J. Barbour & Sons Ltd is a British luxury and lifestyle brand founded by John Barbour in 1894 in the Market Place in South Shields, as an importer of oil cloth Today the 5th generation family owned business remains in the North East, with Barbour's headquarters located in Simonside, South Shields.
Although we source products from around the globe, Barbour's classic wax jackets are still manufactured by hand in the factory in Simonside,
Collections cater for men, women, children and now even dogs! Broadening out from Barbour’s Countrywear roots, today our heritage and lifestyle clothing brand produces clothing that is designed for a full lifestyle wardrobe. As well as jackets and coats, the Barbour wardrobe includes shirts, dresses, knitwear, footwear, accessories and more.
Barbour remains true to its core values as a family business which espouses the unique values of the British Countryside and brings the qualities of wit, grit and glamour to its beautifully functional clothing.
Majors & Parker Taylor have had a long association with Barbour as we are both still family runs business and date from the same era. We are very pleased to offer you our selection of their range.