B+B is ONE!

Chicago blogger Blonde and Bailey wearing Express jeans, a J Crew plaid shirt, black leather jacket and Madewell sunnies in Gold Coast.

Can you believe it’s been a year since I launched Blonde and Bailey? I still remember sitting on my couch being so nervous to share my blog with the world, unsure of how my friends and family would react. While I’m a very talkative person, I’m not so good at being vulnerable and starting a blog definitely consists of sharing parts of my life in a new way. I love…

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Ready for Winter

Chicago blogger Hannah Leibinger of Blonde and Bailey wearing a gray Canada Goose parka, black Old Navy beanie, black jeans and black boots in downtown Chicago.

Winter is here, Chicago! I finally debuted my new Canada Goose parka. It’s been hanging in my closet since August (who else buys winter coats in the summer? ha!), and it was time to break the baby out. This Saturday was a cold one so I styled it with a simple black beanie and black boots. I did have a cozy sweater under it but didn’t grab any photos of…

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Rainy Day

Chicago style blogger Blonde and Bailey on her phone while wearing a black hat, gray poncho and aviator Ray-bans.

Friday! Friday! Friday! (Yeah, I chant things when I’m excited. My friends and colleagues sometimes make fun of me for it but I really don’t care.) This weekend is going to be filled with getting shit done time, but hey.. It’s still FRIDAY. This weather has been a little wacko lately, but a little rain wasn’t going to stop me from seeing Andrea when she was in town for a…

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So Long, Summer

Chicago style blogger Blonde and Bailey wearing a jean jacket, Rebecca Minkoff fringe backpack and Ray-Ban gold aviators and holding an Original Rainbow Cone on Navy Pier.

Happy Thursday! Well, it’s official.. summer is over. For me, at least. I think there’s technically still a couple weeks left. Labor Day Weekend marked the end of a great couple of months. Honestly, fall has always been my favorite season. I love everything about fall… the boots, fur vests, sweaters, scarves, pumpkin everything, my birthday ;)… But for some reason, the end of summer has really hit me hard…

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Moving to the City

Blonde and Bailey, a fashion and lifestyle blogger, in front of the Chicago skyline from North Ave Beach wearing a black pleated skirt and gray top with a Kate Spade handbag.

Let’s talk city life… This past weekend marked my one year Chicago anniversary. It still doesn’t seem real that I’ve already been here a year. Wasn’t it just yesterday that my dad, Bailey and I loaded up the U-Haul with sugar free Red Bull and Flamin’ Hot Cheetos in hand? I’ve been looking forward to writing this post for awhile but also have been a little nervous that I wouldn’t…