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Wedding Day Emergency Kit Essentials

Don't let an an accidental stain or upset stomach ruin the big day. Come prepared for anything with this list of wedding day essentials.

B.Matthews Creative

As the maid of honor, one of main your responsibilities is to help the wedding day run smoothly and to keep the bride at ease. When it comes to your best friend’s big day, there’s no such thing as being too prepared, so it's a great idea to collect some essential items ahead of time in order to have them on hand if necessary. The bride (and everyone else) will thank you when you've helped avert a crisis! 

Here are some essentials we suggest having in your wedding day emergency kit, just in case:

Touch-Up Items

  • Makeup (lipstick, powder, blush)
  • Eye drops
  • Deodorant
  • Mints
  • Blotting papers
  • Comb
  • Mini mirror
  • Hair Sspray
  • 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 (one that won't make a mess)

Wardrobe Malfunction Items

  • Chalk
  • Hem tape
  • Mini sewing kit
  • Static guard
  • Safety pins
  • Fashion tape
  • Lint roller

Extra Toiletries

  • Adhesive bandages
  • Floss
  • Tampons
  • Lotion

Miscellaneous Extras

  • Charged cell phone
  • Cell phone charger (portable and/or wall adapter) 
  • Cash
  • Drinking straw

Optional Items

  • Bug spray
  • Sunscreen
  • Flats or flip flops
  • Lighter
  • Mouthwash
  • Antibacterial hand wipes