Fall festivities and holiday happenings require wardrobe refreshment. Find the ideal rejuvenating accessories, versatile classic pieces, and new ensembles in our annual compilation of the garden state’s top boutiques

by Laura D.C. Kolnoski

NORTH
[BERGEN , ESSEX, HUDSON, MORRIS & UNION COUNTIES ]

ALBA [BERGEN] Voted one of Bergen County’s Best Fashion Boutiques for new and under-the-radar brands in contemporary
clothing, accessories, and footwear. In-store events and trunk shows. 10 S. Broad St., Ridgewood. 201.857.3628. albaboutique.com

AMBIANCE [BERGEN] High quality clothing and impeccable fashion tips for women in an urban vibe with a hint of Tuscany. 22 The Promenade, Edgewater. 201.945.9599,shopambiance.com

BARDOT LINGERIE [ESSEX] –
Professional bra fitters with a curated selection of merchandise specializing in hard-to-fit sizes. 275 Millburn Ave., Millburn. 973.379.7474, bardotlingerie.com

BELLADONNA’S [UNION] Funky, chic clothing, jewelry, handbags, and more. 106 N. Union Ave., Cranford. 908.272.8100. Facebook

BOUTIQUE 161 [MORRIS] Clothing, jewelry, purses, hats, outerwear, and more for office, casual, and special occasions. 161 South St., Morristown. 973.267.0067. boutique161.com

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CHRISTY’S ADDED TOUCH [ESSEX] –
Cocktail, evening, and formal dresses and gowns for 28 years. 761 Bloomfield Ave., West Caldwell. 973.226.6800. christysaddedtouch.com

COMPLEMENTS TWO [ESSEX] A multi-generational women’s boutique with contemporary brands in evening wear to jeans and accessories. 155 South Livingston Ave., Livingston. 973.533.0608. complementstwo.com

DOT REEDER [ESSEX] Cultured, refined fashions and collections from an NYC stylist. 129 Watchung Ave., Montclair. 973.744.7410. dotreeder.com

DUET [ESSEX] Women’s highend fashion consignment. 79 S. Livingston Ave., Livingston. 973.535.1133, duetboutique.com

ENVY by MG [ESSEX] Emerging designers and fashion forward brands for women. 609 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair. 973.337.6110, envybymg.com

GIGI’S [BERGEN] –
Handpicked women’s apparel from around the world by a former Swarovski rep. 48 E. Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood. 201.857.2558, gigisboutiqueridgewood.com

GITO [BERGEN] –
Bringing fashion from around the world to taste-makers and trendsetters. 16 South Dean St., Englewood. 201.541.7330, gitostores.com

HARTLY FASHIONS [BERGEN] A high-style designer boutique catering to fashion-savvy women. 104 Westwood Ave., Westwood. 201.664.3111, hartlyfashions.com

JACQUELINE [ESSEX] Top brands in cutting-edge couture, eveningwear, and special occasion near Short Hills Mall. 570 South Livingston Ave., Livingston. 973.992.3535. jacquelineeveningwear.com

JOHARI [ESSEX] –
Expertly fitting women since 2000, offering a wide variety of sizes in lingerie, swimwear, hosiery, and more. 465 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair. 973.744.8070, joharionline.com

LADYFINGERS [MORRIS] “The perfect place for that special something,” featuring Vera Bradley, Brighton, Alex & Ani, and more. 76 Main St., Chester. 908.879.8533. ladyfingers-nj.com

LAUREN B. [MORRIS] Distinctive, well-made clothing, jewelry, shoes, and more in the heart of historic Morristown. 55 South St., Morristown. 973.656.9599. Facebook

LOTUS BOUTIQUE [MORRIS] Classically stylish contemporary women’s clothing. 11 Broadway, Denville. 973.402.2339. Facebook

LUDOVICA [BERGEN] Boho-inspired chic boutique with eclectic, varied inventory. 170 Westwood Ave., Westwood. 201.358.2313. shopludovica.com

ONCE UPON A SKIRT [PASSAIC] Trendy, flirty, eye-catching fashions and shoes. The Promenade Shops at Clifton, 850 Route 3, Clifton. 973.773.0090. onceuponaskirt.com

REVE BOUTIQUE [BERGEN] Show-stopping looks, personalized styling, and must-have pieces and accessories. 22 N. Dean St., Englewood. 201.569.8383, reveboutique.com

