From our factory in Earls Barton to customers all over the world, these shoes will be part of Northampton's history for years to come.

From our factory in Earls Barton to customers all over the world, these shoes will be part of Northampton's history for years to come.

We have been making shoes in Northamptonshire since 1880 and we are pleased to announce that we have released a new limited edition collection of men's shoes to commemorate the upcoming King’s Coronation. Designed and made in our Earls Barton factory, our new collection features a Union Jack on the inside quarter of each shoe whilst the sole proudly boasts the iconic flag as well as the coronation emblem, paying homage to our British heritage. "The design of the Coronation Collection was carefully considered to celebrate and commemorate the King's Coronation in a subtle and sophisticated manner. By placing the...

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Styled By You: A showcase of our shoes in action

Styled By You: A showcase of our shoes in action

At Barker Shoes we love seeing how our customers style our shoes. From our designer’s desk to our factory floor, we follow each shoes journey before it reaches our shelves ready for you to style. Our footwear finds its home in various different wardrobes, from classic outfits to modern style, and we are thrilled to see Michal, Mandy and Marek showcase their unique fashion with our distinct handcrafted shoes.   Michal styling our Orkney Cherry Grain Chukka Boots Michal effortlessly wears our Orkney Chukka Boots with style and a touch of practicality. Combining a flat cap, a light blue shirt and...

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A Glimpse Behind the Scenes with Barker and ITV

A Glimpse Behind the Scenes with Barker and ITV

We have some exciting news to share with you about a very exciting day that recently took place at our shoe factory in Earls Barton. ITV, one of the UK's leading television networks, paid us a visit as part of their exploration of the local area's rich history and its unique connection to the iconic film 'Kinky Boots.’   At Barker we take pride in crafting men's shoes using traditional techniques, and our commitment to quality craftsmanship runs deep. The small village of Earls Barton in England has been the backdrop to our shoemaking history, and in the past the...

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Our shoe factory joins in on Christmas Jumper Day to support children in need

Our shoe factory joins in on Christmas Jumper Day to support children in need

Embracing the festive spirit, our team at Barker Shoes dug out their Christmas jumpers and joined the nationwide initiative led by Save the Children to raise funds for children facing adversities.   Christmas Jumper Day, an annual event orchestrated by Save the Children, unites millions of individuals across the United Kingdom and beyond. Participants wear their favorite festive jumpers, encouraging donations that assist in creating brighter futures for children in challenging circumstances.   "At Barker Shoes, we believe in giving back to the community, especially during the holiday season" expressed Production Manager, Owen Prickett. ”Participating in Christmas Jumper Day allows us...

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Styled By You: A showcase of our shoes in action

Styled By You: A showcase of our shoes in action

At Barker Shoes we love seeing how our customers style our shoes. From our designers desk to our factory floor, we follow each shoes journey before it reaches our shelves ready for you to style. Our footwear finds its home in various different wardrobes, from classic outfits to modern style, and we are thrilled to see Michal, Mandy and Marek showcase their unique fashion with our distinct handcrafted shoes.   Michal styling our Orkney Cherry Grain Chukka Boots   Michal effortlessly wears our Orkney Chukka Boots with style and a touch of practicality. Combining a flat cap, a light blue...

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