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Garmology video: The rare Barbour Barra jacket

Back in 2013, Barbour did a design collaboration with the Savile Row tailor Norton & Sons owned by Patrick Grant. The collaboration consisted of a limited range of jackets and knitwear, all in a very rugged and purposeful style. The outer fabric was thicker, in fact so sturdy that the lore says the factory had to invest in stronger machines…

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Garmology video: Buying a vintage Barbour

In this Garmology video, I talk about buying a vintage Barbour, specifically a Border or Northumbria. Most of the features and differences are covered, as well as how to clean and rewax the waxed cotton. Read more about rewaxing a waxed jacket here. If you’d like to have your waxed jacket waxed or repaired, I recommend Ryan at Mallin &…

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A couple of alternative waxed jackets

The green waxed jacket, normally with a Barbour label somewhere on it, is a staple of the British look. Maybe not so much for the average British chap, but for the those aspiring to the hunting and gentleman farming look of the more elevated gents, the traditional green waxed jacket had a definite place. I have no problem with that…

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