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Those Barbour jackets

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lilystem Sat 02-Nov-13 20:00:58

I love those padded Barbour jackets. I can't link as I'm on my phone I'm afraid but I bet you all know the ones I mean. I think they're about £180 and come in various colours but mostly black. They belt at the waist. I tried one on and it's cosy and warm and looked fab.

So why do I have a nagging feeling people will judge me?

mysteryfairy Sat 02-Nov-13 21:23:37

They are really convenient. I expect people do probably judge me when I am wering it but I've learnt from here that people are constantly judging me on where my children went to school, how I fed them, what colours they did or didn't wear, what car I drive, how many hours I work, where I go on holiday etc etc so don't think the coat matters much.

One here with a third off if you are somewhere in size range 8-14

just in case you decide to go for it

They have a few others on the same site at up to 50% off too but less choice of sizes

southeastastra Sat 02-Nov-13 21:25:48

it's just the effing break 'barbour' branding that jacket has. though i hate branding of any sort really and have one superdry shirt that i feel self conscious wearing but that's my prob i guess!

Banono Sat 02-Nov-13 21:31:31

I'm sorry but I think programmes like that gypsy wedding thing killed those jackets.

I see them, I think of that.
There's much nicer jackets out there.

lilystem Sun 03-Nov-13 07:15:51

Hmmm still undecided! I can't see that link but will do a search

I've not seen as nice a jacket in a while.

impty Sun 03-Nov-13 08:26:23

Here in the countryside they are still worn withourt a problem, and I wear mine in town too. I thought their fashion status had kind of been and gone again?

rogerthat Sun 03-Nov-13 08:39:28

If you do decide to buy Barbour online then check out this page first there are a lot of fake websites for Barbour ,we got caught out by one last year.

rogerthat Sun 03-Nov-13 08:40:27

Mosschops30 Sun 03-Nov-13 08:57:20

I love mine, it washes and wears well

I bought the one without the 'Barbour international' badge on the front because I don't like them

PatoBanton Sun 03-Nov-13 09:03:03

SEA I have a superdry jumper and a shirt (that is really uncomfortable due to hugee label behind neck)

friend LAUGHED at me for wearing jumper. I mean what the feck. Like he doesn't have thw worst taste ever.

it doesn't have to be chav.

mysteryfairy Sun 03-Nov-13 09:04:56

The link is to sister online, internet arm of a bricks and mortar store in Sheffield/Chesterfield who still have some discounted 2012 stock.

Definitely not counterfeit.

DesperateHousewife21 Sun 03-Nov-13 09:11:52

Ive got one and love it. I prefer fitted coats and its VV warm.

Beaverfeaver Sun 03-Nov-13 09:49:50

I love them. Didn't know about judginess.

What's that all about?

SnookyAnyFuckerPooky Sun 03-Nov-13 11:49:08

I have the blue Barbour International linked above, it's really cosy and looks great on. Stuff what people think.

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