Wedding Day Emergency Kit

Bridal Survival kitBrides all hope the most magical day of their lives will go off without a hitch but it is still important to prepare for something to go astray. So to help you prepare for emergencies I have compiled this extensive list of items you might want to have on hand. Hope this list helpful.

You can even purchase prepared kits, such as the one in the photograph.

Click through to see the list.




Hair Care:

  • Brush/comb
  • Hair spray
  • Hairdryer
  • Curling iron
  • Straightening iron
  • Bobby pins and hair elastics

Nail care:

  • Nail file
  • Clear nail polish (also helpful for stocking runs)
  • Nail polish in the bride’s shade
  • Nail glue

Makeup kit:

  • Make up (try for waterproof options where you can)
  • Lip gloss
  • Lash glue

Personal Hygiene:

  • Mirror (small and portable)
  • Breath mints (try to stay away from gum, for so many reasons)
  • Perfume
  • Deodorant
  • Dental floss
  • Tweezers
  • Hand/Body Lotion
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Moist towelettes
  • Mouthwash
  • Sunscreen
  • Q tips
  • Razors(disposable) and shaving cream
  • Tampons or pads
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Tissues and/or Handkerchief
  • Wash cloth or hand towel


  • Extra panty hose
  • Extra earring backs
  • Extra pair of flat shoes

Miscellaneous Items:

  • Sewing kit (Buttons, Hem tape, needle, safety pins, small scissors, straight pins, thread that matches the wedding/bridal parties dresses)
  • Wrinkle out spray (test it out on an inconspicuous part of the dress before using!)
  • Tide to go pen or chalk (to cover any stains on the dress)
  • Baby powder (useful for getting out last-minute spills on a white dress)
  • Static-cling spray
  • Iron
  • Lint brush
  • Shoe polish
  • Lighter
  • Double sided tape
  • Umbrella
  • Batteries
  • Duct tape (handy for repairs)
  • Extra copies of directions to your reception
  • Important phone numbers (Family, wedding party, vendors)
  • Notebook and pens
  • Cash (you never know what you’ll need it for)
  • Camera
  • Driver’s license or photo I.D. card
  • Cell Phone

First Aid Items:

  • Antacid
  • Aspirin/ibuprofen/Tylenol/Advil (your preferred choice)
  • Band-aids (that best match your skin tone)
  • Contact lens solution/cases
  • Heel Cushions
  • Medications (any current medications you may be taking)
  • Eye drops
  • Birth Control


  • Snacks (fresh fruit, granola bars, nuts, dried fruit, etc.)
  • Bottled water
  • Straws (for drinking without messing up lipstick)
  • Chocolate (instant energy if you feel faint or light headed)
  • Coffee