Lost Coast Outfitters’ George Revel, who runs his fly-shop-in-shop at Wingtip, likes to get out into the country every weekend possible to go hunting or fishing. Today he shops our store for his Top Five Weekend Essentials, all of which can be found at Wingtip.
Barbour just released a beautifully-shot video of a polo match that makes full use of their 2013 Polo Club line. We are currently offering over-50% discounts on Barbour’s spring polo gear at our bi-annual Risk/Reward Sale…
Barbour’s Steve McQueen Collection is now over 40% Off as part of our twice-yearly Risk / Reward Sale. Here’s a little story about why McQueen’s still relevant, even still controversial, though he no longer walks–or rides–among us.
In the new James Bond flick Skyfall, Bond sports a jacket from one of our favorite UK brands, Barbour. The specific garment is the “Sport Jacket” from Barbour’s Beacon Heritage line, created in collaboration with Japanese designer Tokihito Yoshida, aka ToKiTo. (Read more about their partnership here.) We are very excited to offer the jacket… Read more »
Actor and car and motorcycle racer Steve McQueen is the focus of the eponymous line of Barbour clothing. They chose Steve McQueen because he was a fan of their International Jacket (seen left). You probably know something of his high-profile body of work–like Bullitt, The Getaway, and The Magnificent Seven, to name just a few–but we… Read more »
Long before street fashion started wafting upward like tendrils of heat from summer concrete, the nautical workwear of fishermen bubbled up from the murky waters of Brittany into the haute world of Coco Chanel. Jean-Paul Sartre‘s coterie brought the tee to the streets of St. Germain, and Lee Marvin is credited as the first actor… Read more »
Following a great response to its debut, Barbour has introduced a second season of the Steve McQueen collection. As one of the most famous wearers of the International jacket, McQueen was something of a brand ambassador before that term was in vogue. You can check out On The Fly’s selection of these vintage inspired goods… Read more »
We’ve heard it said that there are more dogs than kids in San Francisco. Clearly, some subset of the local pooch-owning population must be concerned about having their pet sartorially prepared for all situations. To those folks, we say this: consider the Barbour dog coat. You can get it in the same waxed cotton so… Read more »
For the second year in a row now, On The Fly will have a temporary "pop-up shop" open in 1 Embarcadero Center in San Francisco’s Financial District, right next door to our original store on the Street Level. It will feature leather goods from Mulholland, Martin Dingman, S.T. Dupont, Barbour, Dunhill (coming Tuesday), and maybe… Read more »
We assume most of our customers are already familiar with Barbour, the British outerwear company founded in 1894 in South Shields with two Royal Warrants to their name. Today, it is a fifth generation family owned business. Although it sources products from around the globe, Barbour’s classic wax jackets –their signature pieces with names like… Read more »