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Wedding Day Emergency Kit

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wedding day emergency kit

We all know that the strangest things happen at the most inappropriate time and place.  TheWeddingSite.com can help you prepare a Wedding Day Emergency Kit, designed to solve minor problems and keep things running smoothly and effortlessly on your big day.  

Assign this kit to the maid of honour, or a close relative and place it in the dressing room at the reception venue.

Important Things to include:

  • Antacid tablets
  • Cold and allergy tablets
  • Headache pain relievers
  • Any required prescription medicine in a pill box
  • Smelling salts
  • A bottle of tonic water (to drink and also to remove stains)
  • Sanitary towels
  • Spare contact lenses and/or spectacles
  • Eye drops
  • Hair ties/clips, spray, gel, brush and a comb
  • Make-up, eye-shadow, mascara, lipstick
  • Compact mirror
  • Spare earring backs
  • Extra handkerchief for the groom
  • Extra pair of socks for the groom
  • An extra pair of stockings for the bride
  • A can of dry-clean spray and brush
  • Party dresses and shirt spare buttons
  • Clear nail polish (in case of a run in your stockings)
  • Safety pins and a small sewing kit


Other things you might include:

  • A pair of comfortable shoes for the bride
  • Waterproof plasters
  • Disposable wipes
  • Fingernail glue
  • Toothpaste, toothbrush, fresh-breath mints
  • Super glue
  • Nail File / Emery Board
  • Small stapler
  • Transparent tape (to repair ripped hems)
  • Perfume and after-shave
  • Some white chalk (to cover stains on a white dress)
  • Compact powder case (may be used before taking pictures)
  • Sunglasses (may be used for morning photo shoots)
  • Drinking straw (useful to drink without messing up your lipstick)
  • Telephone numbers of all your wedding vendors

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