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I've heard good things about those guys but to be honest reproofing is a doddle to do at home so any of the professional services is bound to do a good job.Beeswax jackets can also go in the washing machine with no ill effects. Whereas wet cleaning a Thornproof type wax jacket is a bloody nightmare. Wax Jackets Cleaned did a great job on my Barbour's and AFAIK are the only people who will actually wash that type of jacket  but it was pricey.  
@patrick_b I think they look loads better with dubbin. Great job.
 I haven't been all that impressed with Cabourn lately. Bar a couple of pieces, I think his collections have been getting a bit stale but I reckon AW15 may well be a winner. Plus it looks like there will be Anoraks. Can never have too many Anoraks. 
Ventile is treated with a DWR and will need reproofing every now and then (Ventile recommend Grangers) but it still isn't waterproof by modern standards. 900mm HH at best. Specialist outdoors manufacturers get around this by using double layers to keep you dry but fashion stuff like Cabourn is only good for light showers.   
Yep. So good. Just trying to decide which to go for.
McNAIR Mountain Shirts.
C&J Snowdon's paired with Woolpower socks would do the trick. Cheaney Fiennes are also decent.
Frosty car windows but not a proper ground frost.....and I thought it was us Southeners that were meant to be the soft Jesse's...   Migsy,the fit looks really good and don't worry about how light it feels. Pretty much everyone comments on that when they try a decent down jacket for the first time.  Also the Ventile used on the Everest is lighter than the stuff you are used to on the Camerman etc. An odd choice IMO as a heavier cloth would have been more effective and...
I regret missing out on this one. IRL it looks better with the fur trim removed.
Canada Goose look fckn terrible. They also use pretty average quality down and weigh a bloody ton. If you're after cheaper and more usable option than an Everest  then I'd consider something like a Fjallraven. The Down No 16 is a great jacket. High quality European down, half the weight of a CG and you won't look like a walking billboard or Alaskan oil worker. The Haglofs 19Fourteen Floda down is also very decent. It has a slimmer non Bibendum fit and a Goretex shell to...
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