THE ITEM: Bos & Co. shoes

THE COST: Red sandals, $49.99; pink ballet flats, $79.99; brown espadrilles, $49.99.

WHERE TO BUY: Bos & Co. Shoe Outlet store, 470 Appleby Line, Burlington. For more info, see

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