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The Ashby : The Ultimate Barbour Waterproof Jacket

A Closer Look At The Barbour Waterproof Ashby Jacket

Don’t let the rain dampen your style with the Barbour Waterproof Ashby Jacket. Suited to wear during the months where protection from rainfall is essential, Barbour has a contemporary rework of the classic Bedale jacket, including all the brands features we know and love. Ensuring you are kept warm whilst on the move, the Barbour Waterproof Ashby Jacket is crafted with a lot of care and attention when it comes to staying warm and dry without restricting movement and it is all thanks to the modern waterproof fabric technology.


A waxed jacket is a Barbour staple and has been at the heart of British fashion for generations and the Barbour Waterproof Ashy Jacket is no exclusion. The fabric is treated with a medium weight 6oz signature Barbour Sylkoil waxed cotton which is applied to cotton straight from the loom and a fully waterproof membrane to keep water out, it won’t be long until this jacket is your go-to on wet days. Barbour has a long and loving history with waxed cotton, dating back to 1894, Barbour say it could be argued that their relationship with this material is the longest running and most consistent in the world today. It is undeniable that after nearly 130 years of using this material and technique, Barbour’s waxed cotton must be the best there is after providing warmth and protection to the globe for so long, even the heaviest of rainfall will roll right off the surface of the jacket.


Remaining in trend for years to come, this ageless design features a more tailored fit yet still allows room for essential winter layering. New and improved features include a detachable hood for additional protective coverage. Weather can change instantly, especially with English weather, and during snowfall or a windstorm, it is essential to protect your head and face, however sometimes the unpredictable weather can mean the hood is unnecessary. That’s why the Barbour Ashby Waterproof Jacket uses a detachable hood, so you can make your own choice to have it attached to your jacket or not.


If you hadn’t already been persuaded that the Barbour Waterproof Ashby Jacket is the perfect winter layer for any gent, wait until you hear about its practicality. Not only does this jacket have two angled handwarmer pockets, but also two popper fastening patch pockets and even an interior patch pocket, so that you never have to choose between fashion and functionality. The Barbour Waterproof Ashby Jacket is said to be made of more that 10,000 stitches, to save time counting, the quality of the jacket is felt instantly, and the durability is undoubtable. As well, this jacket has a half tartan lining with a polyester drip strip at the bottom and side vents that have snap button, to give you some extra room, whether it’s for breathability or a different fit.


A Barbour waxed jacket is probably one of the most iconic pieces of men’s outerwear there is, with its casual appearance and waxed cotton shell that is waterproof, it has become a staple in the wardrobe to represent the British country look. This jacket can be worn in an office context, getting the groceries or weekend wear. If you’re looking for a casual look, jeans and a sweater would suit the occasion, or a Barbour Patch Half Zip Sweater would elevate the look to a smarter style.

If you’re looking for a clothing piece that delivers both function and fashion style, you should not miss out on the Barbour Ashby Waterproof Jacket.

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