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Offical Barbour Thread

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by TACO_FLAVORED_KISSES, Jan 29, 2011.

  1. terras14

    terras14 Active Member

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    Thanks alot for the reply zippyh
     
  2. SuitedDx

    SuitedDx Senior member

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    That looks fine to me. Although the Ashby is slimmer, it's not MC jacket tight. Personally, I don't think that would work so well with waxed cotton. There is a guy I see a handful of time at Trader Joe's and he's hard to miss because of the horizontal stress lines (magnified by the faded wax) of his Ashby. You can have enough room for a sweater and a vest on yours so that should work.
     
  3. bbconair

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    almost too hot now for barbour...
     
  4. SuitedDx

    SuitedDx Senior member

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    Never too hot... Perfect to even out waxing when reproofed lol
     
  5. bbconair

    bbconair Senior member

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    seriously considering getting my ashby sleeves (poly liner) removed. then it can be a 3.5 season jacket! i really don't understand why ashby's and bedale's aren't identical aside from fit...so annoying not to be able to get exactly what you want.
     
  6. bbconair

    bbconair Senior member

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    good photo showing the diff. ashby collar isn't as aggressively large, is slimmer, and has the corduroy sleeves.
     
  7. Death24xASecond

    Death24xASecond Senior member

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    Frankly, Barbour stuff--the classics anyway--are utilitarian. My life revolves around a New England university campus, so roughly 1/3rd of the year I'm more concerned with staving off rain, sleet, snow, and wind than with whether the collar is too large (if anything, the large collar is welcome, especially combined with the wire-rimmed hood!). I just don't see Barbour as much of a summer item, and spring only barely. I would really advocate for considering what weather you're dealing with in thinking about which jacket to get.
     
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  8. nqtri

    nqtri Senior member

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    I agree but still find it funny that they have this outfit on the official website.
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  9. Death24xASecond

    Death24xASecond Senior member

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    Good lord that's ridiculous.
     
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  10. tropics

    tropics Senior member

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    "barbour beach wear SS17 out soon"
     

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