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Every woman has her Every Day Bag. In it she usually keeps essential items: lip gloss, pen(s), paper, pads, tampons, gift cards, mints, wallet, ID, antibacterial lotion, a lighter, camera and accessories, checkbook, tweezers, snacks, keys, change, and bills. Sometimes she keeps less than essential items: pair of socks, 1 ½ pair of gloves, drink mix packets, extra lighters, deodorant, extra tweezers, a book, and perfume. Of course the necessity of any of these items can be debated. Does one need mints more or less than perfume?
The deciding factor is the lady’s individual tastes and demands.
The Bug-Out-Bag, or Go Bag, is far less subjective. This bag’s sole purpose is to give you a 72 hour window of normality while you sort out how to deal with the rest of life. This is a pretty big purpose. It requires some pretty big tools. Each member of your survival team’s bag should have the following:
This will be work. This will be hard. This will be worth it. Think of it: how did Vivienne Westwood begin? She was not born a fashion Goddess with seamstresses and emulators begging for her attention. She made herself into one. Take the humble beginnings of your Bug-Out-Bag and turn it into something worthy of a fashion diva!
Tell us in the comments how you will make Ms Westwood envious of your Go Bag!