Barbour

J. Barbour & Sons Ltd. is an English luxury fashion brand founded by John Barbour in 1894, that designs, manufactures and markets weatherproofed outerwear, ready to wear leather goods, shoes and accessories for men, women and children under the Barbour brand. Founded in South Shields England, as an importer of oil cloth, J. Barbour and Sons Ltd. has become well known for its waxed cotton jackets which are a common element of British country clothing The company’s waxed-cotton jackets are so well known that some people refer to any waxed-cotton jacket as a “Barbour jacket”, irrespective of manufacturer.

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