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.