Barbour Men's Coats and Jackets
J. Barbour and Sons Ltd. manufactures clothing, shoes, and accessories for both men and women. Barbour men’s coats and jackets offer collections like the Barbour Classic, the Summer Tartan, the Barbour Country, and the Barbour Sporting.What is a Barbour waxed cotton jacket?
The Barbour waxed cotton jacket is made from heavyweight eight-ounce Sylkoil waxed cotton. The original waxed jacket was created in 1936. Some examples include the Enfield Wax Jacket, the Beaufort Wax Jacket, and the Ashby Wax jacket. Style categories include:
- Classic: A shorter, fully-lined jacket with a zipper in the front featuring five pockets. Available in some classic Barbours with corduroy collars and other options.
- Drawstring-waist: Military-style jackets with hoods, zippers, and snaps.
- Trenchcoat: Long jackets with removable lining and optional head coverings.
- Parka: Quilted, insulated jacket with hood and bellow pockets.
Barbour offers a variety of waxes in their jackets, including:
- Oban wax: An eight-ounce soft wax.
- Durawax: An eight-ounce densely woven fabric.
- Antique wax: A six-ounce heavily-calendered fabric with a glossy finish.
- Beeswax: Available in four-, six-, and eight-ounce fabric.
- Milled wax: An eight-ounce fabric.
- Satin wax: A six-ounce heavily calendered fabric.
- Thornproof wax: Originally designed to protect against brambles.
- Washed Sylkoil Wax: Machine-weathered.
J. Barbour & Sons Ltd. also makes sweaters, moleskin clothing, corduroy clothing, and tattersall shirts. In 1931, the company created a waxed cotton motorcycling suit. Using that design, they created the "Original Green" motorcycle jacket during the 1950s. Barbour makes a complete line of outerwear, including:
- Quilted jackets: These jackets have two or more layers sewn together.
- Waterproof jackets
- Wool jackets: These tweed wool jackets are made to go down either to the waist or the knee.
- Gilet: These vests are made of flannel.
You can choose Barbour outerwear by following this simple guideline:
- Select a style: Quilted, waterproof, wood, or gilets are the types of jackets Barbour makes.
- Select a size: Small to extra-large, including slim, regular, and classic are the sizes available from Barbour.
- Select a material: Barbour coats are made using fabrics like denim and polyester.
- Select a color: Red, black, olive, green, blue, and yellow are the colors Barbour offers.
Barbour has eight collections in various styles for their jacket line. Barbour Classic, Barbour Country, Barbour Essentials, International Essentials, Lightweight 4oz Wax, Original North Sea Outfitters, Spey, and Steve McQueen.Content provided for informational purposes only. eBay is not affiliated with or endorsed by Barbour.