SAL LAURETTA FOR MEN [BERGEN] –
Unmatched excellence in European men’s tailoring and designer menswear brands (over 45!), with modern choices for every occasion and exquisite personal service since 1975. 621 Godwin Ave., Midland Park. 201.444.1666, sallauretta.com

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SHALA’S GIFT BOUTIQUE [ESSEX] –
Fun, functional gifts, jewelry, art, décor, furniture, children’s, and specialty artists’ lines. 343 Millburn Ave., Millburn. 973.467.7855. shalas.com

THE ENGLE SHOP [BERGEN] A specialty boutique featuring couture daytime and evening selections for over 50 years. 32 N. Dean St., Englewood. 201.568.1331, engleshopcouture.com

VERO UOMO [BERGEN] Personalized service for over 19 years with most top men’s brand inventory imported from Italy. 26 E. Palisade Ave., Englewood. 201.894.1424. verouomo.com

VILLAGE VOGUE [ESSEX] Eclectic mix of fashion, jewelry, and accessories since 1987. 594
Valley Road, Upper Montclair. 973.744.1217. villagevogue.com

WOODSTACK [UNION] –
Innovative street wear from Brooklyn for men, women, and children.
973 Stuyvesant Ave., Union. 908.378.5656. woodstack.com

ZILLI [BERGEN] –
Luxury leatherwear and accessories from an international legend. The Shops at Riverside Mall, Hackensack. 201.342.9000, zilli.fr/en/

CENTRAL
[MIDDLESEX, MERCER, SOMERSET COUNTIES]

BARBOUR [MERCER] –
Fifth generation family-owned source for British clothing, specializing in waxed cotton and quilted jackets, knitwear, and accessories for men and women. 67 Palmer Square, Princeton. 609.454.3010. barbour.com

BELLA BOUTIQUE [MERCER] Winning selections of each season’s best designer styles for women. 301 N. Harrison St., Princeton. 609.454.5680. bellaprinceton.com

BENEATH IT ALL [SOMERSET] Serving women of all shapes and sizes for 20 years with bra fittings and a varied selection of lingerie. 15 Division St., Somerville. 908.722.3622. beneathitallbras.com

BOTARI [MERCER] –
Women’s handbag and accessory store featuring top brands and ample selection. 63 Palmer Square, Princeton. 609.430.3031. Facebook

FINALE [MIDDLESEX] –
Exciting women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories. New styles
arrive daily. 120 Albany St., New Brunswick. 732.828.2122. shopfinale.com

HEDY SHEPARD [MERCER] Dynamic destination boutique for lifestyle dressing from American and International designers. 175 Nassau St. Princeton. 609.921.0582.hedyshepardltd.com

HILLARY’S FASHION BOUTIQUE [SOMERSET] –
Unique and timeless pieces for women since 1996. Personalized shopping services and on-premise alterations. 177 Washington Valley Rd., Warren. 732.667.7733. hillarysfashionboutique.com

LACE SILHOUETTES LINGERIE [MERCER] –
“It’s all about the bras,” with top brands and personalized service since 1988. 51 Palmer Square, Princeton. 609.688.8823. lacesilhouettes.com

LISA JONES [MERCER] “Affordable luxuries” in fashionable trendy necklaces, accessories, and home items.16 Witherspoon St, Princeton. 609.683.8002. lisajonesstyle.com

THE REBECCA COLLECTION [SOMERSET] –
Four-story boutique with home accessories
and gifts including custom jewelry, party favors, and more. 2 Mine Brook Rd. Bernardsville. 908.221.0025.
therebeccacollection.com

THE RED TOAD [SOMERSET] Current, contemporary, chic seasonal styles for women. 49 Rt. 202, Far Hills. 908.234.2400. theredtoad.com

ROUGE [MERCER] –
A haven for ready-to-wear designer labels from around the globe.
51 Witherspoon St., Princeton. 609.921.0280. myrougegirl.com

TOOBYDOO [MERCER] Toobydoo (To be, is to do!) is a modern, stylish children’s wear brand with designs for ages 0 to 12. 59 Palmer Square, Princeton. 609.430.8300. toobydoo.com

ZOË BOUTIQUE [MERCER] Top designer brands in women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories.
30 Nassau St., Princeton. 609.497.0704. shopzoeonline.com

SOUTH [MONMOUTH, OCEAN, ATLANTIC, CAPE MAY COUNTIES]

