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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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Bringing back the mod look, one step at a time. #barkersmenswear #chelseaboots #lifeinstyle
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Stay dry out there - our lightweight Meridian textured Anorak has your back. #lifeinstyle #barkersmenswear #nzweather
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The jacket you've always promised yourself is here. Look after it and it'll be yours for life. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #leather
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Nothing beats a great shirt and tie combination. 2 long sleeve shirts and 2 ties for $240. Instore and online now. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #shirtandtie
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Our Holbrook suit in stone. The perfect summer wedding suit cut in lightweight, 100% cotton. ?? @baylymoore #lifeinstyle #barkersclothing #wedding
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The Mehmet Stripe Shirt. Our shirt of the week. 100% cotton, light grey on white woven vertical stripe. #sotw #lifeinstyle #barkersmenswear
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Individual style is all about the details, just like planning a great Saturday night. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #details
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Embrace casual Friday. It doesn’t have to be style free. Twist the rules with our AW16 suiting range. Instore and online now. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle
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A staple for both the smart and the casual, the Brogue offers perforated detailing in the leather which adds character to any attire. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle
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Middle of summer, shooting winter. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #AW16
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A bit of colour in the workplace never hurt anyone. Separate yourself from the monotones with the Rendlova Check Shirt - our Shirt of the Week. #SOTW #lifeinstyle #barkersmenswear
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Never consider your haircut and style a hit or a miss. Building a good relationship with your barber should be an important part of every man's life, after all, they hold your image in their hands. High Street @barkersgroomroom Manager, Vea, is the barber who you wish you met years ago. Walk ins welcome. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #barkersgroomroom
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Kick back, it's Friday after all. #barkersmenswear #lifeinstyle #viaduct
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Make ground and march forward. The Earlston Leather Boot has now dropped along with the entire AW16 footwear range. #barkersmenswear #boots #lifeinstyle
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Earthy tones, but tailored from a different time. Today, an older gentleman waiting in downtown Auckland reminded us that style never ages. #lifeinstyle #dapper #mensfashion
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Quilted, lightweight, and designed to throw over anything you can throw at it - the Melrose bomber in black arrives in store Friday. #lifeinstyle #bomber #barkersmenswear #black
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The soft spoken texture of the Ratter Millfly Shirt makes it rich in character yet subtle enough to become your new go-to. Also available in white, this Shirt of the Week defines a new style in casual shirting this year. #barkersmenswear #SOTW #mensfashion
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It's the kind of day to rock a marl tee, the only question is: Crew or Vee? #barkersmenswear #summer #essentials
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It's here. Our famous Holbrook Suit is now released in Navy Houndstooth. Summer occasions - sorted. #barkersmenswear
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Crafted for your occasion - the Barker Navy Suit. Beautifully shot by @baylymoore for @togetherjournal. #barkersmenswear #summerwedding
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Bowie coloured our world, so here's a colourful tribute from a talented member of the Barkers team for an influential, innovative, and incomparable legend of music. #davidbowie #ziggy #alladinsane
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For most of us, it's the end of our break, and work attire is once again mandatory. But don't fret. You can transition from the beach to the boardroom smoothly with the Maiga Check Shirt, mixing summery blues in business form. Your Shirt of the Week for only $99. #barkersmenswear #SOTW
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Once in a while we like to feature a segment named "Curated By..." on our blog, which provides a pretty cool insight into the lives of people within the Barkers Family. Our first segment of 2016 features our Lead Designer, Craig. Avid football fan, cyclist and Brit-rock enthusiast, you can visit the link in our bio for his slice of life. #barkersmenswear #1972 #blog
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A sneak peak (lapel) into our strongest suiting range yet. Coming soon. #barkersmenswear #suitup #menwithstyle
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Footwear goals for the new year, dropping in a fortnight for those who appreciate the finer things in life. #barkersmenswear #dapper #shoegame

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