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Help me decide: Barbour vs Ralph Lauren

agavilanes

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Hi:

Help me to decide between these 2 jackets:

1) BARBOUR LIDDESDALE



2) Ralph Lauren Quilted Barn Jacket



Both are in the same price range and the style is pretty similar.

Comments on quality? fit? features?

Thks SF
 

ManofKent

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Originally Posted by agavilanes
Hi:

Help me to decide between these 2 jackets:

1) BARBOUR LIDDESDALE



2) Ralph Lauren Quilted Barn Jacket



Both are in the same price range and the style is pretty similar.

Comments on quality? fit? features?

Thks SF

Barbour
 

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to be honest with you, i am not a fan of either jacket. but considering the options, i will go with the first one. it has a collar, the lack of collar on the RL makes it look weird. plus the barbour is a better color. this is a bit out there for a Ralph Lauren piece, his stuff is usually more conservative. in general, i am a fan of Ralph Lauren
 

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Originally Posted by dbtbandit67
to be honest with you, i am not a fan of either jacket. but considering the options, i will go with the first one. it has a collar, the lack of collar on the RL makes it look weird. plus the barbour is a better color. this is a bit out there for a Ralph Lauren piece, his stuff is usually more conservative. in general, i am a fan of Ralph Lauren


Barbour going by looks and quality. But I'd go with the one that fits you best.
 

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I don't like either but would prefer the Barbour if I were forced t wear one
 

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Originally Posted by Chouse
Barbour going by looks and quality. But I'd go with the one that fits you best.

What makes you think Barbour has better quality? As far a I know most of the Barbour jackets are not made in the UK anymore.

Between been make in HK/China (RL) or made in some former Eastern European countries (Barbour), I'd say it's a toss up.
 

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Ralph has been knocking off Barbour for a few years. Go with Barbour, the original.
 

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I own the Liddesdale & it is a great lightweight jacket. The collar is a bit large but that can be fixed.

Make sure you try it on for fit before buying it. I like the fact that it is a slim cut & doesn't bell out at the bottom.
 

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On second thought, I would probably do the Classic Eskdale, which is basically the Liddesdale in microfiber with a tartan lining.
 

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The RL is 30% off the sale price.
 

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I have the barbour in green. Its looks alot classier and more traditional than the RL. Only thing that bothers me is that everyone theses days has a Barbour and you see them everyehwre at least here in NYC. A bit like Burberry was a few years ago, I think Barbour has been overexposed to the masses.
 

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