The Margo Market concept store, located at 1102 Washington Street, has been a go-to destination among Hoboken shoppers since its inception back in 2018. The boutique, known for showcasing independent designers across the globe and prioritizing ethically-sourced products, announced on Instagram that it would be closing. The last day to visit Margo Market will be Thursday, February 15th, 2024. Read on for everything we know about The Margo Market’s closure in Hoboken.
On Wednesday, January 24th, Margo Market announced its official closure via an Instagram post. The post read, “To our Margo Market Community, after much consideration we have made the decision to close The Margo Market as of February 15th, 2024. Over the years, our family has grown and evolved and it is time for our small business to do the same. While we will be closing our doors in February, we are looking ahead at what is next and new beginnings. When we opened the store SIX years ago, we had a vision to build and create a shop that supported independent designers and slow fashion. Over the years, we received an outpouring of support and growth in this community that far exceeded our biggest dreams. We would like to express our deepest gratitude to you for being a part of The Margo Market family. Your support and enthusiasm has helped to make our shop what it is today.”
From now until February 15th, Margo Market will extend 40% off all clothing and accessories both in-store and online while supplies last.
About the Concept Store
The Margo Market is a concept store superheaded by long-time Hoboken resident Maggie Emma. The boutique has been located at 1102 Washington Street in Hoboken since 2018. A concept store, according to Maggie, is “a shop that sells carefully curated and a unique selection of products that connect to an overarching theme. They are meant to be inspirational for the customer, being more about discovery, and the experience. Concept stores evoke a lifestyle that appeals to a specific target audience, versus big box retail, fast fashion, and counting the customer as another transaction.”
One standout of Margo Market is its stance on ethically sourcing its products.
“At Margo, we strive to be as ethically sourced as possible,” Maggie explained to HG back in 2018 ahead of the stores opening. “What that means to us is, we want to know the hands that have made the product.”
Margo always connected consumers and artisans, therefore bridging the gap between the hands that make and the people who then take those creations home. Many of the items are sourced from Brooklyn, New Jersey, and other local spots, supporting artisans and giving back to various causes.
“We have worked hard to pull together an exclusive group of artists and designers,” Maggie continued. “This curated group of brands are inspiring men and women, entrepreneurs, independent designers and we are so thrilled we get to share their story.
Ethically sourced for Margo also means giving back. Each brand represented gives back to a specific cause and/or organization creating the ultimate store delivering products with a purpose.
Margo has partnered with Indigo Africa, a Rwandan company that sells various home decor. Indigo Africa invests 100% of profits into educating their artisans by helping them grow their businesses, jumpstart their careers, and skill-training.
Wend is another artisan company whose designs are found at Margo. A creative collaboration between weavers in Indonesia and some Oakland, California designers, 10% of the proceeds go to the Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project. This cause, in particular, strives to protect the tropical rainforests the orangutan calls home.
Other products that are found at Margo Market include Caroline Z Hurley home decor, a wellness company called Berlin Skin, Micaela and Greg apparel, and more.
When visiting a boutique, aesthetic can be everything. But fear not, Hoboken consumers — Margo Market never disappoints. With an emphasis on Scandinavian style and a Bohemian vibe that’s complemented by lots of textures and of course, lots of plants, Margo Market has been a one-of-a-kind experience.
“Touting a Boho Scandinavian style, the space is bright and minimal with creative and artful touches,” Maggie explains. “The shop features tons of greenery, a neutral color palette, natural fabrics, and tons of fun textures.”
Hours for Margo Market
The Margo Market’s hours will remain the same until its closure on Thursday, February 15th, 2024. The current hours are as follows: Tuesday through Sunday from 11AM-6PM, and Sunday from 12PM-5PM. The store is closed on Mondays.