It's the most wonderful time of the year. Well, we may not exactly feel that way this year, but the holidays are always the perfect time to celebrate our friends and family, even from a distance. If your holiday shopping list is just as long as ever, consider shopping local and give back to the Bergen community. And get yourself a well-deserved treat too. There are plenty of treasures at Bergen Boutiques that will outshine anything you may find at a big box store. Check out some of these fab Bergen Boutiques when you’re making your list and checking it twice.
These upscale his and hers shopping destinations offer cool, laid-back designer duds and accessories for those really special gifts (for others and yourself). Cute and stylish mask options are also available for the perfect 2020 gift.
256 Westwood Ave., Westwood
This “neighborhood mini department store” with sister store Ginger N’ Cream Kids is celebrating 14 years at their downtown Westwood location, and offering 14 percent off the entire store including website to celebrate November 25-30. With gifts for women, the home and kids, it’s a one stop shop for all, plus free gift wrap and curbside pickup.
350-368 Center Ave., Westwood
For fashion-forward finds, this is your go-to. In addition to clothing, check out their scarves, hats, gloves, candles and wine glasses for sure-to-please popular gift items. Plus, they’re having a black Friday sale with 20 percent off all denim, outerwear and jewelry. For kids, head to Marcia's Attic for Kids for enviable options for little ones.
For the fit and fashion-forward women in your life, pheel activewear boutique is a must-visit. Breathable, stylish fabrics in patterns such as snakeskin, leopard, plaid and marble are available in leggings, tops, hoodies and even masks for a head-to-toe comfort and fashion.
22 W Railroad Ave., Tenafly
Looking for an out-of-the-box, quirky or unique gift idea? No need to hunt any further. This cute boutique in Westwood has everything from fun holiday sweatshirts that say “Merry Christmas Ya Filthy Animal” to “Let That Shitake Go” dishtowels. While there, browse their jewelry, tie dye socks, moon masks and of course, stylish duds. Email subscribers get 20 percent off the entire month of December with code “tistheseason” in-store and online.
146 Westwood Ave., Westwood
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 faux leather flares 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
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. PS: We kind of think everyone deserves that Superwoman ring right about now!
9.5 W Railroad Ave., Tenafly
Reform and Reform kids recently expanded into male territory with REFORMEN, and between the three, there are more than enough options for all your loved ones. Stylish, unique finds for all ages and tastes are available, plus fun pre-packaged gift ideas for kids like mini boom boxes, cosmetic bags and more.
15 Broadway, Cresskill
Founded by fashion-forward sisters, this boutique carries everything from gold bracelets and fun candles to dreamcatchers and jersey totes. They also design custom bleached sweatshirts with logos for a more personalized and stylish gift option.
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. Flannels, college gear, shoes, bags and more at wallet-friendly prices will keep you coming back for more.
149 Westwood Ave., Westwood
Who said you need to sacrifice style when looking for comfort? Fashionable finds at Madison Luxe 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.
16 E Madison Ave., Dumont
Put your best foot forward shopping at this spot with the coolest kicks for the sneaker heads in your life. With the latest styles for kids and adults, there's plenty of options for everyone. Their customer service is also top notch, with extensive knowledge of fit for every foot type.
301 Center Ave., Westwood
All things are sparkling at this lifestyle brand meets jewelry store. Home finds like tea glasses and colorful prints 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 calming gemstones round out this one-stop-shop.
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, boots we NEED and the most crucial 2020 shoewear, the slipper. We know those fluffy slides are calling your name.
53 E Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
Sharing a space in Tenafly, RKN Designs and Party Girl offer the latest and greatest for all of your event needs (both virtual and in-person)! Check out their fashionable masks and 2020's must-have accessory -- the mask chain. Plus, they even offer leather ones for the super cool guys in your life.
37 Riveredge Rd., Tenafly
Visit the “feel-good” store for plenty of options for every taste and interest. Customer faves include Nest Fragrances ‘Holiday’ candle and diffuser, camo beanie hats and fingerless gloves, Frasier Fir candles and diffusers and plenty more in home décor and accessories.
66 E Main St., Ramsey
Not sure what to get and need a big selection? Tons of Treasures offers plenty of choices for kids and women including jewelry and accessories for the whole family, slippers, wine glasses and more. They also offer custom gifts and personalization for an extra special touch.
315 Franklin Ave., Wyckoff
Their two Bergen County locations offer beautiful home décor gifts and free gift-wrap make this a must-visit for the holidays. Candles and diffusers, serving bowls, blessing jars, seasonal snow globes and frames are just some of the fine home finds they sell.
Beautiful gifts abound at this flower shop, with home-related options. Create a beautiful arrangement and accompany it with candles, picture frames, or serving boards 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 hand-stamped spoons with quotes such as 'wherever she went, she caused quite a stir,' to 'Boss Babe' candles for the fierce women in your life.
172 Center Ave., Westwood
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
This boutique toy store offers tons of toy, craft and gaming options for all ages so you can skip the visit the Target. With two Bergen County locations, it’s easy to visit, and their employees are super knowledgeable and ready to make recommendations. With curbside pickup and free gift wrap available it’s a win-win.
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.
285 Franklin Ave., Wyckoff
Kids will never stop being picky, which is why stores with a quality assortment of styles are so essential. Enter: The Bootery. With plenty of shoes for kids and adults, you'll be sure to find something to please all kids' tastes. Plus, they offer a level of customer service that is so helpful when your children grow through 3 sizes in one year and you’re way off with your measuring skills!
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
Ok, it may not be a small boutique, but Westfield Garden State Plaza is creating a special shopping experience for kids this season. Thier twist on holiday shopping this year is focused on empowering kids to shop “on their own”, and a fun (and educational!) way to celebrate the spirit of the holidays with your family.
1 Garden State Plaza, Paramus
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
While this boutique is mostly known for being a hair salon, it's open to all for its fashion and beauty accessories as well. Chic jewelry, purses and other accessories are available for purchase so you can holiday shop while you highlight.
141 Kinderkamack Rd., Park Ridge
For the finest hemp and CBD products, look no further than this Edgewater spot. There's no denying 2020 has left us needing a little more stress relief than usual, which is why these products make great gifts. Popular gift items include Nightcap CBD hot chocolate, Hemp-infused honey, and CBD bath bombs. Hemp and Honey is offering a 15% discount to Bergen Mama readers and have created a customer discount code 'Bergenmama' for online shopping and in-store purchases.
238 Old River Rd, Edgewater