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It's official: summer (the actual season) is here. And let's face it—summer in the city is hard to deal with for many reasons: the humidity, the tourists, the smells (especially in Wicker Park), to name a few. But there are lots of reasons summer makes us happy to live, too: the beach and lakefront playdates, gluttonous nights at Pinkberry, and of course smaller clothing. Included in the latter summertime reason for living is the footwear category of SANDALS.
So just for you, we've got eight of Chicago's most amazing shops where you can score the perfect pair of sandals. Whether you're searching for heeled strappy buddies or flats in a neon pastel that you can wear to North Ave Beach, you'll find it at one of the shops on this map.