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Summer Lovin'

Spring weather can turn on a dime (especially if you live in Chicago). Be prepared for rising temperatures with these summer essentials.

Ridiculously cheap Loop Terry Tube Dress with Pockets from American Apparel is just the thing for lounging by the pool, or stooping on the front steps waiting for the ice cream truck to drive by. $12.00

Genuine leather straps and brass buckle details make these Equestrian Flip Flops from Wilson's Leather a stylish alterative to the usual plastic. $28

What's not to love about the line of handbags by award-winning New York designer Rafe Totengco for Target? Purses from his original line start at $300, which makes this Rafe® for Target® Linen Flap Shoulder Bag a steal at $39.99.