About Barker Shoes
Producing quality leather shoes is a craft that Barker has perfected since the company was founded in 1880 by Arthur Barker. The company’s craftsmen still use the same traditional skills that have been handed down through generations, and at it’s factory in Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, produce a variety of high quality constructions which include goodyear welted, Barkerwelt, moccasin and lightweight casuals.
Over the years Barker has successfully moved with the times and has an innovative product range, keeping pace with the ever-changing market requirements. It has gone to great lengths to update its classic appeal, whilst maintaining it’s finest quality.
Today Barker manufacture and supply distinctive quality shoes of classic and contemporary styling throughout the world, and through a combination of design, materials and craftsmanship offer shoes which epitomise style, superb fit and comfort. It is these features which have given the brand it’s distinctive character and has firmly positioned Barker as a leading and successful brand.