11 Outfit Essentials for a Busy Life
Champagne Lifestyle on a Beer Budget blogger Hannah Hagler shares the wardrobe staples that take her from day to night, work to play
1. Nixon The Small Time Teller Bracelet Watch, $95
A busy woman always needs to know the time, but some people might interpret you checking the time on your cell phone as rude. A classic watch is a perfect way to check the time in a subtler manner.
2. Maybelline Dream Wonder Fluid-Touch Foundation, $9.99
You would never know this foundation is from a drugstore. It provides good coverage without being the slightest bit heavy and makes you look like a doll.
3. Sister Jane Printed Shift Dress with Collar, $139.30
I love this bright dress because I can easily see it translating from day to play. I would pair it with a neutral blazer in the office and wear it sans blazer with my hair down for after-work socializing.
4. Kate Spade Sedgewick Lane Kensey, $398
It's essential for me to have a large purse during the week to fit everything I could ever need. I love that this one is structured so it won't easily lose shape, and the oxblood color is perfect for the upcoming fall season.
5. Target Women's Geometric Sunglasses with Metal Temple, $16.99
These designer-inspired sunglasses give off a chic and sophisticated look for an amazing price. I like to have an affordable pair of sunglasses on me at all times, so I'll throw a pair like these in my purse when I'm on the go.
6. Jergens Glow Lightweight Foaming Moisturizer, $8.49
I love this self-tanner as a quick, natural-looking alternative to tanning. This product gives you a healthy glow without compromising your health or your time.
7. Joe Fresh Stripe Fringe Jacket, $99
I am always cold, so I like to have a nice jacket on hand at all times. This jacket would pair just as well with office attire or a pair of jeans and a classic tee.
8. Laqa & Co. Cosmetics Lambchop Fat Lip Pencil, $18
If you forget to reapply your lipstick, you'll love this stuff. It stays on all day long and provides vibrant, pigmented color.
9. Kate Spade Set the Stage 17-Month Large Agenda, $36
My planner is my Holy Grail. I don't like to rely on technology 100 percent of the time when it comes to my schedule, so I love having a pretty planner like this one to jot down my thoughts and events.
10. Trotters Signature Cheyenne Loafer, $129.95
A girl on the go must have a comfy pair of flats at all time. I love a good pair of heels, but sometimes you just need to kick off your heels and give your feet a break! I always carry an extra pair in my purse or leave a pair under my desk for when I need some R & R.
11. Gigi All In One Bag, $125
I like to keep a clutch inside my large work bag just in case I have an event or a happy hour after work, so I don't have to lug around a big purse. It's come in handy more times than I can count.
See more of Hannah's style on her blog, Champagne Lifestyle on a Beer Budget.
FashionLust List: A Total Beauty Editor's Top 10
FashionFashion Essentials from a San Francisco Blogger
FashionA French Fashion Curator's Wish List
FashionWhat a New Orleans Fashion Maven Wants ... Now
FashionA Fashionable Film Buff's Dream Closet
FashionFall Picks from a Penny-Pinching Style Blogger