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'Tis the season for holiday shopping and sales galore, but if your ultra-long gift list has you checking it twice — or three times — for the perfect gift, we're hear to help. Instead of turning to big box retailers, look in your own backyard for Bergen County boutiques that have unique gifts like jewelry, fun fashion, home finds, and more for every age and interest. Plus, you may just want to snag a gift or two for yourself.
Society Femme/Society Men
These upscale his and hers shopping destinations offer cool, laid-back designer duds and accessories for those really special gifts (for others and yourself). Shop cozy finds like sweats and a cardigan or grab a college-themed T-shirt for the guy in your life.
250-256 Westwood Ave., Westwood
For fashion-forward finds, this is your go-to. With a focus on the latest styles including reversible faux fur jackets and comfy casual sets, along with playful beauty must-haves, this one stop fashion shop carries all your must-have closet essentials. For kids, head to Marcia's Attic for Kids for enviable options for little ones, plus toys and accessories like purses and sticker beans.
Adults: 105 Vervalen St., Closter
Hunt and Orchard
Looking for an out-of-the-box, quirky or unique gift idea? No need to hunt any further. This cute Ridgewood boutique has everything from fun holiday sweatshirts that say “Son of a Nutcracker” to totally giftable “True Crime All the Time” mugs. While there, browse their jewelry, more playful (and cozy) tops, and trendy holiday stockings, and more. Bergen Mama Insider Offer Available
30 Cottage Pl., Ridgewood
There's no question that if you're gift shopping at this fashionable boutique, you're sure to find a thing…or two…or three for yourself. Styles to suit a night out like metallic bags and trousers to a cozy night at home (think: loungewear and plush socks) are in store, in addition to gifts for every budget.
65 Vervalen St., Closter; 500 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Woodcliff Lake
With a new store in Westfield Garden State Plaza, it's never been easier to shop this viral brand. Not only does it have the most crowd-pleasing gifts (AKA jewelry) like pendant necklaces and bangle bracelets, you can also snag the brand's own signature scents including jade blossom and ruby musk, along with candles and cosmetic bags. Bergen Mama Insider Offer Available
One Garden State Plaza Blvd., Paramus
For the one who appreciates eco-conscious brands, this sustainable fashion line has adorable pieces designed with the planet in mind. You can shop clothing for kids and adults, or opt for gifts like glitter candles, advent calendars, body butter Hanukkah-theme bracelets, and so much more. They even have small pieces in perfectly-giftable bottles. Bergen Mama Insider Offer Available
9 Jay St., Tenafly
If you have a fashion-forward friend or family member on your list, Ludovica is your ultimate go-to spot to shop. Grab accessories like stone rings or wintry puffer bags, or if you know their size, help give their closet a boost with a snuggly sweater. Ludovica also has seasonal gifts for the home, AKA that can't-go-wrong idea, including wooden and nature-themed ornaments. Bergen Mama Insider Offer Available
170 Westwood Ave., Westwood
Hustle & Heart
We all have that friend who practically lives in athleisure (and of course, your own love of leggings), which makes this Ridgewood spot a must-visit during the holidays and beyond. It has a highly curated collection of pieces like convertible sling bags, cozy sweaters, and comfy and supportive leggings for you and your active friends. Bergen Mama Insider Offer Available
12 S Broad St., Ridgewood
You may want to add this jewelry boutique to your own wishlist this year. This generationally-run gem is eye candy for a shopper looking for a special gift this holiday season. Grab a super layered look or opt for a minimalist, simplistic design.
9.5 W Railroad Ave., Tenafly
With nearby stores Reform Kids and REFORMEN, make a stop into all three shops to find gifts for everyone on your list. Reform Lifestyle offers unique accessories, fashion-forward pieces, and playful, giftable items for the stylish person in your life.
15 Broadway, Cresskill
There are few gifts more meaningful than a highly personalized one, which is why Embroidery Babes has entered the chat. Give a thoughtful gifts through its big selection of 100 percent customizable pieces like jean jackets, sweatshirts, hats, bags, and so much more. And PS: They also host private events including parties and moms night out so you can adorn yourself and have fun at the same time. Bergen Mama Insider Offer Available
Heart on a Hanger
Shop everything from sparkly dresses for a night out to printed joggers for chilly nights in, along with delicate jewelry pieces. Opened this year, the retail spot also has tons of Little Words Project beaded bracelets if you're looking for smaller items or stocking stuffers that make a strong statement. Bergen Mama Insider Offer Available
637 Wyckoff Ave., Wyckoff
Founded by fashion-forward sisters, this boutique carries everything from gold bracelet stacks and beauty finds (think: lip gloss and Hazel brand perfume) to home decor like candles and New Jersey-inspired throw pillows. They can also design custom sweatshirts with logos for a more personalized gift option — just make sure to leave yourself enough time to shop.
74 E Main St., Ramsey
We love the laid back style and rock star vibes of the downtown Westwood shop, which carries a wide variety of looks. Flannel shackets, college gear, shoes, bags and more at wallet-friendly prices will keep you coming back for more. Bergen Mama Insider Offer Available
149 Westwood Ave., Westwood
Who said you need to sacrifice style when looking for comfort? Fashionable finds at Madison Lux combine the two, as well as cute pieces for more special days and nights. Their affordable prices are great for gifts and for stocking your own closet with an updated look. You can find small gifts like personalized cups, fuzzy slippers, and statement-making jewelry for every budget.
