A Very Hoboken + Jersey City Holiday Gift Guide 2019

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The holidays are stressful, but holiday shopping doesn’t have to be. Don’t know what to get the dad who has everything, or the friend who is notorious for returns? We understand all of your holiday shopping concerns, and have put together a local gift guide for everyone on your list this season {including some that are going to be at the Hoboken Holiday Market on December 17th!}. Keep reading to discover your 2019 Hoboken + Jersey City holiday gift guide for every type of person on your list. 

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For the Skincare Enthusiast

Ritual Kits from Être Bien {Online} 

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Founder Tori Marinelli combined her love for mindfulness and energy healing with her fascination of natural beauty to create Être Bien. Être Bien sells body elixirs, scrubs, sage, crystals, and more. To make it easy during the holidays, Être Bien sells wellness kits such as their Self Love Ritual Kit for $68 or their Sacred Space Ritual Kit for $18 consisting of an assortment of wellness necessities.

Gift Box from Mudjestic Skincare {133 20th Street, Union City}

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Mudjestic Skincare, just as the name suggests, sells all-natural volcanic ash clay mud masks and organic face and body oils. Their products help rejuvenate and detoxify the skin and are a fun element to add to your skincare routine. Their holiday gift box is a $60 MUD mask, $10 Spa Band, and $10 Face Cloth, all for only $50 — beautifully gift wrapped for the season.

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Face Gems from Feather + Bone Co. {Online}

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Feather + Bone sells water-free skin care products perfect for those who love to travel. Their face wash comes in tablet form, called Face Gems, and all you need to do is add water. The jet setter pack is $8.99 for 10 tablets, and the monthly pack is $30 for 60 tablets. The reason for using tablets rather than water-based face wash is because water provides a medium for harmful bacteria, mold, yeast, and fungi to grow. If there is no water, then no preservatives are needed, which means no reactions or irritations can occur. All ingredients in Feather + Bone products are 100% natural, cruelty-free, vegan, and non-GMO.

For The Wellness Guru 

Infrared Sauna Session at SW3AT Sauna {172 Newark Avenue, Jersey City}

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SW3AT is Jersey City’s first infrared sauna studio, located in the historic downtown neighborhood. Infrared saunas provide excellent health benefits for users such as detoxification, relaxation, weight loss, and more They offer one-time single sessions for $39.99 as well as membership packages, which make for great gifts. 

CBD Massage at Salvation Wellness {190 Columbus Drive, Jersey City}

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Salvation Wellness is a modern CBD apothecary and wellness studio offering a holistic approach to body care and healing from the inside out. Their studio is located at 190 Christopher Columbus Drive and offers meditation, massages, lymphatic drainage, cupping, and more. Their most popular service is their hour-long CBD massage at $145, which makes for a great gift to pamper your loved ones. It’s a five-step service utilizing CBD tinctures, salves, creams, and oils specifically for different areas and needs of the body.  When it’s finished, customers leave with a CBD protein bar.

Yoga and Meditation at Asana Soul {411 Jefferson Street, Hoboken and 1st Street + Provost Street, Jersey City}

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Asana Soul offers both yoga and meditation classes, which make great gifts for the wellness enthusiasts on your list. They have locations in both Hoboken and Jersey City, and a drop-in yoga class is $25, while a drop-in meditation class is $18. They also offer weekly, monthly, and yearly memberships for additional savings. 

The Ultimate Skin Smoothie at Gaia’s Cavern {140 Wayne Street, Jersey City}

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Gaia’s Cavern is an eco-friendly boutique and spa, which offers great gift options to pamper your friends + family with this holiday. The Ultimate Skin Smoothie is a facial which includes a deep cleanse, exfoliation, extractions, masque, and scalp, neck, hand and foot massage for $150. They also sell a variety of teas, crystals, homemade body soaps, and organic skincare.

