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April 30, 2014

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Barker Black is Back!

Not that Barker Black really went anywhere but I just feel like I have not seen much of them, so when I saw these new loafers (below) that they just came out with for S/S2014, it made me dig a little further to see what else they have been working on. This double monk in brown for example was something they released last A/W and I must say that it is quite spectacular. The white […]

September 11, 2013

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Where is Barker Black?

It’s always exciting when a promising new brand comes about and starts doing things a little bit differently, yet still maintains a bit of classical elegance. Barker Black, for me, was just that and still very much is to this day. The only problem is that I don’t feel that they are making much headway in the industry, as I never really hear anything about them. I have only seen them stocked at Neiman Marcus […]

June 9, 2013

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March 25, 2011

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Shoes Of The Week

Barker Black golf shoes = killin’ it! These just might be the coolest golf shoes that I have ever seen, and while I don’t even play golf (not because I don’t like it, but because I suck at it), you can bet your life that if I did, and was rich, I would be wearing these bad boys on the course. Seeing these makes me realize how much I appreciate one aspect of golf. That […]

February 14, 2011

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Cheap Shoes – Don’t Kid Yourself

One of the truest statements I ever heard before was from one of my high school friends who is currently a bed salesmen and tells his customers this: “There are two things that you should never go cheap on. One is your shoes and the other is your bed because if you are not using one you are using the other!” When I actually thought about it, he was dead on and I had never […]

February 6, 2011

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Today’s Favorites – Barker Black

Here are just a few of the bad-ass Barker Black shoes that grace shoe shelves around the world. While I have known about Barker Black for quite some time, I have yet to really put their shoes up on my blog and I can’t realize why, especially since I think that they make some very cool shoes. I guess, like many things, it just slipped my mind. But better late than never, right? Right! Anyway, […]

November 5, 2010

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Today’s Favorites – Brown Spectators

Above: Gaziano & Girling Above: Alden Above: Barker Black Above: Edward Green I love spectators. They are such fun and because of their multiple colors you are able to create some great and daring outfits. Which one of these is your favorite????