Bride and Groom emergency kit
This emergency bag should be prepared by the bridesmaids for the bride. The bridesmaids should ensure the groom has tissues or a handkerchief to offer the bride when emotion overwhelms her (or her allergies arc up).
- Sewing kit. Nothing too extreme, just enough white cotton to sew on an errant button or hem and some needles to sew that on with. Some scissors are always handy too.
- Mints or breath spray, not chewing gum.
- An extra pair of stockings if the bride is planning on wearing stockings. Also clear nail polish to stop any holes turning in to runners in the spare set.
- Headache relief
Soda water is a great one to have on hand for any accidental stains.
- A hair brush and extra hair pins.
- Hair spray to tame those strays.
- Extra nail polish and nail polish remover. Extra glue on nails if the bride is wearing falsies.
- Tissues. The ceremony can affect everyone and tissues on hand helps protect the makeup and the outfits. If possible try to get some dainty handkerchiefs or
- Safety pins.
- Berocca or other energy drink to help keep energy levels up during the photos and reception.
- Bottle of water. The bridal party needs to stay hydrated.
- Bandaids, try to find a nice colour so as not to stand out if the bride happens to scratch her elbow moving from the ceremony to the reception.
- Lollies. A few lollies can provide a much needed burst of energy and a smile.
- Extra digital camera memory card and charger, you don’t want to miss out on some candid snaps getting ready.
- Deodorant. Nobody wants to be remembered as the
- You can add any extra favourite things your bride may like over the day.
The bag should be either white, or in the colour scheme of the wedding to sit nicely in the wedding cars, reception venue and bridal suite.