How To Build The Perfect Walk-Of-Shame Emergency Kit

The walk of shame: It's a time-honored tradition that many will experience at one time in their lives. It might not be enjoyable at the time, but it's a coming-of-age experience that builds character and humility. But, the walk of shame is not to be undertaken without proper preparation. Elizabeth Banks gives us some insight into just how much the WoS can go wrong in her new movie out Friday, and let's just say, it's not pretty. We don't want to give it all away, but after a crazy night out, Banks ends up in downtown L.A. without a phone, car, or any knowledge about how to get home.
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On the bright side, we can learn from her character's mistakes. We've put together a little emergency kit, if you will. Consider it all the tools you need to ensure that you're never caught half naked on a street corner trying to hail a cab at 9 a.m. Now, all we need is a magic hangover cure.
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To start, you'll need a good sturdy bag. One that is big enough to house all your WoS needs, yet cute enough to rock at the bar.

Claire Vivier Duffle Petit, $499, available at Claire Vivier.
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Drinking all night plus a late-night Domino's binge plus not going home to your toothbrush...you do the math. Pop the whole packet just to be safe.

Listerene PocketPaks Oral Care Strips, $4.49, available at Drugstore.com.
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You won't have time to apply a full face of makeup for your journey home (extended bathroom trips are frowned upon in situations like this), but you'll probably want to at least troubleshoot a bit.

BareMinerals Stroke of Light Eye Brightener, $22, available at Sephora.
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The perfect walk of shame shoe — sleek enough for da club, comfortable enough for a trek.

Dolce Vita Cymbal Heels, $149, available at Dolce Vita.
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Two words: dry shampoo. Trust us.

Farmaesthetics Powdered Silk Dry Shampoo, $30, available at Farmaesthetics.
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We live by dry shampoo, but it never helps to have a backup. Bonus points for the fact that these hair ties actually look cute around your wrist.

Sephora Ribbon Hair Ties, $9, available at Sephora.
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Next-day smoky eyes don't do anyone any favors, so pack these puppies to de-goop your lids.

Almay Oil Free Makeup Eraser Sticks, $5.99, available at Ulta.
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Whether your walk of shame involves hopping on the subway or sneaking into a cab, the last thing you'll want is to be sporting your miniskirt and crop top in broad daylight. This trench will fold up into your bag, and will ensure that parents won't need to shield their children from you on their way to brunch.

Reformation Scarab Trench, $248, available at Reformation.
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Let nothing keep you from ordering an Uber the next morning. Or, at the very least, let nothing keep you from group-texting your BFFs about your current plight.

Mophie Juice Pack Helium, $79.95, available at Mophie.
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