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Our 2020 Formalwear Community Sale on 3/28 is Canceled

by Jordan and Joelle Hernandez
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Due to the current situation with the COVID-19 virus, we have decided to cancel this year’s sale.

Please read our full statement here.


It’s no secret that many of us have closets filled to the brim with old dresses and tuxes that we’re not wearing anymore. A great way to get rid of those items and put them to good use is by donating them, so we’re here to help.

Our Hoboken Girl Helps’ fourth annual Prom and Formalwear Dress Drive wants to take your formalwear items {gowns, cocktail dresses, men’s suits} off your hands — all for a good cause. The event will be on March 28th, 2020 at the Multi-Service Center in Hoboken {located at 124 Grand Street} on the 1st floor in the Senior Activities Center. Read on to find out more about this year’s formalwear drive and community sale, and where to drop off your giveaway items.


The Sale on March 28th, 2020

We’re hosting our Annual Formalwear Sale at the Multi-Service Center {1st Floor} on Saturday, March 28th, 2020. The event is open to the public – so come shop!

Dresses will be on sale for $5, jewelry is $3 per item, and makeup products are $1 each. 

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All of the money raised will be sent to Suits/Dress for Success, a non-profit dedicated to assisting adults in finding jobs. Last year we raised over $2500, this year, we’re aiming for $3000!

 Hoboken resident and stylist Tiffany Piñero will be at the event to help shoppers find the perfect outfit.

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On March 28th from 11:00AM-3:00PM, shop our sale for:

  • Short dresses
  • Long gowns
  • Other new or gently-used formalwear
  • Men’s tuxedos {must be a full suit set}
  • Men’s shoes {formalwear only}
  • Men’s bow ties/ties
  • Formal jewelry
  • New cosmetics
  • New hair/nail products
  • Clothing racks and hangers

The Collection

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^ Shopping last year’s sale!

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We will be collecting items at various drop-off locations in Hoboken and Jersey City. {Big thanks to our sponsors who accepted all of the drop-offs, we appreciate you!}

Drop-off locations include:

Hudson Family Chiropractic and Physical Therapy {51 Newark Street, Hoboken} from 7:00AM-8:00PM  Monday + Wednesday, 8:00AM-8:00PM Tuesday + Thursday, 7:00AM-7:00PM Friday, and 8:30AM-1:30PM on Saturday

Downtown MedSpa {115 Christopher Columbus Drive, Jersey City} from 10:00AM-6:30PM Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday  

WestSide Realty Group {1201 Grand Street, Hoboken} from 11:00AM-6:00PM Monday-Friday and 10:00AM-12:00PM Saturday + Sunday

JaneDo Hoboken {720 Monroe Street, Hoboken} from 6:30AM-8:00PM Monday-Friday and 8:00AM-12:00PM Saturday + Sunday

Boutique Realty Hoboken {537 Garden Street, Hoboken} from 10:00AM-5:00PM Monday-Saturday 

Boutique Realty Jersey City {215 Newark Avenue, Jersey City} from 10:00AM-7:00PM Monday-Friday, 9:00AM-5:00PM Saturday, and 11:00AM-5:00PM Sunday

Athleta {316 Washington Street, Hoboken} from 10:00AM-8:00PM Monday-Thursday, 10:00AM-7:00PM Friday-Saturday, and 10:00AM-6:00PM Sunday 


Anyone interested in volunteering on March 28th, 2020 or helping to collect items for donation from the drop-off locations the week prior {cars needed for pickups!} that week should email [email protected].

We need a good portion of volunteers day-of and the day prior, so please get in touch. It takes a village!

{And of course, come shop either way — last year there were so many great items!}

Spread the Word

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Share this link with family, friends, and social media followers — better yet, post a picture of your own prom dress or formal dress with the following caption:

Sharing my prom[or bridesmaid] pic to raise awareness for Suits for Success of Hudson County and @HobokenGirlBlog’s charity formalwear drive 👗 If you’ve been eyeing the pile in your closet and have donations of bridesmaid dresses, long gowns, other new or gently-used formal wear, formal jewelry, NEW cosmetics, NEW hair/nail products, Men’s suits — please drop them off at the following locations: @janedo #Hoboken, @westsiderealtygroup,  @athleta #Hoboken, @downtownmedspa, and @boutiquerealtynj in #Hoboken or #JerseyCity | Head to HobokenGirl.com for more details!

The more the word gets out, the better! And please help us reach our goal of $3000 in sales on Saturday by coming by March 28th to shop 🙂

Did you know: We started a podcast about all things news and lifestyle in Hoboken + Jersey City! Listen to the latest episode of Tea on the Hudson here and subscribe.

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