BRAZEN BRAS BOUTIQUE [MONMOUTH] –
A mother daughter team and their experienced bra fitters create
a personalized experience. Special after-hours events and men’s underwear, too. 3333 Rt. 9, Freehold. 732.333.0259. brazenbras.com

COUTURE EXCHANGE [MONMOUTH]-
Designer resale shop for women’s apparel, footwear, and accessories. 691 Broad St., Shrewsbury. 732.933.1123. thecoutureexchange.com

DIANE & CO. [MONMOUTH] The name for high style special occasion women’s fashion, couture, prom, pageant, undergarments, and accessories for over 46 years, carrying top designers and exclusive one-of-a-kind designs. Exceptional personalized service. 3440 Rt. 9 South, Freehold. 732.625.8001. dianeandcoonline.com

DOR L’DOR [MONMOUTH] Red Bank outpost of New York-based affordable women’s trendy clothing chain. 25 Broad St., Red Bank. 732.383.8269. dorldornyc.com

THE FITTIN ROOM DESIGNER FASHIONS [MONMOUTH] Fashion industry veteran Sheree Severini-Fittin offers elevated designer shopping for women and girls in a living room ambiance. 2005 Rt. 71, Spring Lake. 732.449.0116. thefittinroom.com

GARMANY [MONMOUTH] A refined, multi-level upscale fashion experience appealing to
the senses for men and women, showcasing designer brands, shoes, and accessories. Expert staff and skilled tailors cater to
clients’ tastes and needs. Added bonuses: A bar, lounge, and
movie theater. 121 Broad St., Red Bank. 732.576.8500. garmany.com

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GINGY’S BOUTIQUE [CAPE MAY] Personalized service for fashionistas seeking distinctive clothing, jewelry, gifts, and accessories. 9718 3rd Ave., Stone Harbor. 609.961-3057. gingys.com

GLOW [MONMOUTH] Contemporary women’s designer boutique. The Grove, 597 Rt. 35, Shrewsbury. 732.530.1200. shopglowonline.com

INTERWOVEN [MONMOUTH] Curated selection of men’s and women’s apparel along with lifestyle and artisan products. 511 Cookman Ave., Asbury Park.
732.775.1713. interwovenap.com

JUNE’S UNIQUELY YOURS [CAPE MAY] –
Women’s clothing and accessory store and bridal boutique recalls a romantic erafor weddings, special occasions, and more. 24 Decatur St., Cape May, 877.425.3638. capemay. com/shops/uniquely-yours

KATHERINE’S [MONMOUTH] Name brands in women’s apparel, shoes, handbags, jewelry, and accessories. 100 Main St., Manasquan. 732.528.1099. shop-katherines.com

LE PAPILLON [MONMOUTH] Local legend since 1971, when Mary Louise van der Wilden, a former cosmetic and accessories buyer for Bendel’s and Bergdorf Goodman opened her iconic women’s shop. 7 River Rd., Rumson. 732.842.6490.
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LILIKOI [MONMOUTH] –
Contemporary, feminine beachwear. 703 Broad St., Shrewsbury. 732-
747-9100. lilikoionlinestore.com

LOLA’s [MONMOUTH] –
Fashion forward name brand boutique specializing in prom, formals,
special events, and trendy wear for kids, teens, and women. 357 Route 9 South, Manalapan. 732.972.5222, lolasnj.com

LOLA’S BOUTIQUE [OCEAN] Fabulous trends, relaxed styles, and a one-of-a-kind Jersey Shore shopping experience. 519 Bay Ave., Point Pleasant Beach. 732.899.7884. ilovelolas.com

LUCKI CLOVER [MONMOUTH] The left coast meets the Jersey Shore with affordable clothing
and accessories. 20 Broad St., Red Bank. 732.758.8169. redbank.org/luckiclover

MADISON [MONMOUTH] A fun, trendy fashion boutique for women of all ages. 68 Broad St., Red Bank. 732.530.9800. Facebook

MARTIN’S CASUALS [OCEAN] Style-setting finds in an extensive inventory for both sexes,hand-selected by a fashion expert with over 40 years experience. 703 Grand Central Ave., Lavallette. 703.830.1188. Facebook

MICHAEL DURU CLOTHIERS [MONMOUTH] –
A true “house of style” for men of taste specializing in made-to-measure fine apparel. The third-generation clothier offers a great mix of tasteful, relevant off-the-rack wardrobe selections in a stylish, comfortable location. 801 Broad St., Shrewsbury. 732.741.1999. michaelduru.com

