1. A great vintage find you can brag about. Oh, this thing? I picked it up in Marrakesh in ’98.
2. A medium weight, tailored leather jacket that transcends seasons you’ll have for 10 years or more, that makes even the sweetest look seem a little bit badass.
3. Spanx. Even superheroes, er, supermodels wear it.
4. A great work bag that can fit portfolios, your lunch, and your laptop.
5. A huge necklace to distract on days you haven’t done laundry yet.
6. A signature scent that makes all of your friends, ex-boyfriends and even past co-workers think of you when they smell it.
7. An eyeshadows palette created just for you – the M.A.C.counter is best.
8. A pair of cowboy boots just for fun–you never know when you’ll have a chance to wear them.
9. At least one backup Halloween costume you can pull out for impromptu parties and/or wild nights.
10. A pair of sexpot shoes that make you feel like a million bucks.
11. A pair of shorts to wear with heels on summer nights.
12. A huge, super comfortable sweater to pull on when you’re sick or when the heat doesnt work.
13. Leggings for PMS days.
14. Sunglasses that fit your face. Tip: take a photo of yourself in them with your iPhone before buying. They look different to you in the mirror when you’re wearing them.
15. A stylish friend the same size as you who’s willing to swap clothes once in awhile.
16. At least one bottle of dry shampoo. Less shampooing = better hair. Beauty editor trick.
17. Neither are achy boobs: add “awesome sports bra” to the list.
18. Good running shoes. Shin splints aren’t sexy.
19. A bikini, kaftan and beach towel you love, for impromptu vacations and because swimsuit shopping more than once every few years sucks majorly.
20. At least one piece of amazing jewelry that makes you smile when you wear it.
21. A good scarf to wrap to wrap a million ways.
22. Expensive jeans that make your butt look a-mah-zing.
23. Chic but comfortable sneakers for weekend errands.
24. Rain boots that don’t look like rain boots.
25. An oversize blouse that looks chic tucked into everything.
26. A gown for a black tie event.
27. A killer cocktail dress.
28. A sexy bra and underwear set. Several sets are even better.
29. One expensive bag you spent your tax return on.
30. Black pumps. Nude pumps. — these I sent in