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#PoppyBarleyPassport: Poppy Barley Around the World

#PoppyBarleyPassport: Poppy Barley Around the World

See our interactive social map of all the places you brought your Poppy Barley shoes in 2016—and all the accessories we designed to go with it!
1-minute read
What to Wear With Those Ankle Boots: Meet Stylist Kara Chomistek

What to Wear With Those Ankle Boots: Meet Stylist Kara Chomistek

Biomedical engineer, turned fashion stylist, turned entrepreneur. Kara Chomistek tells us how she's pushing the fashion industry in Canada (and, perhaps equally important, how to style up those Poppy Barley ankle boots).
6-minute read
Berry Confetti-Inspired Makeup with Lux Beauty

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.
1-minute read
Show Us Your Shoes

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...
3-minute read
Women's Shoes For Wide Feet

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.
5-minute read
Lawyer Style vs. Startup Style

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.
8-minute read
Extreme Sizes: What It's Like to Have Size 5 and Size 11 Feet

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.
6-minute read
Shoes that Take You Places

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.
6-minute read
Dissecting Our S/S '16 Collection

Dissecting Our S/S '16 Collection

Our co-founder, Justine, breaks down the four new styles and four new leathers you'll find in our latest footwear collection. Inspired by travel, built for comfort, designed to turn heads.
6-minute read
Boots For Wide Calves

Boots For Wide Calves

"I tried on 3 different pairs that wouldn’t zip up past my ankles to realize that maybe buying boots wasn’t going to be as straight forward as it should be." Vancouver-based blogger Alicia Winnett of Alicia Fashionista takes off to London, UK, and writes our Fit series post on finding...
2-minute read
Stylist's Notes: Breaking Down Poppy Barley's S/S '16 Campaign

Stylist's Notes: Breaking Down Poppy Barley's S/S '16 Campaign

Pack your bags: fashion stylist Jessica Clark breaks down the looks she created for our Spring/Summer 2016 shoot at the Edmonton International Airport.
9-minute read
Inside the Midnight Collection

Inside the Midnight Collection

One of the season's biggest trends--navy + black--takes form in our latest shoe collection. Long gone are the days when it was a fashion no-no to pair them. Go behind-the-scenes at our shoot with Jillian Schecher.
5-minute read