Fashion designer Tracy Reese is known for dressing A-list celebrities and most notably First Lady Michelle Obama. Her clothing can be found in high-end retailers, boutiques, and Anthropologie and now, she's showing her Spring designs at Lincoln Center today at 2pm.

We asked Tracy to share a few of her Fashion Week essentials that get her through one of the most hectic weeks in fashion. From snacking must haves like Blue Mountain almonds to a pair of sound-proof headphones, Tracy's hectic NYFW schedule is a little easier with these nine items.

Click through the gallery above to see Tracy's Fashion Week survival guide.