Barbour men’s fashion online
J. Barbour & Sons Ltd. is a British luxury and lifestyle brand founded by John Barbour in 1894. The brand is mostly known for their waxed cotton jackets and quilted jackets. While these jackets were originally country clothing, meant for hunting, shooting and fishing, these functional jackets have found a new interest with the modern man as well. The Barbour jackets still retain their authentic foundation but meet all requirements for contemporary wear. The jackets are functional, comfortable, and in the case of the waxed jackets, water-resistant.
Besides their signature outerwear, the Barbour collection consists of clothing, accessories, and even items for your four legged friend. All Barbour products are made of high-end materials and with high attention to detail. As you would expect from an English heritage brand, the collection has an authentic British look and feel. Barbour even holds a royal warrant to supply waterproof and protective clothing from the British royal family. The waxed jackets can be spotted in many episodes of Netflix’s popular series The Crown, which chronicles Queen Elizabeth II’s reign.
The Barbour clothing collection
Barbour offers a complete collection of clothing, enabling you to dress in Barbour from head to toe. Suitable offers hats, scarves, cardigans, shirts, pullovers, quilted jackets and waxed coats from this outdoor brand. Their clothing, made of natural materials, is comfortable at all times. Barbour articles are designed for optimal comfort, no matter the weather. The sustainable quality makes it possible to enjoy the items for a very long time and create a unique heritage look.
Suitable offers a broad collection of Barbour accessories for men, befitting the motto ‘the difference is in the details’. The Barbour gloves and scarves are perfect for the colder winter months, while the checked Barbour handkerchiefs are a timelessly luxurious addition to any outfit. Looking for Barbour headwear? Suitable offers waxed cotton hoods for your Barbour jacket, sporty Barbour flat caps and classic Barbour wax hats.
Barbour waxed jackets
The Barbour brand’s staple is, of course, the waxed cotton jacket, still manufactured by hand in South Shields, England. The jackets are made of high-quality cotton and made water-resistant by waxing. The first Barbour wax jacket was made in 1894 and was an instant success with fishermen and sailors in the region. It would go on to become a staple of British and Irish country life, instantly recognizable by its tartan lining and corduroy collar. Even today, after more than 125 years, wax jackets are just as popular. While Barbour has adapted its models to fit modern times, the basis is still the same as in 1894.
Be aware that Barbour waxed jackets are treated with wax to make the cotton fabric waterproof. The fabric might therefore stain on other materials. With this in mind, we advise to keep the jacket away from lighter colored materials.
Is your Barbour jacket no longer waterproof? Order a tin of Barbour Wax Thornproof Dressing to treat your jacket again. By doing this regularly, your Barbour jacket is an item you can enjoy for the rest of your life.
The history of Barbour
Barbour was founded in 1894 in South Shields, in the north of England. Nowadays, the brand operates in more than 40 countries worldwide. Despite their global reach, Barbour still remains true to its core values as a family business that espouses the British Countryside’s unique values. In 2019, the brand celebrated its 125th anniversary. While adding many contemporary styles, their basic principles and outstanding quality remained the same.
Although everything started with their waxed jackets, the company has since become an international luxury and lifestyle brand with an extensive collection, from men’s jackets to clothing and accessories. Barbour can even dress your dog in the same style. For many generations, the brand has been one of Britain’s most important suppliers of outdoor clothing, and even the British royal family is seen regularly in Barbour’s instantly recognizable jackets and clothes.
Wondering what specific measure of Barbour you need? View the Barbour size chart.