Having a jam-packed schedule from Monday through Friday leaves little room for leisurely contemplating outfits in front of the mirror. Heck, there’s never even time to go home and change as you’re usually rushing from the office to a restaurant. Thus, while standout trend items will always be our love, we often gravitate toward familiar, reliable pieces that never fail us when we need them most. From a versatile day-to-night dress, a roomy carryall and a savvy tool for preventing pesky blisters, there are certain well-rounded wares and accessories that aid in alleviating stress and crunch time for those who are constantly on the go. Ahead, shop our must-have selection of busy lady essentials all for under $250 so you can throw them on and dash out the door feeling prepared and confident, every time.