WHETHER THE CHANGE IN SEASONS CALLS FOR CONTEMPORARY CASUAL, GLAMOROUS EVENING WEAR, OR JUST A CLOSET REFRESHMENT, FIND FALL’S FRESHEST WITH OUR ANNUAL ROUND-UP OF THE GARDEN STATE’S HOTTEST FASHION BOUTIQUES

BY AMANDA McCOY

Alba — Ridgewood
Contemporary fashion studio with five locations throughout the Garden State. Trendy separates, accessories, jewelry, and footwear. 10 S. Broad Street, albaboutique.com

Ambience – Edgewater
A diverse collection of designer digs, from denim to cocktail dresses, plus kid’s wear. 22 The Promenade, ambienceboutique.com

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ANIK – Englewood
Fashion-forward family run boutique with personal shopping services since 1987. 51 E Palisade Ave #53, anikny.com

Barbara Eclectic – Montclair
Clothing and accessories for women of all ages, shapes, and styles since 1975. Online store Village Vogue launched in 2010. 594 Valley Road, villagevogue.com

Barbour – Princeton
Family-owned retailer for the highend British brand’s iconic waxed jackets and luxury apparel, knitwear, and accessories for men, women, and children. 67 Palmer Square W, barbour.com

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The Bee
After a successful fashion career at Saks Fifth Avenue and Bergdorf Goodman in NYC, Kim Kiss brought her impeccable eye for style and elegant Manhattan vibes to Jersey Shore shoppers in 1996. Locations in Sea Girt and Point Pleasant Beach. thebeestores.com

Bella Boutique – Princeton
Classic women’s fashion from the industry’s top designers. 301 N Harrison Street, bellaprinceton.com

Beneath It All – Somerville
Swanky lingerie boutique serving women of all shapes and sizes for more than 20 years. Personalized fitting services available. 15 Division Street, beneathitallbras.com

Boutique 161 – Morristown
Mother/daughter-owned boutique specializing in affordable apparel for all occasions, trendy accessories, home gifts, baby, and more. 161 South Street, boutique161.com

Christina Lombardi – Short Hills
Luxurious women’s shoes and handbags designed by women for women, from vibrant pumps to studded sandals to plush leather handbags. 1200 Morris Turnpike, christina-lombardi.com

Christy’s Added Touch –West Caldwell
An Essex County staple for cocktail dresses, evening gowns, “mother of the bride,” and casual wear for nearly 30 years. 761 Bloomfield Avenue, christysaddedtouch.com

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CoCo Parì – Red Bank
From the famed 100-foot wall of shoes from Christian Louboutin, Jimmy Choo, Saint Laurent, and more to the personal pampering services, this Red Bank boutique brings the “Wow!” factor to every shopping experience. View their award winning Instagram @cocopari 17 Broad Street, cocopari.com

Complements Two – Livingston
Longstanding fashion bazaar offering the latest in contemporary brands, from denim to cocktail attire, plus accessories. 155 S Livingston Avenue, # 2, facebook.com/complementstwo

Diane & Co – Freehold
The largest prom, pageant, special occasion, and one-of-a-kind couture boutique in the state, carrying the latest from top designers like Portia and Scarlett, Juan Carlos Pinera, Sherri Hill, Mac Duggal, Rachel Allan, and more for nearly 50 years. The subject of Oxygen Channel’s docuseries Jersey Couture from 2010-2012. 3440 U.S. 9, dianeandco.com

District 5 Boutique – Paramus
Deluxe designer gowns and evening wear for all occasions.317 N Farview Avenue, district5boutique.com

Dor L’Dor
Family-owned and operated fashion forward boutique with five locations throughout the Garden State, carrying everything from dresses to denim and outerwear to swimwear. dorldornyc.com

Dot Reeder – Montclair
Refined, modern clothing and accessories from an NYC stylist, housed in a bright and sunny storespace. 129 Watchung Avenue, dotreeder.com

DoubleTake
Upscale consignment for gently used designer clothing, accessories, and shoes. Locations in Short Hills, Ridgewood, and Red Bank. edoubletake.com

Duet Curated Consignment – Livingston
High-end consignment store carrying authentic luxury handbags, fine jewelry, accessories, and shoes from the world’s top designers. 9 S Livingston Avenue, duetboutique.com

Emily’s – Staten Island
Sophisticated fashion salon carrying designer sportswear, glamorous eveningwear, and stylish accessories for ladies for more than 37 years. Personalized shopping experiences, on the spot fittings, and in-house alterations available. 1654 Richmond Road, emilysny.com

Engle Shop – Englewood
Posh boutique dressed in haute couture, including designer gowns, “mother of the bride,” black tie, formal wear, and more, plus in-house custom tailoring. 32 N Dean Street, engleshopcouture.com

Envy by Melissa Gorga – Montclair
Chic designer wear for women in a vibrant and lively atmosphere. 609 Bloomfield Avenue, envybymg.com

Footnotes Shoes
A family-owned shoe legend since 1946 offering both modern and vintage styles. Locations in Englewood and Millburn. footnotes.com

