The fit and finish are awesome. It's mod as hell. Not all that warm, but great for the next 6-8 weeks of NYC weather. I got it for 50% off at Fishing the Cape. They've got a few other styles marked down there as well if you're in the market for a Barbour coat.
Found his work on myspace, your new tattoo as well. He does some amazing black & gray work. EDIT: TheKunk, check out Eli Quinters. Here's his website: http://www.tattoosfortheunloved.com/ I can't think of any more off the top of my head. Keep in mind that most good artists in NYC may have a long wait list.