For The Fitness Junkie

All Access Membership at Jane DO {720 Monroe Street, Hoboken + 160 Newark Avenue 3rd Floor, Jersey City}

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There is no shortage of gyms and workout classes in Hudson County, but Jane DO is not your average fitness studio. It was founded by two former Radio City Rockettes, Jacey Lambros and Danielle DeAngelo, who wanted to develop a workout that offers variety and caters to all women. Their class selection consists of interval training, dance cardio, body sculpting, and even a class on a trampoline, all performed to upbeat, motivating music. Get your loved one a class for $25, five classes for $120, or an All Access Membership, which includes up to 16 classes per month for $199, which is the best deal. 

Workshop at Hudson Yoga Project {44 Hudson Place 4th Floor, Hoboken}

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The Hudson Yoga Project is a great place for the yogi on your list because it isn’t just about taking yoga classes, it’s about a yoga lifestyle. They offer classes and memberships for yoga, as well as monthly workshops for all experience levels to learn more about the world of yoga and wellness. Each workshop varies in price, but their current workshops are priced between $25 to $40. 

Membership at Work It Out {603 Willow Avenue, Hoboken}

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Work It Out gym in Hoboken is a safe haven for female fitness. Their goal is to help women throw away the thought of lonely, unguided workouts, and to inspire members to be happy and satisfied with new ones. They also sell fashionable athleisure, fitness apparel, and accessories so members look good and feel great while working out. Their Work It Out Monthly Membership is $159, and is the best deal for the fitness guru who plans to work out more than twice a week. 

For the Hobokenite

Hoboken Graphic Tee from Hudson and Asher {Etsy Shop}

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Hudson and Asher offers comfortable clothing for babies, children, and adults that celebrate the neighborhoods of Hoboken and Jersey City. They sell a variety of merchandise online and occasionally have pop-ups at local shops such as West Elm Hoboken and the Washington General Store. Their Hoboken Graphic Tee is $25 for adults and $20 for kids. Also, be sure to check them out on December 17th at the Hoboken Holiday Market. 

Britt Ford Map of Hoboken from Washington General Store {509 Washington Street, Hoboken}

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This gem was the winner of Hoboken Girl Blog’s “Best Gift Shop” for a reason. It is filled with unique finds, local treasures, and home goods, all great for stocking stuffers. Britt Ford is an artist that specializes in thermographic embossed artwork, and their maps of Hoboken have been restocked at the Washington General Store just in time for the Holidays. They are $108 for a 5 x 7, and $188 for an 8 x 10. 

Mile Square Mama Wine Glass from Grande Gifts {Etsy Shop}

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Grande Gifts sells custom and handmade home goods, apparel, accessories, and gifts for the Mile Square devotee. They offer Hoboken themed hats, ornaments, wine glasses, onesies, pillows, and more. Their Mile Square Mama wine glass for $11 is a perfect gift for the Hoboken mom.

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For The Fashion Lover

Vintage Designer Bag from Mint Market {303 1st Street, Hoboken + 339 Grove Street, Jersey City}

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Mint Market is filled with excellent gifts for the fashionista on your list. They sell a mix of both contemporary and unique, vintage findings, and have locations in both Hoboken and Jersey City. Their vintage designer bags are always authentic, stylish, and at great prices. Their vintage assortment is one-of-a-kind so be sure to check out both locations for their current assortment and online at shopmintmarket.com.

The Elize Bag from Margo Market {1102 Washington Street, Hoboken}

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Margo Market, located in uptown Hoboken, offers ethically sourced clothing, shoes, and accessories. The vision of Margo is to push the retail industry in a more sustainable direction. Not only is it a brand that gives back, but it is filled with beautiful, high-quality, simplistic designs from artisans all over the world. Their Elize Bag is entirely hand-woven with plastic recycled off the beaches of Bali and repurposed into a gorgeous bag to treasure forever.

Teddy Pullover from a X d {503 Washington Street, Hoboken}

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A X d is a sister store of Alba Boutique in Hoboken where everything is under $100. They sell a mix of everything from athleisure apparel to going out dresses. Their Teddy Pullover is a cozy half-zip made from teddy fleece for $72.

