This is why we put up with the heat: Our favorite locally owned stores always reward the die-hards who stick out the summer.

W Boutique, 4340 N. Campbell Ave. in St. Philip’s Plaza, is hosting a Yosi Samra trunk show Friday, Saturday and Sunday, featuring the cushy-comfy flip-flops and ballet flats. The women’s boutique is also offering 40 percent off select spring and summer merchandise.