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An interview with Barker Bespoke CEO: Tim Wheeler

We sat down with Tim Wheeler, CEO of Barker Bespoke, for five minutes and asked him to tell us a bit about the Barker Bespoke model, what makes it unique and his number one style tip for Australian men. How did Barker Bespoke get started? I’m ashamed to say that in my early 20s I owned some pretty dreadful suits!...

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Ties: all in the detail

A tie can play a big role in bringing your outfit together and complement your outfit. However, there are a number of things to consider when choosing the right tie for you. What fabric?  What colour? What width and length? Here, we provide some tips to help you choose the best tie for you and wear it for maximum effect....

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Dress Codes Decoded

From engagement parties to weddings, work functions to birthday parties, many invitations you receive will come with a dress code. But what do these dress codes mean and how can you be sure to wear the most appropriate outfit? Whether it is a function you love or a function you just can't get out of, we are happy to give...

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What's In A Name?

There are numerous stories about the origins of the word bespoke. One suggests that the term dates from the 17th century, when tailors held the fill lengths of cloth in their premises. When a customer chose a length of material it was said to have ‘been spoken for’. Accordingly, a tailor who makes clothes individually to your requirements is called...

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