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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.
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@barkersclothing conference ready. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #cocktail #party #suit
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Time to get organised for winter with the Sadler Peacoat. #lifestyle #barkersmenswear #winter
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Away days from the office with @wrwandco watch out for the full story soon #lifeinstyle #barkersmenswear #raglan
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Congratulations to the All Blacks for winning the prestigious Team of the Year award at the Laureus Sports awards. Their game is our game. #TeamAllBlacks #lifeinstyle #barkersmenswear @allblacks
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Dial up your style with our shirt of the week The Penmark Print Shirt. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #mensfashion
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Defeat the elements in style. Barkers x Swanndri AW16 in store and online now. #lifeinstyle #barkersmenswear #winteriscoming #swanndri
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What's your Autumn get-up looking like? Visit @barkersclothing online or instore to make the most of our Layer & Save promotion and navigate the colder months in style. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #fashion #menswear #dapper #coat
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@bestie_cafe is the new kid on the block at St. Kevin's Arcade, offering popular dishes with unusual twists that turn them into something special. Check the full story in our bio. #food #lifeinstyle #barkersmenswear #bestie #cafe
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Winter textures - coming soon. #barkersmenswear #suit #AW16 #menstyle #fashion #dapper #gentleman #lifeinstyle
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Making selects in the Engine Room. New campaign coming soon. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #AW16 #mensfashion
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The Reeva Check Shirt moves seamlessly between a casual work wardrobe and your weekend get up, backed by a classic windowpane check on a rich cotton melange yarn. Your #SOTW - now only $99. #barkersmenswear #shirt #lifeinstyle #mensfashion
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The smarter side of our Casual Blazers. The last days of the Blazer Package are upon us, ends midnight Wednesday. #barkersmenswear #blazer #lifeinstyle #mensfashion
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Fresh @nixon_aus drop. In stores, and now available online. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #nixon #watch
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Behind the scenes AW16. #barkersmenswear #outerwear #lifeinstyle #winter
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Lightweight Autumn layering with the Fareed Trench. #barkersmenswear #suiting #lifeinstyle #mensfashion
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With a micro houndstooth mixed with a dobby cross, the details in the Stars Houndstooth Shirt push past traditional business wear and make it a standout contemporary piece. The Stars Houndstooth is your #SOTW - $99 for one week only. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #business
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Built for getting you through the elements while on your way. The latest @leviscommuter collection boasts technical fabrics and features that make the range the ideal urban cycle wear. Now available in selected Barkers stores and online. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #leviscommuter #liveinlevis
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Forget the rules, black and navy are just the match on this casual Friday. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #blazer

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