bag Archive

7 Things You MUST Pack in Your Wedding Bag

bridal clutch

by cloe noel

Hello, loves! You’ve heard of emergency wedding kits in the past, but carrying around all that extra “stuff” can weigh heavily on your wedding bag. And, most wedding bags or clutches can only carry so much! Today, we’re cutting down on the clutter and sharing the seven things you absolutely must pack in your wedding bag. These carefully selected items are what we feel will keep you happy, pain-free, and embarrassment-free, too. We could always add more to the list – like mascara, and eye makeup remover – but we’re focusing more on things you’ll want to keep on hand. (Extras can always be kept in a large tote bag and stored in your bridal suite.) What would YOU pack in your wedding bag if you only had room for seven things? Here’s what made our list…


clutch by cloe noel

What Does a Flower Girl Do? – Ask Emmaline

Hello, loves! Today we’re answering an Ask Emmaline wedding advice question from bride-to-be, Ashley, who asks, “What Does a Flower Girl Do?” Here’s her full question…

Flower Girl Dress (by Olivia Kate Couture, photo by Michelle DuPont) - What Does a Flower Girl Do? via

flower girl tutu by olivia kate couture, photo by michelle dupont

“Dear Emmaline, My niece is six years old and I want her to be my flower girl. She (and her mom) accepted, but now what? What does a flower girl do? Does a flower girl toss anything other than petals? What age is best for the flower girl? Thanks!”

Great question, Ashley (P.S. Six years old is a perfect age for a flower girl). Read on to find out what a flower girl does, the proper age for a flower girl, what she can toss, what to carry, and more!

Giveaway: Win a Gold Sequin Clutch by ANGEE W!

metallic antique gold sequins clutch

purse by angee w. | photo: camila mendes of bellatrix photography

What’s the best way to dive into a brand new week? With a new giveaway, of course! We’re excited to give away this gold sequin clutch bag thanks to the lovely team of ANGEE W.! This bag is a stunning choice for the bride, or as a gift for your mother, MOH, or a bridesmaid. It is handmade with metallic gold sequins and inspired by the 1920s Great Gatsby Art Deco style. Find out how you can enter for a chance to win…

Giveaway: Win a Set of 4 Bridesmaid Bags!

Another beautiful day, another terrific giveaway at Emmaline Bride! We’ve been in the holiday spirit, giving away tons of prizes to our lovely readers thanks to our terrific Featured Artists! You’re going to love this one: a set of four ultra-chic leather bags for bridesmaids with custom messages inside! These lovely bags are handmade with love by Sandra Smith NYC and your girls will absolutely adore them! Read on for the details…

the best sister leather bag

Giveaway: Win a Canvas Heart Tote Bag!

Every bride needs a tote bag for carrying her essentials! That’s why we’ve teamed up with the lovely ladies of Walkin On Air on this brand new giveaway. One lucky Emmaline Bride reader will win a canvas heart tote bag, perfect for her wedding day essentials! After the big day, use it on the beach, running errands, at the library, as a carry-on, or shopping. It’s a cute bag that can be used again for years to come! Enter below for your chance to win and good luck!

heart love tote bag

by walkin on air

Alencon Lace Bridal Clutch Bag

You’ve found The Dress — maybe even the veil, jewelry, and the shoes (like these or go bold & daring with these). But have you found the perfect bridal clutch to carry your essentials? We’ve found one we know you’re going to love from ANGEE W. in today’s #HANDMADEADAY find! This alencon lace bridal clutch is made of silk satin in ivory and wrapped around a layer of embroidered tulle, alencon french lace, glass beads, and sequins. Take a look!

Lace Bridal Clutch Bag

Alencon Lace Bridal Clutch Bag | by ANGEE W. |

by angee w.

Alencon Lace Bridal Clutch Bag | by ANGEE W. |

by angee w.

I Said Yes Engagement Tote Bag

It’s time for the first official giveaway of the year! We love wedding giveaways here at Emmaline Bride + we have so many amazing ones to share with you all year long. Let’s kick off the fun!

Engagement Tote Bag – Giveaway

One lucky bride-to-be will win this adorable engagement tote bag brought to you by A Stylish Design. This canvas bag is perfect for toting around your wedding day essentials or planning tools (like this, this, a notebook, and a pen). It helps to also carry swatches of your bridesmaid dress colors and wedding color palette (you never know when you’ll need to coordinate colors).

Canvas Bag measures 13 x 17.5. This bag is perfect for using to…

o Meet with vendors – carry your books, samples, etc.
o Use on your wedding day – You’ll have a lot to carry!
o Use on your honeymoon – great for the beach!

i said yes tote bag

i said yes tote bag 2

➳➳ Enter for a Chance to Win!

o Enter between 1/6/15-1/12/15 (11:59pm EST)
o Prize: One (1) I Said Yes engagement tote bag, as shown above, by A Stylish Design
o Winner has 72 hours to respond to email or new winner will be selected
o Shipping included to U.S.
o No purchase necessary
o Winner has 3 months to claim prize
o Prize value: $24.50 | No cash value
o Past giveaway winners within 30 days not eligible to win
o Use entry form below to enter


Giveaway: Win an Ivory Lace Bridal Bag

If you haven’t noticed yet, we’re obsessed about wedding giveaways at Emmaline Bride… and it’s time for a new one! This ivory lace bridal bag is up for grabs and it’s one of the prettiest ones we’ve seen yet. Can’t you just picture carrying it down the aisle, or tucking it under your arm on your way to the reception, or on your way to the airport to start your honeymoon, rummaging around for your boarding pass? It’s handmade by the lovely duo of Angee W. Enter for a chance to win below…

ivory bridal lace purse

Ivory Lace Bridal Bag

This handmade bag is made with a soft and beautiful satin in ivory and the entire bag is wrapped around with a layer of heavy ivory lace. It measures approximately 9 inches across on a 8 inches metal frame.

The bag looks beautiful on its own but you may also adorn the bag with one of your favorite brooches.

The clutch bag is padded and lined with ivory or champagne lining. There’s a small pocket on the inside of this bag for money, small change or even your Samsung Note or iPhone 6 Plus phone.

lace clutch bag

lace clutch bag

➳➳ Enter for a Chance to Win!

Here’s the giveaway form! Good luck + be sure to tell your friends.

o Enter between 11/5-11/11/14 (11:59pm EST)
o Prize: Ivory Lace Bridal Bag: “L’Heritage” by ANGEE W.
o Winner has 72 hours to respond to email or new winner will be selected
o Winner is responsible for shipping cost.
o Giveaway open worldwide. Winner must agree to pay US $12 for US or Canada shipping or US $24 everywhere else.
o No purchase necessary
o Winner has 3 months to claim prize
o Prize value: $79 | No cash value
o Past giveaway winners within 30 days not eligible to win
o Use entry form below to enter