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Wedding Day Emergency Kit
October 13, 2007, 6:40 pm
Filed under: Advice and Tips from Experts, Informative Articles

Bride’s Wedding Day Emergency Kit

Of course, nothing will go wrong on your big day – yet better safe than sorry.

Below is a wedding day emergency kit list. It’s probably more than you need (or maybe not enough?!). In any case, just like your wedding, make this list your own. (For the groom’s kit, click here.)

Emergency Kit

Bride’s Emergency Kit

Click here to print out a PDF version of the bride’s emergency kit from WhatHappensNow.com.

Along with bringing your shoes, dress/veil and the groom’s ring, you may want to pick out the you want from the list below. Keep important last-minute items in your purse or ask someone in the bridal party to carry them for you.

In Your Purse or Maid of Honor’s Purse

Keep essential items on hand in a bag or purse.
Brush/comb
Cell phone (be sure to turn it off before the ceremony!)
Emery board
Extra panty hose
Hair spray
Handkerchief
Makeup
Mints
Mirror (small and portable)
Perfume, travel size

Appearance

Baby powder (useful for getting out last-minute spills on a white dress)
Bobby pins and hair elastics
Brush and comb
Clear nail polish (also helpful for stocking runs)
Corsage pins
Cotton balls/swabs
Extra earring backs
Extra pair of flat shoes
Hairdryer
Iron
Lint brush
Makeup
Nail polish in the bride’s shade
Sewing kit:
Buttons
Hem tape
Needle
Safety pins
Small scissors
Straight pins
Thread that matches the wedding/bridal parties dresses.
Shoe polish
Spot remover (test it out on an inconspicuous part of the dress before using!)
Static-cling spray
Straws (for drinking without messing up lipstick)
“Throwaway” garter
White chalk (to cover any stains on the dress)
Wrinkle out spray (test it out on an inconspicuous part of the dress before using!)

Health/toiletries

Antacid
Aspirin/ibuprofen
Band-aids (that best match your skin tone)
Contact lens solution/cases
Deodorant
Eye drops
Insect repellent (for outdoor ceremonies or events – be sure it smells nice!)
Lotion
Medications
Moist towelettes
Mouthwash
Smelling salts
Sunscreen
Tampons or pads
Toothbrush and toothpaste
Tissues
Wash cloth or hand towel

Outdoors

Bug spray (be sure it has leaves no spots and has no smell or smells nice)
Extra flowers (in case of sun wilting)
Handkerchief for dabbing sweat
Sunglasses (pre- and post-ceremony)

Just In Case

Cash ($20 – you never know what you’ll need it for)
Disposable camera
Driver’s license or photo I.D. card
Duct tape (good for any handy repairs)
Extra copies of directions to your reception
Important phone numbers:
Family
Wedding party
Wedding vendors
Taxi company
Notebook and pens
Portable flashlight
Roll of quarters (phones, parking meters, vending machines, etc.)
Snacks/bottled water (granola bars, dried fruit, etc.)
Umbrella
Watch

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