The Read

 
In His Shoes: Ryan Jespersen

In His Shoes: Ryan Jespersen

We linked up with television-turned-radio host Ryan Jespersen and chatted about the difference between the two mediums, his favourite spots to hang out in Edmonton, and what his perfect weekend looks like.
6-minute read
5 Minutes With: James Neufeld

5 Minutes With: James Neufeld

We chatted with local entrepreneur and founder of SAM (Social Asset Management) James Neufeld about social media's role in storytelling, must-visit travel destinations, and what superpower he wouldn't mind waking up with tomorrow.
4-minute read
In Her Shoes: Anna Liesemeyer

In Her Shoes: Anna Liesemeyer

Our Snakeskin collection was inspired by powerhouse women working in the business of fashion and design. Today, we're talking to the founder of In Honor of Design and The Brand Market. Spend a day in Anna's (Poppy Barley) shoes...
10-minute read
bluboho Popup Shop: Meet Audrey (the woman making it happen)

bluboho Popup Shop: Meet Audrey (the woman making it happen)

Ontario jewellery line bluboho is hosting a popup shop at the Poppy Barley showroom in Edmonton on April 15th. Get to know the woman responsible for making it happen, and why we choose the partners we do.
5-minute read
In Their Shoes: Sarah Chan + Don Iveson

In Their Shoes: Sarah Chan + Don Iveson

We chat to #YEG First Lady Sarah Chan and Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson about work days, date nights, fave foods and hypotheticals. Plus: a Poppy Barley review.
3-minute read

5 Minutes With: Adina Porter

We met Adina Porter, one of the stars of True Blood & the Newsroom, at a Poppy Barley popup shop in Vancouver in September. Hear about that time she worked with Angelina Jolie in Gia, what her typical day looks like, and which Poppy Barley styles we made for her...
3-minute read

Meet the Photographer(s): Jade Sheldon

Photographer couple Jade Sheldon + Cory Burnsed shoot Poppy Barley's Gotham Grey Boots in a picturesque coffee shop in Portland. Find out more about the creative duo in this candid Q&A.
5-minute read
5 Minutes With: Christine Amorose

5 Minutes With: Christine Amorose

Who’s walking around in Poppy Barley shoes? Here, we spend 5 minutes with our customers to find out who they are and what they do. Meet: Christine Amorose, Brand Partnerships at Vimeo, and Blogger behind C'est Christine.
4-minute read
In Her Shoes: Kari Skelton

In Her Shoes: Kari Skelton

Up! 99.3 radio host Kari Skelton tells us what her typical day looks like (it starts at 4:15 am) and who she'd invite to her dream dinner party.
3-minute read
Kelsey Nixon Wears Poppy Barley Ankle Boots on Rachael Ray

Kelsey Nixon Wears Poppy Barley Ankle Boots on Rachael Ray

Chef + host Kelsey Nixon of Kelsey's Essentials and Kitchen Confidence wears custom fit Poppy Barley ankle boots on Rachael Ray! Read our Q&A with her here on favourite recipes, style tips, and how to become a pro on TV.
13-minute read
The Founders Assembly: Janis Galloway on Entrepreneurship

The Founders Assembly: Janis Galloway on Entrepreneurship

When we partnered up with BLOOM for The Founders Assembly, we couldn't think of a better person to be the face of our campaign than Janis Galloway.
2-minute read
Meet the Photographer: Lori Andrews

Meet the Photographer: Lori Andrews

Photographer Lori Andrews shoots Poppy Barley's Limited Edition Collection in a series of self-portraits and product shots--and we're in love! Find out more about Lori in this candid Q&A.
11-minute read