Hen party essentials: our pick of the best

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Hen party accessories and decorations are the finishing touch to a bride's sendoff, and make all the difference on a night out or weekend away. The traditional sashes and T-shirts are always a good starting point, but there's much more on offer, online and in stores.

Kick off the celebrations with a personalised bottle of bubbly, that the hen and her friends can crack open at the start of their adventure. The champagne or prosecco can even be wrapped up in a personalised bottle bag with the bride's name and a message written across the front.

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The bridesmaids can all have matching accessories, like pretty pastel-coloured flip flops that are perfect for a summery hen do. Or personalised pocket mirrors they can carry around on a night out that bear a sweet thank you message from the hen.

The mother-of-the-bride can't be left out either, and dozens of goodies like tote bags can be bought, which serve as a lovely keepsake to treasure beyond the big day.

And at the end of the hen party, or on the day of the wedding, friends can present the bride with a personalised photo and message book filled with memories from the hen do or previous celebrations.

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