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Barbour cashmere

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by RJman, Feb 18, 2005.

  1. RJman

    RJman Posse Member Dubiously Honored

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    Has anyone tried cashmere sweaters sold under the Barbour label? They're made in Scotland but how good are they? Do we know who makes them for Barbour?
     


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    I've had two v-neck Barbour sweaters for a couple of years now. Heavier than I like but have held up well.
     


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    RJman Posse Member Dubiously Honored

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    'Ow does eet compare to ze dunhill cachemire?
     


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    whnay. Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    dunhill is nicer, smooth like my loro p.
     


  5. HomerJ

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    I just bought a Barbour cashmere scarf from STP for $33. Very nice. Far nicer than Altea and a bit nicer than the Morgan & Oates that STP also sells.
     


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    ^i also bought a barbour scarf from stp. but it was a week ago. wonder if they do price adjustments?

    and it feels very nice, compared to my BB cashmere v-neck.
     


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    AlanC Minister of Trad

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    ^i also bought a barbour scarf from stp. but it was a week ago. wonder if they do price adjustments?

    STP is pretty customer friendly. It might be worth an email or call. Can't hurt.

    I know the STP Barbour shetlands (as opposed to the cashmere) are a big hit at the Trad forum, but my delicate self prefers lambswool and cashmere. One would think that Barbour stuff would be a bit more rugged, if cashmere can ever be so.
     


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