The day of your wedding is chaos. Brides usually tend to deal with this in one of two ways. There are those that somehow manage to be incredibly calm and relaxed as if they are sailors who are navigating a storm and have done so all their lives. On the other side, there are those who panic. This is article is for the second group but if you are part of the first read on just to make sure you don’t forget anything.
You likely won’t sleep well the night before because of the excitement. You will wake up and immediately have a thousand thoughts running through your mind. One part will be so happy that you are about to have the best day of your life, another part will be worrying about being in front of a huge crowd, a third part will be figuring out the timeline for the day, a fourth part will be hungry, a fifth part will be wondering where you left that nice bracelet that your mother in law gifted you for this exact day and how she may hate you forever if you don’t wear it. Relax, breathe, slow down, everything will be fine. You have absolutely everything under control and are surrounded by people who are there to help. On days like this use your network of friends and family as your support group. There are a few things that would be helpful to remember though. Here are some of the most common items that people forget on their wedding day.
You wear it every day and yet forget it on the most important one. Whether you have chosen a beautiful piece of lingerie or something that will hold you in all the right places, you have likely purchased a new piece for this day. It is important not to forget it. The best tip here is to put it on the hanger with your wedding dress. That way as long as you remember your dress you will remember the underwear.
Wedding dresses are gorgeous but they are not very practical. Fashion tape can make sure there are no awkward moments on stage so make sure you don’t forget to bring some for the special day. As you are dancing there may be some tears or breaks in the wedding dress or one of the bridesmaids. Having fashion tape close by will make sure an accident doesn’t become an emergency.
The smartest move when it comes to jewelry is to make it someone else’s problem. Give the jewelry you will want to a friend long before the wedding day and don’t worry about it anymore. As long as that is their one and only job they will succeed. A quick tip here is to not overload your bridesmaid with too many tasks or they will forget something. Spread the load and make it easy for everyone.
You have likely chosen the perfect pair of heels to match your dress but don’t be fooled thinking that you will survive them the full day. You are about to run a marathon so bring a variety of shoes to make sure you can get through it all blister-free. Bring comfortable slippers for the morning, perhaps make them open-toed if you are painting your nails. Bring your amazing wedding shoes. Finally and most importantly bring something that is comfortable, fashionable, and that you can dance in.
These are the items that we here brides forget most often. If you plan ahead and use your friends to help then you won’t leave anything behind. Making a list is always a great idea – just ensure you don’t forget to put anything on the list or you are guaranteed to forget it on the day. Finally, if you do forget something, don’t worry. It is never as pivotal as you imagine and whatever happens, you will have an amazing day.