New Stallholders + Mother’s Day + AT HOME Trade Event

Summer has gone and the Highlands are as pretty as a picture with the trees changing colour in all their Autumn splendour. It really is a glorious time of year to plan a road trip and drive around the area.  Of course whilst you’re here, be sure to allow some time for a spot of shopping at Dirty Janes and check out a few new stallholders, including;

Brocante Gourmande at Shop 23, who are well stocked with an abundance of vintage French kitchenalia including pots, utensils, china, cake tins and more, all sourced from Brocante Markets in France. 

Deborah Cronin Design at Shop 305 offers a stunning selection of unique pieces including vintage framed butterflies, artworks, lamps, coral, taxidermy and furniture. It’s impossible to walk past this fascinating space.


Can you believe Mother’s Day is just around the corner? The Tea Salon has already booked out for high teas on the day, but don’t worry you can take one home (or to the park) for Mum instead!

Boxed High Teas include a variety of pin-wheel sandwiches, two savouries, your choice of classic, rose, lavender, date or feta cheese cones and our favourite selection of three sweets, at just $29 per person. Please your order by phoning the Tea Salon on 02 4862 1522. You can collect your box from the window in Banyette Street between 9-10am on Sunday 13th.  Your Vintage Occasion Tea Salon


Crowley and Grouch AT HOME event was such a success last year, we’re doing it all again this year – twice in May and September!  The first of these TRADE ONLY events for 2018  will take place at Dirty Janes Bowral starting next Saturday 12th May until Tuesday 15th May.

Come along and shop their renowned range of quality vintage products that will set your store or styling job apart from the rest.

Other partnering brands you can shop at this exclusive trade event include;

* Sibella Court from The Society Inc will be selling her new range of Hardware (additional to her existing collection).

* The Inspired Paddock offering a range of handmade games, arrows, antlers & shields for the first time to wholesale customers!

Dash & Albert Discover for the first time AT HOME the stylish, timeless and constantly evolving rug offering from Dash & Albert, internationally renowned and highly sought-after impressive range of handmade flooring solutions, that effortlessly take centre stage time and time again in designer spaces.

The Fingerprint Tree – The Fingerprint Tree will be offering an extensive collection of hand drawn artworks, cushions, paper and cards at AT HOME this May. We have no doubt you will be impressed with the quality, detail and incredible artist skill that goes into every piece from The Fingerprint Tree.

Gramon – Gramon have designed exclusively for the AT HOME event a range of trade only lines as well as a selection of one of products made from vintage linens. Items include French linen fronted aprons, cushion made from vintage linen monogrammed napkins, velvet backed heavy natural linen cushions, lavender bags and Scottish linen cushions in a range of fabrics and sizes.  


(NB this is a trade only event – you must have an ABN to attend & purchase goods)


Local Artist Workshops & Talking Clocks at Dirty Janes Bowral


Talented local artist Corinne Dany is running a range of workshops at Dirty Janes in the coming weeks.

If you’re an artist interested in Transitioning to Watercolours, fancy painting a work of art on your own jute bag or would like to learn Vintage Style Life Drawing (model styled by Coty Farquhar), simply click on the images below for further information and to book.



Each Friday between 10am-11am, local clock specialist Matthew Munn from the Sydney Clock Company will be in store giving advice and information on timepieces you might like to know more about or have restored and working, once again.

Matthew can take care of all of your repair & restoration needs for antique, vintage and modern clocks and watches. He can handle everything from just a regular service to a complete quality overhaul including metal polishing and woodwork restoration.

So if you’ve got a clock on your sideboard or wall that’s no longer keeping time, come and visit Matt one Friday and get the tick-tock back in that clock!

Workshops + European Container In Store Friday

We have a great line up of Workshops planned at Dirty Janes Bowral.

Make sure you visit our workshop page to review the various artisans visiting us over the coming months.

Why not grab a friend or two and book in to get your hands dirty and learn some new skills!

We went on a buying trip to Europe in January and were excited to take delivery of the container this week!

Here are are a few pics of the stock we’ve unpacked so far.

We have currently closed the Emporium (located in the West Wing at DJB)

and will re open 10am Friday with the new stock ready for sale!

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Renovations at Dirty Janes Bowral are finally complete after a very busy 12 months. Thank you for your patience throughout this process. We’re sure you’ll agree the transformation from a year ago is breathtaking, making what was a tired ‘Acre’ of buildings now a fabulous must visit shopping destination in the Southern Highlands.

In recent weeks the courtyard has reopened between Dirty Janes and The Acre, once again creatively transformed by Maureen & Chris from The Potting Shed. Bursting with blooms, topiary, garden ware and more, it is a beautiful oasis that will bring a smile to your face and sense of calm as you wander through out.

Author, Journalist & Style Expert Melissa Penfold believes Dirty Janes is ‘The Most Popular Vintage Shop in Australia’  Wow, it doesn’t get better than that now does it? Thank you Melissa!  Click Here to read her recent post and enjoy imagery of Melissa’s stunning Southern Highlands home, showcasing various pieces she has purchased from us in the past.

