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Barbour jackets

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moaninlisa Mon 24-Oct-11 20:09:36

Do you think they are going to end up like Burberry and become totally 'chaved' I couldn't believe the number I spotted in our local shopping mall last week.

mippy Mon 24-Oct-11 20:32:25

God, yes, I do so hate it when the great unwashed have the same taste as me.

MrsCampbellBlack Mon 24-Oct-11 20:33:49

Well I have 2 barbours - because they're stylish and practical.

Hate the 'chav' word though.

saffron Mon 24-Oct-11 20:54:04

We have a cupboard full of Barbour Jackets some of them are knackered 30 'years old. Dh is a hoarder, dd wears Dh's old Beaufort when she goes beating for fil, But wears this Belstaff one dh was brought for HIS 16th birthday as a fashion statement, apparently she gets lots of compliments. Dd also spent most of the summer saving up for this she looks lovely. My baby is not a chav!!!

mippy Mon 24-Oct-11 22:39:23


AlpinePony Tue 25-Oct-11 08:44:47


MrsVoltar Tue 25-Oct-11 09:13:30

There's loads about, especially cheapo copies. So many at the school run.

Its a bit like Uggs and I'm the same about them, cheapo ones look rubbish, I've a good quality pair (not real Uggs though, too overpriced) that have kept my feet warm for a few winters & still look same.

saoirse86 Tue 25-Oct-11 09:24:45

DP announced the other day that he thought we should get matching barbours. hmm

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