Lovin’ It Local: Shopping Summit

Mature trees, sprawling lawns and stately residences define the neighborhoods of this upscale Union County enclave with a population of 20,000. Check out our snapshot of this dynamic downtown that is on the National Register of Historic Places.

12 Beechwood Road
Owner Bonny Neiman offers a bona fide treasure with this spacious, 3-year-old store. Shopping afici0nados on the make for the unique will feel an adrenaline rush with every vintage, artisan-made, local and new item gathered here. Art, jewelry, furnishings, lighting and quirky curiosities all delight.
bonnyneiman.com, 908-522-8900

Beauty Lounge
31 Maple Street
At  this multitasking hair salon for cuts, color, extensions, spray tans, makeup and brow sculpting, patrons can also shop for designer jewelry, fragrances, handbags and select clothing.  908-522-6688, beautylounge.com

Willow Street
431 Springfield Avenue
An ever-changing inventory keeps this shop flush with fresh looks. Can’t get to the store? Check out the weekly Just-In selection online or the YouTube video with styling tips.
908-277-3334, willowst.com

John Hyatt
334 Springfield Avenue
Be part of the club with must-haves from a stockpile of classic men’s sportswear, ties, outerwear and accessories, including needlepoint belts and pocket squares.
908-522-8790, johnhyattclothing.com



380 Springfield Avenue
Owner Jeanna Palumbo opened this, her third Jersey outpost, in August 2017. The boutique stocks fashion-forward designs, a private-label brand, a smattering of locally made jewelry and even a stylist-selected box service by mail.
908-679-8599, albaboutique.com

Serena & Lily
428 Springfield Avenue
Only a few months old in this location, this burgeoning national label is known for blending coastal casual with  inspired, upscale American style. 908-913-7265, www.serenaandlily.com

Silver Lining
24 Beechwood Road
Popular decades-old boutique for well-known and local designer finds fashioned from freshwater pearls, semiprecious stones and sterling silver. 908-277-6177, thesilverliningofsummit.com

The Collective
31 Maple Street
This funky little consignment shop opened in September 2017. The inventory includes pre-owned women’s clothing, designer bags, jewelry, shoes, accessories and outerwear. 908-376-9277, thecollectivenj.com

Greene Street
408 Springfield Avenue
A popular consignment chain, this store is chock-full of  gently used men’s and women’s designer apparel, shoes and accessories at can’t-be-beat prices.
908-608-3250, greenestreet-stores.com


44 Maple Street
There’s a chic, European air at this keenly curated shop, where art (for sale) graces the walls, and an oh-so-fine collection of women’s clothing, perfumes, shoes, tony baubles and handbags can be found.
908-273-2946, shopno18.com

Home Again
333 Springfield Avenue
Furniture and home-decor consignment shop with a fast-moving, eclectic inventory that includes artwork, tabletop items and jewelry. 908-464-8800,


A. Home
11 Beechwood Road
Warm and inviting, this boutique offers a sensory rush with fluffy velvet pillows, fragrant soaps and candles, and enticingly soft linens. Bedding and bath collections such as Matouk and Julia B. Couture can be customized, as can A. Home’s signature linen line. Beyond the bed are lighting, furniture, artwork, jewelry and lots of tabletop treasures.
908-273-3737, ahomesummit.com


Nando’s Jewelers
35 Maple Street
In his 7-year-old workshop/retail store, Fernando Navarro creates whimsical jewelry designs and custom pieces from 14K and 18K gold, platinum and sterling silver.
908-918-0010; nandosjewelers.com

4 Beechwood Road
More than just a stop for lovely greeting cards and invitations, this charming 34-year-old shop stocks handmade jewelry, local honey (it flies off the shelf), gift items, cosmetics and gift wrap. 908-277-0459, paperfolioinc.com

Donna Donaldson
384 Springfield Avenue
A classic showroom of furnishings, rugs, lighting and decorative accents, plus design services and custom upholstery.  908-277-0400, donnadonaldsoninteriors.com

Pereaux Interior Design
20 Beechwood Road
Longtime full-service design studio specializing in window treatments, furniture, lighting and more. 908-522-0950, pereauxinteriordesign.com

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