First available in 1983, the Beaufort jacket, designed by Chairman DameMargaret Barbour, is one of Barbour's most iconic waxed jackets,featuring the useful full-width, lined, rear Game Pocket.
Fullyinteractive with a detachable hood and liner, the Beaufort truly is theultimate, classic all-year-round jacket. Made with mediumweight 6ozThornproof waxed cotton and featuring Velcro wind cuffs and therecognisable studded corduropay collar, the Beaufort is made to workhard in all weathers. The classic-fit jacket features a chunky two-wayBarbour ring-pull zip and studded 'Stormfly' close front, two generousbellows pockets and two waist-height moleskin handwarmer pockets foreveryday practicality.
Inspired by French shooting jackets, theBeaufort is a shorter length than traditional jackets, and carries alarge rear pocket lined with wipe-clean polyamide, suitable for carryingsmall game, cartridges, or even a newspaper when in town.
Whileolder Beauforts carry the Dress Gordon tartan, the modern Beaufort islined with the classic Barbour tartan, which is based on the tartan settfrom the Barbour family's original home county of Ayrshire.
Recently,the Beaufort found a renewed popularity in the film 'The Queen', inwhich, actress Helen Mirren wore the jacket in her role as HRH QueenElizabeth II.
See exactly what goes into making a Beaufort in Anatomy of a Barbour Jacket.