Famous for their iconic waxed cotton and recognisable jackets, Barbour clothing is still a family-owned British company. Here at e-OUTDOOR, we sell the best Barbour coats and quilted jackets for men and women.
There's a chill in the air, and the nights are drawing in. It's time for the warm and snug parka coat or polar quilt jacket. Barbour has re-modernised it's collection of clothing to appeal to the younger market, but its ranges are still clearly influenced by some of their iconic styles from the earlier years. Barbour jackets look great in the city or for walks through woodlands and footpaths. Here are four of the latest popular Barbour jackets handpicked for you. Decide which jacket is for you - modern and stylish, or classic and practical.
Have you checked out the condition of your Barbour Wax jacket lately? If it has been a while since you last treated your jacket to a bit of TLC now may be the time for the annual re-waxing session.
Watch our video below as we guide you through the re-waxing process.
J Barbour & Sons is a family-owned company in its fifth generation. Barbour started its story in the Market Place of South Shields, Tyneside, England, founded by John Barbour in 1894 as an importer of oilcloth. Born in Galloway, Scotland, John, together with his two sons, created the first waxed cotton motorcycle suits and waxed jackets to the general public.
J Barbour and Sons were awarded their first Royal Warrant to supply waterproof and protective clothing to Queen Elizabeth ll in 1974, the Duke of Edinburgh in 1982 and the Prince of Wales in 1987. Barbour is also famous the world over for their quilted garments, Shetland wool sweaters, moleskin and corduroy clothing as well as their Tattersall shirts. They have Lord James Percy as their main ambassador for the design and marketing of Barbour's shooting range and he has helped create the very popular Northumberland Collection which has won Shooting Industry awards.
Barbour has recently re-modernised its collection of clothing to appeal to the younger market, but its ranges are still clearly influenced by some of their iconic styles from the earlier years which can be seen in the International Collection including the 1931 Motorcycle suit and the original 1951 green cycle wax jacket. Still one of Barbour's most popular styles is the Bedale Wax which first came out in 1980 and still worn by many country folks and music artists like the Arctic Monkeys and Lilly Allen!
Barbour has become so well known for their wax cotton clothing, that any wax jacket is referred by people as a 'Barbour'. Their classic coats are still handmade in Simonside, South Shields and they manufacture over a 100,000 every year.
Barbour are a leading brand when it comes to Wellington Boots but they also produce so much more footwear from slippers to boat shoes - they have something for you. Here at e-OUTDOOR, we stock a range of low, medium and high height wellies to give you the greatest choice when choosing your wet weather walking boots.
Barbour Sustainability & The Environment
Barbour is working towards a certified environmental management system ISO 14001 commencing with their UK operations as they recognise the importance of minimising the negative impact manufacture has on our environment in all areas of their business and to see where they can make improvements.
Barbour will always ensure that through the use of third parties, they comply with relevant, current legislation and industry standards to ensure that labour standards and human rights in the workplace are met.
Barbour products are made from the highest quality materials, sourced responsibly with respect for human rights, animal welfare and the environment.
Barbour offers a very special service that allows their customers to return their Barbour jacket at any time to be repaired, rewaxed or altered. Each year, approximately 25,000 jackets go through their customer service departments across the globe. You can return your jacket to Barbour by sending directly to your nearest customer service department or via their retail stores or selected stockists.
This season layer up your jacket with a jumper for that extra warmth. Discover the luxury of Barbour knitwear - the quality is unsurpassable.