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Eight Shops to Buy Board Shorts and Bikinis For Your Sandy Summer Beach Adventures

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Heading as far east as you could possibly bike, jog or scoot your Segway, no matter which latitude in the Chicago area, you're likely to run into one of Chicago's 33 sandy beaches. Yes, the beaches will be boppin' this summer, as they were last year, which is why we're bringing you some of the best selections of swimwear in the city. Sure there's Scoop on Rush, American Apparel, J Crew, or Benetton but we wanted to give a special focus to the four newcomers to the swimwear game and our four standby shops with large and luxe selections.

Want to know where else to shop for the swim season? Check out our top picks in LA · NY · or Online.

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1. Londo Mondo

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2148 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60614
773-327-2218

2. La Perla

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535 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312-494-0400

3. Cram Fashion

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3331 N Broadway
Chicago, IL 60657
773-477-1737

4. Windward Boardshop

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3317 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60657
888-706-0090

5. Nordstrom

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55 E Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312-464-1515

6. Everything But Water

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2140 Northbrook Ct, Northbrook Court
Northbrook, IL 60062
847-272-7601

7. Athleta

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3415 N Southport Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
773-525-5881

8. SA Elite

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845 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611

1. Londo Mondo

2148 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614
2148 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60614

2. La Perla

535 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
535 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611

3. Cram Fashion

3331 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60657
3331 N Broadway
Chicago, IL 60657

4. Windward Boardshop

3317 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60657
3317 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60657

5. Nordstrom

55 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
55 E Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60611

6. Everything But Water

2140 Northbrook Ct, Northbrook Court, Northbrook, IL 60062
2140 Northbrook Ct, Northbrook Court
Northbrook, IL 60062

7. Athleta

3415 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657
3415 N Southport Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

8. SA Elite

845 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
845 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611