Spring Preview: Baracuta

Baracuta’s ramped up spring ’11 footwear offering gives men shoes for all occasions. The collection, which has doubled in size since its debut last year, features a vast range of loafers, dress shoes and chukka boots, as well as a new sneaker offering of colorful, retro-inspired canvas styles. The U.K.-based brand, famous for its G9 Harrington Jacket, boasts a preppy aesthetic with an edge. Under worldwide license with Base London, which also does Gibson London men’s shoes, Baracuta footwear ranges from $225 for casual and dress styles to $325 for boots. Sneakers start at $125 and go up to $135. The brand is aimed at independents.