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If you've been stocking up on maxi dresses, flirty skirts, and tank tops aplenty, bravo. You're almost ready for street-fair season. Chicago's famous fests on the block boast rad music lineups, local food (and drinks!), and a chance to hang out in the gorgeous summer sunshine. They're also known for offering shoppers handmade gifts and goodies that are too adorable to pass up.
In other words, these fairs are made for shopping, and that teeny bag you carried all spring won't work when it comes to stall stalking. Read on to see our favorite street-fair-ready totes and bags that have plenty of room for your purchases, essentials (hellooo SPF!), and anything else you come across during your weekend wanderings. Told you we had a handle on it.
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