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AB

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13,337 posts

81 months

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Had a look at a few today. They really do feel quality and at reasonable prices.

What other recommendations do you have for jackets?

What's people's views on these;

http://www.outofthecity.co.uk/barbour-moran-jacket...

As a casual jacket / nipping to pub etc?

I'm in need of a jacket and some inspiration.

Melman Giraffe

4,720 posts

104 months

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Have you seen the Chav thread?

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Disco You

3,301 posts

66 months

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Quilted jackets are crap and make you look like a sheep (metaphorically, and also literally).

If you want a Barbour, then get a wax one or don't bother.

NDA

11,341 posts

111 months

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I bought one of these a decade ago.... Perfect for everything and should last a lifetime.

http://www.farlows.co.uk/schoffel-ptarmigan-shooti...

GWC

4,221 posts

81 months

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Disco You said:
If you want a Barbour, then get a wax one or don't bother.
Balls. My Worsted Tweed Barbour is rather marvellous smile
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matlee

777 posts

37 months

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I read that as Moron Jacket.

AB

Original Poster:

13,337 posts

81 months

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Melman Giraffe said:
Have you seen the Chav thread?

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I tend not to bother.

Buster73

1,013 posts

39 months

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For chavs ?,The people queuing up for them at the Barbour factory shop in South Shields would argue otherwise.

Never seen chaos with new Range Rovers filling up with Barbour gear before.

Charlie Foxtrot

2,913 posts

101 months

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GWC said:
Disco You said:
If you want a Barbour, then get a wax one or don't bother.
Balls. My Worsted Tweed Barbour is rather marvellous smile
Just don't buy quilted or from the International range. yes

Big News

1,920 posts

65 months

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Definitely not a quilted one.

I've got a very scruffy but wonderful Barbour Beaufort that I inherited from my Grandfather - it's 30+ years old. He was a few inches shorter than me so it's a touch small, though only noticeably in the arms. When I have a bit more money I'm going to pick up another second-hand off eBay in a size bigger. They're fantastic things.

s p a c e m a n

8,119 posts

34 months

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It looks like it is inside out confused

GCH

819 posts

88 months

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Belstaff.
Get the right one and it will last you a lifetime.

Agrispeed

903 posts

45 months

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Hoggs of Fife do decent waxed jackets (nothing compares to a waxed jacket) with lining or without. I have one with and its the warmest thing you could realistically wear. Unlike Goretex or other breathable fabrics they are completely waterproof, and you can repair them and re-wax when needed, so they have a pretty much infinite lifespan (and they look good battered)

Hoggs are a bit cheaper than Barbour too. - I think mine was around £50 or so a few years ago. smile


Edited by Agrispeed on Thursday 14th February 19:40

Saddle bum

3,823 posts

105 months

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I've had a Solway Zipper for 39 years. It's just going away for some TLC. I don't think many bits of outdoor wear could have put up with that sort of treatment for so long.

smartypants

22,025 posts

55 months

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Have you got a TOWIE hair cut too?

A.J.M

4,861 posts

72 months

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I have a black wax jacket with silver buttons. Had it over a year now.
Fantastic jacket. Comfy and very warm to wear. Cost was very expensive but it's a high quality jacket.
Quilted ones are for chavs, plain wax ones are not.

smartypants

22,025 posts

55 months

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Love my wax Barbour - been wearing them since I was a kid

Willy Nilly

5,204 posts

53 months

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I hate wax jackets. They smell mouldy, they look mouldy and they make me look like a farmer.

TheFungle

3,169 posts

92 months

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Buster73 said:
For chavs ?,The people queuing up for them at the Barbour factory shop in South Shields would argue otherwise.

Never seen chaos with new Range Rovers filling up with Barbour gear before.
Stopped off there last year, was certainly a strange experience, a real mixture of clearly loaded people mixed in with the 'push a pram' brigade and both just as annoying biggrin

sleep envy

61,892 posts

135 months

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AB said:
What's people's views on these;
Why?

Just buy what you like.
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