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What Do I Actually Need on My Wedding Day? | Oahu Wedding Photographer

What do you need to bring on the wedding day?


Let’s get real. I mean, couldn’t you use a little of everything on such a special day?! But that could get overwhelming, so we’ve made a list of things you might not have thought of to pack!


Crochet hook– Does your dress have buttons on the back?! This little tool will help you get them done quickly!

Bride getting into dress

Necessities- Bobby pins, eye drops, deodorant, safety pins, oil blotting pads, needle and thread, Tide pen, anything that you may need to save the day! Make sure to remember some electrolytes for those hot Hawaiian days!

A good bottle of champagne- Need we say more? Get ready with a glass of bubbles!

Water and snacks- Sounds obvious, right? But you don’t want to be hungry or thirsty while getting ready! Remember that Hawaii can get pretty warm! Last thing we want is for you to get dehydrated.

Shoe inserts- Make sure you don’t sink into the grass by bringing heel stops for the bottom of your heels!

Reception shoes- There’s nothing worse than not being able to walk into your reception because your feet hurt. Grab a stylish pair of comfortable shoes to dance the night away in! Bonus- these shoes will be great to go down to the beach for some tropical portraits!

Care package for your partner- Don’t forget about them! They may not think about it, but you know they would light up if they walked into their room and found their favorite cocktail ingredients and snacks waiting for them!

Bluetooth Speaker- Get ready with your favorite jams! Nothing sets the mood before the ceremony than your best playlist!

Light Jacket- Who knows what the weather will do?! Find a cute jacket to bring so that you can enjoy being outside, not freezing! You may not think you need one in Hawaii, but the island can surprise you! Better safe than sorry!

The best wedding party- Let’s be honest, who are you without that great group of friends standing next to you?!

Nice hanger- Whether you are in a suit or a wedding gown, a good hanger to use for photos takes them to the next level!

Wedding Planner- Your day should be stress-free, and you shouldn’t be worried about the details like getting the candles lit! Hire a professional to make sure everything is perfect on your wedding day!

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