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End of summer ode to my Birks

Having been raised to be incredibly frugal when it came to the purchase of frivolous items like clothing, it took me until I was solidly in my third decade on this planet to realize the irreplaceable beauty that must-have items like Sorel boots and Smartwool socks can bring into one's life when they live in Minnesota. After testing the waters (thrifting Sorels and scooping up Smartwool on clearance at Nordstrom Rack), my life was changed and I never looked back. Perhaps it is due to the fact that in Minnesota we have all of three months of warm weather (in contrast to a solid 6+ months of straight up winter), but there had never been a seemingly unnecessary summer-time name brand item that I had sought out as a potential staple...until I found my Birks. 

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