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067. Pollyanna

14-16 Market Hill, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Who you need to know Owner Rita Britton

Brands include Acne, Céline, Christophe Lemaire, Givenchy, Issey Miyake, Lanvin, Nomad, Rick Owens

Established by 23-year-old Rita Britton in 1967 with just £500 in savings and a loan from her lorry driver father, Pollyanna is one of the UK’s most celebrated designer boutiques, with a supplier list that reads like a who’s who in fashion design.

Pollyanna is now in its fifth location. The four-floor Georgian townhouse store is known for its directional offer, with Britton renowned throughout the industry for her razor-sharp eye for the next big trend.

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