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The Ultimate Wedding Day Emergency Kit

Updated: Nov 24

Every couple dreams of a perfect wedding day, but as a destination wedding planner, I know that even the most perfectly planned events can encounter unexpected surprises. That's why having a well-prepared emergency bag on hand is crucial to ensure a stress-free, picture-perfect day. As an expert in the field, I'm here to guide you through what a couple should pack in their emergency bag and provide you with a comprehensive list of essential items.



What Goes in Your Wedding Day Emergency Bag:

  1. Tissues: For happy tears and makeup touch-ups.

  2. Sewing Kit: A needle, thread, and safety pins for quick wardrobe repairs.

  3. Mini First-Aid Kit: Band-aids, and antacids for minor health hiccups.

  4. Water and Snacks: Stay hydrated and fueled throughout the day.

  5. Mints or Breath Spray: For that just-married, minty-fresh kiss.

  6. Hairpins: Maintain your bridal hairstyle

  7. Hair Spray: helps Maintain hair and can stop tears from spreading across delicate fabrics.

  8. Mini Deodorant: Stay fresh and confident and can help prevent blisters.

  9. Wipes: Stain remover for any unexpected spills, and wet wipes in case of any sticky situations.

  10. Straws: Prevent lipstick smudges while staying hydrated.

  11. Clear Nail Polish: Prevent runs in stockings or fix chipped nails.

  12. Scissors: Handy for cutting loose threads or opening packaging.

  13. White Chalk or Baby Powder: Camouflage stains on your dress.

  14. Extra Makeup: Lipstick, concealer, and powder for touch-ups.

  15. Lint Roller: To keep a black tux looking clean and pristine.

  16. Safety Pins and Fashion Double-Sided Tape: Ensure your dress stays in place.

  17. Phone Charger: Keep your communication lifeline charged.

  18. Wedding Vows and Speeches: Printouts in case of memory lapses.

  19. Wedding Rings: Just in case they are left behind.

  20. Earring Backs: For securing precious earrings.

  21. A Soothing Playlist: Relax with your favorite tunes.

  22. Emergency Contact List: Phone numbers of key vendors.

  23. Breathable Slippers or Flip-Flops: Give your feet a break.

  24. Q-Tip: perfect for quick makeup touchups

  25. Cash: For emergencies or unexpected expenses.


With this comprehensive list for your emergency bag, we're confident you'll be ready to handle any unexpected situation that may arise on your wedding day. However, if you want to elevate your wedding day experience, don't hesitate to contact us. We're here to assist you in crafting the ideal wedding experience in the most amazing locations. Your dream wedding is just one click away!




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