Making a Bride’s Emergency Kit

Part of the Wedding Planning For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

No, we’re not talking defibrillators, we’re talking about a bag of items that you may desperately need during the wedding day. What if someone treads on your dress and leaves a mark? What if the wasps start attacking? You need a sizeable bag packed and left with a bridesmaid so you can just yell, ‘Get the bag!’ and restore calm to your big day. Here are some ideas for what to pack:

Category Must-Haves
First aid Bite-relief cream, allergy tablets and insect repellent; headache tablets; indigestion tables; plasters
Beauty Body tape for cleavage; baby wipes (good for anything and everything); deodorant; hair clips, brush and hairspray; make-up; nail file and clear nail varnish; perfume; sanitary products; sun cream if hot; tissues; toothbrush and toothpaste
Miscellaneous bits and bobs Clothes brush; cufflinks (someone always forgets); earring backs; mini sewing kit; mints; flat shoes for dancing; travel shoe polish; white chalk to cover any smudges on the dress
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