Back-to-School Shopping

Save big on brand names at these outlets in New Jersey.

There’s nothing like finding that perfect “first day outfit” when heading back to school. You can make sure your kids are looking sharp—without spending a fortune—when you shop brand names for kids and teens at these outlet malls, from north to south.


In Paramus, stock up on fashions for all ages at the Outlets at Bergen Town Center, where the little ones will find cute clothing at The Children’s Place, Gymboree Outlet and Disney Outlet, while kids and teens can find budget-friendly deals at the Old Navy Outlet and Century 21.


For pre-teens and teens, find the brand names for less at The Mills at Jersey Gardens in Elizabeth. Here, they can shop preppy styles at Hollister, Abercrombie & Fitch and Abercrombie Kids, trendy items at Forever 21 and H&M, edgier styles at Hot Topic and shoes at Dr. Martens and Journeys Kidz.


At Liberty Village Premium Outlets in Flemington, find dress code-approved school uniforms for kids—from polos and cardigans to khakis and twill skirts—at Gymboree Outlet. Middle-schoolers and high-schoolers will love the on-trend clothing at American Eagle Outfitters and Tommy Hilfiger.


At Jersey Shore Premium Outlets in Tinton Falls, stock up on athletic wear for gym class and after-school activities at Champion, discover footwear for all occasions at Journeys, and build the perfect wardrobe (for a fraction of the cost) at Crewcuts—the J. Crew brand for ages two to eight.


When you’re in search of the perfect accessories, make a stop at Jackson Premium Outlets in Jackson. In addition to dozens of clothing stores, find the perfect pair of cool shoes for kids at Converse, Nike Factory Store or Asics, and then shop jewelry and more at Claire’s, Fossil and Sunglass Hut.


For the little ones, buy some essentials at OshKosh B’gosh and Carter’s at Gloucester Premium Outlets in Blackwood. For older kids, shop the racks at PacSun for laid-back style, and then pick out some shoes at the Sketchers or Adidas stores.


More than 100 stores await at Tanger Outlets The Walk in Atlantic City, so take your pick from a variety of styles and savings. Get ready for back-to-school with casual clothing from Aeropostale, trendy outfits at Charlotte Russe Outlet, preppy finds at Polo Ralph Lauren Children’s Factory Store and cool shoes and skateboard-style clothing at Vans Outlet.


Find even more shopping malls and stores for your next trip to New Jersey.