Melissa also featured The Inspired Paddock (located in store) naming it the ‘Happiest Shop in the Southern Highlands!’  Stocking unique handmade wares, rustic wreaths, board games, antlers and plenty of fabulous Christmas gift ideas, be sure to take a look when you’re next in store!picmonkey-collage-2CHRISTMAS GIFTS IDEAS IN STORE.

Don’t forget Dirty Janes Bowral Gift Vouchers are available and make a perfect gift!

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Vote for Us | Workshops | Pop Up Shop | New Stock


Voting is now open for the Southern Highlands Local Business Awards and we’d love your vote! Simply click here to vote online, or when you’re next in store at the customer service counter.

Your Vintage Occasion Tea Salon has also been nominated in the awards, click here to vote for them too!

Thank you from all the staff and stallholders at Dirty Janes Bowral for your ongoing support and taking the time to vote for us.

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We have a range of creative workshops running at Dirty Janes Bowral over the coming months.

Workshops include;

  • Beginners calligraphy (26th & 27th August)
  • Watercolour brushlettering, (26th & 27th August)
  • Millinery fascinator workshop (9th Sept) &
  • School holiday workshops including random weave basketry with Brooke Munro &  a Millinery Headband workshop

Visit the workshop page on our website for more details & to make a booking


Head to the East Market and explore our latest Pop Up shop which will be home to a new stallholder every 8 weeks.

Our current stallholder French & Rule Trading offer a beautiful selection of French fabrics, cushions, kitchenware, accessories and more. Don’t miss visiting them before they move out on 21st August!



2 containers are packed and on the way from America, arriving late September to stock the Emporium which will be reopening in the West Market late September.  Watch this space for photos and further details!

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Dirty Janes Bowral

13-15 Banyette Street, Bowral NSW 2576    P: 02 4861 3231

Tea Salon Bookings: 02 4862 1522 or 0457 106 970

Changes to Entrance Doors at Dirty Janes Bowral

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Due to the recent renovations at Dirty Janes Bowral (DJB) and the front/corner building also undergoing a major makeover (which is currently dressed in scaffolding) there will be some temporary disruptions to where you gain entry to DJB.

Entry is now only accessible via the main front doors in the car park.  These front doors are being replaced today (Wednesday 20th April) so access will be through the fire doors which are all located in our car park until the main doors are in place.

The side entrance off Banyette Street which is located in the courtyard, home to The Potting Shed and which also gives direct access to Suzie Anderson Home, will be closed until renovations are complete to the front/corner building.  Please note, The Potting Shed & Suzie Anderson Home are open for business and will not cease trading during this time. You can access both spaces through DJB. They are located in the ‘East Market’.

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We would like to once again thank you for your patience whilst the renovations are being carried out and encourage you to let friends and family know Dirty Janes Bowral is NOT CLOSED.

We are open daily 10am – 5pm will all the fabulous stallholders you know and love, as well as 12+ new stallholders in our recently opened extension. The Tea Salon is also open daily 10am – 4pm.

We look forward to seeing you soon! DJ.



Dirty Janes Bowral Extension Opens this Easter Weekend!

The extension to Dirty Janes Bowral is complete and will be opening this Easter Long Weekend!


Drop in and check out the new space & stallholders wares, as well as our existing stallholders who are all well stocked for the Easter Long Weekend.

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Your Vintage Occasion Tea Salon is the perfect spot to enjoy some freshly baked sweet & savoury treats.

Suzie Anderson Home & The Potting Shed will also be open this long weekend.

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From all the Staff & Stallholders at Dirty Janes Bowral, we wish you a very Happy Easter!

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New Year + Australia Day + Renovation Update + What’s Instore

A Happy New Year to all! We hope you have enjoyed the Christmas & New Year holidays and are feeling great about 2016. It is going to be an exciting year at Dirty Janes with renovations, new stallholders and events, so watch this space!

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Renovations In Full Swing!

Renovations on the front building are well underway with changes unfolding daily. From windows being removed to walls coming, the makeover is progressing well.

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It’s business as usual at Dirty Janes of course, so don’t stay away! Stallholders are well stocked and the cafe is busy baking up their sweet and savoury delights daily. You can enter Dirty Janes via the beautiful Potting Shed courtyard or through our carpark entrance, which is a little tight on parking at the moment with tradesman etc.

We ask you to please be patient during this time, we can assure you a little inconvenience now will all be worth it for a bigger and better Dirty Janes!

What’s Instore?

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New Stallholder Coty Farquhar + Bush Auction This Sunday


We would like to welcome stylist Coty Farquhar as our newest stallholder in Dirty Janes market. Coty’s stall is framed with black cabinets well stocked with quality shoes & accessories, rows of statement necklaces, paper flowers, kewpie dolls, furniture, tableware and other vintage finds. Unique props, styling decorations and new and restored furniture will also be available at shop 70.

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The carpark is a busy space with truck and trailer loads of items arriving by the minute for this Sundays bush auction. Here are a few photos to give you a taste of what’s on offer. There are 3 European shop counters up for grabs which are sure to be a popular choice! Look forward to seeing you there, gates open 9am, auction commences 10am. The auction will go ahead rain or shine. DJ
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