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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Winter to Spring

Chicago style blogger Blonde and Bailey wearing a teddy coat, green shirt and Ray-Ban aviators in Gold Coast.

This winter to spring transition is pretty tricky, huh? As somebody who doesn’t typically check the weather often, I’ve actually been checking the weather app every dang day. The sun is so deceiving, but I can’t say I don’t love it. It’s just resulting in a bit more thought into my outfits to stay warm and practical. My mom was in town visiting this past weekend. I hadn’t seen her…


So Suede

Chicago fashion blogger Blonde and Bailey wearing a brown suede jacket, black shirt, Express denim and Sam Edelman fringe booties in Gold Coast.

Yay! It’s Friday. And it’s an extra special Friday personally because I finished my MBA program yesterday and I have friends coming to town for the weekend for St. Patrick’s Day shenanigans. ALL THE FUN THINGS. I’ve never seen the green river, so we’re going to head there tomorrow to check it out after breakfast at my place. I get so excited when I can host friends at my place,…

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Everyday Athleisure

Blonde and Bailey, a fashion and lifestyle blogger, styling a pink hat, leather jacket, camo print shirt, leggings and Toms in downtown Chicago.

When it comes to my everyday style, I usually gravitate toward athleisure looks. I love being comfortable and casual, especially when I’m working at a coffee shop or running errands. It also makes hitting an afternoon workout much easier since I don’t have to bring a whole bag of clothes with me. I threw on these Athleta leggings and Z Supply shirt recently for a few hours of productivity with…

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Tan Coat

Chicago blogger Blonde and Bailey styling a tan tie Uniqlo coat and black work bag in front of a striped graffiti wall in West Loop.

Happy Wednesday, friends! I’m currently sipping on my current favorite tea (from DAVIDsTea, yes it’s one of their holiday flavors that I stocked up on big time and it’s on sale right now! I may need to go get more…) I’ve found myself drinking way too much coffee lately, so I’m trying to cut back by switching in some more tea. Trust me, I love coffee.. but it’s been messing…

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