Barbour is not only a waterproof jacket, but an iconic and timeless piece, capable of providing security and protection from bad weather. A long-term investment, whose value increases over time: in fact, the degree of wear of the jacket is the tacit membership of the wearer. The patented waxed jacket is practical, sturdy, sporty and exclusive: it seems that there is always.
Wear a Barbour is indicative of style, tradition and good taste. Now present in all countries of Europe, this particular waxed jacket has English origins, but the designers is unknown. The British fashion house founded by John Barbour in 1894, has produced green fabric oiled coats and jackets since the beginning, designed to improve the working conditions of fishermen and sailors that were every day to face the hard life of the North seas. Today, the ownership of the brand remains at 100% in the hands of the family: the President Margaret Barbour guide the company for over 40 years and his daughter Helen, who represents the fifth generation in activity, joins as Vice-President .
The company has obtained for three times the Royal Warrant, awarded by Her Majesty the Queen, by His Highness the Duke of Edinburgh and HRH Prince Charles to the most exclusive suppliers of the Royal Family. The passion demonstrated by the royal family to this brand is very strong, in fact, there isn’t a member of the Royal Family who hasn’t appeared in public wearing the famous jacket. Leading brand of clothing heritage and lifestyle, has, last March, celebrated 120 years. The collaborations of the brand had during the last years have been with famous fashion designers such as Anya Hindmarch, Alice Temperley, Paul Smith, Tokihito Yoshida and Norton & Sons, who have contributed with an unique key to the history of the brand and have attracted the interest of a new audience.
The main models of Barbour are five, here in detail.
The Beaufort green is the most popular model, loved by students and girls.
The Border along is almost a substitute of trench. People used to bring many things to will appreciate the major internal and external pockets.
The Bedale is appreciated by riders and is the only model available for children.
The Morland is very heavy and only available in a green olivia color. Choosing it who wants to stand out from the crowd.
The Northumbria is lined by the classic Scottish fabric of Barbour, but with a warmer wool and polyester lining.