Bonny Clutch from Patent Of Heart {Online}

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Patent of Heart is a fashion brand on a mission to raise awareness to educate women and inspire them to create. They sell beautiful, handcrafted leather bags and clutches made by Elif Akayden. Each design comes with a matching, hand-made charm made with Swarovski crystals. The Bonny Clutch is sleek, hand embroidered, and only $149. 

Custom Embroidered Jacket from Madeline Brooks {Online}

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Madeline Brooks Jackets are perfect for the sports fan on your list. They make custom embroidered denim jackets. Customers just choose their desired style denim jacket, their size, and they can customize the embroidered design. It does not have to be a sports team though, designs can be anything from names or initials to symbols. Jackets range from $165 to $195 depending on intricacy. 

For The Foodie

An Assortment of Sugar Cookies from Sugarsuckle {600-604 Newark Street, Hoboken}

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Sugarsuckle is perfect for the sweet tooth on your list. Don’t know what to get your friend who has everything? Food never disappoints. Sugarsuckle creates desserts such as cookies, cake pops, pies, and more that are both stylish and delicious. Their Sugar Cookies start at $42/dozen and are quoted based on the number of colors, complexity, and size. 

Gift Box of Bites from Boomerang Bites {Online}

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Boomerang Bites is a wholesale artisanal bakery that makes delicious, fresh Aussie treats that give back to local causes. It’s a win-win! Their bites are available for preorder in boxes of 12, 24, or more. 

The Classic Prexel Gift Box from Prexel Bites {Online}

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Prexel Bites in Jersey City is home to the original chocolate-covered pretzel sandwich. The bite-sized goodies come in a variety of flavors and are beautifully presented in gift boxes. Their classic gift box is a 24-piece for $40. 

Six-Pack Olive Oil Gift from Twelve Letter Company {Online}

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For the cook on your list, look no further than Twelve Letter Company. They sell small-batch artisanal olive oil products made from olives grown in their family’s grove in Greece. Their olive oil is pure, unadulterated, unfiltered, and offers many health benefits. They offer a 6-bottle case of 8oz bottles for $60. 

For The Art Lover

A Painting from Kait Awesome Studio {Etsy Shop}

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One-of-a-kind paintings are perfect for the person who seems to have everything. Kait, a Florida native turned Jersey girl, paints gorgeous, abstracts on canvas to brighten up a home or apartment. Her 14 x 11 Green Abstract Foliage painting is $48. 

“Jersey City Vibe” Print from Roig Collection {Current Gallery at the W Hotel, 225 River Street, Hoboken}

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Artist, Ricardo Roig, creates unique, hand-cut prints inspired by life. Each series or collection represents a different city and moment in time. There is a Hoboken series, a Jersey City series, as well as a series of New York City, Boston, and more. Check out the latest collection at the W Hotel in Hoboken. 

Gifts For Her

A Yellow Diamond Necklace from Halles Jewels {Online}

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Diamonds are forever, especially at Halles Jewels. Halles Jewelry consists of estate jewelry, fine antique jewelry, signed jewelry, engagement and wedding rings, and more. Halles is also a philanthropic company and gives back to the communities in underprivileged areas through their luxury designs. Another win-win! If you want to splurge on your lady this holiday, the yellow diamond necklace for $10,000 is sure to drop jaws. 

A Wandering Star Ring in Opal from Love Locked {353 Grove Street, Jersey City}

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Love Locked is filled with excellent gifts for your loved one including fine jewelry, crystals, and wellness necessities such as organic apothecary and CBD. The unique pieces sold at the boutique are always ethically sourced, conflict-free, and fair trade. There are so many unique rings in the shop, such as the Wandering Star in Opal at $1,260, and more than half of their items are handcrafted in house, allowing customers the opportunity to customize their jewelry. 

