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Sunglasses & Scoops
 

 

1 VINTAGE GLAM
Green frames, $295, Jimmy Choo at Bloomingdale’s. 900 N. Michigan Ave.; 312-440-4460

2 A TOUCH OF COCO
Chanel wraparound acetate frames with camellias, $395, at Chanel. 935 N. Michigan Ave.; 312-787-5500

3 CHEAPLY CHIC
Purple aviators, $24, at Art Effect. 934 W. Armitage Ave.; 773-929-3600

4 COASTAL VIBE
Ray-Ban gunmetal-and-purple wire frame aviators, $129, at Bloomingdale’s

5 FULL COVERAGE
Chloé “Saskia” rounded mouse sunglasses, $290, at Nordstrom. 55 E. Grand Ave.; 312-464-1515

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Cute Sandals
 

 

1 CITIFIED
Cream gladiator, $38, at Urban Outfitters. 20 S. State St.; 312-269-9919

2 TROPICAL TAN
Leather gladiator, $289, Paul Smith at zappos.com

3 SLOUCHY
Pewter metallic leather sandal, $178, Graffiti at Lori’s Shoes. 824 W. Armitage Ave.; 773-281-5655

4 BIT OF SHIMMER
Silver sandal, $84.95, Charles by Charles David at Nordstrom. 55 E. Grand Ave.; 312-464-1515

5 BETTER JELLIES
Purple jelly ankle-wrap sandal, $125, See by Chloé at Barneys CO-OP. 2209 N. Halsted St.; 773-248-0426

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Antiques Destinations for Novices
 

THE COUNTRY HOUSE
179 E. Deerpath Rd.,
Lake Forest; 847-234-0244

Richard Norton, the elder statesman of the Chicago antiques market, runs two shops: one in the Merchandise Mart and this second outpost in Lake Forest. It’s a place where serious collectors buy, and everybody else browses with envy.

J. ROBERTS ANTIQUES
149 W. Kinzie St.;
312-222-0167

Recently reopened after an extensive renovation, this 25,000-square-foot River North warehouse features French Empire furniture and owners with fabulous entertaining skills: Walk in, and in five minutes flat, you’ll have a glass of wine in your hand.

ARCHITECTURAL ARTIFACTS
4325 N. Ravenswood Ave.;
773-348-0622, architecturalartifacts.com

A good way to spend an afternoon: perusing the rooms of stained glass, signs, doorknobs, and salvaged building ornaments inside Stewart Grannen’s massive five-floor warehouse.

MODERN TIMES
2100 W. Grand Ave.;
312-243-5706, moderntimeschicago.com

Fans of Charles Eames, Ed Wormley, Milo Baughman, and other midcentury/1960s furnishers will find pristine-condition chairs, sofas, and tables in this West Grand Avenue shop that’s open only on weekends. Great for lamps, too.

WRIGHT AUCTION HOUSE
1440 W. Hubbard St.;
312-563-0020, wright20.com

One of the first auctioneers to traffic in modern design, Richard Wright recently started a series of approachable, no-reserve “Mass Modern” sales. Lots typically run $50 to $3,000; the next sale comes up June 27th.

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Bathing Suits for Babes
 

 

1 WAVE RIDER
Pink one-piece with tattoo detail by Raisins, $37, at Windward Sports. 3317 N. Clark St.; 773-472-6868, windwardsports.com

2 FLOWER GIRL
Floral-print two-piece by Malia Mills, $155, at Malia Mills. 2050 N. Halsted St.; 773-404-0467, maliamills.com

3 PREPSTER
Lilly Pulitzer seersucker tankini with embroidered turtles, $74, at Mini Me. 900 N. Michigan Ave.; 312-988-4011, minimechicago.com

4 SQUARE PANTS
Color-block trunks by Wes and Willy, $50, at Madison and Friends. 43 E. Oak St., 312-642-6403; 720 Waukegan Rd., Deerfield, 847-236-4131; madisonandfriends.com

5 BABY BOHO
Bikini by Ondad Mar, $64, at Bloomingdale’s. 900 N. Michigan Ave., 312-324-7500, bloomingdales.com

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