Brandy

Brandy Middleton is a native Chicagoan and the founder of the blog Mrs Windy City and a previous blogger and writer for In Chi City. When not concentrating on the next writing job she enjoys attending Chicago fashion shows and local events as well as hunting for the best sushi and Thai food.

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vitaminwater® and FADER present uncapped…two artists. two genres. one stage

vitaminwater® and FADER present uncapped…two artists. two genres. one stage

| June 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

I love secrets. Well- good secrets like sales at Bloomies, hidden donut vaults and concerts.  On Thursday I went to a secret “uncapped” event with vitaminwater and FADER magazine at the marquardt trucking co. warehouse to see an unexpected pairing in the music business. Uncapped events are nationwide concert series dedicated to bringing the best artists working […]

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A fashionable Obama fundraiser, Buzzed on Fashion coverage, Louboutin is on the way and more

A fashionable Obama fundraiser, Buzzed on Fashion coverage, Louboutin is on the way and more

| May 23, 2012 | 1 Comment

This post is all about fashion, baby!  Get your credit cards and money ready because you’ll hear more sounds of  beautiful heels clickin’ and see more high fashion struttin’ on Chicago’s street pavements with the Christian Louboutin store opening here on Oak St in the old Esquire building! Ooh la la! On Saturday I was invited […]

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Guess clothing turns 30 in Chicago, Cotton Candy Couture is here, reality shows showcase our City and more!

Guess clothing turns 30 in Chicago, Cotton Candy Couture is here, reality shows showcase our City and more!

| May 9, 2012 | 1 Comment

Chicago is now the home to a fabulous new reality show, House of Consignment (above picture).  I have talked about eDrop-off here many times and now the owner- Corri McFadden is showing off her business and what it takes to be successful on Wednesday nights on VH1….catch up on the season online at VH1.   […]

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Elysian’s Feast on fashion, Akira in Hyde Park, tax free shopping and more

Elysian’s Feast on fashion, Akira in Hyde Park, tax free shopping and more

| February 14, 2012 | 3 Comments

In January I attended Feast on Fashion at the Elysian Hotel, now known as the Waldorf Astoria.  Feast on fashion is an event that pairs food with designers or Chicago boutiques and gives a glance at whats in store.  They never have a set schedule but it seems to be every couple of months.  This […]

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Chicago Bears make appearances, DreX back on the air, Giuliana and Bill news + more

Chicago Bears make appearances, DreX back on the air, Giuliana and Bill news + more

| October 13, 2011 | 5 Comments

How about those Chicago Bears? I think we have a really great season ahead of us! Linebacker Lance Briggs (above) made an appearance at Sprinkles Cupcake in the Gold Coast recently to show off his cupcake for his charity Briggs4kidz.  The line outside was crazy with fans waiting to meet and support Lance Running back Matt […]

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Fashion’s Night Out Interview with Kyle Richards of “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”

Fashion’s Night Out Interview with Kyle Richards of “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”

| September 20, 2011 | 1 Comment

I was given the opportunity to interview Kyle Richards of Bravo Network’s successful franchise Real Housewives of Beverly Hills who was hosting a fashion show for Macy’s celebration of Fashion’s Night Out. Known as the raspy voiced, raven haired sexy mom and actress of the bunch. I was thrilled and at the same time nervous! […]

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Macy’s celebrates Fashion’s Night Out with celebrities and more on State St.

Macy’s celebrates Fashion’s Night Out with celebrities and more on State St.

| September 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

For the past three years Fashion’s Night Out is an annual event held  to generate sales, boost the economy and create excitement around shopping.  It’s a global shopping event created by the city of New York, the CFDA, NYC + Co and Vogue Magazine. This year, Macy’s on State Street pulled out all the stops […]

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New Chicago based reality show, celebs spotted at Lollapalooza, and events to attend

New Chicago based reality show, celebs spotted at Lollapalooza, and events to attend

| August 16, 2011 | 2 Comments

  Corri Mcfadden (above in the eDrop-off closet) the Founder and owner of the Chicago luxury consignment shop, eDrop-Off will be getting her own reality show produced by 44 Blue Productions. Sherri Shepherd was married on August 13th here in Chicago and tweeted a picture of herself and her enormous dress, designed by  Rivini on the […]

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Holiday with Grey Goose, Jay Cutler is no longer engaged, and celebrities spotted

Holiday with Grey Goose, Jay Cutler is no longer engaged, and celebrities spotted

| July 31, 2011 | 1 Comment

For the July 4th holiday I was invited down to Burnham Harbor (Chicago’s Lakefront) on the Perseverance II to partake in music, food and Grey Goose beverages. Chicago influencers nibbled on tasty appetizers and specialty drinks by Grey Goose, mixed with their L’Orange, L’Citron and L’Poire vodka flavors .   Photos by: James Palazzolo Thanks […]

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Annual IMAGINE fashion show, Bill Cunningham New York, Macy’s Glamorama plus celebs seen around town

Annual IMAGINE fashion show, Bill Cunningham New York, Macy’s Glamorama plus celebs seen around town

| June 23, 2011 | 3 Comments

I recently attended the 32nd annual IMAGINE fashion show at the UIC Forum to see the International Academy of Design & Technology fashion show. The  IADT students’ hard work and creativity towards their fashion careers is uplifting and mind-blowing. A fun fact that I learned is to be unbiased. The designers blindly submit their designs (worn […]

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