UK: Barbour Launches ‘High Tech’ Tweed Jacket
Barbour is so well known as the producer of waxed jackets for country wear that its brand has almost become the generic term for this type of garment. But in 2001 the Barbour group is keen to stress that it is not just a one garment - nor indeed one fabric - manufacturer. In its autumn collection, just launched, it is employing both micro fibre polyesters and l00 per cent New Zealand Merino wool as shirting fabrics, and lambswool/cashmere yarns, as well as oiled wools, to create knitwear.
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