For us beauty and fashion fanatics, New York Fashion Week is like our own special Olympics. Running around town in four-inch booties (much easier to haul a** in than a stiletto, let me tell you), trying to get up-close-and-personal shots backstage, and tapping the masterminds for their inspiration — it's quite a rollercoaster.
So, you can imagine it’s a mission to stay chic and put-together in the midst of all the chaos — especially when my day starts at 7 and ends at midnight. When presentation is everything, it’s absolutely necessary to keep my handbag stocked with just the essentials. These purse musts aren't just helpful for running around backstage, but make up the perfect on-the-go beauty kit for any hectic schedule. Your emergency beauty kit, right this way. Photo: Courtesy of Madeline Wolf.