Emergency Kit Essentials You can’t keep a full-on fashion lifeboat in your clutch, but here are the simple essentials I always make sure to have in my emergency kit: double-stick tape (this one’s my favorite), pre-threaded needles, a deodorant sponge, some coins, and a Sharpie.I hope these stories have made you giggle and realize that where there’s a will, there’s a way to fix any wardrobe calamity.