a retro atmosphere
- Music selection
- Matching costumes, hairstyle and makeup
- Retro Period Choice
Wedding is a solemn and memorable event. There will be nothing unusual if you want to organize a luxurious, magnificent wedding or prefer to hold an original event that will be remembered by all guests. As a rule, before such an important day, the bride and her friends are going to an interesting party - a bachelorette party. How to make it special and unforgettable? Use an interesting idea and organize a bachelorette party in retro style.
For a retro bachelorette party, select a cafe with the appropriate surroundings, then the atmosphere, and the atmosphere of such an institution will best match the style of the bachelorette party. But the venue for an interesting event for the bride and her bridesmaids will easily be an amusement park club with antique interior details, a beach. The main thing is to feel the spirit of that time, to feel it, to choose the right accessories.
Create a retro atmosphere
Prepare in advance the decor appropriate to the event. It can be furniture of the selected time, some individual details, accessories that are suitable for the style of that era - all this together can take you and your friends to the distant past. To set the tone for the party, think over every little detail in the interior..
The next stage is the selection of the right music. Modern tunes are unlikely to be suitable for a bachelorette party in retro style. You need to choose a special club or cafe where an old white grand piano will stand, the sounds of which will captivate you. If a bachelorette party passes at home, the gramophone or gramophone, which was in demand in the last century, with a set of records will become indispensable equipment. Pay attention to modern models of CD players made in the retro style you need: they allow you to bring discs with you, picking up your favorite songs in advance.
It’s not easy to organize live musical accompaniment for a retro evening, but you can make a selection of hits from past years using the Internet. Then think in advance who will be responsible for the musical background during the event so as not to be distracted by these questions at the bachelorette party..
Matching costumes, hairstyle and makeup
How to spend a bachelorette party of a bride in retro style without appropriate costumes, hairstyles, makeup? For this, things from «grandmother's chest» or bought in special stores. An excellent solution would be elegant dresses of bright colors with a high waist, bare shoulders, short or long. Coquetry will be given to them by gloves of various lengths. Dresses with a fluffy skirt are also suitable..
Hairstyles should be lush, with bouffants to more accurately convey the fashion of those times. Makeup - bright, catchy. For options for suitable hairstyles, as well as makeup, see the photo below. The image will be complemented by beautiful, elegant, and maybe glamorous bright jewelry, which there must be a lot.
Retro Period Choice
An important feature of the bride’s bachelorette party in retro style is the choice of a specific time period. The heroes of the occasion, as well as her friends, need to choose the heroines of which decade they would like to become. It all depends on the flight of imagination, interests, idols that you admire..
In the gangster style, Chicago 20-30s
Bachelorette party in a gangster retro style - it's not just funny, but bright, enchanting, exciting. Real gangsters knew what love, loyalty, friendship is, so this style attracts modern youth. Well, if the gangster theme will also be at the groom's party. The main thing is to pick up costumes, work on manners of communication. You should devote some time to this: get inspired by the time by watching movies «Godfather», «The Great Gatsby».
Choose Chicago-style costumes for the theme bachelorette party - retro dresses, feathers, boas, black velvet. Bright red lipstick will be irreplaceable. The role of musical accompaniment will be perfectly handled by jazz of the 30s. An integral part of the evening will be games - poker, mafia, and for the winner, prepare a small surprise in advance. Or maybe spend a bachelorette party right in the casino? What costumes and makeup to choose, see the video:
Housewives from the 50s
The fifties are interesting in that then the housewife was considered a special woman, a real ideal. This woman not only managed to do everything around the house, but also looked simply gorgeous. Flirty dresses, neat hairstyles, scarlet lipstick - these are the attributes of a bachelorette party of style «housewives». The main highlight of the outfit is a starched apron, tied over the dress. You can see the option of such a bachelorette party in the photo below..
Do it yourself in advance or buy interesting details, prepare delicious milkshakes to treat your friends. An interesting solution will be a cake bought to order, decorated in the style of housewives from the 50s. Choose the appropriate gifts for the participants of the holiday - bright original accessories, decorations.
Tiffany-style breakfast 60s
What fashion trends were present in the 60s? Skirts below the knee were replaced by mini-models popular to this day. The idol of all the girls was the fashion model Leslie Hornby, known as Twiggy, depicted in the photo below. Her style, which was famous without exaggeration on all continents, consisted of a short haircut, bright makeup, highlighted by false eyelashes, as well as simple but interesting clothes. Bell skirt - mini or midi, baby-doll doll dresses, bright colors of golfs or tights and charming patent-leather shoes (even contrasting ones that do not fit the overall color scheme of the outfit) - your image will be impressive.
Her rival in the championship was Bridget Bardot, who became famous for Hollywood in the film. «Babette goes to war». After the release of this film, comb and hairstyle called «babette».
To organize a bachelorette party in retro style «Breakfast at Tiffany's» It’s worth adopting the details corresponding to the film. So, the main color for the design of the hall, invitations, tables is blue in different shades. An excellent combination with it can be the use of pink, cream, purple, in addition, it will give a lot of opportunities for a stylish table setting.
If we talk about drinks, then the lead role at the party in the Tiffany style belongs to martini. With what to serve it - with olives, lemon, cherry - a matter of taste, but the mood created by a glass or other martini will exceed all your expectations. Champagne is also suitable, but here it is not worth saving and buying inexpressive varieties of it, it is better to prefer a quality brut - white or pink. Supplement to drinks served canapes, cupcakes, cakes.
A musical surprise for those present at the party will be the melody associated with the film «Breakfast at Tiffany's». It's about the famous track «Moon river» by Henry Mancini, which was even awarded an Oscar. In addition, rock-jazz compositions are suitable.
The clothes of such a party are a modest black mini or midi length dress and charming jewelry. Hairstyle - babette, restrained makeup, with the presence of arrows that highlight the eyes.
Idea of holding a bachelorette party called «Dudes» became popular after the release of the film of the same name. But this style appeared much earlier - it was the 40s of the past century. He is characterized by dresses - fitted, with a full skirt or narrow, short, bright colors. Makeup - bright and contrast. Particular attention should be paid to flirty arrows along the upper eyelid. Shadows of bright colors will look great, red lipstick.
It is better to style your hair simply, but with taste. For this, sugar should be used, as well as all kinds of hair products. The room for a bright pre-wedding party - a bachelorette party in retro style - should have a huge dance floor.
In the style of the USSR
For a bachelorette party of the USSR style, the image of a Komsomol member, schoolgirl or pioneer is suitable. Everything should be simple, concise and modest, as was adopted many years ago. Stock up with bows, badges, and other accessories. Put on strict dresses, patent leather shoes. The spirit of that time will create «communist» symbols - a red tablecloth, a floor lamp of blue or another color, portraits of party leaders.
The table should be served traditional olivier, herring «under the fur coat», sprats. Soviet champagne and vodka will easily fulfill the role of alcohol, and traditional pickles will become an appetizer. For such a bachelorette party, it is important not the quantity, but the quality of the dishes.
Following these tips, you can organize an unforgettable retro-style bachelorette party. If the information was useful to you, leave your comment below..