Bombshell Vintage

December 2013 A Plus Market (Altona)

Bombshell Vintage is bringing their freshly launched Atomic Bombshell reproduction vintage range to A Plus Market – Altona.

Bombshell Vintage believes you should ‘dress for your style, not your size!’.

Check out these gorgeous frocks from the Atomic Bombshell range.
These are made to measure, bringing the best of vintage fashion to us curvier ladies in a perfect fit.

Bombshell Vintage is all about, colour, pattern and cut, helping you to stand out and look your best.
lots of frocks
In addition to this fabulous reproduction range they have a stunning range of vintage pieces available form their website

Come along to A Plus Market – Altona
to see these gorgeous pieces for yourself.
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To see a sneak peek of some of the other things on offer on the day

Or swing by the A Plus Market Facebook page by

Spotlight on a stallholder – Kim

December 2013 A Plus Market (Altona)

spotlight on a stall holder

Those that have come to an A Plus Market comment on how enjoyable their shopping experience is, casual, accepting, pressure free and fun!

This welcoming vibe is created by the very friendly stallholders who are set to have a fun day. Although I am yet to meet Kim in person, this brief introduction clues me in that she is not an exception and is in fact a whirlwind of fun.

Here’s a little bit about stallholder Kim and her fashion.

Kim loves music, fashion, jewellery and shoes. In fact she really loves shoes, proffessing to have lost count of the numbers of pairs at 230 (now I’m not the best maths head but that’s near 500 individual shoes!)
I’m thinking where does she keep them? Is she a centipede?
But I guess your thinking,

Here are Kim’s responses to some questions I put to her.

In a few words describe your fashion style?

Very eclectic, one day it can be very punk/rock and then the next it can be described as trendy,  some other days very conservative.
I dress depending on my mood. 

Do you have a fashion icon? Who is it and why?

I do love the whole Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen aesthetic and once again I think it comes back to the whole punk/rock thing. When I get old though I want to be like Iris Apfel!

Do you prefer colours or patterns or neither?

I like both!  I have lots of colours and patterns and black, black, black.  I love it all!

What is you favourite event to dress for? Why and what would you wear?

I just love dressing up whatever the occasion.  Even just dinner with girlfriends.  One of my recent favourite outfits is a beautiful blood red wrap dress,  accessorised with turquoise jewellery (necklace and ring) and strappy heels. I love that outfit.

When you really don’t have anything to wear, what is it you actually wear?

Without fail it would be a black dress, denim or leather jacket, lace up black boots, scarf of some kind and a statement ring.

Why are you having a stall at A Plus Market?

I think this market is a fantastic idea.  It’s great tobe able to go to a market and know that you canactually find something to fit and not in just one ortwo of the stalls but in them all.

To complete here latest wardrobe cull, Kim will be selling off clothes that will include a lot of City Chic, Myer and ASOS as well as Lane Bryant and Autograph amongst others.

It will be great to see you,
Louis Joel Arts and Community Centre
5 Sargood St, ALTONA.

Click HERE to see some of the other stall holders attending.

Marji & Jean

December 2013 A Plus Market (Altona), February 2014 A Plus MArket - Frankston

Marji & Jean make gorgeous vintage inspired frocks right here in Melbourne. Each frock is unique, made from fun and quirky fabric prints.

Marji & Jean attended the very first A Plus Market and had such a fun time they are returning, this time with some classics but also some gorgeous newly created frocks.

Stocking sizes 16-26 Marji & Jean dresses are a perfect choice for that fun party dress you need for the upcoming silly season.

Check out the previous Marji & Jean post
Check out some of the other stallholders attending A Plus Market – Altona HERE
And check out all the details of the Altona market

Spotlight on a stall holder – Aurelia

December 2013 A Plus Market (Altona)

spotlight on a stall holder

One of the best things about an A Plus Market, bar the extraordinary amount of gorgeous plus size clothing available, is the awesome new friends one can make and why not start here with one of this weekends pre-loved stall holders, Aurelia.

Aurelia, a stay at home Mum who loves socialising, cooking and of course FASHION, has agreed to give us a glimpse into her life and style.

In a few words describe your fashion style?

My fashion style at the moment is very casual yet funky as I will always accessorise my outfits even if I am just wearing a pair of jeans. Fashion to me is about colour, I might be a plus size but that doesn’t mean I have to wear black!

Where do find your fashion inspiration?

My fashion inspiration started in the 80’s with Lind Evangelista. She was my icon as a teenage girl and she was such a stunning woman and is I loved the 80’s for their colour and I think I have kept that with me, albeit a bit toned down.

Thinking about what draws you to an article of clothing is it the cut or colour that first grabs your attention.

When looking for clothing I think that the colour will grab me at first. I tend to go for bright colours such as aqua, red and orange. Then of course the cut and style and the price plays a part too.

Where is your favourite place to shop?

I love to op shop as there is always a bargain that I can find, I love markets as well and going through so many different items of clothing is like Aladdin in his cave of treasure.

What’s your best summer fashion tip?

Best summer fashion tip moisturiser with SPF 15 bronzer and lip gloss will make you feel like you have just come back from a summer holiday a nice pair of sandals and maxi dress you will always look a million dollars.

Aurelia’s stall will be stocked full of evening gowns, tops, skirts pants and shoes, a lot of it NZ designer with items from City Chic and other High End fashions.
Come down to A Plus Market – Altona THIS SUNDAY and raid Aurelia’s wardrobe and help her out with a little extra Christmas spending money!

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In the News

December 2013 A Plus Market (Altona), More media

aplus market hobson Bay Leader The Hobson Bay Leader has included a story about the upcoming A Plus Market in Altona. Thanks to the wonderful Marji & Jean for providing the gorgeous dresses that are modelled.
Here’s a link  to the story on line. Check out page 14.
altona final flyerClick on the above flyer to see the Facebook event listing.

Inspirational Plus Activewear

December 2013 A Plus Market (Altona), September A Plus Market (Box Hill) - Info
Inspirational Plus Activewear brings their high quality range of
plus size exercise wear to A Plus Market Box Hill.
inspirational active wear
Sports bras, capris and jackets all in sizes 16-22 form only part of the comfortable active wear range.
Inspirational Plus have lots of one-off specials on market day!Get your sport on and come down to

Parody Petals

December 2013 A Plus Market (Altona), September A Plus Market (Box Hill) - Info

The absolutely stunning Parody Petals will be appearing again at A Plus Market!

Parody Petals brought some glamour and fun to the debut A Plus Market and will be bringing that same pizzazz along to A Plus Market Box Hill.TGP-338_ppfinished101Just in time for race season Parody Petals will be bringing a selection of hats and head wear including; hand crafted pillbox hats, vintage glamour headbands, mini top hats, hair bows and casual head scarves.

Parody Petals offers a world  of burlesque, pinup, rockabilly, vintage and dark glamour.
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With up to $20 OFF online prices on market day,
you don’t want to miss out.

Come and visit the Parody Petals stall at

A Plus Market – Box Hill

Sunday 29th September
Box Hill Community Arts Centre
470 Station St, Box Hill

Photos owned by Parody Petals
Model: B La’Belle
Photographer: The Glamóur Parlour

Marji & Jean

August A Plus Market - Stall holders and info, December 2013 A Plus Market (Altona)

A Plus Market is extremely pleased to have Marji & Jean offering their quirky vintage style hand made dresses, many of which are one of a kind at our August market.
Here’s one of my favourites that will be available at the August market. It’s a size 22!
Have a look at Marji and Jean’s gorgeous frocks here