At the very heart of the Classic collection and a firm favorite year after year, the Classic Bedale is made using Barbour's 6oz Sylkoil.
Originally introduced for riding, this relaxed-fit jacket is now a seasonal staple in town and country alike, with a mediumweight waxed cotton outer that's comfortable to wear and offers robust weather protection. The two-way front zip is reinforced by hardy stud fastenings to seal out wind and rain, while moleskin-lined handwarmer pockets and generous bellow pockets are winter must-haves. A sit-down collar in signature corduroy creates a smart appearance, but can also be raised for additional protection in bad weather, with a luxurious feel against the face and throat.
Retaining unmistakeable Barbour authenticity, the Classic Bedale features a 100% cotton lining in the Original Classic Tartan print, adding an eye-catching heritage detail. This traditional waxed jacket is compatible with Barbour's zip-in liners and optional hoods, for all-round versatility.
When D&H first started selling Barbour jackets over 23 years ago, the Bedale was the jacket for ladies. I think the only man I ever saw wear one was a grouse hunter that liked the shorter jacket for when he was going up and down the steep hills of southeast Ohio, the weight of the shells in the front pockets would not be on his thighs. Around 2015 we started seeing a bunch of young chaps buying the Bedale and now we sell the Bedale to both ladies and men.
D&H stocks the Bedale in sage, black, navy and olive.