- Jun 15, 2013
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I’m afraid all I know of Barker is that at least some of their shoes are made in Northampton, UK and some are Goodyear welted. I’d make sure that was true of those models, too.Hey Guys. I'm new here and want some advice. I've never owned a pair of shoes from Barker but heard they are quite good. I recently visited their website and I kinda like these two styles (Added below). I'm really confused about which one I should buy. Is there anyone who got these styles? or maybe knows about Barker? any help would be appreciated.
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As far as style, they are both spectators and oxfords. Like the AE Heritage and other discontinued models. To me it is a spring summer shoe for spring summer suits or tailored dress pants of similar materials. And they stick out. If you wear them frequently people will say “there’s Fred and those odd shoes again.”
Point being, they are of limited use and versitility. But, if you have your basics covered already a spectator is a fun shoe to have.
Id say the two tone tan is slightly more conservative, a very relative term when speaking of spectators.