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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. 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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Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the correctness of this information, cannot be held responsible for an ommisions or incorrectness in the information provided. When in doubt please consult a professional in the field.