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Gifting Poppy Barley to Your Staff and Why it's the Perfect Time of Year to Say Thank You

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Staff Gifting: Poppy Barley Corporate Gift Packages - and Why it's the Perfect Time to Say Thank You

Giving a gift to a friend or loved one can be challenging. Giving the perfect gift to your employees – an annual challenge.

Between my husband and I, we have three businesses – Poppy Barley, eye-bar and Stonewire – and every year, we brainstorm the coolest gift ideas and party concepts for our teams. (In case you’re wondering, the Poppy Barley team will be celebrating the holiday season with a night of cocktail making and a multi-course dinner. Gifts are still a secret!).

In my conversations with other business owners, there’s a desire to give something meaningful and thoughtful (without being a creepy boss!). It’s nearly impossible to articulate how much you value and trust your team. The "thank yous" throughout the year hardly seem sufficient. Every December, this magical time arrives when you can really go above and beyond to give something special.

Last year, one creative business owner reached out to Poppy Barley to ask about custom boots and shoes for her entire physiotherapy clinic. We crashed their party with measuring tapes to offer shoes and boots to everyone! Imagine the joy of her team. It was amazingly fun for them and for us. We love gifting Poppy Barley – it fits everyone, it’s customized and luxurious – it’s a gift that says a lot.

We’ve since made shoes and boots for entire offices – dentists, accountants, physiotherapists, chocolatiers, optometrists – and more! If a “shoe-party” isn’t a possibility, we offer beautiful Gift Card Packages wrapped with leather swatches and measuring tapes. And if you’re a little last minute, our e-Gift Cards deliver instant happiness to inboxes.

So if you’re looking for a great gift – something a little different, creative and loved by women and men – consider Poppy Barley. As our little gift to you, we offer special deals to corporate teams.

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The Harley Heeled Sandal Ankle Size Guide

How To Measure:
The Harley Heeled Sandal: Take a tape measure and wrap it around your foot, right below your ankle bone as that is where the strap will sit (see product imagery and fit video for a visual demonstration). This measurement is based on the last adjustment point on the strap.

Size Strap length will accommodate an ankle measurement up to the size below
5 26 cm
5.5 26.5 cm
6 27 cm
6.5 27 cm
7 27.5 cm
7.5 27.5 cm
8 28 cm
8.5 28 cm
9 28 cm
9.5 28.5 cm
10 28.5 cm
10.5 29 cm
11 29 cm
11.5 30 cm
12 30 cm

The Esther Heeled Sandal Ankle Size Guide

How to Measure:
The Esther Heeled Sandal: take a tape measure and wrap it around your ankle, above the ankle bone, as that is where the strap will sit (see product imagery and fit video for a visual demonstration). This measurement is based on the last adjustment point on the strap.

Size Strap length will accommodate an ankle measurement up to the size below
5 23 cm
5.5 23 cm
6 23 cm
6.5 23 cm
7 24 cm
7.5 24 cm
8 24.5 cm
8.5 24.5 cm
9 24.5 cm
9.5 25 cm
10 25 cm
10.5 25.5 cm
11 26 cm
11.5 26 cm
12 26 cm

Belt Sizes

Natural Waist Measurement Typical Jean Size Belt Size for High‑rise Pant Belt Size for Mid‑rise Pant Infinite Belt Size
23-25" 23/24 26" 28" 1
25-26" 25 28" 30" 1
26-27" 26 30" 32" 1
27-28" 27 30" 32" 1
28-29" 28 32" 34" 2
29-30" 29 32" 34" 2
30-31" 30 34" 36" 2
31-32" 31 34" 36" 2
32-33" 32 36" 38" 3
33-34" 33 36" 38" 3
34-35" 34 38” 40" 3
36-37" 36 38" 40" 3
38-39" 38 40" 42" 4
40-41" 40 40" 42" 4
42-43" 42 44" 46" 4
43-44" 43 44" 46" 5
44-45" 44 46" - 5

Sizing Note: For the most accurate fit, measure around your body where you plan to wear the belt. Choose the closest belt size to that measurement.

Belt Diagram Accent Belt and Complement BeltThe Accent Belt, The Polished Belt and The Complement Belt size measurements start from the beginning of the leather to the middle hole.

Belt Diagram Infinite BeltThe Infinite Belt size measurements cover the entire length of the leather.



Belt Measuring Guide

Belt Measuring Guide

A - High-rise style:

If you plan to wear your belt around your natural waistline, wrap a measuring tape around the narrowest part of your midsection. Then, add 3” to determine your high-rise belt size.

B - Mid-rise style:

If you plan to wear your belt lower than your natural waistline, you will require a dierent size. If you have a particular pair of bottoms you intend to wear your belt with, wrap a measuring tape through the belt loops while in a relaxed position.

When wearing your belt in your preferred style, it should fasten in the middle hole. The belt will relax with wear allowing you to cinch it tighter, as needed.

If you plan to wear the belt in both the high and mid-rise styles, you have two options:

  1. Select your high-rise style and fasten it more loosely when worn in the mid-rise style.
  2. Select your mid-rise style and fasten it more tightly when worn in the high-rise style.