A Plus Market – my personal shopping adventure

September A Plus Market (Box Hill) - Info

Some of the stall holders at September’s A Plus Market figured out quite quickly that my decision to create A Plus Market is more than a way to enter the work force but also an elaborate way of getting my shopping done.

Augmenting one’s wardrobe has never been so much FUN!

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Playing dress up’s with friends new and old, having personal dressers (thanks Ayse), all in comfortable and relaxed surrounds can not be beaten.

Or can it?

I think YES, because I forgot to mention the BARGAIN prices!

The above haul with some other pieces too, like a glamorous full length, thigh high split ASOS Curve black (NWOT) dress and a cute flirty LBD didn’t blow the credit card. I won’t say exactly how much I spent. Let’s just say if I had two pineapples to start with, I still had some change!

A Plus Market isn’t just about bargains though because there is always some very gorgeous NEW wares there too.

Whether it be original handmade dresses, new designer clothing or the
beautiful handbags, sparkly jewels, sandals, boots and even more glorious products, no matter what size you are, there is sure to be something for you.

So my advice to you, is MAKE SURE YOU MAKE IT to the NEXT A Plus Market!

Follow this link to this years market dates!

PS My hat goes off to all the fashion bloggers out there, as the above photos took ages. Too many selfies and too many groans from the hubby. Thanks darl.

I’d love to see what you got on the day too!
Upload some pics of you in your A Plus Market finds to the A Plus Market Facebook page

and get a chance to WIN
a copy of
Janine Mison’s, Curvy Girl’s Guide to Shopping, Melbourne e-book!

Made by Morton

September A Plus Market (Box Hill) - Info

To top off the fabulous plus size outfits you will be buying at Box Hill, A Plus Market has some wonderful locally produced jewellery available too.

Local Made by Morton will be attending bringing her exclusive and unique range of handmade jewellery.
Each piece is crafted from 100% polymer clay and Australian woven cotton.
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I can’t wait to see the pieces Made by Morton will be bringing for us all. They look fun, edgy and are definitely unique.

A further bonus is that Made by Morton will be contributing half their proceeds of all Made by Morton sales to Liptember.

Liptember is a month long charity initiative that raises funds and awareness for Women’s Mental Health.

To find out more about Liptember or to become involved go to their website:
http://liptember.com.au/

Made by Morton will be available at the
Box Hill A Plus Market
Box hill Community Arts Centre
470 Station St, Box Hill
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Spotlight on a stall holder – Amara

August A Plus Market - Stall holders and info

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Not only do we have fabulous new and vintage plus size fashion available at A Plus Market, we have women just like you offering up their fantastic pre-loved pieces.

I thought it would be nice to shine some light on one of our pre-loved purveyors.
I’d like to introduce you to the lovely, Amara.
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A 29 year old full time working mother to a 2 year old, Amara is a self professed shop-a-holic and loves to blog about her fashion finds.

I asked Amara to let us in on some of her fashion tips and give us a hint of what she will be bringing along to the August A Plus Market. Here’s what she said:

How would you define your fashion style in a few words?

Trend driven.

Where’s your favourite place to shop?

ASOS Curve it is affordable fashion for plus size women and bang on trend. 


What’s your favourite piece of clothing (or accessory)?

Anything Peplum!  It really works for my body shape.
I also love earrings, I can’t leave the house without them, I feel naked. 


What’s your best fashion tip?

Own some basics in your wardrobe, a white and black t-shirt, a pair of jeans and a good jacket. You are guaranteed to always find something that goes with any of them if your having a “I don’t have anything to wear” day. 


What’s your pet peeve about the plus size fashion industry in Australia?

It is hard to find trendy plus size fashion, although this is starting to change. It is also really hard to find plus size fashion stores especially in the country. 

Why are you having a stall at A Plus Market?

I am literally a shop-a-holic, cannot go one week without purchasing something so maybe if I sell a few things, I might get my dream Mulberry handbag!

Amara will be selling brand new clothing with tags from some UK brands including Marks & Spencer and Dorothy Perkins. As well as a heap of pre-loved goodies from ASOS Curve, New Look, Sussan, Next plus shoes and accessories.

Make sure you come along to the debut A Plus Market on Saturday the 31st of August and help Amara get her dream handbag.
To find out more info on the August market click here.

You can check out more of Amara’s style by visiting her blog, +a curves.

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