StyleList guest editor Rachel Blumenthal knows a thing or two about juggling work life, home life, and a love life -- but it's not always easy! As a new mom, Rachel understands the importance of spending time with her husband (and Warby Parker co-founder) Neil. While the couple's busy schedules can make planning a date night difficult, Rachel's wardrobe is always ready for a quick dinner out or a full-fledged, romantic evening in New York City.

We asked Rachel to share her date night essentials -- from a pair of gorgeous J.Crew leather leggings to chic studded booties. Click through the gallery above to her picks.