There’s a hint of autumn in the air. With the first day of the school right around the corner, it’s a great time to tackle that back-to-school shopping. But where to begin? Don’t worry, from clothing and shoes to lunch boxes and backpacks, we’ve got you covered!
Now’s the time to get shopping, as many of these stores are having back to school sales. Take a look at what Millburn, Maplewood and South Orange businesses have to offer.
329 Millburn Ave
Hours: Monday – Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
This shop, selected as one of the 100 Coolest Kids’ Boutiques in the Country by Child magazine, offers a wide selection of adorable clothing in sizes ranging from newborn to 8.
303 Millburn Ave.
Suite 202 Millburn, NJ
This consignment shop features vintage clothing, shoes, handbags and unique accessories.
391 Millburn Ave.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday
Striving to create a one-stop shopping experience for girls and young women, Gotham City Clothing features young contemporary and tween clothing, shoes and accessories.
281 Essex St.
Hours: Mon: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tues: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wed-Fri: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
More than just clothing, shoes and accessories, The House features a range of spa services, including haircuts and styling, ear piercing, manicures and pedicures as well.
187 Millburn Avenue
Hours: Mon. – Sun. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
220 Main Street
Hours: Mon-Fri 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sat 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sun 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
275 Millburn Avenue
333 Millburn Avenue
356 Millburn Avenue
95 Main Street
308 Millburn Avenue
2933 Vauxhall Rd.
Whether you’re an athlete or just want to dress like one, this shop features a wide range of sportswear and footwear for all ages.
2235 Springfield Ave
Hours: Mon. – Fri : 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m. to 12 a.m.; Sun : 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
165 Maplewood Ave.
Hours: Mon-Sat: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
No. 165 is a haven for lovers of eclectic clothing and accessories. The store’s housewares section features fun and funky items for dorms.
9 Highland Pl.
Hours: Tues-Thurs 10a.m. to 6 p.m.; Fri and Sat. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Closed Sunday and Monday
Perch Home features Maplewood-South Orange reversible tote pages, small back packs, one-of-a-kind lunch boxes and inspiration notebooks.
174 Maplewood Ave.
Hours: Mon.-Sat.: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This unique boutique has a wide range of adorable and affordable options including clothing, tote bags, backpacks, raincoats, colorful pens and journals just in time for school!
178 Maplewood Ave.
For the past two decades, this independent toy store has specialized in interactive toys and games that captivate young minds.
1633 Springfield Ave.
Hours: Mon. to Sun. 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
187 Maplewood Ave.
Hours: Mon: closed; Tues.-Fri. 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The bakers are hard at work whipping up batches of back-to-school cookies. Sweet!
15 Scotland Rd.
South Orange, NJ
Hours: Monday – Closed; Tuesday – Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sparkhouse features books and toys that foster curiosity and imagination in children of all ages.
77 South Orange Avenue
South Orange, NJ
Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sat: 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Sun: 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
CMB Kicks is the hot spot for the latest in athletic shoes and sneakers. Sprayground backpacks are also in stock but going quickly. Back-to-school sales feature backpacks starting at $40 and some footwear at 50 percent off regular prices.
139 S Orange Ave.
South Orange, NJ
Mon. to Sat. 8 a.m to 10 p.m.; Sun. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
73 South Orange Avenue
S. Orange, NJ