Who is the founder of Barbour?
J. Barbour & Sons Ltd is a British luxury and lifestyle brand founded by John Barbour in 1894, that designs, manufactures and markets waxed cotton outerwear, ready-to-wear, clothing, footwear and accessories for men, women and children under the Barbour and Barbour International brands.
Where are the Barbour stores in the UK?
Barbours largest independent store is located in Blackbrook, Staffordshire, and is run in partnership by Outdoor and Country as well as a Barbour partner store in Knutsford, Cheshire.
What is a Barbour jacket?
The companys waxed cotton jackets are so well known that some people refer to any waxed cotton jacket as a Barbour jacket, irrespective of manufacturer. J. Barbour and Sons Ltd. holds royal warrant to supply waterproof and protective clothing from Queen Elizabeth II in 1974, the Duke of Edinburgh in 1982, and Charles, Prince of Wales in 1987.
What did George Barbour die of?
Barbour left music and acted in the movies Mr. Music and The Secret Fury in 1950. He performed sporadically, recording once with Benny Carter in 1962. Barbour died in 1965 of a hemorrhaged ulcer in Malibu Beach, California, at the age of 53.
Which Barbour jacket should you buy?
Instantly recognizable throughout the decades, there’s no denying the long-lasting appeal of the Barbour brand. Styles like the Barbour Bedale Waxed Jacket jump right out at you, with waxed cotton construction and details like a corduroy collar and cuff linings. The Bedale is Barbours first short, lightweight jacket, originally produced in 1980.
Is the Barbour Hortal waxed cotton jacket right for fall?
Barbour’s Hortal Waxed Cotton Jacket is the brand’s take on the classic barn coat, and it features a more tailored silhouette with button front fastenings that lead to a curved hem. It’s handsome without sacrificing practicality — in other words, a jacket fit for fall.
Is there any Barbour childrenswear available?
Yes there is. Barbour has a selection of childrenswear for both boys and girls including Barbour jackets and ready-to-wear clothing. From signature Barbour International belted jackets to the instantly recognisable Barbour Bedale, you and your mini-me are covered.
Can I link my Barbour jacket to my phone?
On phone so cant link but it could only be bought from Barbour by mail (has silver zips/branding). Im a 12/14 and had to go for 14 to get it over my norks even though they are far from being anywhere near big! Mine isnt a belted style - more of a short jacket and whilst I can wear jumpers under it, it isnt overly roomy.