7 Unique, Woman Owned - Locally Owned Boutiques in Central Pennsylvania

Updated: May 30

Hershey to Harrisburg and Enola to Carlisle, Central Pennsylvania Is home to some unique and successful woman owned businesses. It's not easy being an entrepreneur and the five women who own these six businesses are great examples of tenacity and courage. Each of these boutiques are as unique as the women themselves.

We celebrate them and invite you in for a personal tour of these special, woman owned boutiques. Enjoy!



Plum Bottom has been around since 1977 so you can rest assured they know what exceptional customer service is. You can find a huge selection of the highest quality, most comfortable and fashionable shoes in Central PA along with handbags and accessories.


Carla, Andrea and every member of their team is fully trained to ensure that you find the perfect pair with the best fit. Sizes available from 5-11, many in narrow to wide widths. Plum Bottom's shoes are sourced from all over the world, but the characteristics that define them all are quality, great style, and excellent fit.   Can't make it to our store in person?  They offer you a custom shopping experience with a Concierge Shopping service where you'll fill out a short survey and they go to work to find you the perfect shoes!


Plum Bottom locations

Shoppes at Susquehanna Marketplace 

2619 Brindle Dr. Harrisburg PA. 17110

(717) 651-1600


Neighbors & Smith

1801 Market Street

Camp Hill, PA. 17011

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Simply J Boutique  is located in historic downtown Hershey. They cater to women of all ages.  Whether you are looking for one special outfit or want to update your entire wardrobe, their talented and engaging staff will welcome you and provide an exceptional shopping experience.


They offer a carefully curated selection of items from labels such as Nic & Zoe, Elliot Lauren, Fifteen Twenty, Ecru, Tribal, Lilla P and many others! Donna understands the busy life of a mom and professional women and offers a “private shopping by appointment” option when our hours don’t work with your schedule.  Simply call or email the store for details or to set up an appointment.


Simply J Boutique

301 West Caracas Avenue Hershey PA 17033

(717) 533-5909

simplyjhershey@gmail.com

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Bella Sera Boutique opened in October 2019. Emily created the boutique

specifically to provide a curated collection of clothing that beautifully pairs with the accessories of their sister store Knock Knock Boutique. One of their two locations is right next door! In addition to clothing, they offer jewelry and gift items.


Bella Sera Boutique

 110 W. Chocolate Avenue Hershey PA 17033 (717) 298-6466

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Knock Knock Boutique has been taking care of your fabulous fashion accessory needs since October 2014, They specialize in costume jewelry and offer other gift and accessory items. .Located on Chocolate Avenue in Hershey, you'll find some sweet deals with prices starting under $10.


You won't find anything like Knock Knock in Central PA. From beautiful fashion forward statement pieces to classic items like pearls and bridal jewelry , Every nook and cranny is full of thoughtfully curated items. You'll want to do a few laps around the store to take in every little thing. The selection is always changing so you'll want to go back often.

Knock Knock Boutique has two locations and as of this writing they are renovating the Hershey location. I can't wait to take it all in!

Knock Knock Boutique locations 110 West Chocolate Avenue Hershey PA 17033 (717) 298-6331 Facebook

8 South Market Street Elizabethtown PA 17022 (717) 689-3238

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Leaf of Eve is a unique tailor and gift boutique whose doors have been opened for forty years. They offer fine fashions that include brands like Insight, Eliza J, Janine of London, UBU, Origami Shirts, Leaf of Eve offers a gourmet food section offers a variety of products from Pennsylvania businesses.


Owner, Deb String is an expert tailor for bridal and dress alterations. Although they specialize in bridal and dress alterations, customization on all types of men's and women's clothing is available Including suit and pants alterations. You will also find a variety of unique jewelry, handbags, accessories and gift items. Leaf of Eve is located just a short drive from downtown Harrisburg and the state Capitol. Leaf of Eve  149 N. Enola Drive Enola PA 17025 (717) 732-2564 

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Boutique On Pomfret is a unique shopping experience. The Boutique on Pomfret is located in the beautiful So-Hi district of Carlisle and offers clothing, accessories, Polish pottery, gift items and hand crafted jewelry, some of which are made by local artisans.


The Boutique includes a collection of thoughtfully chosen clothing for customers with comfort and ease of care in mind. You'll find the owner, Leslie, there on most days welcoming you in and offering a personal shopping experience.

Brands like Oh My Gauze! can be complimented with a scarf from their stunning collection.

Boutique on Pomfret

16 W Pomfret St, Carlisle, PA 17013

(717) 357-7594

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Snazzy Giraffe is an elegant baby and children's boutique offering the finest selections of clothing, accessories, and baby gift items in Central PA. Clothing sizes range from newborn to size 7. Snazzy Giraffe takes special orders on boys' suits, christening / baptism gowns and outfits, plus other select items.


Snazzy Giraffe

104 Walden Way,

Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

(717) 590-5147

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