Fox’s
Attainable designer fashions from top American and international brands, sans steep price tags. Locations in Marlboro, Whippany, and Ridgewood. foxs.com

FreeShop – Stone Harbor
Bright and colorful fashion studio offering wardrobe essentials from top designers for nearly 30 years. 266 96th Street, freeshopclothing.com

Garmany – Red Bank
A luxury shopping experience, elevated. The top designer brands in clothing, accessories, and shoes for both men and women, plus personalized attention and expert in-house tailoring. 121 Broad Street, garmany.com

The Gathering Shops – Paramus
A unique retail experience for the modern shopper. The storefront houses curated up-and-coming designers for three month rotations in its affluent store space. 1 Garden State Plaza Boulevard, the gatheringshops.com

Gingy’s Boutique – Stone Harbor Mother and daughter duo offering hand-picked collections for “work to wedding and everything in-between.” 9718 3rd Avenue, #1935, gingys.com

Gigi’s – Ridgewood
Cultured apparel, accessories, and shoes from around the world set in historic downtown. 48 E Ridgewood Avenue, ridgewoodwomensapparel.com

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Gito – Englewood
Thirty years of the latest trends from the world’s most iconic designers. 5 E Palisade Avenue, gitostores.com

Hartly Fashions – Westwood
Voted “one of the top ten specialty stores in the country” by Harper’s Bazaar, this one-stop destination carries apparel, accessories, handbags, shoes, sunglasses, and more. 104 Westwood Avenue, hartlyfashions.com

Hedy Shepard – Princeton
Upscale styles from American and international designers for fashion needs of the real suburban woman. 175 Nassau Street, hedyshepardltd.com

Hillary’s Fashion Boutique – Warren
Classic, timeless pieces from a former Macy’s buyer. Personalized shopping services and in-house alterations. 177 Washington Valley Road, hillarysfashionboutique.com

Interwoven – Asbury Park
Downtown fashion boutique for trendy men and women’s apparel, accessories, shoes, gifts, and jewelry. 511 Cookman Avenue, interwovenap.com

Jacqueline – Livingston
Luxe evening dress boutique for every occasion, from proms to weddings. 615 S Livingston Avenue, jacquelineeveningwear.com

Johari – Montclair
Laidback boutique specializing in intimates and bathing suit attire plus personalized fitting services. 76 Church Street, joharionline.com

Katherine’s – Manasquan
Effortless women’s fashions, from jumpers to dresses and accessories to shoes. 100A E Main Street, shop-katherines.com

Lace Silhouettes Lingerie – Princeton
Luxurious fashion destination for intimates and sleepwear, specializing in bridal trousseau and personalized bra fittings. 51 Palmer Square W, lacesilhouettes.com

Lauren B – Morristown
Sophisticated women’s clothing, jewelry, and shoes in a light-flooded space in the heart of Morristown. 55 South Street, laurenbstyle.com

Le Papillon – Rumson
Celebrated shopping concept from Mary Louise van der Wilden, former cosmetic and accessories buyer for Bendel’s and Bergdorf Goodman. Since 1971. 7 W River Road, lepapilloninc.com

Lola’s – Manalapan
Friendly special occasion shop specializing in evening wear, proms, and pageants. 357 U.S. 9, lolasnj.com

Lola’s Boutique –
Point Pleasant Beach Relaxed, trendy apparel representing the breezy, laid-back style of the Jersey Shore. 35 Arnold Avenue, ilovelolas.com

Love Me More Boutique – Red Bank
Your weekend outfit is waiting here! 28 Monmouth Street, facebook.com/ lovememoreboutiquerb

Lucki Clover – Red Bank
Elevated, California-inspired beachwear and accessories to take shoppers from day to night on the Shore. 20 Broad St #1949, redbank.org/luckiclover

Ludovica – Westwood
Specialty women’s clothing store for electric fashion, featuring the latest trends in apparel, accessories, intimates, and shoes. 170 Westwood Avenue, #1708, shopludovica.com

Martin’s Casuals – Lavallette
Unassuming facade leads way to a sprawling selection of trendsetting finds for both men and women. 703 Grand Central Avenue, facebook.com/martinscasuals

Michael Duru Clothiers –Shrewsbury
Offering a mix of exceptionally crafted made-to-measure clothing, plus ready-to-wear apparel, this upscale men’s retailer offers first-class personalized service in a relaxed setting. 801 Broad Street, michaelduru.com

Miss Demeanor – Cape May
Independent design atelier plus boutique offering hand-picked apparel and accessories from independent female-owned businesses. Some items made in house. 223 Jackson Street, missdemeanor.com

Nita Ideas – Asbury Park
Creative style studio bringing exotic
handmade couture to the Shore. 601 Cookman Avenue, nitaideas.com

No. 18 – Summit
A simply lovely contemporary designer women’s clothing and accessories boutique. 44 Maple Street, shopno18.com

Oasis
Cozy, contemporary women’s wear and
accessories in two sunny locations.
Montclair and Ridgewood.
oasisclothingstore.com