The 14k Gold Luna Necklace from Blooming Lotus Jewelry {Online}

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Blooming Lotus Jewelry is handmade with love in Hoboken. Their product assortment consists of malas, necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings, and fine 14K pieces. They offer something for everyone and for every budget, with gifts under $50 for those who want to gift something special without breaking the bank. The Luna Necklace is simple and beautiful, at $398. 

Gifts For Him

Sports Coats and Blazers from Oran {1026 Washington Street +1102 Washington Street, Hoboken}

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Oran is one of the few boutiques in Hoboken catering to menswear. At Oran boutique, it is about sophistication over the norm. Their product assortment includes quality suitings, athleisure, shoes, and men’s accessories. Check out their uptown Hoboken boutique and their associates will kindly help you find the perfect gift for him, such as one of their sophisticated sports coats or blazers. 

Gift Card from Kanibal + Co. {197 Montgomery Street, Jersey City}

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Kanibal + Co., located in downtown Jersey City, offers both women and men’s clothing and accessories, unique gifts, and home goods. The store is stocked with a rotating collection of locally made products and curated findings that are both forward-thinking and rooted in tradition. Gift cards can be purchased online or in-store. 

Jetty Flannels from The Roost Outpost {55 1st Street, Hoboken}

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The Roost isn’t just your average coffee shop. Customers can sip on their delicious espresso or nitro cold brew while browsing the store’s unique clothing items, bags, home goods, and accessories which are all sourced from local designers, craftsmen, and artisans. Get your guy a cozy flannel from Jetty at about $60.

The Kid’s Gift Guide

Matching Family PJs at Hazel Baby + Kids 199 Montgomery Street, Jersey City}

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Hazel Baby + Kids is a family-owned and operated boutique offering sustainable and eco-friendly products for babies and children. The shop sells unique toys and adorable outfits as well as the essentials for the little ones on your list. Get matching PJ sets for the entire family this season, available at their shop in Jersey City. 

Stocking Stuffers Under $50

Gold Hammered Face Earrings from Ringler Jewelry {Online}

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The Ringler sells unique, handmade jewelry by Hoboken local Katie Piarcik. One of their best sellers is the gold hammered face earrings at $35. 

Notebook from Happy Notes Book {Online}

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The Happy Notes Book is a notebook designed with happiness at its core. It is a notebook to fill with life, including all the scribbles, cross-outs, to-do lists, and everyday moments that make you smile. Know someone who loves to journal? This is the perfect stocking stuffer for them at only $24 and can be customized for an extra $2. 

Puppy Bowties from Hudson Houndstooth {Etsy Shop}

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For the pet owner on your list, look no further than Hudson Houndstooth. They sell sustainable pet accessories, handmade from 100% recycled materials. The mission at Hudson Houndstooth is to cut down on textile pollution one stylish pup at a time. Their adorable puppy bowties start at just $12. 

Candles from The Lucky Honeybee {173 Sherman Avenue, Jersey City}

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The Lucky Honeybee creates thoughtfully designed, eco-friendly candles, soaps, and apothecary goods. Their candles are around $10 and made from domestically produced wax, and ethically sourced essential oils. 

Shop Small Embroidered Crewneck from Schwingshop {Etsy Shop}

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Schwingshop offers excellent gifts for the small business lover. They sell handcrafted home goods and gifts for special occasions. A few great stocking stuffers include their Shop Small embroidered crewneck sweatshirt at $40, their wine charms for $3, or their Support Small Business pin for $8. 

To shop many of these vendors and more, be sure to attend the Hoboken Girl Holiday Market happening on Tuesday, December 17th!

Which of these gifts will you be giving this year? Let us know in the comments! 

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Alexis moved to Hoboken after she graduated college in 2015 and fell in love with the area right away. She currently lives in Jersey City with her boyfriend, Ewan, and works in New York City as a fashion buyer by day and an aspiring entrepreneur by night. In her spare time, when she is not exploring the new, trendy spots around town, you will find her working out at one of her favorite local classes, singing along to the soundtrack of Wicked, or creating macrame wall art and home decor that she sells on Etsy.