We’ve all been there. It’s the morning after and you wish you had known better—not to mention his name. We can’t help you there, but we can ensure that you cut and run with as much dignity as possible. Enter the one-night stand survival kit, which starts with the perfect bag. It’s not too big, but trust us: The Esperanza Clutch (Retail: $179, Shecky’s: $60) by Ede & Elliott will hold everything you need.
Do we really need to explain why you need these? Before he wakes up, hit up the bathroom, dig into your handy-dandy clutch and retrieve a tiny Colgate Wisp ($8 for four) for a quick, no-toothbrush-necessary fix.
Quickly clean up raccoon eyes with Cleansing Facial Wipes ($5.99) from Simple. (They’re a 2009 Beauty at its Best winner for a reason!) Perfect for easy packing, sensitive skin and easy disposal!
Your hair looked hot last night, but now that it’s been tossed around on the dance floor and, er, etc., it’s more scary than sexy. This is when you need a stockpile of Scunci’s Large Satin No Damage Elastics ($4). Of course, that’s no damage to your hair—maybe just a little to your pride.
Uh-oh. Where did your underwear go? Good thing you packed a teeny Thrilling Thong (Retail: $30, Shecky’s: $25.50) from Dirty Dolls Lingerie. The lost pair is a nice souvenir for him, and hey—you didn’t want to wake him while planning your escape.
High heels on a Saturday morning are a definite sign of walk of shame. Thankfully, you have a pair of CitySlips (Retail: $27.99, Retail: $24.99) that fold up neatly into your clutch and come with an extra tote for you heels. A quick switch-a-roo and away you go! Like it never happened.