Founded in 1894 by John Barbour, the origins of this luxury British brand began in Simonside, South Shields. Beginning as an importer of oil-cloth, it would be John’s grandson Duncan that would take Barbour in the direction of becoming the originator of creating the iconic waxed cotton jacket.
The brand has been awarded several Royal Warrants within its 125 years, supplying the Queen with “waterproof and protective clothing’, as well as the Duke of Edinburgh and the Prince of Wales. The heritage brand is not only enjoyed by The Royals, but by many others across the globe who consider a Barbour garment to be a true investment piece, bought to serve a purpose and be treasured throughout its life.
With Barbour continuing to design and produce collections for Men and Women under both the Barbour and Barbour International brand, each piece reflects the brand’s timeless aura and British countryside heritage.
Designed for the modern man, the Barbour Beacon brand represents the best in quality outdoor clothing, and is designed to protect you from the unpredictable British weather. Each piece of Barbour Beacon outerwear is designed with a particular purpose in mind whilst maintaining a fashionable flair. Our top picks for this season are the Beacon Gable Casual Hooded Jacket and the Beacon Principal Casual Light Jacket, both of which are perfect for layering over a Barbour Beacon t-shirt.
Standing alone as its own brand, Barbour International is designed to celebrate the prosperous motorcycling heritage. Each style within the collection is replicated in complimented contemporary fabrics, including the iconic Wax Cotton jacket and introduces a new generation to the brand’s iconic style. For the ultimate biker chic look, we suggest pairing together the Black Flag Graphic Logo T-Shirt and the Durant Chevron Quilted Jacket.
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