Consider these the bare necessities for four nonstop weeks of fashion shows, parties and breaking industry news.

As we've said many, many times before, it's always fashion week somewhere, but now that September is here, fashion week is right on our doorstep in New York. Over the next ten days, our team will be dividing and conquering, covering shows spanning the neighborhood map from Harlem to Bushwick, in an impassioned attempt to bring you all of the trend reports, breaking industry news, collection reviews, street style images and yet-to-be-confirmed rumors from the front lines. 

There's much to look forward to stateside — including both Proenza Schouler's and Rodarte's homecomings and Rihanna's Savage x Fenty runway extravaganza to close out the week — before we had to London, Milan and Paris, but despite all of our planning, it's almost impossible to feel completely prepared. But Fashionista's crew of editors has been around the fashion month circuit several times before, and each one has curated a list of must-have items that she couldn't imagine getting through four-plus weeks of shows without. Read on to browse (and shop!) the necessities, all of which have our tried and tested stamp of approval.  

Alyssa Vingan Klein, Editor-in-Chief

Tyler McCall, Deputy Editor

Maura Brannigan, Senior Editor

Maria Bobila, Associate Editor

Stephanie Saltzman, Beauty Editor

Whitney Bauck, Assistant Editor

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