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Ocean Grove Trading Co. – Ocean Grove
Creative apparel, accessories, jewelry, handbags, gifts, and home decor with a bohemian flair. 74 Main Avenue, #1, oceangrovetrading.com

Once Upon a Skirt – Clifton
Fresh and trendy dresses, jumpsuits, separates, shoes, accessories, and more in a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere. 850 NJ-3, onceuponaskirt.com

Rare Cargo/Metropologie – Manasquan
Boho vibes come to life at these hip sister boutiques. 175 Main Street / 172 Main Street, rarecargoboutique.com

The Rebecca Collection – Bernardsville
Eclectic three-story boutique carrying clothing, jewelry, accessories, and unique gifts. 2 Mine Brook Road, therebeccacollection.com

ReveBoutique – Englewood
One-stop fashion destinations offering a kaleidoscope of styles, from evening gowns to swimwear, plus personal styling. 22 N Dean Street, reveboutique.com

Rhona’s – Manalapan
Crisp, classic styles, sophisticated silhouettes, and rich prints not found in department stores. 357 U.S. 9, rhonasboutique.com

Rouge – Princeton
Expansive haven for ready-to-wear designer fashions from around the world. 45 Palmer Square W, myrougegirl.com

Ruby and Jenna
Youthful, free-spirited fashions, swimwear, and seasonal collections. Locations in Closter, Garden City, Marlton, Old Bridge, Westfield, and Woodcliff Lake. rubyandjenna.com

Sadie James Boutique – Fair Haven
Chic, laid back fashions curated for the sophisticated coastal women. 769 River Road, #3369, shopsadiejames.com

Sal Lauretta for Men – Midland Park
Family-owned expert tailoring and custom suit shop specializing in designer men’s fashion for every occasion. 621 Godwin Avenue, sallauretta.com

SeeSaw
One-stop style destination offering carefully curated collections from the world’s leading designers in apparel, accessories, and shoes, plus personal styling services. Locations in Tenafly and Fort Lee. seesawboutique.com

Sciortino Tailors – Red Bank
Bespoke custom suits, fine men’s fashions, and expert tailoring for any occasion. 15 Broad Street, sciortinotailors.com

Shala – Millburn
An emporium for one-of-a-kind gifts, including home decor, furniture, jewelry, women and children’s clothing, speciality art, et al. 343 Millburn Avenue, shalas.com

Skuby & Co. – Spring Lake
Relaxed weekend wear, corporate casual, and leisurely styles for men. 1210 3rd Avenue, skubyandco.com

Sorella Bella Boutique – Red Bank
The latest trends in clothing, accessories, jewelry, and shoes in the heart of this vibrant and growing community.
27 Monmouth Street, Facebook

Talk of the Walk
A Shore staple since 1951, this family-owned and operated collection of boutiques for women offers fresh, upscale apparel and accessories with unparalleled customer service. Two locations in Atlantic City, plus Stone Harbor and Northfield. talkofthewalk.com

Tessuto Men’s Clothing Store
Fine men’s clothing imported from Italy, first-tier fashion consultants, and unparalleled service since 2004. 9-11 W Main Street, tessutomenswear.com

THEO – Red Bank
Fashion-forward sportswear and accessories for men and women from the hottest contemporary American and international designers. 3 E Front Street, theoclothier.com

Toobydoo – Princeton
Bright, modern apparel for boys, girls, and baby, ages 0-12. 59 Palmer Square W,toobydoo.com

Turquoise – Point Pleasant Beach
Trendy, casual fashions and accessories from an array of New York and Los Angeles labels, in a relaxed setting. 503 Bay Avenue, Facebook.

Uniquely Yours – Cape May
Small, romantic boutique and bridal shop offering both contemporary and vintage inspired clothing.
24 Decatur Street, facebook.com/junesweddings

Vero Uomo – Englewood
Family owned and operated for 20 years, this high-end men’s boutique and tailor imports fine Italian clothing directly from Italy. 26 E Palisade Avenue, verouomonj.com

Waterlily Shop
Beachy, whimsical apparel, swimwear, accessories, shoes, handbags, and gifts for the laidback fashionista. Locations in Spring Lake, Manasquan, and Bay Head. waterlilyshop.com

White Lotus – Hamilton
Clothing, handmade jewelry, accessories, essential oils,candles, bath and body, andmore from two sisters. 4403 E Black Horse Pike, #2042A, shopwhitelotus.com

Willow Street BoutiqueModern apparel, shoes, and
accessories for men and women. Locations in Summit and Morristown. willowstreetcom

Woodstack – Union
Hip streetwear concept originally born in Brooklyn. Includes footwear, clothing, and accessories for men, women, and children. 973 Stuyvesant Avenue B, woodstack.com

Zabayon Inc.–Manalapan
A New York City-vibing studio, set in the heart of the suburbs, carrying contemporary designer clothing, shoes, and accessories. 345 U.S. 9, zabayon.com

ZOË – Princeton
Industrial chic shopping destination for upscale women’s clothing, accessories, and footwear. 30 Nassau Street, shopzoeonline.com