• Where to Shop for Your Holiday Outfits in Hoboken {Part I}

    It’s December and as the cute sign says outside of Up and Out Salon, “It’s time to switch from my regular anxiety to my festive, holiday anxiety!” Stressing about what to wear to your many celebratory events {you can’t help it you’re like, soOoo popular} should not be thrown on the list of things that make you anxious. With so many amazing boutiques in the Hoboken that have truck loads of chicness to offer {there are so many this is only part one of two} decking yourself won’t be a problem.

    The trends that will make you feel current and fresh? Mixing in some velvet, feathers, shine and/or texture will have you standing out in the crowd. Just be mindful if you pair all of these trends at once you may risk looking like Liberace which is goals for some {me!} but a little to overboard for most. Add one or two of these styles into your current wardrobe and you’ll be ready to rock around the Christmas tree, dreidel or your favorite decoration to honor the holiday of your choosing 😉 Here are some local Hoboken boutiques to shop for holiday outfits so you can deck the halls in style:

    Mint Market: 303 1st Street, Hoboken

    What you’ll find in store: a variety of cool-girl garb that can be styled from kicking back with friends for a secret Santa exchange to a hot little dress for meeting under the mistletoe.

    The trend factor is always all the way up in this boutique.

    A full velvet suit in a posh emerald green is basically as boss as you can get!

    Wanting to be a little {or a lot} different in your holiday look? Start your outfit shopping here.

    Read More: Hoboken Style – Mint Market {on 1st}

    No18 Boutique: 1125 Maxwell Lane, Hoboken

    Looking to be styled like your favorite celebs? With all the photos you have to pose for, you’re basically famous so you might as well dress like it! This chic shop doesn’t lack on the luxe — in fact they pile it on. Looking for a stand out piece to work for your party circuit and beyond? Try the silver halter dress with perfect pleats that packs the right amount of shine.

    ^Even Kendall Jenner knows wassup

    If you’re looking to get decked in designer duds that will make people ask- where’d you get that, put No 18 on the list.

    Townhouse: 620 Washington Street, Hoboken

    You’ve got a cookie exchange and a wedding this month amongst all the other traditional holiday gatherings; but don’t worry, Townhouse has you covered. With a selection of great gear for everyday winter style, plaid tops that rock {two, please!}, you can create a cute, casual look and also find something a bit more upscale for those events where the dress code is fancy AF.

    A faux marabou stole should really up your glam factor.

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    Alba Boutique: 716 Washington Street, Hoboken

    What’s the saying,” I try my best to shop for Christmas presents then I see something and think you know who would like that? ME.”<< That is more than likely going to happen to you at Alba this December. The store is filled with easy, contemporary-style silhouettes that can work from day to night.

    A look to obsess over: a lace cami and faux suede skirt that is finished off with the yummiest {and warmest!} faux fur coat.

    Stylist tip: wear with over the knee boots while sipping prosecco garnished with a rosemary sprig- who says you’re not festive?

    Read More: The Ho-Ho-Hoboken Shopping Guide to Holiday Style 

    Dear Hannah– 503 Washington Street, Hoboken

    If all you want for Christmas is everything, Dear Hannah might be a good place to start. When you and your life need to be equally decorated, you can truly find it all here.

    The standout garment you need to celebrate in: A 70’s-inspired, floor length, silk-like dress with long sleeves and a slit. Pretty sure you’ll give Vixen a run for her money in this number. Ow!

     

    So, take a look at the Google calendar and figure out which of your many events you need looks for — and get to work! While this is just a handful of the great, local shopping Hoboken has to offer, one thing all these places have in common — ready, willing, and able in-store stylists on staff. Let them help you create a festive and fabulous ensemble that will have you feeling fresh.

    Stay tuned for Part 2 of our December/holiday style series, coming soon!


    Written by:

    Tiffany Piñero is a NJ/NYC-based stylist and author — with a passion that not only revolves around making her clients and brands that she works with look good, but also for style, all things shiny and out her budget, a good dance off, and of course, Beyoncé. She specializes in bringing out the elements that define an aesthetic through personal wardrobe styling, editorial, and business clients. Tiffany aims to open the eyes of her clients to the true beauty that was always there, but just needed professional polishing. Find out more about her at www.TiffanyPineroStyle.com.


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