Pleasure Little Treasure - Giveaway

Friday, August 19, 2011

Readers, I'd like to introduce you to Pleasure, Little Treasure; handmade fashion accessories, constructed in Melbourne by hand (by one clever lady; Anne), using recycled and vintage materials.

I stumbled upon Anne's head-wear range at the Southside Market last week, and couldn't take my eyes away from her beautiful headband fascinators made from men's neckties.

Anne has taken the time to answer a few questions for Recycled Fashion readers..

Anne, your headwear pieces start from AUD$30, what is the cost of shipping, and do you ship internationally?

I’m more than happy send anywhere. The rates for regular post are:

Australia - $6.50, USA - $12.50, UK - $15.00
Express Post in Australia is $10.00

I should mention - the postage rates listed are for 1 x 'Tie Me Up' or 'Pretty Petal' fascinator/headband - any larger styles will need to be re-quoted.

I’m happy to quote postage for any other corner of the globe – people can just email or facebook message me.

When did you start making your headpieces? / Background on you - where did you study or what did you do before Pleasure, Little Treasure?

When I was fresh out of high school I did an intern-ship with a Melbourne Millinery and although life took me in the direction of Sales & Marketing for 10 years I eventually came right back like a boomerang.

I hatched the plan to start Pleasure, Little Treasure while my husband and I were on a year-long backpacking adventure around Europe. In fact, I registered my business name online from Verona - home of Romeo & Juliet! I was worried that if I left it for when we returned home that I would chicken out!

Your inspiration to start making your own head-wear range?

I've always been a maker of things, ever since I was a child, my mind has always just worked in that way. I love the simplicity of creating something with my hands.

My signature item is the 'Tie Me Up' fascinator headband. These are gorgeous structured bows that I create by recycling men's vintage ties. I've always loved the bold prints of vintage ties and this is just one of the ways I can breathe new life into forgotten things.

When is your website launching?

That’s an excellent question! I have all the content ready to go so hopefully it will be up in the next few weeks! I do most of my work through facebook as it’s such a dynamic platform – I’m always posting up photos of new styles that are fresh off my needle! My website will be more static but will have some relevant information about who I am and what I do and will also feature my made-to-order bridal headpiece service.

And finally readers, I am so happy to be able to offer you a Pleasure, Little Treasure headpiece giveaway c/o Anne.

The giveaway is for a "Pretty Petal" Fascinator/Headband (pictured below). This is a gorgeous and very popular style. The flower is hand stitched from hand-cut felt petals and the centre is a recycled chandelier crystal! They are sold for $40.

* How To Enter *

To enter this wonderful giveaway do one or more of the following:

1. Leave a comment below
2. Become a blog follower of Recycled Fashion
2. Follow Pleasure, Little Treasure on
facebook and leave a comment
Follow RecycledFashion on facebook and leave a comment
4. Follow RecycledFashion on twitter and retweet the giveaway

Each activity above counts for one entry into the competition. Please leave a comment here (below) when you do any one of the above, along with a way of contacting you.

National and international readers are all welcome to participate in the competition, which closes Saturday 27th August 2011, the winner to be drawn at random.

Good luck!


Anonymous said...

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Tina said...

Just gorgeous. Such a vibrant colour.

Anonymous said...

I'm hoping to visit this market when I go to Melbourne!

Ruthie said...

I love your work Annie, such gorgeous pieces, well done honey xx

VintageSweetheart said...

Wow she makes such gorgeous pieces!

VintageSweetheart said...

I'm a follower of Recycled Fashion!

E :) said...

Ooooh! I hope I win! I could use a nice fascinator for my wedding. :)

Rachel said...

What great pieces!

MrsWardy88 said...

I really like the red flower. *fingers crossed*

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rino said...

Gorgeous! Hope I have a chance even though I live in Sweden!?
I make recycled fashion myself but only dresses...

I follow your blog on

Anonymous said...

These are awesome! I know my sister would love one. :) ~Kelly,

Anonymous said...

Wow, stumbled across your blog! Love this giveaway!!!

offsquare said...

I love this!! So gorgeous. Am now following her Facebook page too.

Anonymous said...

What an ingenious idea...and so simple!! Ideal for a wedding when you cannot wear a hat!!!

Mongs said...

such a wonderful give away!


Ruby Louise said...

Oh Lordy I love these headbands! Anne is such a gorgeous lady as well, and so immensely talented!!


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