The Absolute Best Jersey Shore Shopping Towns You Must Visit This Summer

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Happy third day of summer, y’all! If you’re lucky enough to experience summer Fridays, you’ve already got a shore trip or two on the books, which means plenty of sun-soaked beach football days and board-walking, breezy nights await. No matter your shore activity of chouce, it’s our job here at Shoppist to make sure you’re always looking fly. We rounded up the best boutiques on the coast to aide in your Jersey Shore shopping ventures, whether you’re looking for a cool pair of swim trunks or the perfect flowy caftan that will take you from beach chair to barstool. Plus, you’ll find the coolest, non-cheesy gifts here to take home or send to family who couldn’t make the trek down the shore.  Read more »

The Philly Fashion Lover’s Summer Shopping Bucket List


Swap out a beach weekend for pop-ups by the river. | Shutterstock.

Summer brings with it a host of outdoor fleas, festivals and pop-ups, and it’s also the perfect time to ramble through some of our best shopping towns. Here are seven of the top shopping trips you need to take this summer, from must-visit Shore-town stops and outdoor art markets to the best places to spend a whole shopping day. Consider it your Summer To-Do List, and prepare to make room in your closet. Happy shopping!

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Where I’m Shopping: Frey, Ocean City’s Coolest New Shop


Frey brings everything you’d ever want to wear to the beach to Asbury Avenue.

Shopping in Ocean City has long paled in comparison to sister Shore towns Stone Harbor (which has Skirt) and Margate (which has Knit Wit). But the main retail stretch of Asbury Avenue, dominated by an inexplicable string of dime-a-dozen beachwear stores called Ta-Dah!,  finally gets a shot of much-needed retail therapy with Frey Boutique.

Get the shopping scoop here.