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MISS DEMEANOR [CAPE MAY] This women’s boutique sources most of its goods from independently owned female businesses. Some items madeexclusively in-house. 223 Jackson St., Cape May. 609.770.7613. missdemeanor.com

NITA IDEAS [MONMOUTH] Creative apparel and one-of-akind formal and lifestyle couture
made in the on-site studio, designed by Nita Novy, a formerBroadway actress. 601 Cookman Ave., Asbury Park. 732-988-7711. nitaideas.com

NORTHSHORE MEN’S & WOMEN’S BOUTIQUE [MONMOUTH] A 34-year tradition continues bringing sophisticated, coastal
style to a discerning male and female clientele. 1127 Ocean Ave., Sea Bright. 732.842.9909. northshoresbnj

NOVO [MONMOUTH] –
“Timeless and lady-like to contemporary cool” with on-trend looks and classically tailored collections. 1050 Ocean Ave., Sea Bright.
732.842.6682. novaboutiquenj.com

PITI BIMI [MONMOUTH] A rare experience in fine, distinctive children’s fashion since 1986, offering exceptional personalized service and a
stunning collection of designers second to none. Find the perfect outfit for any occasion. 264 Norwood Ave., Deal. 732.531.3676. pitibimi.com

POSCH BOUTIQUE [MONMOUTH] –
Achievable luxury in hot designer women’s fashions. Second store in Palm Beach, FL.113 E. River Rd., Rumson. 732.383.7622.

RARE CARGO/METROPOLOGIE [MONMOUTH] Rare Cargo (175 Main St., Manasquan. 732.528.2290) specializes in everyday couture. Metropologie (127 Main St., Manasquan. 732.612.3915)focuses on bohemian styles.rarecargoboutique.com

RHONA’S [MONMOUTH] Personalized service in an elegant atmosphere with changing designer collections and trunk shows featuring sports-to-evening wear, jewelry, accessories since 1979. 357 Rt. 9, Englishtown. 732.972.2795. rhonasboutique.com

SADIE JAMES BOUTIQUE [MONMOUTH] –
A collaboration of old roots with new, coastalinspired fashion for women.769 River Rd., Fair Haven.732.933.3528. Facebook

SCIORTINO TAILORS [MONMOUTH] –
A new location of this venerable men’s fine fashion, alterations, and sewing shop now occupies a prime downtown location next to CoCo Pari. 15 Broad St., Red Bank. 732.933.8448. Facebook

SKUBY & CO. [MONMOUTH] Designer workplace and lifestyle clothing for men. 1210 3rd
Ave., Spring Lake. 732.449.3700. skubyandco.net

SORELLA BELLA BOUTIQUE [MONMOUTH] –
Three Sorella Bella (“beautiful sisters”) bring a special shopping
experience featuring pieces combining fashion and comfort. 27 Monmouth St., Red Bank. 732.383.7118. sorellabellaboutique.com

SWEETEST SIN BOUTIQUE [MONMOUTH] –
Sizes AA-I & 28-46 can be found in this full service bra-fitting boutique. Shapewear, sleepwear, and accessories; over 40 different
brands. 11 White St., Red Bank.732-747-3550. sweetestsinbras.com

TANGERINE BOUTIQUE [OCEAN] –
One stop-shopping for entire outfits, including dayto- evening needs. 84 Bridge Ave., Bay Head. 732.892.8300. shoptangerineboutique.com

THEO [MONMOUTH] –
A stunning contemporary designer sportswear boutique in the heart of downtown Red Bank featuring a unique selection of American
and European designer apparel, jewelry, and accessories for
women and men. 3 E. Front St., Red Bank. 732.383.8085. theoclothier.com

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TURQUOISE [OCEAN] Fresh looks from new and popular designers, gifts, Pacifica Perfumes, and jewelry. 503 Bay Ave., Point Pleasant Beach.
732.701.1099. shopatturquoise.com

WHISPERS [MONMOUTH] A salon boutique presenting the latest in formal, special occasion dresses from top designers. 345 Rt. 9, Manalapan. 732.577.8377.
whispersdresses.com

WINTER FURS [MONMOUTH] A third-generation luxury outerwear and accessories specialty retailer offering top designs in superior quality garments and services including restyling, repairs, and storage. The source for fur-trimmed and fur-lined selections, shearlings, vests, cashmeres, and more. 43 Monmouth St., Red Bank. 732.741.2675. winterfurs.com

