It's been a busy week and to be totally honest, half of us are struggling with coughs/colds/headaches. But there are so many exciting things on the horizon that we just can't complain.
Here's what happened/what's happening:
The BIGGEST news of the week is most definitely our BIGGEST partnership ever: Simons, the iconic Quebec retailer, is hosting a Poppy Barley popup series at their Edmonton location (the first in their nation-wide expansion). We'll be in Simons' CONTEMPORAINE department at West Edmonton Mall every Saturday in April. Book your appointment, shop our newest Spring/Summer collections and sign up for a personal styling session with Simons Fashion Ambassador Janis Galloway here.
Canada.com wrote about our #SIMONSxPOPPYBARLEY partnership and shared this Q&A with our founders, Kendall and Justine. (Did you know that neither had any background in shoe design before they launched the company?)
Have you met our Toronto retailer, Brodawka & Friends? We got up-close and personal with Jeff so that you'll know exactly what kind of awesomeness you're getting into when you stop by his shop on 1114 Queen Street West to get measured. He has samples of both our men's line and women's line, and is our FIRST official retailer.
In this article about Little Brick restoring a hundred-year old house and turning it to a cafe, Oilers Nation made a reference to Poppy Barley and the movement of creative entrepreneurs in Edmonton that made us feel pretty good.