Barbour Gets Ready for the Summer Festival Season 14 May
"Starting with the Isle of Wight festival in June and ending with Bestival in September, this summer is packed
with the best musical talent around. From Creamfields to V Fest, T in the Park to Wireless, there is every
festival around to feed each musical need, and a Barbour outfit to accompany each."
Barbour continues to provide must have items for the festival season. Come rain or shine, the Spring Summer 2012
collection offers items which both protect you from the elements and are stylish additions to your festival
With the summer season edging closer and the weather maintaining its indecisiveness, this can only mean one thing:
festival season is upon us!. Although the glittering beacon that is Glastonbury is sadly absent this year, the
festival season is still very much alive. Starting with the Isle of Wight festival in June and ending with Bestival
in September, this summer is packed with the best musical talent around. From Creamfields to V Fest, T in the Park
to Wireless, there is every festival around to feed each musical need, and a Barbour outfit to accompany each.
Barbour’s Town and Country Unisex Wellingtons should be the first items packed in any festival rucksack. With soft
latex outer and tartan lining, these wellies are the comfiest around and perfect for wearing whilst watching your
favourite band in the mud. Available in an array of colours, these wellies are for both the style- seeker and the
classic country lover.
Barbour classic wax jackets, the Bedale and the Beaufort, have become the pinnacle of festival fashion. 100%
weatherproof, these classic jackets provide an unstructured oversized silhouette, smooth wax and large functional
pockets for all those festival essentials. The Ladies Beadnell jacket - the latest companion to roam the festival
fields - is infused with vibrant Liberty Floral prints for a hint of summer colour. With plenty of pockets, to keep
hands warm when the sun goes down, this is definitely an item that is going to make you one of the cool kids,
especially in the bright green and blue wax.
Oversized wax jacket not for you? Try the ladies Vintage Wax Cape with an archival silhouette, distressed wax
finish and functional pockets. The cape is perfect to throw over layers, it even has a hood - great for when the
weather can’t make up its mind!.
Layer up for when the sunshine makes an appearance and temperatures start to creep up. The Marla Polo is perfect
for this, a ladies cotton polo available in dazzling summer colours, red, violet, white and navy, trimmed with
Liberty Floral fabric which compliments the traditional English Rose complexion beautifully. Not forgetting the
guys, the Placement Stripe Polo is a great protection against the sun not to mention a stylish addition to the
Don’t forget your sweater for when the sun goes down, no-one wants to have the chills while watching your favourite
band! The Mote jumper for men is a functional sweat which will keep you warm and toasty, with classic Barbour
elements such as its wax trim collar and embroidery on the chest. Alternatively grab a cashmere crew neck, so
rewarding after all those nights of camping. For ladies we have a beautiful V Neck jumper in the brightest summer
colours which will catch everyone’s attention. With its simple design and soft cotton fabric, this jumper is the
finishing touch to every outfit.
Accessories are a must for the festival season, and what better way to parade individual style and true festival
spirit by sporting Barbour’s Ladies Raffia Trilby? With a raffia outer and stylish leather hat band, this is the
ultimate hat to accompany any festival outfit. Music lovers can also show off a fresh summery feel with the red
floral Rose Tarras bag with cotton outer, leather trim and a functional strap. Alternatively, Barbour’s Canvas
Tarras Bag with its bold patriotic Union Jack print back, cotton canvas outer and waxed leather trim details will
look great slung over the shoulder, leaving hands free for dancing.