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Erica Wark - Poppy Barley Shoes
The Conversation

In Her Shoes: Erica Wark @EricaOnFashion

When someone yells at us on the street and fires us a hand symbol, it’s not always awesome. For Erica Wark, awesome is the only way to describe it. Meet The Social CTV’s resident stylist and find out what Poppy Barley shoe she loves.

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The Read

Designer Nicole Bridger Discusses the “Grey” of Ethical Fashion

“I believe that all change starts with conversation.” Here, Poppy Barley co-founder Kendall Barber has an imperfect conversation with Nicole Bridger about ethical fashion and manufacturing. Watch.

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Founder's Letter

Show Us Your Shoes

When I was a teenager, my gym teacher had a sign on her door that said “Show Me Your Friends. I’ll Show You Your Future”. If there’s truth to this statement, Poppy Barley has a cool, smart future. In this issue, we chat dress codes, work and life with friends of Poppy Barley.

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Working as a Stylist in Canada: Meet Talia Brown
The Read

What It’s Like to Work As a Stylist in Canada

Toronto-based personal + celebrity stylist Talia Brown real-talks about breaking into the Canadian fashion industry. Plus: Why she chose the Heeled Mule from Poppy Barley’s SS16 Collection.

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In His Shoes: Ryan Oland | Magazine | Poppy Barley
The Conversation

In His Shoes: Ryan Oland

We steal time from an Emergency Doctor with very little time to find out what it’s like working 80-hr weeks, and how he decompresses from it all. Take a walk in Ryan Oland’s shoes.

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The Tutorial: Berry Confetti-Inspired Make-up with Lux Beauty | Poppy Barley Magazine
The Tutorial

Berry Confetti-Inspired Makeup with Lux Beauty

Get the Look: As we launch our next limited edition Berry Confetti leather, we asked Lux Beauty Boutique to create a berry-inspired look for summer.

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The Wanderer

Landscape and Entrepreneurship in Iceland

Daelan Wood, Poppy Barley’s developer, takes a 10-day trip to Iceland with Gather Media Co. to play with drones and explore entrepreneurship in one of the most breathtaking countries on the planet. Watch, look and read.

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The Fit: Shoes for Wide Feet | Poppy Barley Magazine
The Fit

Women’s Shoes For Wide Feet

Amy Tan, an academic family physician and an avid Poppy Barley fan, tells us why, after a terrible car accident and a lifelong struggle to find shoes size 9.5 wide, her Poppy Barley wardrobe continues to grow.

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The Look: Lawyer Style vs. Startup Style | Poppy Barley Magazine
The Look

Lawyer Style vs. Startup Style

From a corporate office to a co-working space, Connor, a lawyer, and Warren, a community manager, compare style notes. One thing they do have in common? Their Poppy Barley Men’s shoes.

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Poppy Barley Summer 2016 Collection - White Cheetah Wristlet - Photo by Nicole Ashley
Founder's Letter

In Pursuit of Work-Life Balance

After giving birth to her first son Jude in January, our co-founder, Justine, talks about finding the elusive “balance” in life between work and play. When it comes to making life happen, sometimes you just have to take the plunge.

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Poppy Barley Summer Cocktail Recipes
The Tutorial

All the Cocktail Recipes You Need this Summer

In light of our Summer 2016 Collection launch (hello, White Cheetah!) we asked sommelier Sasha McCauley to create five easy-breezy custom cocktails inspired by our newest styles and leathers. Sip, sip – ¡Salud!

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Santa Monica Pier, LA - How to Work Remotely - Poppy Barley
The Read

Working Remotely: A Digital Nomad on a U.S. Road Trip

Monica, our Brand Design Manager, returns from a 2-month road trip through the United States–all the while working remotely–and lives to tell us about it. See all her stops and rec’s to live it up in America.

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In Her Shoes: Shay Merritt - the woman behind Jillian Harris - wearing our Stardust Silver Heeled Mules
The Conversation

In Her Shoes: Shay Merritt

“I transform myself into her and her mind on a daily basis!” Shay Merritt gives the inside scoop on what it’s like to create content for TV/online personality and interior designer, Jillian Harris.

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Poppy Barley Men - Vancouver Chukka - Tan - Custom men's shoes
The Conversation

In His Shoes: Paul Webster

Paul Webster, a curling coach and 2018 Olympic Canadian Team Leader, shares how he turned his love for curling and teaching into a full-time career. Plus: what he’s most proud of.

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The Wanderer: Full Time Travel Blogging with Marie-Eve from To Europe and Beyond
The Wanderer

Life As a Full Time Travel Blogger

Marie-Eve Vallieres – Montrealer, traveller of 27 countries (so far) – tells us how she turned her love for travel into a full time job. Plus: Find out one of her favourite spots, deep inside the Arctic Circle.

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The Look: Behind-the-scenes at Poppy Barley's Summer 2016 shoot at The Matrix Hotel
The Look

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes at our Summer 2016 Shoot

Daelan from Team PB captures some behind-the-scenes video footage from our Summer 2016 shoot at the Matrix Hotel. Watch all the styling came together. It’s patio time!

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The Extremes: What It's Like to Have Size 5 and Size 11 Feet
The Fit

Extreme Sizes: What It’s Like to Have Size 5 and Size 11 Feet

Breanna Mroczek and Janet Davie have a lot of things in common — except for their shoe size. Listen in on the Where Calgary editors’ conversation about being on opposite ends of the spectrum, a size 5 and a size 11.

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Poppy Barley - Traveling Shoes - Founder's Letter - Photo by Nicole Ashley
Founder's Letter

Shoes that Take You Places

Our Spring/Summer ’16 collection isn’t simply about boarding planes to far away destinations; it’s about the confidence to board the daily flights of life.

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