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Your spring wardrobe just got a lot sexier, thanks to the arrival of Los Angeles brand Sam&Lavi to Chicago stores. Beginning January 30, shop the designs that await you in their dreamlike spring '12 lookbook at Sarca, Handle with Care, and Eskell, all locally owned boutiques. We die for the California coolness, and fresh, feminine spins on basics that will allow us to effortlessly chic-ify our outfits, once warmer weather arrives. (If it ever does.) Don't doom yourself to a life of shopping an unfamiliar brand online. Get to a store and try it on. Feel things. Lots of things. Ugh, is it spring yet?!
Photo: Courtesy of Sam&Lavi
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