The sunshine and warm nights of summer are here, and downtown York and York County have the wardrobe you need to stay cool. We’re highlighting the must-have summer styles and chic fashion you can find in York County’s trendy specialty shops.

Sweet Melissa’s Dream

With an array of original fashions and accessories, Sweet Melissa’s Dream is the shopper’s dream.

If you’re looking for a fun easy-to-wear outfit, look no further than the look modeled on Wild Hymns band member and House of Yoga instructor Megan Woodland Hewitt (first row, bottom left). This crocheted ivory crop top is paired with the Effie’s Heart Sojourn etched dot-print skirt that has sweet little pockets. Add a long-beaded Mala necklace and black hat to complement this cute outfit.

  • Crocheted top $25
  • Effie’s Heart skirt $80
  • Mala necklace $54
  • Black hat $9

Another easy-to-wear outfit is the Effie’s Heart skirts paired with a lightweight tank from NikkiBiki and complemented by a long-beaded necklace and wide-brimmed floppy hat (first row, bottom right). Don’t forget that beautiful African basket to carry all your market goodies!

  • NikiBiki tank $20
  • Effie’s Heart picnic skirt $80
  • African basket $70
  • Mala necklace $54
  • Hat $15

Sweet Melissa’s loves helping style Megan for her band’s shows. Now it’s your turn to get ready for summer concerts. The soft black tulle skirt paired with this sweet black crocheted top and long seed-beaded Mala necklace give her a little edge while still being soft (second row, bottom left).

  • Black crocheted crop top $25
  • Black tulle skirt $38
  • Seed bead Malas $16
  • Black hat $9
  • Altiplano clutch $33

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Sweet Melissa’s Dream
38 North Beaver St.
York, PA 17401


Arthur & Daughters

Arthur & Daughters (A&D) is the home of Made in USA collections from independent designers.

According to, “Yellow is the new orange,” and A&D couldn’t agree more! A&D reintroduced the “Lesley Tunic” for spring in a lovely sunshine crepe. It pairs perfectly with denim or dress pants in the summer and will still look stunning layered with a turtleneck in the winter.

If you want to step a little outside the style box, pair the same “Lesley Tunic” with A&D’s “Susie Skirt” (also in sunshine crepe). When these two piece join forces, you get the appearance of a flirty dress with beautiful movement. Don’t be afraid to try new and interesting combinations and layering.

The ultra flattering bell shape of A&D’s classic “Susie Skirt” feels super fresh for summer in sunshine yellow crepe. It needs nothing more than a simple white T to create the perfect minimalist summer look.

  • The Private Label Lesley Tunic (below left) $259
  • The Private Label Susie Skirt (below right) $149
  • Pant (below center) $269

Arthur & Daughters
49 N. Beaver St.
York, PA 17401


Revolt Style Studio

Revolt Style Studio is a vintage and artisan shop with fashions for the free spirit. 

Bring the DIY trend to your Revolt Style Studio - York, PAsummer look with this vintage, upcycled, handmade combo that effortlessly blends the new and old by showcasing vintage garments and trends in a modern style.

Wear the sheer top with your favorite bralette during the day and throw the cropped plaid shirt on when it cools down after the sun sets. Pair this look with your go-to sunnies and sneakers for summer festivals, #ootd Instagrams and Saturday brunch.

  • Handmade suede wrap necklace $18
  • Vintage sheer black tank $26
  • Upcycled cropped plaid $36
  • Upcycled cutoff high-waisted denim shorts $24
  • Vintage braided leather belt $14


Revolt Style Studio
26 N. Beaver St.
York, PA 17401




Junior League of York

The Junior League thrift shop is celebrating its 65th year in business with summer outfits and accessories that are high in fashion but low in price.

If you’re looking for a casual and versatile look, take inspiration from Junior League member Abbie Werner’s dress and accessories. This casual versatile summer dress look can go from day to night and was pulled together for only $25 (below left). 

  • Dress (Divided by H&M) $10
  • Belt $1
  • Gold tone necklace $2
  • Purse $6
  • Shoes (Cato) $6

Total cost $25

Look your best even on a casual day of summer reading. Abbie’s outfit was assembled for only $19 (below right).

  • Shorts (H&M) $7
  • Top (Old Navy) $4
  • Scarf $2
  • Bag $6

Total cost $19

  • Shoes $6

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Junior League of York
166 W. Market St.
York, PA 17401


Indigo Bleu

Indigo Bleu - York, PAInside Indigo Bleu’s boutique, you’ll find fashions that celebrate your individuality.

Take your summer outfit to the next level with this super-cute romper and Indigo Bleu’s signature wrap bracelet. Oh, and don’t forget to stay hydrated by grabbing one of their beautiful Swell bottles for those hot summer days.

  • Romper $59
  • Bracelet $58
  • Swell bottle $38

Indigo Bleu
39 W. Philadelphia St.
York, PA 17401



Find a wide array of colorful, all Made IN USA summer treasures at Treasures in downtown Hanover. You can start your treasure hunt with huge customer favorites. Customers who bought The Jess & Jane Sparkle tops for their mid-winter vacations can come back to add two or three more to their collections.

Another favorite is the full line of Yushi cool crinkle tops, tunics, pants and capris. The tops come in all different colors and can be worn with or without leggings. The Yushi line is versatile and easy to pack. Yushi tunics come in neutral and bright colors such as red, white and lime green.

(Top row, from left to right)

Jess & Jane summer green sparkle top 50 poly/50 cotton $48
Vera Bradley phone crossbody, pattern Rainforest $58
Brighton Crystal Blue Medley hinged bangle $84

Jess & Jane sunset sparkle top 50 poly/50 cotton $48
Vera Bradley phone crossbody, color elderberry $74
Brighton Versailles Collonade hinged bangle in brushed gold $62
Brighton Aqua Shores convertible necklace 18- to 38-inch (adjustable) $82 Inscription seashell wishes & starfish kisses 

Yushi crinkle dress with pockets Made in USA $82
Seashore cotton scarf $32

Yushi crinkle dress with pockets Made in USA $82
Vera Bradley 52-inch square scarf Havana butterflies $48

Layered taupe tunic top $42
Starfish embroidered scarf $36

1 York St.
Hanover, PA 17331


Compass Rose

Compass Rose is your stop for unique looks to bring summer fun and freedom to your style.

A Compass Rose must-have is this off-the-shoulder dress with a nautical vibe due to light chambray fabric and flattering pinstripes. It’s perfect for any warm weather vacation.

Destination Unknown Dress $48 (below left)

Another must-have is Compass Rose’s bohemian print crop top that features bell-sleeves. Complete the look with the frayed hem cutoff shorts. This look can go for anything from summer concerts to backyard BBQs (below right).

  • Coachella Bella crop top $35
  • Ready to Roll & Stroll shorts $45

Compass Rose
Olde Tollgate Village
2523 S. Queen St.
York, PA 17402

All information provided by sources and compiled by Brandi L. Mummert for YRK Magazine
Provided photography courtesy of Arthur & Daughters, Sweet Melissa’s Dream, Indigo Bleu, Revolt Style Studio, Compass Rose, the Junior League of York and Treasures of Hanover.