Dating back to 1894, Barbour is a real British heritage brand renowned for its iconic wax jackets. Founded in South Shields in the North East of England, Barbour started out as a manufacturer of oilskins for local lighthouse keepers, seamen and motorcyclists.
Today Barbour is still family-owned, led by Dame Margaret Barbour since the 1970s. With an eye for style, she grew Barbour from the small outdoor wear brand into a must-have fashion label – and it wasn’t long until it was adopted by the Sloane Rangers in the 1980s and later, by the likes of Alexa Chung and Alex Turner in the noughties.
Despite this move to a prominent position in the fashion industry, Barbour is still highly functional and its wax and quilted jackets are still coveted for their performance as much as their style. Shop Barbour jackets for men and women on Coggles, as well as seasonal clothing, bags and accessories.