Meet Mischaela, your expert in style & fashion.

Hi! I'm Mischaela, aka Big City Blonde, a fashion, beauty, and lifestyle blogger here in Chicago. As a former fashion model, professional deal spotter, and vintage couture addict, it's my pleasure to bring you the inside scoop on everything you need to feel good about your personal style!

Style &

“Style is personal, yes, but the best practices are rather universal. Tune in for tips from your Chicago fashion insider: moi!”

My biggest style affirmation moment was being shot by world-renowned street style photographer, Scott Schuman, of The Sartorialist. One of my only fashion fangirl moments.

Black Wolford tights, they make ANY outfit transition through the seasons (brrrr...Chicago) and give you that legs for days look. Kate Moss agrees with me.

"Ginger Rodgers did everything Fred Astaire did, but she did it backwards and in 4 inch heels." I think this quote speaks to the power of women. I'm a firm believer that being fashionable and feminine isn't a handicap and that we don't have to dress like men, think like men, or look like men to lead, inspire, and take charge.

Mischaela's Newest Dose of Style Advice
Background Image

"Welcome to Fall Fashion"

Mischaela's “Fast Five” transition-into-Fall pieces

Read the Article

Keep Up

Follow Along @thebcblonde

Tips, tricks, & tough love: A curated stream
of snaps by our resident expert in fashion & style.

Background Image

Check out the Rest of the Writers

Our curated lineup of lady bloggers.

Meet the Team
Whether tips on layering without bulk or a fashion finds feature, subscribe to never miss an article. Just drop your e-mail below.