Summer has arrived, and it’s time to pack away your long sleeves and parkas in favor of light, cool, and fun fashion.

Whether you’re looking for the latest trends, or classic comfort, no matter your age or gender, Broad Ripple has something unique for you. We reached out to several of our Broad Ripple Village shops to see what Broad Ripple Summer Style looks like this year, and to get a preview of their favorite looks.

What we discovered is, as you might expect of Broad Ripple, Summer Style 2021 is an eclectic mix of trends and classics. Looks featured by Village boutiques for the summer season are boho, 90’s trends reinterpreted, flowy comfort, and clothing to enjoy our great outdoors in. We’ve highlighted a few of the shops you can visit as you walk the Village, and invite you to stop by to see all that they have to offer!

Lark & Lily Boutique

Lark & Lily Boutique truly believes that you don’t need to spend a lot of money to look amazing. Offering quality clothing at affordable prices, with pieces that are easy to mix and match, you can create your own effortless style.

Get ready for summer by shopping their selection of dresses, shorts, skirts, tops, and tanks in bright colors and stunning florals. Whether you’re in the office, at brunch with your friends, or at home on the couch, you’ll look your best in anything you get at Lark & Lily.

Stop by the boutique at 6358 Guilford Ave, and take a peek at more offerings at

Lola Blu Boutique

Lola Blu Boutique offers a wide variety of clothing, jewelry and gift items for all kinds of women! Located in the heart of Broad Ripple along the Monon Trail, Lola Blu loves bohemian style mixed with soft comfy basics. Their clothing is soft to the touch, comfortable and super feminine. The boutique prides themselves on paying attention to detail when choosing each garment.

Lola Blu currently has many beautiful dresses that will appeal to all women. They also feature gorgeous floral blouses and soft, comfy basic tops to pair with jeans, pants, skirts and shorts. And don’t forget the endless amount of cute loungewear and tee shirts that is so popular right now!

To accessorize your look, Lola Blu offers an abundance sterling silver, 18 karat gold and beaded jewelry to add to each outfit. And if one is looking for an amazing smelling candle for their home, they have several options.

Visit Lola Blu Boutique at 6350 Cornell Ave, and see a preview of looks available at

Marigold Clothing

Marigold Clothing is a women-and-family-owned boutique in Broad Ripple Village making fashion fun since 1989!

They carry an eclectic mix of women’s clothing, accessories and gifts for all ages that you won’t find anywhere else, including local artists and sustainable goods. Their mantra is #SlowFashion: product quality that stands the test of time, no throwaway fast fashion or passing trends. Style is what YOU make it!

Marigold also has a friendly, knowledgeable team to help anyone who walks in feel welcome and make the perfect purchase Discover their artistic, unique boutique in person or shop online at!

Marigold Clothing is located at 6512 Cornell Ave, next to the Broad Ripple Brewpub and across from the Monon Trail. Check out their fashions online at


Pitaya is a stylish boutique right on the Ave who has been highlighting fun, affordable, and vibrant fashion in Broad Ripple since 2000.

This Summer, Pitaya is loving watching the styles they saw when the store first opened come back reimagined. Brightly colored hair claws, handkerchief tops, mismatched patterns, and straight leg jeans with platform sandals are everywhere, and we are here for it!

Pitaya’s greatest joy is when customers exit feeling empowered and excited to flaunt their unique sense of style.

Pay a visit to Pitaya to browse the latest fashions in their shop at 842 Broad Ripple Ave and shop online at

Rusted Moon Outfitters

As you’re getting ready to enjoy the summer and all its outdoor activities, you need clothing and gear designed to last and look great.

Rusted Moon Outfitters was founded in 2002 by Broad Ripple residents Henry and Shiron Miller with the goal of bringing a true outdoor specialty shop back to the village. Serving everyone from the hardcore enthusiast to those who simply enjoy the great outdoors, Rusted Moon has the gear, apparel and footwear for your next adventure.

If hiking, travel, paddling, skiing or just being outside is a part of your life then Rusted Moon is for you. Stop in for a great selection of your favorite outdoor brands like Patagonia, Vuori, Chaco and more.

Rusted Moon is located steps away from the Monon Trail at 6410 Cornell Avenue. Contact the shop at 317-253-4453 or visit Oh yeah, bring your dog too!

More Broad Ripple Shops

Broad Ripple offers so many opportunities to add to your summer wardrobe that we couldn’t possibly include them all, so we encourage you to come out and browse the racks at all of our local shops. Check out the vintage-inspired and Indy-centric apparel at The Shop, or make your own at Teeki Hut. Find a unique piece at Broad Ripple Vintage or The Toggery. Choose from the fashionable apparel and accessories at 8fifteen, and enjoy beautiful fabrics and jewelry at Shop Tibet. You can even decorate your own sneakers at Kickasso Sneaker Art Bar.

With all that Broad Ripple has to offer, your summer style is sure to be on point, and completely you.

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