The Barbour story began in 1894 in the Market Place in South Shields. Today the 5th generation family owned business remains in the region, with Barbour's headquarters located in Simonside, South Shields, where the classic wax jackets are still manufactured by hand.
Barbour is an authentic British brand with a rich heritage of over 100 years, Barbour has developed a unique understanding of country clothing truly fit for the outdoors. With a wardrobe of clothes for sporting pursuits and the best of country living, Barbour remains true to the core values for which it is renowned - quality, durability, fitness for purpose and attention to detail. Alongside signature wax cotton jackets and an award winning shooting range, the Barbour collection includes trousers, shirts, knitwear and accessories.