Event Tickets My Account Advertise About Us Contact Us Archive RSS Newsletters

A Definite Plus

Finally, a boutique tailored for plus-size ladies

A Definite Plus
Photo by Todd Buchanan (4)

The Twin Cities’ only plus-size boutique has dropped its bomb on Grand Avenue. Bombshell, owned by Denise Alden, carries dresses, work wear, and special-occasion pieces for women size 14 through 24.

Alden, a former midwife, was tired of shopping online or choosing between two unflattering items in the back corner of straight-size stores, so she carefully pulled style-conscious, plus-size-only brands such as Igigi, Jibri, and Kiyonna to stock her shop.

This selection translates to a better fit. Typical plus-size concerns, such as gaping armholes and teeny-tiny prints, have gone by the wayside. But don’t expect to find basics—or sequined tent dresses. Instead, expect modern, figure-flattering wrap dresses, trousers, and embellished tops. “It’s called Bombshell for a reason,” Alden says.

“Our impulse is to add beauty to and adorn ourselves,” she adds. “And that’s not limited by how big or how small you are.”

Bombshell Boutique
794 Grand Ave., St. Paul
651-330-2605
bomb-shell-boutique.com
 


Comments may be edited for length, clarity, or appropriateness.

Add your comment:

Subscribe

Your Essential Guide to Dining, Shopping & Culture
  • Less than $1.67 an issue.
  • 66.7% off newsstand price.
  • The best Minnesota has to offer.

Your guide to the good life, delivered to your in-box.
MNMO E-Dition
MNMO Culture
MNMO Style
MNMO Dish
MNMO Weekend Best Bets
The M-List Partner events
MNMO Preferred Reader Club
MNMO Holiday Hotlist
MNMO Travel
GIVE 2014 Charitable
Email Address:

Once you submit your email, you will then select which e-newsletters you want.

We don’t like spam either, so we’ll keep your e-mail address to ourselves.