Traditionally bachelorette parties are all about lashings of pink, phallic straws, sashes, and lots of squealing ladies. For young brides (with lots of single friends!) this might seem like the perfect bash.
But for older, second-time-around, or more conservative brides – it is pretty much hell on Earth.
And what could be worse than seeing your mother-in-law getting up-close-and-personal with an oiled up stripper?
Yikes! If the stereotypical bachelorette fills you with dread, is it perhaps best to see your single life slip away quietly?
No doubt your husband will be off enjoying himself, so you most certainly should too. With a little creativity, you have a sophisticated soiree and say ‘bon voyage’ to your days as a free agent in style. And what screams glamour and class more than a posh frock, cocktails, and female friends and family?
Ladies Day is one of the most stylish events on the fashion calendar, and the perfect place for a bachelorette party. Here are some top reasons to attend the equine worlds’ most fabulous event for your hen night:
If fancy dress fills you with fear, Ladies Day ay Aintree, Ascot, or Newmarket is the perfect alternative. You can all still get dressed up to the nines in a beautiful dress, killer heels, and even a fabulous hat. Check out what some of the A List elite were wearing at previous days for inspiration.
You can stick with a theme such as shades of pink, or have everyone in matching hats if you still want some consistency. And even if it rains, nothing looks cuter than a cocktail dress and some super stylish wellies.
There is nothing quite like the exhilarating thrill of the races. You can place a few cheeky bets for relatively small amounts, and watch your chosen horse race around the track. There are loads of races throughout the day, so you can choose the ones that suit your price range.
No bachelorette party is complete without a cocktail or two. You can make group bookings that include meals and drinks to really complete the day in style. This way you still get the traditional bachelorette experience, but with the added twist.
For many brides, bachelorette parties can be a little too much. If the idea of drinking until you’re sick and generally acting like one of the boys fills you with dread – this is perfect. Come rain or shine, you can celebrate in style with your family and friends. Without a risqué straw or card game in sight. If you want older female relatives to attend, this is certainly a way to please everyone with your bachelorette.
You don’t even have to love sport either. Loads of famous faces frequent Ladies Day races, so you could use the opportunity to start spot, or nab a few autographs. That really is the beauty of this type of hen party. Anything is possible and there is something for everyone.
Animal lover? As well as Ladies Day, you could also consider a stable tour for your bachelorette. Jonjo O’Neill Racing offers great packages, visit the website to find out more.