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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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Branch out with burgundy to complement any denim or dark chinos for a foolproof outfit. The Sanders Print Shirt is our Shirt of the Week - down to just $99. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #spring #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #style #instafashion #ootd #menwithstyle #dapper #shirt
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Balance the bold windowpane of the Ridgefield Check Suit with a tonal shirt and striped tie for an unmatched Monday power suit. And right now, we're offering the whole suit package for $650. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #spring #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #style #instafashion #ootd #menwithstyle #dapper #suit #suitup #suitandtie
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Out here redefining the modern groom during the @newzealandweddingsmagazine show. Photo courtesy of @nzapparel. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #runway #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #style #wedding #groom #instafashion #ootd #menwithstyle #dapper
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Murray Bevan is in the business of fashion. As the founder of New Zealand's first and most successful fashion PR company, @showroom22, he is a true fashion insider. We caught up with Murray in his role as Front-of-House Manager at @nzfashionwk and talked about the glitz, the hustle and the drama that make Fashion Week the spectacle that it is. Check out our latest installment of our Life in Style series in our bio. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #nzfw #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #style #instafashion #ootd #menwithstyle #dapper
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A huge thanks to @newzealandweddingsmagazine for once again putting on an amazing show. We were supremely proud to present our story of wedding looks, and even managed to get a cheeky sneaker in there for the more casual side of nuptials. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #suit #sneaker #nzfw #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #wedding #groom #style #instafashion #ootd #menwithstyle #dapper
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Check yourself and others will follow suit. The Viewer Check Shirt is ideal for those Monday meetings and is our Shirt of the Week - down to $99. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #winter #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #style #instafashion #ootd #menwithstyle #dapper
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Choose both your words and suits carefully and let our Palisade Suit do most of the talking. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #winter #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #style #instafashion #ootd #menwithstyle #dapper #suit #tie #suitup #sartorial
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Look sharp, feel sharp, play sharp. Eagerly waiting for the @allblacks vs @wallabies tonight! . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #winter #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #style #instafashion #ootd #menwithstyle #dapper #suit #rugby #allblacks
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@eliza_mac_ a 19 year old from the North Shore who you may have seen on Anchor billboards, is New Zealand’s first-ever pole vaulting Olympian, and an impressive one at that. Here's your quick pole vaulting crash course before she competes at 12:45am, Wednesday morning - link in bio. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #olympics #rio #polevault #athlete #1972blog
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Let them know that you mean business with a shirt that is anything but ordinary. The Willett Business Shirt has just landed and is your Shirt of the Week - down to $99. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #winter #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #style #instafashion #ootd #menwithstyle #dapper #shirt
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Behind the scenes with @tawerakb at our latest @allblacks shoot. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #winter #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #style #instafashion #ootd #menwithstyle #dapper #allblacks #suit
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The youngest person to ever race a V8 Supercar, @smclaughlin93 is destined to become the next motor racing legend. We met up with him recently at Hampton Downs Race Track to talk nerves, tactics and what makes the @volvocars s60 unique. Check his latest Life in Style segment in our bio. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #winter #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #style #instafashion #V8 #motorsport #ootd #menwithstyle #dapper
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BMC retro sport tags found in the old archive today, nostalgia ensues. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #retro #bmc #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #style
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Keeping it simple never looked so striking. The Michel Print Shirt features a subtle, yet attention grabbing microprint that warrants closer inspection. Your Shirt of the Week - down to $99. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #winter #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #style #instafashion #ootd #menwithstyle #dapper #shirt #SOTW
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The Chuck Taylor All Star II strikes the same iconic silhouette we know and love, but also adds superior comfort, durability and cushioning???? Now available online and instore. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #style #instafashion #menwithstyle #dapper #converse #sneaker #chucktaylor
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A fresh knitwear drop to give your Saturday some cosy sophistication. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #winter #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #style #instafashion #ootd #menwithstyle #dapper #knitwear
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On the blog, chef @davidbachnz from @hellosiostra on how to cook with pig’s trotters - link in bio. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #winter #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #style #instafashion #ootd #menwithstyle #dapper #food #auckland
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#regram from @ryancrotty, looking sharp as ever at our @allblacks shoot. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #winter #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #style #instafashion #ootd #menwithstyle #dapper #allblacks #suitup #suit
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It's a Shirt & Knit kind of day - thankfully our invisible mate is showing us how to do it right. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #winter #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #style #instafashion #ootd #menwithstyle #dapper #shirt #knitwear
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Make way for the Kennedy Brogue Boot, part of our new SS16/17 footwear collection. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #winter #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #style #instafashion #ootd #menwithstyle #dapper #leather #boots #footwear
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Show the guys standing around the water cooler how to pull off a print at work. The Charles Print Shirt features a subtle geometric print and is the perfect way to add some texture into your business wardrobe - our Shirt of the Week down to $99. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #winter #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #style #instafashion #ootd #menwithstyle #dapper #shirt
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Selvedge has landed, instore and online. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #winter #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #style #instafashion #ootd #menwithstyle #dapper #selvedge #denim
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Now on 1972 blog (link in bio), an interview with New Zealander Isha Welsh, who was at mission control the day Juno entered Jupiter’s orbit. . . . . #1972 #blog #barkersmenswear
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J chilling in the new SS16/17 footwear collection. Instore and online now. . . . . . #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #winter #fashion #menswear #mensfashion #style #instafashion #ootd #menwithstyle #dapper #footwear #brogues #boots #shoes

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