16 E Madison Ave., Dumont
All things are sparkling at this lifestyle brand meets jewelry store. Unique home finds like vintage bookshelf edition games (like Scrabble and Scattegories) go beyond the basics, while their fine and demi-fine jewelry offer options for every style and budget. Beauty and wellness products like bath salts and calm Lavendar candles round out this one-stop-shop. Bergen Mama Insider Offer Available
570 N Maple Ave., Ridgewood
We love a family-run business, and this super shoe shop is no exception. Shoe-Inn will never disappoint with their variety of super cool kicks like mini platform Uggs, ballet flats, boots we NEED, and the most crucial winter shoewear, the fuzzy slipper. We know those fluffy slides are calling your name.
53 E Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
101 Vervalen St., Closter
Lily and Kate
Visit the “feel-good” store for plenty of options for every taste and interest. Customer faves include cocktail-inspired scented candles, cozy throws, layered chain link necklaces, festive oven mitt and towel sets for the holiday host, and plenty more in home décor and accessories. You can also grab gifts for the littlest ones in the small but mighty baby section.
66 E Main St., Ramsey
Their two Bergen County locations offer beautiful home décor gifts and free gift-wrap make this a must-visit for the holidays. Jersey girl candles, serving bowls, soft throw blankets, seasonal snow globes, and framed prints are just some of the fine home finds they sell.
6 Wilsey Square, Ridgewood
826 Franklin Ave., Franklin Lakes
Beautiful gifts abound at this flower shop, with home-related options. Create a beautiful arrangement and accompany it with candles inspired by beautiful paintings, serveware for the one who likes to host, or coasters for the ultimate in fine gifts and decor.
15 Broadway, Cresskill
Handmade items are on-hand at this boutique where “artisans showcase their goods to the public.” If you're in the market for a unique gift for a unique loved one, Market House is sure to have a winner. Items include jarred ingredients to create the perfect holiday cocktail to seasonal scented candles that add ambiance to any space to motivational makeup bags. Bergen Mama Insider Offer Available
172 Center Ave., Westwood
Pepper Home Decor
Brand new on the Bergen County home decor scene, this vintage, curated shop offers cozy candles, beautiful vases, display (and read-worthy!) books, hostess gifts, and so much more. Stop in to find that one-of-a-kind gift for someone special. Bergen Mama Insider Offer Available
247 Everett Ave., Wyckoff
Pumpkin & Bean
For the awesome kids in your life, Pumpkin & Bean offers everything from accessories (think: hair, bags, jewelry and sticker patches) to toys to designer clothes and much more. Consider a cute set for multiple gifts that go together.
55 N Dean St., Englewood
Not sure where to start when shopping for your own tiny tot or someone elses? Check out Mini Wonders in Closter, which basically can do the shopping for you. The sustainable baby shop can make baskets for the little or big sibling, has books for babies, and can curate matching gift sets, and has a huge section with eco-friendly toys. Bergen Mama Insider Offer Available
215 Closter Dock Rd., Closter
Tons of Toys
This boutique toy store offers tons of play, craft and gaming options for all ages so you can skip the visit to the big box stores. With two Bergen County locations, it’s easy to visit, and their employees are super knowledgeable and ready to make recommendations. Plus they offer free gift wrap to make holiday presents a breeze.
140 Westwood Ave., Westwood
315 Franklin Ave., Wyckoff
My Mommy Made It!
Personalized gifts are literally the name of the game, with customized gifts for kids like stepstools, piggy banks, room décor, makeup cases, and school totes. Pick out your perfect gift, which can be customized with names and designs from sports to flowers. Gift options are available for kids ages tots to teens, and beyond.
285 Franklin Ave., Wyckoff
Even the littlest ones need a little luxury in their life. Little Nikki's baby boutique specializes in customized gifts and awww-inspiring outfits for the little ones in our life. Blankets, hats, onesies and more can be personalized for a sweet and special gift.
618 N Maple Ave., Ho-Ho-Kus
Beauty and Wellness
If you or your girls are beauty product junkies, Glamour, Too has the beauty brands you need in your life. This “hip, local retail beauty boutique” sells everything from cosmetics to patterned blow-dyers with perfumes and hair products in between. With gift ideas starting at just $5, you'll leave feeling like you “nailed” it.
29 E Prospect St, Waldwick
Hemp and Honey
For the finest hemp and CBD products, look no further than this Edgewater spot. This feel-good store offers products that you'll want to snag for yourself and someone close to you. Popular gift items include lavendar BCD bath milk, calm body butter, honey bath bombs, and more affordable options for loved ones. You can find them in Edgewater and its newest location in Ridgefield. Bergen Mama Insider Offer Available
238 Old River Rd, Edgewater
824 Broad Ave., Ridgefield
For the beauty enthusiast in your life, shop this local beauty store for all of its clean beauty products and luxury skincare brands. Gift items that are sure to please include bath sets, post yoga body sets, scrunchi baubles, and for the men in your life, a dopp kit or revitalizing mineral soak. Wellness products and accessories such as large and small makeup travel bags are also on the menu.
11 Sheridan Ave., Ho-Ho-Kus
From positive energy candles to jewelry that gives you good vibes only, SoulScents gifts are an ideal way to show someone you care. Grab an evil eye glass bead bracelet, or for a larger decorative find shop their crystal art. These decorative displays will adorn someone's wall and offer a sense of calm to the home.
103 East Main St., Ramsey
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