Fashionable Highbar Boutique on Palmer Sq. Presents Participating Collection of Ladies’s Style

Popular Highbar Boutique on Palmer Square Offers Engaging Selection of Women’s Fashion

FASHION FORWARD: “We give attention to high quality, model, versatility, wearability, and the precise worth. We provide boutique traces not present in department shops,” says Jill Wargo, proprietor of Highbar Boutique on Palmer Sq.. “What I’ve within the retailer is one thing I might put on, purchase, need to obtain, or give as a present.” Proven is likely one of the retailer’s vacation window shows.

By Jean Stratton

What’s your vogue model? Your greatest look? Your signature shade?

A go to to Highbar Boutique, the charming girls’s boutique at 7 Palmer Sq. West, will each enable you to underscore your established model, or if you happen to want recommendation for a brand new look, help you in discovering your greatest vogue focus.

The pop-up retailer opened in October, and provides a captivating collection of girls’s attire, equipment, and present objects. Proprietor Jill Wargo can be proprietor of a second Highbar Boutique, which she opened in Cranbury in 2017. The Princeton pop-up is scheduled to be open by way of December 31.

Success Story

Wargo’s vogue story is intriguing. After a 25-year profession in well being care administration, she needed to make a change. “The time was proper to start out one thing new, and I at all times cherished vogue and design,” she explains.

After a hit story in Cranbury, she determined to open one other store in Princeton.

“We’ve many purchasers from Princeton on the Cranbury retailer, they usually stated they might like to have us arrange a Princeton location. We imagine we’re filling a necessity right here. Our clients like the thought of a specialty store, they usually like a rigorously curated collection of girls’s attire and items. They’re searching for a person model and for good high quality that’s timeless. And so they actually respect our customer support.”

They are going to actually discover all the above at Highbar Boutique. An interesting choice awaits: quite a lot of jackets, tops of all types, attire, pants, ponchos, sweaters, and wraps in addition to scarves, hats, purses, jewellery, and diverse present objects.

It’s a excellent place to go to for vacation present buying or to seek out simply the precise vogue ensemble for a celebration or occasion.

“We’ve decisions for all ages — our clients are typically between 30 and 80!” factors out Wargo, including that one will certainly not see another person sporting the identical outfit. Highbar Boutique emphasizes individuality, not division retailer mass advertising and marketing.

“An important factor about Highbar Boutique is the match,” emphasizes Wargo. “All the things we have now is flattering to a lady’s physique, and the look is suitable and trendy. We undoubtedly provide appropriately-fitted attire. You’re going to get the precise match and the precise dimension right here. Our sizes vary from 2 to 14, extra-small to extra-large. Additionally, with our objects, you’ll be able to simply gown up or gown down.”

Proper Choice

“Our philosophy is to emphasise what appears good on you — shade, minimize, size. It’s very particular person. You don’t have to comply with vogue developments. In any case, they will change 12 months to 12 months, or subsequent season.”

To seek out simply the precise choice for her clientele, Wargo travels to a number of vogue exhibits — together with in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Dallas — at the least 4 occasions a 12 months. Making decisions at these exhibits may be difficult, however she has particular requirements, and clients, to think about.

“In my thoughts, I’m shopping for for a selected buyer. I’ve come to know my shoppers’ tastes and magnificence. Prospects typically inform us they really feel as if we’re their private shopper. We all know what they’re searching for, we all know what they appear like, and we all know their worth factors.”

High quality is extraordinarily necessary, and, as she notes, that focus was instrumental within the collection of the boutique’s identify.

“In my earlier profession within the well being trade, my colleagues at all times informed me that I hold the bar excessive. Requirements are necessary to me, so I selected the identify Highbar Boutique.”

Her clients have actually come to understand her dedication each to the standard of the choice and to them, with the emphasis on superior customer support.


“We’ve completely nice clients. They’ve been so supportive. They are going to typically ask for recommendation about what to put on for an upcoming occasion or occasion, after which they’ll come again and inform us all about it. We all know the purchasers by identify, they usually love the one-on-one buying expertise we provide.”

As a result of the Highbar Boutique choice is particular and distinctive, there appears to be a buyer for every little thing, she provides, and there are some present favorites. “Wraps are an particularly massive merchandise for us. They’re at all times widespread, they usually can match quite a lot of figures. An amazing concept for the vacations is our child alpaca wrap, an actual specialty.”

Different objects in demand embody a beautiful olive velvet prime, which is an outstanding look when paired with pants in a mild floral sample in the identical shade motif.

An embroidered jacket that includes a black, white, silver, and gold theme with mesh accent is one other excellent look, particularly with black pants — excellent for vacation occasion.

One other show-stopper is the ruffled collar characteristic seen each on attire and tops in colourful patterns. “This brings flattering element and a focus to the neckline, and actually frames the face,” says Wargo. “It is rather widespread with the youthful to the older clients. They’ve all been actually clamoring for it!”

Chenille sweaters, embellished denims, and jackets galore are additionally mainstays of the choice. The attention-catching fitted fake leather-based Moto jacket, accessible in a number of colours, options trendy {hardware}, and is a giant favourite with consumers.

Vacation Favourite

Highbar Boutique provides objects in each shade, with pink at all times a vacation and winter favourite, notes Wargo. There are pink cloaks and capes, and within the window show, an irresistible pink poncho, accented with rhinestone element.

Equipment embody an array of scarves in all sizes and appears, together with the favored outsized “boyfriend” model, in addition to the infinity scarf.

Jewellery is one other spotlight, with bracelets, earrings, and necklaces supplied in all sizes and types. Chunky and delicate, dramatic to refined — all are a person assertion piece.

The collection of present objects provides a spread of decisions applicable for hostess and vacation items. Many characteristic Princeton orange and black and tiger themes, which will definitely please College alums, college, and pals.

Superbly-packaged soaps are supplied together with lotions and hand lotions; additionally, widespread Mariposa serviette bins and weights, and a water bottle with tiger and colourful floral motif, are amongst many different decisions.

Costs cowl a variety, from $38 to $275 and every little thing in between. There are additionally frequent gross sales. As well as, a VIP program provides particular financial savings, and clients may also respect the elegant present packaging. And for final minute consumers, a present card is at all times a wonderful selection.

Wargo is delighted with the nice and cozy welcome Highbar Boutique has obtained, and appears ahead to having a everlasting residence on Palmer Sq. and to turning into an integral a part of the Princeton neighborhood. She particularly needs clients to know that “Highbar Boutique will at all times be right here that can assist you current your greatest self.”

The store is open seven days, Monday by way of Wednesday, and Saturday 10 a.m. to six p.m.; Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. to eight:30 p.m.; and Sunday 12 to five p.m. (908) 337-3737; it will also be discovered on Fb.

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