Poppy Barley

Why is it so difficult to find stylish boots that actually fit? This was the nagging question that led Kendall and Justine Barber to build Poppy Barley Made to Measure.

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A Personal Note—And a 2018 Announcement
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A Personal Note—And a 2018 Announcement
2017. Over. 2018. Onwards. 2017 challenged how work and life work together. We’re not talking about balance. We’re talking about life happening AND running a business. As business owners, we don’t have the ability to “turn-off work” when big life events happen. Justine discovered this when she re...
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When Happiness Drives Success
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When Happiness Drives Success
Almost 5 years into business, a new flagship store, and a new baby on the way, our co-founder, Kendall, believes that time is moving just the way it should. The post When Happiness Drives Success appeared first on Poppy Barley.
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Dissecting Our Fall 2017 Collection
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Dissecting Our Fall 2017 Collection
Inspired by Paris in the Fall, and demanding luxury basics that elevate daily life, our co-founder, Justine, breaks down our Fall 2017 Collection. The post Dissecting Our Fall 2017 Collection appeared first on Poppy Barley.
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24 Hours with Poppy Barley’s Mexico Operations Manager
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24 Hours with Poppy Barley’s Mexico Operations Manager
From morning to night, Laura—Poppy Barley's Mexico Operations Manager—outlines a typical day in the business of shoemaking in León, Mexico. The post 24 Hours with Poppy Barley’s Mexico Operations Manager appeared first on Poppy Barley.
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How To Work At Poppy Barley
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How To Work At Poppy Barley
Without great people to make ideas happen, businesses fail. From fans to employees, from a quick Skype interview to a 3-year courting process, here's how some of our team members got their start at Poppy Barley. The post How To Work At Poppy Barley appeared first on Poppy Barley.
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Go Inside #PoppyBarleySouthgate
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Go Inside #PoppyBarleySouthgate
Well, folks, the Poppy Barley Southgate Flagship at Southgate Centre in Edmonton has opened and it’s in full swing! We started flirting with the idea of opening a retail store a couple years ago. Our original vision for Poppy Barley was a pure play e-commerce store. While sitting at two rented de...
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#PoppyBarleyPassport: Poppy Barley Around the World
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#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! The post #PoppyBarleyPassport: Poppy Barley Around the World appeared first on Poppy Barley.
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How Becoming a Mom Changed Me—and My Company
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At the end of 2016 I’ve arrived at the same place as Kendall—focusing again on the long-term vision for Poppy Barley—but had a different journey to get there. Last January, ten very long days overdue, I had my first baby, a beautiful boy we named Jude. In the weeks leading up to his birth I wonde...
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Year Over. Here’s Where Our Headspace Is At
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Folks, we made it! 2017 is here and while technically nothing has changed since the calendar rolled into a new year (we’re still very much in the Winter freeze), January always marks a time of reflection. While I think about the accomplishments and challenges in the previous year, I focus m...
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Best of 2016
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Best of 2016
Before looking forward, it’s important to look back. We’re reflecting on our team’s 2016 personal and Poppy Barley team highlights. Justine, Co-founder & Co-CEO Personal Moment Becoming a mother. I’ve always wanted to be one and in 2016 my dream came true. Raising Jude...
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