Loading...

1972 The Blog

1972 is a magazine by Barkers, combining some of the best feature writers, critics and columnists in New Zealand with the best new season fashion and style.
In print since 2011, and now available in an online platform, which will feature fresh magazine content along with regular exclusive posts covering Barkers and beyond.
You'll also see behind-the-scenes imagery from our Instagram, style advice from The Panel and our latest video content in one all-purpose venue.
Since its foundation 1972 has brought the best of Barkers to our customers in print.
Now, we do all that and more online.
See More
Simon Grigg: "Rip It Up was the monthly bible that documented all this stuff. I was having a beer with a friend yesterday and he said 'we all used to hang around the record stores first week of the month to get the magazine, just so we knew what was happening.' I guess it was that way for many from at least 1977 to 1997 or so - until the internet took over. Read more on #1972 blog. #barkersmenswear #nzmusic #ripitup #journalism #lifeinstyle
See More
We're all about that textured winter attire. Shirt, Knit and Pant - Any 3 for $300. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #winter #fashion #shirt #knitwear #textures
See More
Going off at our High St. flagship store this evening with the release party for the latest edition of #1972 and our new vinyl collab with Southbound Records. #lifeinstyle #barkersmenswear #vinyl #records #dj #fashion
See More
To be effective in business, you have to be decisive. Let your business know-how extend to your working wardrobe with the Surtees Check Shirt - $99 for one week only. #SOTW #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #business
See More
12 rounds of a damn good fight got you there. Congratulations on the epic victory @joeboxerparker. #TeamParker #barkersmenswear #boxing #cornerman #heavyweight #pro
See More
Behind the scenes of @joeboxerparker preparing for the biggest fight of his life. #TeamParker #barkersmenswear #boxing #heavyweight #cornerman
See More
Barkers is supremely proud to partner with @joeboxerparker, supplying his formalwear for key engagements and following his every move with original and exclusive video content and in-depth features from The Spinoff's writer and boxing fanatic Don Rowe. Check the first instalment in our bio. #TeamParker #barkersmenswear #boxing #cornerman
See More
We know whose corner we’re in. Whose corner are you in? #barkersmenswear #TeamParker #cornerman #boxing
See More
There's no such thing as a neutral corner. #barkersmenswear #teamparker
See More
It's all going down at Shed 10 for the inaugural @barbercraftnz competition, with our @barkersgroomroom manager Vea showcasing what he does best. #lifeinstyle #barber #barkersmenswear #mensgrooming #barbercraft
See More
Get it while it lasts. Our ever popular @baxterofca Clay Pomade has had a fresh drop instore and online, providing an effortlessly groomed style. #baxterofcalifornia #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #mensgrooming #hair
See More
John Cousins went missing on Mt Cook in 1963. Did he succeed in scaling the mountain’s most dangerous slope? Our interview with writer Charles Anderson speaks details on the 1972 blog - link in bio. #barkersmenswear #1972 #lifeinstyle #mountaineering #nz #adventure
See More
A gentleman's tweed. The Welbeck Herringbone 3-Piece just dropped online and instore. #barkersmenswear #suit #dapper #tweed #mensfashion #lifeinstyle
See More
Time is of the essence. Our one Winter VIP Event is going down instore and online today and tomorrow. #barkersmenswear #fashion #lifeinstyle #sale #winter #menstyle
See More
When it's dark out, the Atherton Double Breasted Coat has got your back. #lifeinstyle #barkersmenswear #winter #16 #mensfashion #coat #jacket
See More
Spinning some visual magic, the McCall Texture shirt brings winter shirting to life. #SOTW #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #mensfashion #shirt #texture
See More
1972 winter edition is almost here. A damn good read and free in any @barkersclothing store from next week. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #1972 #magazine #journalism #mensfashion
See More
Textured layering at its finest. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #fashion #coat #knitwear #menstyle
See More
@barkersclothing conference ready. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #cocktail #party #suit
See More
Don't let suiting be what you've always presumed. The Hudson Blazer looks perfect casually paired with a burnt orange merino. #suiting #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #mensfashion #dapper
See More
Another day, another collar. We've dropped a sweet deal on all of our long sleeve shirts for a limited time instore and online. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #mensfashion #nz
See More
Textured layering. The final week of layer and save is now. Buy 2 items, get 20% off. Buy 3, get 30%. #barkersmenswear #topcoat #winter #layering #lifeinstyle #mensfashion #nz
See More
Our third #lifeinstyle installment features Raglan furniture designer William Worsp of @wrwandco, who utilises reclaimed materials to build bespoke pieces. We talked inspiration, the craft of woodworking, and of course style. Check it out on our 1972 Blog - link in bio. #barkersmenswear #craft #bespoke #mensfashion #nz
See More
Practicality meets effortless style. The latest Barkers x Swanndri collaboration boasts timeless pieces that will last for many winters to come. #lifeinstyle #swanndri #barkersmenswear #nz #fashion #winter
See More
No matter the season, the check shirt will always be around due to its versatility and timeless look - our pick of the season is the Chappel Mel Check Shirt. $99 for one week only. #SOTW #barkersmenswear #shirt #mensfashion #lifeinstyle
See More
If there’s any blazer you’ll want this season, it’s the Dover. The wool-rich outer provides the warmth of a coat, while the two button closure and notch lapel make it a wardrobe staple for seasons to come. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #winter #mensfashion

Latest Articles

27 May 2016
26 May 2016
25 May 2016
23 May 2016