Barker Shoes on Regent Street stock an extensive range of quality shoes, boots and moccasins, entirely handmade in England. The historic brand opened its flagship store here in 2000 to be able to share their full collection of over 300 styles including some which are only available at this branch.
Founded in 1880 in Northamptonshire, England’s heart of shoemaking, the brand still practise traditional craft techniques in their factory based here including slow natural dying and polishing for a pair of shoes “no machine can ever match”. The brand only has two stores outside the UK, one in Japan and one in Russia, making it one of the most exclusive brands on Regent Street.
Expect classic styles inspired by the brand’s rich heritage including Oxfords, brogues, monk strap shoes and penny loafers for both men and women crafted in supple leather and suede. You’ll also find leather accessories, such as belts, and a range of products to help you care for your shoes to ensure they last you a lifetime. If, after a few years, you find your shoes have suffered some wear and tear, as is to be expected with regular use, you can take advantage of their refurbishment service. Simply post your shoes to the brand’s factory where they’ll be put back on the shoes original last to be re-welted, re-soled and re-heeled to make them good as new again. A pair of Barker Shoes is a true investment piece.