Dressing Through the Decades

Where to find the perfect attire for this year’s Masquerade Ball

We are just a few weeks away from Downtown York’s party of the year, the 6th annual Masquerade Ball Presented by UPMC Pinnacle, taking place from 6-11 p.m. on Saturday, October 26 at the historic Valencia Ballroom. Get ready for a night of food, fun, revelry and of course, dancing through the decades. As you gear up for this blast from the past soiree, you may be thinking of ways to match your outfit to this year’s theme. Come dressed as your favorite decade (1920’s-present), and be sure to utilize some of our local businesses to find the perfect pieces. Check out several places in Downtown York where you can find attire to stay on theme:

My Girlfriend’s Wardrobe

Masquerade Masks and accessories at My Girlfriend’s Wardrobe. Photo courtesy of My Girlfriend’s Wardrobe.

Masquerade Masks and accessories at My Girlfriend’s Wardrobe. Photo courtesy of My Girlfriend’s Wardrobe.

My Girlfriend’s Wardrobe, a women’s consignment shop in the Market District, offers plenty of great accessories to pair with your outfit. Embrace your chosen decade with some on-point shoes, jewelry, a hat and more. Also, the shop currently carries several masks, so be sure to snag one before they are gone! Don’t forget, this event is black tie optional, masks are not.

Promotion: My Girlfriend’s Wardrobe is offering 10% off select accessories with showing of Masquerade Ball ticket.

My Girlfriend’s Wardrobe

38 N. Beaver St.

mygirlfriendswardrobe.net

Dapper Doll’s Pinup Shop

40’s and 50’s inspired dresses from Dapper Doll’s Pinup Shop. Photo Courtesy of Dapper Doll’s Pinup Shop.

40’s and 50’s inspired dresses from Dapper Doll’s Pinup Shop. Photo Courtesy of Dapper Doll’s Pinup Shop.

If you are looking to sport 1930s-1950s inspired attire, there is no better place to shop than Downtown York’s Dapper Doll’s Pinup Shop. Located in the WeCo District, Dapper Doll’s offers a premier selection from 30s, 40s and 50s clothing and accessories. If you are looking to embrace your inner Marylin Monroe, then Dapper Doll’s is your one-stop-shop.  

Promotion: Dapper Doll’s Pinup Shop is offering 20% off a dress with showing of Masquerade Ball ticket.

Dapper Doll’s Pinup Shop

324 W. Market St.

Social Media: @dapperdollspinup

Artemis Vintage

The newest addition to the Royal Square District, Artemis Vintage offers a wide selection of vintage clothing, shoes and awesome accessories. Looking to come dressed like the 1970s era? How about a vibrant retro Scooby Doo lunch box to use as your purse for the night? The store is full of fun and unique items that would make a great addition to your Masquerade Ball attire.

Artemis Vintage

113 S. Duke St.

Social Media: @artemisvintage

Revolt Style Studio

Vintage dress at Revolt Style Studio. Photo courtesy of    Kylee B Photography.

Vintage dress at Revolt Style Studio. Photo courtesy of Kylee B Photography.

Looking to come on trend with the decades in the 20th century? Revolt Style Studio in the Market District has you covered. This upscale vintage boutique has an amazing selection of party dresses and other clothing that will have you looking rather nifty, rockin’ or even groovy (depending on your decade, of course).

Promotion: Revolt Style Studio is offering 20% off a dress with showing of Masquerade Ball ticket.

Revolt Style Studio

26 N. Beaver St.

revoltstylestudio.com

Mr. Hollywood’s Bow Tie Collection

Custom made peacock feather bow tie from Mr. Hollywood’s Bow Tie Collection. Photo courtesy of Mr. Hollywood’s Bow Tie Collection.

Custom made peacock feather bow tie from Mr. Hollywood’s Bow Tie Collection. Photo courtesy of Mr. Hollywood’s Bow Tie Collection.

Looking to go the black-tie route? Dress to impress with a custom bow tie from a suave gentleman such as Mr. Hollywood. Show up with a unique and one-of-a-kind bow tie to prove your dedication to the decade. From a classic black bow tie to one made out of feathers, you will be sure to turn heads, in a good way.

Promotion: Mr. Hollywood’s Bow Ties will be donating 20% of Masquerade Ball bow tie sales to Martin Library in Downtown York.

mrhollywoodsbowties.com

 

The New Hub Store

Calling all dapper gentlemen! Dress to impress with a unique suit from The New Hub Store. The New Hub Store, Downtown York’s upscale men’s clothing outfitter, specializes in colors. Get the perfect outfit in almost every color imaginable. Stay classic like the 1920s with a black tuxedo, or stand out in the crowd with a 1980s inspired hot pink suit. The New Hub Store also offers same-day tailoring and alterations.

The New Hub Store

51 S. George St.

thenewhubstore.com

 

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