According to the pros, we should always keep a flashlight, spare tire, and jumper cables in our car. While we can’t argue with that logic, there are a few items of a more sartorial nature that we think your trunk should also contain, in case of a fashion emergency (e.g., a last-minute meeting with your boss or an impromptu weekend trip to the pool). While it may seem like a lot, you’ll thank us later when you’re prepared for whatever life throws your way.
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If you ever unexpectedly have to take a trek to get to your destination or are experiencing heels-induced foot pain, you’ll be relieved to have these babies on hand.
It goes without saying that a pair of shades should live in your car so you’re never without in the blinding sun.
We’ve all experienced the misery that is being jacket-less when the air unexpectedly turns chilly. We love a versatile trench coat for this reason, as it can also double as a rain coat.
Impromptu trip to the farmers market? Too much to carry from your car to your front door? Enter the all-important tote bag.
Cat fur and white restaurant napkin fuzz have met their match.
Because your oversize daytime handbag probably isn’t the best option for after-work drinks at a new hot spot.
Every long-haired girl knows the lifesaving capabilities of a hair elastic on a hot summer day or bad hair day.
Your life will greatly benefit from never having an excuse to not have a picnic (sans grass stains).
Because your outfit looks much cuter when it’s not soaking wet.
You’ll never miss out on summer fun again with this guy on hand. Bonus: It can double as a bodysuit in a pinch.
Never seem to remember to throw your headphones in your gym bag? Problem solved!
Your casual outfit is instantly made evening-appropriate with the help of a pair of heels. No trip home to change needed!
Having a steamer on hand is the best possible way to ensure that you never have to just hope no one will notice that your outfit is a wrinkled mess.
Whether it’s bandages or these genius bunion guards, your feet will greatly benefit from a little comfort when faced with painful shoes. Or just put on your sneakers! (See start of slideshow.)