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  • 5 Tips for Finding the Perfect Blazer

    I’ve always loved the way the perfect blazer can pull together an otherwise ho-hum outfit.  It can make a low-key casual outfit infinitely more stylish.  The women’s blazer is also a great piece to help you transition into fall, you can easily wear a favorite summer outfit and throw on a blazer to get wear out of it as you move into fall.  I got my first blazer in New York City, shortly after graduating from college, it was a fitted black corduroy blazer.   Now corduroy is a casual fabric, but in the right color it can look more formal.    I must mention that I am talking about a women’s blazer and not the jacket that is part of a 2 piece suit, which can often be worn as a blazer.  I will often wear the jacket of a 2 piece suit without the suit skirt or pants, but… Read More

  • Date Night Outfits That are Stylish and Sexy

    I love going on dates with my husband and I enjoy planning out my date night outfits.  I’ve been married to my husband for almost 14 years now, even though my husband still likes me to refer to him as “my boyfriend”.  ?  Wow, sometimes it’s hard to believe it’s been almost 14 years.  Time certainly flies when you’re having fun. As I’m sure you can agree, we need to make time for the important things in our lives, like taking care of our selves and spending time with our significant other, family and friends.   Life can get really hectic and feel like it’s moving forward on it’s own, with work, kids (I have a step daughter) and a social life.  Therefore, you need to make time for things like dating your significant other.  My husband and I have a least one “date” a week and we like to make… Read More

  • What to Wear on Valentine’s Day

    First I just want to say that I’m sorry that I’ve been a MIA lately. If you saw my last post you know that my other business, Online Profile Pros, has been quite crazy lately and that has been taking up most of my time.  Recently I was thinking about what to wear on Valentine’s Day and then I thought you might be having the same conundrum. So, I made a list of my top picks, some you can rent and some you can buy.  As you may know, I’m a big fan of renting for special occasions, that way I can look festive, but I don’t have to buy something just for that one occasion.  I even did a Rent the Runway Review, if you’re on the fence about renting.  If you’re not a fan of renting, I’ve found some great items for you too, many under $100, as well… Read More

  • Secrets to a Classic Wardrobe: Black Pumps

    I’m starting a new segment on my blog called “Secrets to a Classic Wardrobe”, where I will discuss staple, classic wardrobe pieces that you will have for years.  One major wardrobe classic are black pumps.  I got my first high-end pair of simple black pumps in 2007 and I still have them.  I’m wearing them here:     How do you keep your high-end items looking great for years?  Check out my How to Recondition a Leather Handbag for tips, these tips can be used for anything leather from shoes, belts and handbags.  Here are my tips for finding the right black pumps: Know your budget and stick to it.  If your budget is $150, find the best shoe you can for that price.  I would suggest going to online stores like The Outnet and Saks Off 5th.  There you can find higher end pieces at a reduced price.  Here are some… Read More

  • How to Recondition a Leather Handbag

    This week in my first installment of Buy Less, Buy Better segment of my blog, I am going to show you how to Recondition a Leather Handbag, I’m going to be using a Chanel handbag that I’ve had for over 10 years. I decided to use my favorite bag so that you don’t have to worry whether my technique will hurt your favorite handbag.   When you purchase an expensive handbag, you want to have it looking fabulous for years to come.  If you take care of your handbags and re-condition them, they will look great for years.   Here is my steps step-by-step guide on how to recondition a leather handbag or you can check out the video below (all links to my favorite products are listed below the video): Clean any dirt or dust of the bag, I like this Leather Shampoo from Leather Spa. Apply leather conditioner (I like the… Read More

About Me

Hi! I'm Claire Bahn.  Thank you so much for checking out my blog.  I am the CEO and Co-Founder of Online Profile Pros and lifestyle blogger.  I love to cook, travel, try new beauty products and basically live life to its fullest. Read More

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