Whether it's a job-interview pencil skirt or those trusty, comfy heels, our daytime duds may get the job done for our 9-to-5, but they don't exactly make us feel like paragons of glamour. Which is why, come quittin' time, we usually can't wait to change into something a little less...well, terminally sensible.
But, hold on — getting glam doesn't have to require two totally separate wardrobes. The pieces you rely on day in and day out can work for your evening events, too. Think your work pants and most basic bag can't shine for you on a big night out? Think again — and click on to see how we transformed five plain-Jane pieces into total showstoppers.