The Beacon lighthouse stands proudly at the mouth of the River Tyne and has welcomed sailors since 1882. It has long been synonymous with Barbour since John Barbour founded the company in 1894 and naming his first collections, the Beacon brand. Today's Beacon collection is a modern and up to the minute takes on Barbour's heritage with a smart, sharp, branded look. Designed to offer the best in outerwear performance wear, the collection features bright bold colours across jackets, baffle quilts, tees, polos and overshirts. Modern, serviceable and functional, this is Barbour at its contemporary best.