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Hollie & Harrie Sombrilla giveaway!

1st February, 2011
Lucy Feagins
Tuesday 1st February 2011

Genius new 'Sombrillas' by new Melbourne company Hollie & Harrie

How good are these new 'Sombrilla' sunshades from Melbourne start-up Hollie & Harrie!?

The Sombrilla was a 'lightbulb moment' for Hampton-based Mums Skye Hollingsworth and Claire Harris (Hollie & Harrie, get it?), who, with 5 young kids between them, were looking for an effective but stylish way to keep their families protected on the beach in summer.   The Sombrilla is such an elegantly simple solution!   Made from 100% cotton fabric (nothing plasticky thankyou very much!), it can be adjusted throughout the day as the sun moves across the beach / backyard / campsite/ wherever you happen to be... !  They're available in three vibrant designs as shown here, each with a corresponding carry-bag, and are priced at $150.00 each - extremely reasonable for such a fanastic locally designed product!

Claire and Skye are very excited to offer one lucky Design Files reader a Sombrilla of their choice! If this week is anything to go by, we still have a fair few hot days ahead of us... so get commenting for your chance to be in the running!

To enter, please leave a comment on this post before midnight tonight Tuesday Feb 1st, Melbourne time! A winner will be drawn at random and contacted by email tomorrow. (Competition open to Australian residents only).  If you subscribe to these posts by email, please don't reply to your daily email, just pop over to to enter.

HUGE thanks to Claire and Skye for this fabulous summery giveaway!  Don't forget to show your support to these clever local ladies by visiting their website - Sombrillas can also be purchased online here.

*UPDATE - This giveaway is now closed!  The winning commenter was #497 - congratulations Edwina!  Thanks so much for all your entries!

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