Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.
Welcome to Weddings Week 2013, our week-long ode to nuptials in Boston.
Carry it in the Baggu Duck Bag, $24 at Steven Alan
Weddings go hand-in-hand with nerves, and when her head's not straight there are surely things a bride will forget to pack. Trusty bridesmaids—save her the trouble and compile your own "emergency kit" to fix and soothe any potential hiccups on the big day. Here we have all the items you need to keep the bride in check, and at less than $25 an item, it's easy to throw together. Plus, we've selected something blue to stow everything. You're welcome.
- At some point your friend will want to wiggle her toes out of those stilettos that coordinated oh-so-perfectly with the gown. These Old Navy jelly sandals ($12.94)
- If straps are falling off shoulders or boobs trying to escape from a sweetheart neckline, Commando's Matchsticks double-sided tape ($10 at Forty Wink
- Living Proof Hold Firm hairspray fights frizz and adds shine for the long haul ($24 at Sephora). Goody bobby pins ($3.49 at Target) can handle whatever th
· Weddings Week 2013 [Racked Boston]