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It's Thursday afternoon, tomorrow is Friday (thank goodness) and all we want to do right now is stare at the pretty clothes. Amiright? Akira recently shot a quick lookbook featuring new spring stock that's all about color, prints, and having a good time. We're in the mood for this right now, and we have a feeling you are, too. Click through and get inspired to stop wearing so many neutrals, then head to any of the Chicago Akira locations (or Akira's webstore, for the rest of you), and wind the day down with some good old fashioned retail therapy. Like we told you earlier, you have our permission to duck out of work.
Photo: Courtesy of Akira.
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