It's the season to celebrate!

It's the season to celebrate!

Oh my! Where has Ramadan gone? Seems like yesterday, we were enjoying the first Sehri of the month and we’re already at the last ten days! So, dear readers, how has the holy month been for you so far? We hope the heat hasn’t dampened your spirits! And here’s to hoping that you’re able to fulfil all the personal goals you set for yourself and then some, after all ‘tis the season of reflection and spiritual guidance! But it is also the season of gratitude, giving and celebration - are you aware of the magic equation that opens a delicious and rewarding portal to gifts and food, clothes, gifts and food and repeat?! Well, here it goes… Ramadan/Ramzan + fasting = Eid!


Have you started your preparations yet? Clothes stitched? Gifts bought? Eid décor planned? What? Not yet?! Fret not! polly & other stories to the rescue!
We have a wide range of goodies perfect for Eid. For a light, breathy and unique Eid outfit, check out our summery lawn prints, match it with some trusty gotta or fun buttons and you’re good to go! Let’s make the fun dubala - you can avail a 15% discount at Polly and Other Stories lawn prints. You can also keep it simple and pair our stunning cotton chunri scarves with a plain white chikankari shirt! #win #eidsorted



And the fun is just getting started! Eid is not complete without a bit of bling, is it? Make a statement with our trendy brass jewellery. which is currently on discount both on the website and in the store. If you are in Lahore, come and check out some stunning silver pieces by Amna Shariff in the store or perhaps grab some funky Kalash bead necklaces at 50% off!


Our commitment to support and showcase talented artisans is, as always, going strong and this Eid, you can shop an incredible selection of hand-crafted items like these beautiful baskets for your Eid breakfast parathas or you can set the traditional festive mood in your house with some sweet smelling candles with local scents like Motia and Champa. There are plenty of fun homeware options with lots of statement furniture pieces, quirky, handworked cushions and truck art mirror frames as well as beautiful fruit platters and bowls to wow your guests.



The heat and humidity may have dulled the freshness of your skin and some major TLC is required towards the end of the month. The natural way is the safest and the gentlest way to go. We have a wide range of natural products to get you Eid-ready in no time! Checkout our extensive range of luxurious handmade soaps, wondrous oils for that natural glow, yummy lip balms - we’ve got you covered from your head to your toes!

And let’s not forget the little ones now! Eidi for kids can be more than just money – they love getting well-thought out presents like this community-inspired play mat or some lovely hand-crocheted toys.



And that’s not all! There is something for everyone! A notebook for that budding writer! An ottoman for a fresh, new look at home this Eid! Handmade paper envelopes for Eidi! 

polly and other stories constantly endeavours to provide small businesses and artisans a platform to showcase their work and earn a living, all the while sharing the gift of their skill with the rest of the world. This selection is a small glimpse into the world of Polly, which is a colourful amalgamation of skilled artisans from all walks of life and their incredible talent that tells stories about our culture, history, heritage and most importantly, allow us to keep traditional crafts and arts alive and relevant.


Eid Mubarak from polly and other stories to each and every one of you! May our tables be filled with yummy food, our hearts filled with love for each other and may our arts and crafts always stay alive.


Amen to that!


See you next time!


Xoxo,
Misha



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