The Sustainable Welt

The Sustainable Welt

When it comes to living sustainably we’re constantly faced with daily decisions on how we can reduce, reuse and recycle. The Goodyear Welt allows for Barker shoes to be re-soled and prolong their lifespan.
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The Village Shoemaker

The Village Shoemaker

As part of Barker celebrating 140 years of English shoemaking in Earls Barton, Northampton we invited British documentary and portrait photographer Michael Gannon to the Barker factory.
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Barker Icon: Glencoe

Barker Icon: Glencoe

Named after the valley in Western Scotland, Glencoe was introduced in Highland grained leathers with a lightweight Vibram sole. Designed in Earls Barton by our head designer Steve Topping in 2018, Glencoe is made on the traditional 29 last...

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Essential Journal 50th Anniversary Edition

Essential Journal 50th Anniversary Edition

Barker has been featured in the 50th anniversary edition of leading publication the Essential Journal.
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The Foreman by Britta Burgstaller

The Foreman by Britta Burgstaller

The Autumn / Winter 2019 season saw Barker welcome Northampton-based German documentary and editorial photographer Britta Burgstaller to our Earls Barton factory.
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