Wedding Emergency Kit Essentials

Written by Alex Reardon
Photo: Rockhill Studio

As maid-of-honor, one of your responsibilities is to help the day run smoothly and keep the bride at ease. When it comes to your best friend’s day, there’s no such thing as being too prepared. Here are some items we suggest having on hand just in case:

Touch Up Items:

  • Makeup (lipstick, powder, blush)
  • Eye Drops
  • Deodorant
  • Mints
  • Blotting Papers
  • Comb
  • Mini Mirror
  • Hair Spray
  • Handkerchief/Tissues
  • Tweezers
  • Nail file
  • Nail polish
  • Q-tips
  • Perfume

Backup Items:

  • Hair Elastics
  • Bobby Pins
  • Earring Backs
  • Extra Contact Lenses

Wellness Items:

  • Pain Reliever
  • Antacid
  • Water Bottle
  • Energy Bar/Easy Snack

Wardrobe Malfunction Items:

  • Chalk
  • Hem Tape
  • Mini Sewing Kit
  • Static Guard
  • Safety Pins
  • Fashion Tape
  • Lint Roller

Extra Toiletries:

  • Band-Aids
  • Floss
  • Tampons
  • Lotion

Miscellaneous Extras:

  • Charged Cell Phone
  • Cell Phone Charger
  • Cash
  • Drinking Straw

Optional Items:

  • Bug Spray
  • Sunscreen
  • Flats or Flip Flops
  • Lighter
  • Mouth Wash
  • Hand Wipes