our story

polly & other stories brings human ideals back into retail by integrating original, innovative designs and products with flawless quality with the inspiring stories and creative talent of the people that make them. We work with a diverse community of innovative artisans, designers, artists and entrepreneurs across Pakistan that have a unified vision of growth and dynamic product development. polly & other stories involves people with a creative vision and a passion to make – from rural women painstakingly crafting beautiful pieces using age-old, hand-worked techniques to a young entrepreneurial artisans crafting handmade soaps and talented men making hand-printed fabric using organic dyes and hand-carved wooden blocks. 

Through our thoughtfully curated, marketplace, we support creative businesses and talented artisans across Pakistan to sell unique products based on local culture, aesthetic and crafts. We assist local entrepreneurs to develop and sell products to a global audience while enabling businesses and artisans to grow, learn, and make a living. By creating a market pathway for our partners, we enable them to reach more consumers, thereby growing their business and by handling all the marketing and logistics, we free them to focus on what matters for their individual brand.

The centre of polly & other stories activities is Pakistan. Our diverse and extremely talented partners are located across the country – from the snow-packed hills of Chitral to the muddy mangrove swamps outside the bustling metropolis of Karachi.