Love Letters, Monkey Blood, and the Keys to St. James’s Palace

Written by: Kimberly Bellamy

I’ve been lucky enough to have been wearing a Barbour jacket for more than a decade now. At long last, after wearing it three to four times a week year-round in rain, snow, sleet, and sun, my first Barbour Beadnell is finally showing signs of wear at the cuffs and hem. It’s time to take care of the jacket that has taken care of me so faithfully. Luckily, Barbour’s reproofing service will keep it looking great for many more years to come.

Barbour’s classic waxed cotton jackets are designed to last for decades—even generations—but occasionally, they require reproofing to maintain their water resistance. Barbour can also repair jackets that have been torn or worn through over time.

The Barbour customer services team repairs and treats tens of thousands of jackets every year at their facilities in the UK, Europe, and the U.S. They’ve also found some pretty incredible things in the pockets of the jackets that are sent in for repair. . .


Just some of the pocket finds from Barbour jackets sent in for reproofing.

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