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Hoboken Boutiques to Shop Locally: A Guide

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With so many reported closings of businesses in Hoboken, it’s more important now than ever to support the small shops in Mile Square. Just like restaurants, with the number of boutiques and stores in town, it can get overwhelming during a shopping day, trying to figure out which shops to hit up. Luckily, we’ve done the work for you and put together a list of locally-owned boutiques in Hoboken for you to check out. Read on, and get shoppin’ {JC edition found here!}:

Price point key: $ Affordable / $$ Average / $$$ Pricey / $$$$ Expensive

Alba Boutique {716 Washington Street}

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Alba is a Hoboken hotspot for all things contemporary and classic. This boutique carries easy-to-wear and stylish brands {similar to a Nordstrom} that are known for mixing and matching making each item impeccably practical for creating different looks. Alba hosts many fun in-store events {champagne included} and although their prices are a little steeper than average, it’s worth it for the enjoyable and personalized shopping experience — including quality and convenience. Speaking of convenience: all busy fashionistas should check out Alba’s STYLEBOX mail-order shopping experience.

Price point: $$$

a X d {503 Washington Street}

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As the sister store to alba, a X d boutique offers a very similar in-store experience to alba. The difference at a X d, however, is that it sells more trend-driven pieces, similar to those of skirt and crop sets, tie-dye styles, and more. Some of the trendy brands shoppers can find here are BlankNYC, Quay sunnies, Vintage Havana + Hayden LA, and more. Plus, everything in the store is under $100.

Price point: $

City Kidz {163 2nd Street}

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For those with little ones, this one boutique is for you. City Kidz is Hoboken’s first streetwear boutique for kids and boasts collections from Doo Wop Kids,  Little Man Happy, and more. Plus, the shop also offers consignment for people who want to sell their vintage designer kids’ clothes.

Price point: $-$$$

Coup De Coeur {1214 Washington Street}

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A small shop in north Hoboken, Coup De Coeur carries the typical boutique finds — everything from sunglasses and jewelry to summer dresses and fur vests. An inexpensive option for those looking for the perfect night out or birthday outfit. Albeit some items run a little small/short, Coup De Coeur has a friendly neighborhood feel and has been a Hoboken staple for years.

Price point: $

Dor L’ Dor {413 Washington Street}

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Another boutique filled with variety, Dor L’ Dor’s expansive shop is endless, and its prime location makes it a go-to for many residents. They carry Steve Madden and other popular brands, as well as they typical wholesale boutique styles, all at reasonable prices.

Price point: $

Galatea Lingerie {1224 Washington Street}

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Not only does Galatea carry the most beautiful and luxurious lingerie brands {think Casabella, Only Hearts, Hanky Panky, 3Dots, Ling, and more}, but they also sell candles, bridal accessories, pajamas, robes, and other gifting items. The price point is reflective of the amazing quality of the imported goods from France and Italy, aka weekly swoon-worthy international shipments. Not to mention, the sales associates are welcoming and knowledgeable in providing solutions for every body type.

Price point: $$$

Hoboken Clique {1204 Washington Street}

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Hoboken Clique is an uptown girls’ boutique haven specializing in “tween” wear. From fun accessories to fun clothing items, the shop caters to every tween’s dressing need. Brands sold here include Living Royal, Watchitude, DL1961 denim, and more.

Price point: $

Mint Market {303 1st Street + 339 Grove Street in Jersey City}

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Mint Market makes it easy to find just what us Jersey girls are looking for — especially with two convenient locations. Mint Market carries fun and bold new designs, while also featuring the occasional Chanel or Gucci vintage item if you’re lucky enough to snag.

Price point: $-$$$

See More: Places to Bring Your Hoboken Visitors {Where to Eat, Drink, + Go}

Noellery {123 Washington Street}

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Noellery is the place if you have an accessory need. From earrings to sunglasses, Noellery carries an overwhelming large variety of goods to adorn any outfit. Their home {think bath soaps and office supplies} are also so cute if you are wanting something more unique and beyond the traditional HomeGoods finds.

Noellery also has a location at 321 Grove Street in Jersey City.

Price point: $$

One Sol {1125 Maxwell Place}

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Whether it’s a wellness product you’re in search of or if you’re looking for a new workout outfit, One Sol has it covered. This uptown boutique specializes in price-point athletic wear while also operating as a locale for wellness events. Stop by for some new leggings, leave with a Reiki reading.

Price point: $-$$

Oran Apparel {1026 Washington Street}

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Finally, menswear. The owner at Oran Apparel is known for his taste and selection of men’s goods. Whether looking for clothing for the work-week or weekend, Oran Apparel has everything for the Hoboken man. Even a Yelp-reviewer stated: “The unique and curated assortment of both stylish and timeless Men’s wardrobe essentials, along with the service provided by both Oran and his staff are testament to the caliber of his shop” #powerfulstuff.

Price point: $$$

Peper & Parlor {938 Washington Street}

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An Anthropologie-esque shop full of boho maxi dresses and leather shoes, Peper & Parlor is another community staple that has been dressing the women of Hoboken since Their copious selection of {over 30} designer brands like Ulla Johnson, Citizens of Humanity, and Bow and Arrow jewelry provides a plethora of style inspiration for local fashionistas.

Price point: $$$$

Revival Vintage Boutique {47B Harrison Street}

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Revival Vintage is an outside-the-box boutique carrying all kinds of consignment goods and accessories. The store is known for its top-notch quality finds and in-house alterations, not to mention affordability.

Price point: $$

The Roost Outpost {55 1st Street}

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This hybrid “espresso bar and lifestyle shop” is a recent addition to the Hoboken shopping scene. Praised for their specialty and direct trade coffees, the cool vibes of this shop encourage visitors to also peruse their assortment of clothing items, bags, home goods and accessories which are all sourced from local designers, craftsman, and artisans.

Price point: $$

Vintage on First {257 First Street}

Talk about #TBT. This colorful store boasts the “illest” and “dopest” {as stated by a fellow Yelper} gear from the 90s and beyond. With daily additions to their racks {and a surprisingly strong menswear selection}, this shop is a true gem. And although they had a rough start, Vintage on First is here to stay and we are so happy for them.

Price point: $-$$$

Via Mode {404 Washington Street}

Via Mode carries the standard brands like UGG and Converse, so why go to a department store when you can support this family business? They do have some great sale prices and their convenient downtown location can’t be beaten. {Editor’s note: Their snow boot selection is LEGIT.}

Price point: $$$

Read More: A List of Female-Owned Hoboken and Jersey City Businesses to Support Every Day

Viola Vita {1224 Washington Street}

Viola Vita carries only the most premium quality of Italian leather goods: from shoes to belts to handbags. In the summer, the owner ‘vacations’ back to Italy to scout items, truly cultivating the most genuine hand-picked products for shoppers.

Price point: $$$

Washington General Store {509 Washington Street}

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Washington General Store prides itself on its carefully curated cozy collections. From Sugarfina sweets to Mud Pie trinkets, there is something for everyone within their shelves.

Price point: $$$

As always, our Hoboken Girl Deals Directory is constantly updated to promote special offers to help our readers support small businesses in Mile Square and beyond — so be sure to check it out {and save some bucks}.

What’s your favorite boutique in Hoboken? Share with us in the comments and don’t forget to #ShopSmall! <3

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