How to Totally Nail Army Fancy Dress

There's tons of scope with Army fancy dress, it's top gun for a hen do. Who doesn't love wearing a captain's hat and aviators? Complete your look with nail art and boom - you've got the whole Army costume thing well, totally nailed!

It's Armed Forces Day on Saturday so bust out the camo gear and show your support. If you want to go the whole hog with themed activities, check out Combat Queens , laser combat (paintball minus the bruises) tank driving and air rifle shooting .


Catchy song, awesome video, amazing outfits. Stuffed with Army fancy dress ideas. Steal 'em!

Fight for this Love

Channel Chezza's military look with tight black pants and a red jacket. Easy, and you can get a replica of the actual outfit at loads of online fancy dress stores.


Great choice for a vintage hen do. Get the '40s look and discover how to do period hair and makeup with a vintage beauty class .

In the Navy

This is a great choice for a hen do as you can do the whole pencil skirt, jacket and captain's hat thing. You can also spend the whole day and night saluting each other and saying: “ Permission to come aboard!”

Top Gun

Back to the '80s for this one. Dig out the aviators, backcomb your hair and rock a khaki playsuit, skirt or jumpsuit and leather jacket. You can also give each other nicknames from the movie. The hen gets to be Maverick (obvs). Movie geek quotes are also a must! You can't have a Top Gun hen do without saying: “I feel the need...the need for speed!” at least 10 times.

Army Nail Art

Get your nails did! Loads of ideas on Pinterest.

Dog Tags

Great accessories if you're doing Army fancy dress for a hen do. Cheap as chips and available at tons of costume shops.

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Date Posted: Thursday 25th June 2015

Author: Yazmina Wallace

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