When she’s not working with big names like Lupita Nyong’o, Constance Wu, and Diane Kruger or writing a best-selling book, celebrity stylist Micaela Erlanger divulges her fashion expertise in our Ask a Stylist column. From the best places to source vintage to the secret to finding your most flattering jeans, come back each week for a professional’s perspective.
Over the past year, I’ve shared a handful of my Amazon picks, from the best wardrobe basics to the pieces I always travel with, and it’s safe to say I swear by Prime. Today I’m slightly shifting gears and sharing the essentials I always carry in my styling kit—aka every item I need the day of any red carpet or red carpet fitting. From the surprising way I use a roll of ribbon to the $3 item that saves any wardrobe mishap, everything you need to prep a styling kit is available below and on Amazon so you can receive in record time if you’re ever in a pinch. Ahead shop the essentials that are always in my styling kit.