For some men discovering the perfect hat is a sacred moment that shouldn't go unnoticed. Incorporating the relaxed vibes of the English Countryside with the fast paced modern world, Barbour hats tensure that you'll always look great underneath your design of choice. With an esteemed craftsmanship and rich heritage, you'll find it impossible to walk away with just one Barbour hat no matter what season it may be. From shooting caps to floppy summer hats, sports caps and quilted baker boy hats you're sure to find that perfect fit for all your indoor and outdoor needs.
The Barbour Hat Buying Guide
Barbour is quintessentially British and steeped in tradition. Trusted to perform in some of the U.K’s wildest countryside, Barbour’s signature waxed apparel and tweed accessories celebrate the heritage charm and rugged aesthetic of the British backyard. With a royal warrant from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Barbour’s commitment to quality is incontrovertible. Suited to all manner of outdoor pursuits from hunting to fishing, take a look at our men’s Barbour hat buying guide, which will help you narrow down the best styles and decide which size you should go for.
The Most Wanted Men’s Barbour Hats
Men’s Barbour flat caps
A signature design from the heritage brand, Barbour flat caps come in a range of styles and fabric options. Ranging from the classic Crieff cap in mottled wool to the Sylkoil waxed cap, Barbour flat caps are crafted with a classic folded peak and a traditional tartan lining.
Men’s Barbour tweed hats
Sourcing classic woolen yarns from across the British Isles, Barbour is renowned for its tartan, herringbone and tweed caps. Combining robust and practical construction techniques with modern design, Barbour wool hats can be found in styles that range from the classic baker boy hat to a more sartorial bucket hat model.
Men’s Barbour waxed hats
Pioneering one of the first weather-resistant fabrics, Barbour’s iconic waxed fabric has become synonymous with British style. Seen across the accessories range, Barbour waxed hats are cut from medium-weight waxed cotton that offers dependable water resistance in the brand’s iconic Barbour green shade.
Barbour Men’s Hats Sizing Guide
Barbour hats are available in a wide range of sizes to ensure a comfortable fit. Displayed in traditional hat sizes from 6 1/2 to 7 3/4, if you are unsure what size to purchase, simply measure your head circumference – ensuring the tape measure is placed just above your ears. Once done, use the chart below to convert your measurement. If in between sizes, we recommend choosing the next size up.
|Head circumference (CM)||53||55||57||59||61||63|
|Hat size||6 1/2||6 3/4||7||7 1/4||7 1/2||7 3/4|
- What is Barbour’s waxed fabric made from?
Since its inception, Barbour has been pioneering waxed apparel and accessories. Water-resistant and robust, the flagship fabric is crafted from a medium weight and durable waxed treated cotton. The most commonly used by Barbour is Sylkoil Wax, boasting a soft matte texture and natural weave.
- What is Barbour Tartan?
Barbour tartan dates back to the 13th century and is derived from the region of Ayrshire on the west coast of Scotland. Specially designed in Edinburgh by Kinloch Anderson, each tartan wool pattern descends from the original Barbour Clan design, ensuring historic prominence is the main priority.
- Where are Barbour products made?
The majority of Barbour tweed and waxed products are crafted at the brand’s onsite factory in South Shields, United Kingdom. Part of the Better Cotton Initiative, it sources fabrics from within the EU and develops a wide range of signature woolens and waxed cotton in-house.