Barbour is a traditional British heritage brand that has become irrevocably associated with the finest in country connoisseurship on account of an iconic range of durable luxury fashions. Now a hugely popular fashion brand synonymous with style, Barbour is especially famed for its outdoor clothing that was originally designed for hunting, shooting and fishing.
Founded as J. Barbour & Sons by Galloway native, John Barbour in South Shields, North-East England in 1894, the label has rich British heritage. Following a move to Wimbledon in 1916, Barbour returned to Simonside in South Shields in 1981 where some of its renowned wax-cotton jackets are still manufactured.
The brand's passion for country wear continues to be reflected in its Barbour Jackets and other lines.