Waxed vs. Quilted: A Barbour Jacket Buying Guide
Oct 30, 2015 7:08:37 AM
Barbour is known for their classic fits and styles that combine traditional European wear with functional cuts and fabrics. Coated in weather proof wax or designed with insulating quilting, Barbour jackets and coats protect men, women, and even dogs from the elements without sacrificing style.
Combining Barbour’s signature wax coated cotton and faux fur; the Barbour Women’s Ratio Wax Jacket is feminine and functional. The faux fur and velvet-lined pockets give this jacket a luxurious feel, while the waxed cotton and study closures keep you warm and dry. This jacket is perfect for any occasion; whether it’s paired with traditional jeans and boots, or over your holiday party dress.
With design elements similar to the classic military bomber jacket, the Barbour Women’s Whafre Wax jacket has a hint of retro utility that is timeless and complimentary to your everyday outfits. This jacket multitasks as it repels water and holds whatever you need to stash in it’s pockets, all while cinching at the waist to give you the most flattering fit possible. We love the casual yet polished look that this jacket gives when paired with dark jeans and Birkenstocks.
When we picture the perfect fall jacket, the Barbour Women’s Classic Beadnell Jacket is what we imagine. This corduroy and tartan lined jacket combines our favorite fall fabrics with Barbour’s functional waxed cotton to give you a jacket that will keep you comfortable and fashionable as it gets better with age. This traditionally cut jacket will effortlessly pair with your everyday looks, as well as your dressier ensembles for years to come.
If it’s quilted and equestrian inspired outerwear that you crave this fall, Barbour’s Calvary Polarquilt Jacket is perfect for keeping you warm and polished as the temperatures drop. This Polarfleece jacket is lightweight and flexible, without sacrificing function as it keeps out rain and wind. Whether you’re an equestrian or not, this jacket pairs great with streamlined looks such as boots and dark jeans or pencil skirts and button down shirts.
For a layered look, the Barbour Calgary Gilet Quilted Vest mirrors the traditional diamond stitching seen in the Calvary Polarquilt Jacket. This vest keeps your outfit from looking bulky with its back elastic inset in the back panel and streamlined cut. Pair this piece with a long sleeve shirt or chunky sweater, depending on the weather, and you’re good to go!
The Barbour Men’s Classic Beaufort Waxed Jacket is traditional, functional, and handsome, making it one of our favorites. The coloring of this jacket pairs well with patterned dress shirts and chunky sweaters, making it the perfect jacket for every outfit. The corduroy collar nods to the traditional design elements of Barbour jackets, while adding texture to every look. This jacket looks great with khakis, dark jeans, or dress pants regardless of occasion.
Inspired by British country sports, the Barbour Covert Waxed Hunting Jacket is sporty, traditional, and functional. Coated in water resistant beeswax, this jacket is masculine and structured while maintaining a slim fit. By combining leather and wax coated cotton, this jacket is modern and classic. Perfect for cold and dreary weather, the Covert Waxed Hunting Jacket is ideal for any outdoor event.
The Barbour Ashby Waxed Jacket can weather any storm with its weatherproof Sylkoil waxed cotton outer layer and tartan lining. With large pockets, a corduroy collar, and a cozy patterned lining this jacket is classic and comfortable. Pair this jacket with khaki pants or dark jeans and a dress shirt or knitted sweater and you’ve have a classically fall ensemble.
For a lightweight and elegant look even in the coldest weather, the Barbour Filey Quilt Jacket insulates while remaining as light as a feather. Pair this jacket with work attire or dressy jeans for a look that is effortlessly pulled together and professional. This rugged charcoal hued jacket is a handsome and practical addition to any wardrobe.
An outdoor enthusiasts’ dream. The Barbour Men’s Powell Quilted Jacket is tailored, traditional, and insulating. The rugged diamond quilting locks in insulation, without being bulky or cumbersome. The cut of this jacket flatters the figure as it cuts slim to the body while giving the body room to maintain movement. Paired with your favorite winter sweater and corduroy pants, this jacket is ideal for the man that wants a jacket that will take him from work to the outdoors.
Barbour isn’t just for human outdoor enthusiasts; it’s for the dog too! Whether you want to match your dog to your quilted or waxed jacket, Barbour offers adjustable coats in both styles. If you want your furry friend to sleep in style, you can choose between a duvet style bed and a traditional shaped dog bed, both in Barbour’s signature tartan print. These cozy and cute jackets and beds are perfect for your dog whether they’re braving the outdoors or lounging with the family.
To protect you and your pup’s water resistant waxed cotton, be sure to spot clean your Barbour outerwear, keep your Barbour in a safe and dry space, and stop in our Saint Bernard Dallas location on December 5, 2015, for your jacket’s annual rewaxing!