ALCANTARA® A unique
polyester ultramicrotibre, non-woven fabric combining aesthetic appeal with
exceptional comfort, warmth, durability and easy maintenance.
fine soft wool from a member of the Lame family.
BRITISH WOOL TWEED Using
only pure wool fibres from the British Isles, fhis cloth offers strength and
durability with a rugged appearance for the toughest of environments.
of the softest and most luxurious yarns available. Barbour only buy Chinese
Cashmere which is one of fhe highest qualities available and it is most commonly
used in Barbour sweaters and shawls/scarves. Hand wash only.
special weave in the face fabric that shows a variable colour tone effect in
changing light conditions.
naturally hydrophobic polyester with fibre cross-sections designed to ensure
high breathability and moisture wicking. It is made by DuPont and is often used
in performance sportswear.
is DuPont’s abrasion-resistant, air-textured, high technology nylon fabric
engineered for durability, strength, lightness and easy care. Even the lightest
Cordura fabric has two times the abrasion resistance of comparable standard
nylon and three times the tear strength.
CORDURA WOOL (Corewool)
A combination of high tenacity cordura nylon yarn combined with pure new wool to
create a highly technical and innovative fabric, yet with the appeal of a
strong, natural fibre. It is cool to wear but does not dry quickly. Often
blended to extend usefulness.
COTTON FUTURA Finely
spun cotton yarn with a soft handle, Cotton Futura is often used in combination
with other fibres to give a natural feel and look.
COTTON JERSEY A
generic term for a plain knit fabric without a distinct rib.
The consistent interloping of yarns in the jersey
stitch produces a fabric with a smooth, flat face and a more textured, but
uniform, back. Originally made from wool, jersey fabric was first manufactured
on the island of Jersey, off the coast of England.
COTTON MAC FABRIC Two
layers of cotton fabric with a layer of rubber in between and sealed seams
provide a classic raincoat look with a natural feel.
COVERT CLOTH A
high quality, medium twill worsted 100% wool fabric. DONEGAL TWEED A
coarsely flecked Irish Tweed.
DOUBLE TWIST TWEED The
authentic sporting tweed cloth. Two ends of yarn are twisted together before
being woven. This gives greater durability whilst offering superior handle and
drape. Barbour is one of very few brands to offer this high quality. DURACOTTON
A machine washable, cotton fabric with a cracked wax effect resin coating.
GARMENT DYED Cotton
garments are manufactured and then dyed to give an appearance which will not
fade down with repeat washing, as in pigment dyed.
PIGMENT DYED Cotton
garment dyed using special pigment designed to ‘fade’ down with washing.
Used for a pre-aged appearance.
synthetic fibre is very extensible, abrasion resistant and dries very quickly.
Often blended with other fabrics.
HARRIS TWEED Woven
exclusively on the islands of Harris and Lewis, the wool can only come from its
native sheep. This extremely durable cloth is perfect for sports jackets and
also gives great drape and handle. The cloth is still woven in crofters cottages
before being collected for finishing and quality checks.
OILED LEATHER Natural
cowhide specially treated with a unique oil to give a water-repellent finish.
Tactel and 56% Cotton Futura
WAX LEATHER Natural
cow hide which has been treated with a protective wax. LYCRA® An
elastane fibre trademarked by DuPont. Lycra is used to give comfort, movement
and shape retention to a garment that will not lose its elasticity through
MERINO WOOL A luxurious,
warm, natural fibre from the Merino Sheep.
made from ultra fine fibres giving a soft, silky handle.
brushed finish waxed Cotton.
warm yet strong 100% Cotton fabric.
POLYAMIDE (NYLON) An
extremely strong, abrasion resistant fibre. It resists creasing well, dries
quickly but is cool to the touch. Available under a wide variety of brand
names offering specific enhanced properties.
blend of polyester and cotton that gives durability and breathability and
improves care characteristics. It is lightly brushed for a soft handle.
extremely strong, synthetic fibre that is resistant to abrasion. It does not
crease easily and maintains its shape well. It dries quickly and is warmer to
wear than cotton. Often blended with cotton to improve crease resistance and
drying time. POLYESTER FLEECE A knitted fabric with high warmth to
weight ratio, It is not very wind resistant and it is often used as a
mid-layer. It is DWR treated to resist showers. POPLIN A ribbed fabric
of silk, wool or cotton.
Nylon fabric with a box weave construction, which limits any tears. SHOWERPROOF
COTTON Cotton fabric coated with a water repellent finish making it
SUPER YAK The
long fine hair of the Tibetan Yak blended with extra fine Merino wool to give
a super soft yarn.
traditional waxed Thornproof fabric with a dry and aged finish. TACTEL® A
soft, lightweight, yet durable, nylon fibre trademarked by DuPont. It is
extremely easy to wash, allows the skin to breathe and readily regains its
shape, making it ideal for active outdoor clothing.
THERMOSTAT® A lightweight,
thermal insulating, hollow-core polyester fabric by DuPont. It’s breathable,
with good moisture wicking properties and it dries quickly.
THORNPROOF/WAX COTTON Cotton
fabric with a protective, water repellent wax coating. It is extremely durable
and tear resistant with a slight sheen.
TIROLER LODEN High
quality wool fabric made in Tyrol, Austria
TWILL WEAVE A
basic weave in which the cotton fabrics are constructed by interlacing warp
and filling yarns in a progressive alternation which creates a diagonal effect
on the face of the fabric. In some twill weave fabrics, the diagonal effect
may also be seen clearly on the reverse of the fabric.
manufactured fibre made of regenerated cellulose. It is soft, absorbent and
drapes well. Viscose is a refined type of rayon and is often used in linings
on high quality garments.
WATERPROOF COTTON Cotton
fabric with a breathable, waterproof microporous coating. To ensure Barbour
garments are 100% waterproof, all seams are sealed with a waterproof tape.
luxurious, warm, natural fibre. It is warm to wear but does not dry quickly.
Many yarn types and blend are available. It is also used to produce felfed,
worsted and Loden fabrics.