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In His Shoes: Ryan Oland

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.
9-minute read
What It's Like to Work As a Stylist in Canada

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.
12-minute read
In Her Shoes: Shay Merritt

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.
9-minute read
In His Shoes: Paul Webster

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.
8-minute read
In His Shoes: Adam Rozenhart

In His Shoes: Adam Rozenhart

Whether he's YouTubing or crafting the next big ad campaign, Adam Rozenhart is an ideas man you need to know; simply follow #YEG. Or, read this Q&A to find out why the heck he'd like to be Donald Trump for a day.
7-minute read
In Her Shoes: Kirsten Alana

In Her Shoes: Kirsten Alana

All aboard: With nearly 200,000 followers on Instagram, we're not the only ones watching travel photographer @KirstenAlana. From NYC to France to Edmonton (she came to visit us in February!), take a walk in Kirsten's (Poppy Barley) shoes.
6-minute read
Pulling Motivation from the Motivated

Pulling Motivation from the Motivated

Looking for motivation in 2016? We asked four highly motivated people to define their "Before", and the moment they decided to chase their "After".
18-minute read
In Her Shoes: Jennifer Wilson

In Her Shoes: Jennifer Wilson

Get ready for some real talk: Poppy Barley co-founder Kendall Barber interviews the founder of VONBON, Jennifer Wilson, tête-à-tête. Here's the transcript.
16-minute read
In His Shoes: Joseph Doucet

In His Shoes: Joseph Doucet

Joseph Doucet tells us what he likes the most about being the Dean of the Alberta School of Business, and what three key attributes one needs to be successful in business. Plus: whose shoes he'd wear if he lived in the 19th century.
3-minute read
In Her Shoes: Sasha McCauley

In Her Shoes: Sasha McCauley

Sasha McCauley talks about her job as a wine + spirits sales rep and certified Sommelier, the Tito's Vodka punch you must try, and the 13 pairs of Poppy Barley shoes in her house.
12-minute read
In His Shoes: Justin Archer

In His Shoes: Justin Archer

Find out how the Berlin Wall inspired Justin Archer's advertising and PR agency, Berlin, his brand building tips, and why "being in the room" is important.
11-minute read
In Her Shoes: Paula Findlay

In Her Shoes: Paula Findlay

If there's anyone out there who encompasses the words "hustle + heart", Canadian Olympic triathlete Paula Findlay is it. Find out her training schedule, her goals for 2016, and whose shoes she'd take a walk (or run) in if she had the chance.
5-minute read