Wedding Day Essentials

8 Jul

Tomorrow is my friend’s wedding; the day is finally here! See her shower & bachelorette.

While I already have my makeup essentials packed, there are some other items that I simply cannot forget for the big day.

  • Button-up shirt: avoid messing up your makeup and hair by wearing a button-up shirt that can be easily taken off. No fuss!  I love any of these cute ones from J.Crew: chambray, ikat, checkered.

  • Champagne: a little bubbly will ease the bride’s nerves and her bridal party’s too. Sip some champagne minis with straws; so cute for pictures!
  • Dancing “shoes”: bring along a cute pair of flats or sandals to dance the night away. Perhaps even coordinate with the other bridesmaids with matching flip flops, as Old Navy has them in every color for just $3.
  • Bridesmaid’s Survival Kit: pick up one of these at a local boutique (or purchase here) and don’t worry about any wardrobe malfunctions or if you forget something. From a folding hairbrush, hairspray, bobby pins, nail file, clear nail polish, to a deodorant wipe, mending kit and more, this pouch has it all!


What other essentials are needed for the wedding day?  Oh, and don’t forget your dress and shoes! This checklist has it all.

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2 Responses to “Wedding Day Essentials”

  1. Melissa 07/13/2011 at 10:51 pm #

    I like the mini champagne with straws and snacks ideas!

  2. domestikatedlife 07/08/2011 at 11:16 am #

    All great ideas! My wedding day essential is snacks — you’re running around and forget to eat, you’ll be a real bridesmaid hero when you pull out something to nibble on while you’re getting hair done.

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