Kristin Zabos Photography

As the best man it’s your job to keep the groom cool, calm and collected - no matter what. Almost every wedding experiences a few speed bumps, so being prepared is essential. You’ll want to stock a bag with lifesaving supplies, like breath mints and brushes, to keep the man of the hour looking and feeling his best. If you’ve already broken the bank purchasing your tux and shoes, no worries, just ask the other groomsmen to chip in to the emergency supply fund.

Here’s everything you should include in the groom’s wedding day emergency kit.

Touch ups
Even after the groom has been primped and prepped he may still need a few items for touch ups. Keep everything from deodorant to cologne in your handy dandy emergency kit to save him from standing at the altar with bad breath or B.O.

  • Comb
  • Blotting papers
  • Brush
  • Deodorant
  • Cologne
  • Eye drops
  • Floss
  • Toothbrush
  • Hair product
  • Hand cream
  • Lip balm
  • Mints
  • Mouthwash
  • Nail clipper
  • Nail file
  • Shaving kit
  • Sunscreen
  • Q-Tips
  • Tweezers
  • Tissues
  • Contact Lenses
  • Contact lens solution

Wellness
Even if the groom woke up feeling like a million bucks you never know when a headache or hunger is going to strike. These wellness products will keep him satisfied and satiated up until his “I dos”.

  • Advil
  • Allergy medication
  • Antacid
  • Bandaids 
  • Blister treatment
  • Energy bar
  • Essential oils
  • First aid kit
  • Water bottle

Wardrobe
You’ll want to keep the groom looking like he stepped off the page of GQ so that his S.O. is wowed when they see him at the altar. Don’t let any stray hairs or missing cufflinks ruin his ensemble.

  • Lint roller
  • Mini sewing kit
  • Safety pins
  • Stain remover
  • Extra cuff links
  • Extra tie
  • Shoe shine towelettes
  • Boutonnière pins
  • Socks
  • Handkerchief
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella

Misc.
These are those extra things you can't live without. Perhaps the groom forgot his wallet or his phone battery dropped to zero? You've got him covered.

  • Phone charger
  • Cash
  • Directions
  • Schedule
  • Notebook and pen

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