Shop till you drop: York City Boutique Week returns

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YORK, Pa.– The York  City Boutique week is back for its 7th year! Friday night will officially mark the start of the week long event.

Over a dozen stores in downtown York are participating in this years boutique week. The week long event will consist of trunk shows, a luncheon, a boutique walking tour, and a fashion show.

Arthur & Daughters located at 49 N Beaver Street, features collections from independent designers ALL made in America. In 2014 the shop launched their own private label of dresses, and they are produced solely in York. They have clothing sizes from petite to plus, and they do custom made to order sizes as well.

Gusa by Victoria located at 252 W Philadelphia Street, has a unique history --  the owner, Victoria says she tries to showcase throughout her entire store. She grew up in Kenya and was drawn to fashion at a young age, with art and culture part of her inspiration. Victoria also offers sewing and language courses to the community, starting at age seven. You can find more details about that on her website.

Dapper Dolls Pinup shop is a vintage reproduction boutique located at 324 W Market Street with clothes inspired by old films, dance history and vintage glam. Randi the owner says her clothes can be worn throughout the day and late into the night. This is her shops first year participating in boutique week.

Trendy, all-day, affordable clothing is what Michelle, the owner of LeLe B's Boutique says her shop is all about. Her store offers casual, fashion and stuff you can wear on a night out. Almost everything in the store is $50 or less! You can find her shop at 13 S Beaver Street. They also have a website where you can purchase their clothes online.

Boutique week officially kicks off at First Friday around 5:00 p.m., and will end on September 14 with a fashion show. You can find out more about all of the shops participating, and ticketing information on the York City Boutique Week website.

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