Barbour was born over 125 years ago in the Market Place in South Shields. It was the brainchild of John Barbour, a Scotsman who recognised the necessity for waterproof, reliable, hard-wearing outerwear in the inclement North East. His oilcloth was a revelation, and Barbour quickly gained a reputation for great quality and innovation. Now in its fifth generation, Barbour still maintains its ties to the North East, its global headquarters remain in South Shields to this day.
Now with three Royal Warrants, Barbour is a heritage brand that is one of Great Britain’s most cherished and adored. Barbour offers a range of elegantly stylish clothing and accessories for any season. It offers the very best in British Country Clothing, and Barbour coats have become amongst the most covetable items in any wardrobe. From Rock-bands to Royalty, you will be certain to find something to suit. Barbour is the quintessentially British brand that marries quality and practicality with style and sophistication.