|1 Safety pins
Have these humble pins on hand to fix anything from a popped button to a burst seam. The more adventurous can even use them as necklace pendants.
Metal safety pins in assorted sizes, from $0.50, from convenience stores
|2 Bobby pins
More convenient than toting a bottle of hair spray, bobby pins come to the rescue of falling bouffants and flyaway hair.
Box of metal hair pins, $2.55, from Sa Sa, 01-14 Wisma Atria
|3 Fashion tape
You don't want to be remembered as the flasher of prom night. An essential for those in bustier dresses, halter tops and other outfits that can cause cleavage spill.
Fashion Strip, $15.90, from Level 3 Takashimaya Department Store
|4 Shoe strap strips
Loose stiletto straps are a sure party pooper on the dance floor. Hold them in place with these strap strips that come in four colours - black, silver, buttercup and rose - to match your shoes.
Foot Petals, strappy strips in buttercup shade, $10, from Sa Sa
|5 Oil blotter-cum-mirror set
All the night's photo-taking is bound to get you in a sweat. Keep your face sheen-free with these oil blotters.
Sarasa oil clear paper and mirror kit, $4.10, from Sa Sa
|6 Shoe wipes
Someone is bound to step on your shoes with all that boogying. Wipe off the smudges with these instant shoe wipes. It works for leather bags too.
Kiwi Quick 'N' Clean Footwear Wipes, $2.55, from Watsons, B2-06 Takashimaya Shopping Centre
|7 Party feet gel plaster
Keep your stilleto-strapped feet happy with these gel plasters that fit the contours of your feet, cushioning them at the pressure points.
Scholl Party Feet Blister Plaster, $9.65, from Watsons
|8 Heavy duty fabric plasters
Assorted shapes shield broken skin on any part of your feet. Believe us, its beige tone camouflages better than transparent plastic counterparts.
Nexcare Heavy Duty Fabric Plasters, $6.50, from Guardian, B2-05 Takashimaya Shopping Centre