ZABAYON INC. [MONMOUTH] Women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories from a wide arrayof designers. 345 Rt. 9, Englishtown. 732.761.1303. zabayon.com

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

ANIK –
Complimentary personal styling for stylish women. Englewood, Manhattan, and Ridgewood, anikny.com

COCO PARI –
A premier boutique carrying top international designers like Stella McCartney, Yves Saint Laurent, Jimmy Choo, Alexander McQueen, Giuseppe Zanotti, Christian Louboutin, Jitrois in10,000 square feet of luxuriously pampering “Wow!” Featuring a legendary 50-foot designer shoe wall. Recognized by the New York Post’s Page Six as a top independently-owned luxury destination. Now offering men’sdesigner shoes! A true VIP experience. 17 Broad St., Red Bank. 732.212.8111. 270 Norwood Ave., Deal. 732.517.1227. cocopari.com

DOUBLE TAKE –
Upscale designer women’s consignment since 1992. Red Bank, Ridgewood, Short Hills. doubletake.com

FOOLISH GINGER –
An upscale version of a variety store offering apparel, fragrance, jewelry, housewares, and novelties—bridal items, too! Asbury Park
and Manasquan. foolishginger.com

FOOTNOTES –
The family owned New Jersey shoe legend since 1946 for quality designer shoes and a house brand made in Italy and Spain. Deal,
Englewood, Millburn. footnotesonline.com

FOX’S –
Designer and brand name clothing and accessories for fashion-savvy women. Marlboro, Ridgewood, Whippany.973.884.3634. foxs.com

FRANCESCA’S –
Ever-changing selection of clothing and accessories from Boho to Soho. Atlantic City, Bridgewater, Cherry Hill, Edison, Freehold
Mall, Hackensack, Jersey City, Marlton, Paramus, Rockaway, Shrewsbury, Toms River, and Wayne. francescas.com

MINT MARKET– Quaint, uber chic, well-curated vintage and contemporary women’s boutique. Hoboken and Jersey City. shopmintmarket.com

OASIS –
Latest trends in female clothing, outerwear, and accessories.
Montclair and Ridgewood. oasisclothingstore.com

RUBY AND JENNA –
Part of a 12-store New York-New Jersey- Connecticut chain featuring on-trend clothing, footwear, and more in small quantities. Hoboken, Marlton, Old Bridge, and Westfield. rubyandjenna.com

SEESAW –
Premium label women’s apparel and accessories. Tenafly and Fort Lee. seesawboutique.com

SOUTH MOON UNDER
Founder Frank Gunion turned his single surf shop, founded in Ocean City, Maryland in 1968, into a growing national chain equated with stylish, upscale casual cool for men and women. Marlton, Montclair,Princeton, Shrewsbury,Woodcliff Lake, and Westfield.
southmoonunder.com

TALK OF THE WALK –
A shore standard since 1951 for panachein women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories. Tropicana and The Pier Shops at Caesar’s, Atlantic City; Stone Harbor, and Northfield. talkofthewalk.com

THE BEE –
Kim Kiss brought her celebrity experience at SaksFifth Avenue NYC and Bergdorf Goodman to the Jersey Shore in 1996, creating fashion havens. Designer labels include Diane Von Furstenberg, Alice + Olivia, and Trina Turk. Pt. Pleasant, and Sea Girt. thebeestores.com

TULA THE BOUTIQUE –
Designer garments, jewelry, and accessories captivate the inner shopaholic. Personal shopping, closet makeovers, and concierge
services. Beach Haven, Sea Girt, Shrewsbury. tulastyle.com

WATERLILY SHOP
Beachy, bohemian clothing, swimwear, outerwear, accessories,
footwear, jewelry, and gifts. Bay Head, Manasquan, andSpring Lake. waterlilyshop.com

WILLOW ST. BOUTIQUE
Limited, versatile styles and sizes in apparel, jewelry, handbags,
shoes, accessories, and more for men and women from cutting edge designers. Morristown and Summit. willowst.com

WHITE LOTUS BOUTIQUE
Two sisters grew their jewelry business into a style haven with
alluring selections in home decor, clothing, jewelry, gifts,
and more. Hamilton Mall, Mays Landing. shopwhitelotus.com

WISH 28 –
These twin sister owners appeared in a wedding scene in The Godfather in 1972 when they were eight years old! Their shops in Red Bank and Denville offer an attractive array of baubles, bangles, clothing, accessories, and gifts. Facebook