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Top Stores For Summertime Shoes In Connecticut

July 17, 2012 6:00 AM

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The warmer weather is here and your feet yearn for lighter footwear. Sandals or open toed shoes are a perfect solution for toes that have been hidden away and are begging to show off that new pedicure. Whether you are looking for summer dress shoes or sturdier footwear for play, the hardest part will be deciding which pair to purchase. The following shops have an overwhelming variety of footwear to choose from, so pick out something comfortable and stylish to get you on your way to summer fun.
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Hawley Lane Shoes 
862 Bridgeport Ave.
Shelton, CT
(203) 712-1300
www.hawleylaneshoes.com

At Hawley Lane Shoes, you’ll find a selection of athletic, business and dress shoes alongside clogs, slippers and more. The summer assortment here is extensive, having just added the Cushe Papaya Thong flip flop sandal. This sandal has a unique look, great colors and is comfortable and well made, making it the perfect summertime shoe. The comfy soles are perfect for everyday wear and the sleek straps make these flops dressy enough to pair with a light summer day dress. If a Sperry Top-sider is more your style, you’re in luck because this classic boat shoe is always in style, and it can be found here, too. Hawley Lane Shoes wants to make sure your children’s feet are happy and comfortable as well, which means you can get all your shopping done in one place. You will find Keen, Merrell and New Balance when you need the best in boys’ play shoes.

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Ente’s Shoe Salon 
35 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT 06897
(203) 762-8052
www.enteshoesalon.com

Ente’s has been fitting women’s feet for 75 years. With the company’s history of exceptionable service and varied selection from brands like Stuart Weitzman, Sesto Meucci, Attilio Gusto and Prevata and more, you (and your feet) are always in the right hands. Whether you want to sky high heels, wedges or espadrilles or prefer to stay low to the ground in flats or sandals, Ente’s will have your style. If your shoe size is hard to fit, Ente’s goes the extra mile by specializing in narrow widths. You’ll also find accessories and handbags to compliment the shop’s selection.

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FootPrints Shoes 
79 Costello Road
Newington, CT
(860) 666-3100
www.footprintsshoes.com

History, service and selection is what FootPrints prides itself on. The company has been in business since 1979, and with more than 100,00 pairs of shoes in stock, FootPrints combination of experience and selection is hard to beat. You are sure to find what you want with courteous customer care. Shoppers will find an extensive selection of shoes for men, women and children from athletic to stylish fashion footwear. For summertime, try a cute pair of open toed shoes from Colorful Creations, Sperry, Spring Footwear or Indigo. If you want a handbag to coordinate with your new summer shoes, you can find it here as well. For hard to find sizes, the store offers shoe sizes and widths that run the gamut from 7-20 and widths from extra narrow to extra wide.

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The Run In  
2172 Silas Deane Highway
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
(860) 563-6136
www.therunin.com

Whether you’re looking to run a marathon or just start jogging to maintain that summer figure, The Run In has your footwear covered. The Rocky Hill area shop, owned by John Vitale and Ray Crothers, carries a complete line of goods and services for all levels and skills. They will even resole your worn running shoes if you can’t spare to part ways with them. You’ll find shoes and running outfits for children, men and women from brands like Nike, Asics, Brooks, Prince, Adidas, Saucony, K Swiss, New Balance, Reebok and Spira. These guys know running and will work hard to make sure you find exactly what you are looking for to keep you in shape all summer long.

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Arabella of Connecticut 
1156 Main St.
Branford, CT 06405
(203) 481-2827
www.arabellact.com

Arabella is a ladies clothing boutique run by two sisters, Arabella and Jennifer. The shop features clothing items crafted and designed by the sisters as well as notable designers with fashionable and seasonal trends. These ladies know fashion and love accessories, including glamorous boots, summertime shoes and jewelry to compliment the essentials. Stop by and let them help you pick out just the right style of summer footwear for your feet. They carry everything from the essential basic flip flop to the latest wedges and daring open-toed heels.

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