How To Go From The Office To A Cocktail Party In Less Than 5 Minutes

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The end of the year is always hectic. When your professional and social calendars are buzzing with endless meetings, events, dinners and drinks and you have five minutes to spruce yourself up despite the residual evidence of a long day on your face, you need essentials that’ll do the job at lightning speed. We’ve teamed with BaubleBar to share the must-have jewelry, fashion and beauty items to keep at your desk that’ll easily transition your look from day to night. Shop them ahead, and you’ll be refreshed, polished and photo-ready when evening rolls around.

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Day To Night Essentials

Karsten Choker

$32

BaubleBar

Cool Choker

We promise a few pieces of standout jewelry will serve you well. They'll come to your rescue when you need to upgrade your daytime ensemble in a jiff for a last-minute evening outing. A chain-metal choker adds edgy vibes to a pantsuit.

Sojourn Bracelet Set

$52

BaubleBar

Delicate Bracelets

Don't underestimate the power of a dainty bracelet. Layering multiple strands adorned with whimsical motifs can make a dazzling impact.

Artemis Tassel Drops

$34

BaubleBar

Tassel Earrings

Statement drops are the accoutrements of the moment. Let shoulder-grazers take center stage by pulling your hair back in a sleek low bun.

Natural Dry Shampoo

$14

Milk Makeup

Dry Shampoo

Give your tresses a quick refresh by spritzing dry shampoo onto the roots to absorb oil and restore volume.

Vice Lipstick in Troublemaker

$17

Urban Decay

Dark Lipstick

Sweep on a deep lip color to take your look from casual daytime to sexy evening in an instant.

Nirvana Bourbon Rollerball

$25

Elizabeth and James

Flirty Fragrance

An woodsy vanilla scent on the inner wrists, neck and behind the ears is an alluring pick-me-up before heading out the door.

Flat Pouch

$125

Loeffler Randall

Metallic Clutch

Store your phone, lipstick and keys in a compact gold clutch for added glamour. It'll pair perfectly with nearly any other shades.