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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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We've been wearing in the Concord Brogue Boots for some time now, this pair developing it's own unique patina nicely. In stores and available now. #barkersclothing #menswear #boots
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Barkers autumn / winter tie collection. Ranging from classic stripes to floral patterns, beautifully crafted in 100% silk and merino wool. In stores and online now, from $69.99 or as part of our current Suit Shop promotion together with a suit and shirt for $599.99. #barkersmenswear #silktie #suitstyle
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?? courtesy of @vijaymmistry Solid combination #barkersmenswear #trackpants #comme #sportsluxe
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Do you have an upcoming suiting occasion? Now is the time to make the all important purchase, we're in final days of our Suit Shop promotion, where you can look as sharp as @bulltom does here for just $599.99 (Suit, Shirt and Tie). Ends March 3rd! #barkersmenswear #suitstyle #suiting #volvop1800
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Behind the scenes styling at our W15 shoot. Classic wardrobe staples layered with detail orientated outerwear. #barkers #menswear #w15
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A preview of our upcoming W15 range, layering business and casual with ease. Bomber jacket arriving early March, in stores and online. #barkers #menswear
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If these trackies could talk... We think they'd have a few good stories to tell. They're 20 years old, believe it or not! #regram from @liamtgerrard who was featured in @nzhviva's favorite things last week. #barkersclothing #barkerstrackpants #liamgerrard
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A hero piece from our autumn/winter collection, The Percy Blazer is our highlight this week. Read more on 1972 the blog now > bitly.com/brkrspercyblz. #barkersclothing #menswear #nzfashion #mensblazers #producthighlight
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Up to date on this season's must see films? Refine your knowledge of the best upcoming films on 1972 the blog, plus go in the draw to win one of five double passes to the only New Zealand screening of John Wick at Academy Cinemas on the 26th Feb, thanks to @fatsogram and Barkers. Enter at bitly.com/brkrs1972wtchlst (or just head to the blog section on our website!) #barkersclothing #menswear #johnwick #mustseefilm
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Our new season footwear collection has just arrived, featuring sophisticated styles crafted in quality genuine leather and suede. The most debonair of the lot must be the Frankton Double Monk Dress Shoe – constructed from 100% imported Italian leather, they're a sartorial step up for the man who knows his footwear. Read more on 1972 The Blog now > bitly.com/brkrsdblmonk #barkersclothing #menswear #mensfootwear #doublemonk #nzfashion
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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner guys (quite literally, it’s tomorrow). Make sure you’re prepped for the big day with our full range of @baxterofca in store and online now. And if you’re not currently coupled up? No worries, we think the notion of self-gifting has significant worth… #barkersclothing #menswear #grooming #baxterofcalifornia #valentinesday
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Curated By… @duncan.greive Duncan is a reoccurring face at the Barkers office, but between writing award winning freelance articles (mostly about his two passions; sport and music), editing 1972, our in house lifestyle magazine and running The Spinoff, he’s a busy man. Nevertheless we caught him with some time spare last week to ask him all the big questions. Read more on our blog now > bitly.com/crtdby_duncgreive #barkersclothing #menswear #1972theblog #curatedby
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We're down at Mt Smart Stadium today fitting out the @nzwarriors in their 2015 formalwear kit, joined in the picture by Paul Watson who won the chance to get suited up with the team. #barkersclothing #nzwarriors #suiting
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Make the most of new season arriving with free online returns all February! Try it on in the comfort of your own home - return anything from an online order for free during the month of February*. Find out more at barkersclothing.com. #barkersclothing #menswear #onlineshopping #freereturns
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Every man needs a good suit, and that suit needs accessories. Set off your new season suit style with a full range of accessories in store and online (and don’t be afraid to show a bit of colour!) #barkersclothing #suiting #menswear #nzfashion #barkerssuitshop
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New season! Our top selling Carnaby Chino, in an updated Autumn colour palette is in store and online now. The ultimate in versatility, your autumn/winter wardrobe now has a new essential item. #barkersclothing #winter15 #menswear #nzfashion
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Our hero blue suit of the season; The Indigo Blue Suit is cut to perfection in our signature slim Barker fit and is your foundation for office wear this season - it’s just as easily worn as a full suit with shirt and tie, as it is mixed with chinos or dress jeans for a contemporary look. Read more about our product highlight on the blog at bitly.com/brkrs_indigoblue #barkersclothing #suiting #producthighlight #menswear
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We still have a few double passes left to the NZ Premiere of @kingsmanfilm at Sylvia Park tomorrow night in Auckland. Repost this image, tell us what your favourite Barkers new season suit is, tag @barkersclothing and #barkersclothing and you’ll go in the draw to win a double pass. *Winners drawn today 30/01/15 at 3pm. Winners will be tagged on instagram. #barkersclothing #suiting #kingsmanfilm #menswear
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The suit has survived boom & bust, war and peace, and technological and industrial revolutions – all essentially unchanged. For one reason, no one has yet created an item of clothing which makes a man look or feel better. Our new season suits have just arrived in store and online, and with that we've kicked off the Barkers Suit Shop Suit Package. Get a suit, shirt & tie for $599.99* (or two for a grand), add on an extra pair of trousers for $100*, or grab two shirts and two ties for $199.99*. Shop the Suit Shop now > bitly.com/brkrssuitshp *Terms & conditions apply. #barkersclothing #menswear #suiting #suitshop
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A captivated seated crowd at #connanmockasin @barkersclothing #sundaesessions
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Rooftop #barkers #sundaesessions with Connan Mockasin

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