How to Pack Your Bag for the Long Days at Fashion Week

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Photo: Bobby Doherty/New York Magazine

Fashion days tend to run looooooong, and, in February, involve girding up against the brutal cold, blinding snow, and sweltering crowds inside shows. Show-going requires stamina — there’s a lot of running around from uptown to downtown, and even back to Brooklyn (but nowhere near where I live) — and, of course, supplies.

So when packing my bag each morning, I tend to eschew organized, dainty clutches, and go for large totes and bucket bags full of useful objects like umbrellas, complexion-brightening lipsticks, and vitamins. Click through the slideshow ahead for my picks for packing a bag during one of the busiest weeks of the year.

How to Pack a Bag for a Long Day of Shows