A Barbour is For Life…Barbour has been making jackets for 117 years, and in that time they have created some astounding designs but have also developed their materials to help protect you from the elements. Waxed cotton, perhaps Barbour’s most famous and loved material, comes in a variety of forms. Barbour Waxed jackets have become the trusty companion of many outdoor people, some jackets have even survived for decades. However, there may come a time when your jacket needs some T.L.C.That’s where Barbour’s Repair and Reproofing Service comes in, allowing you to extend the life of your Barbour Waxed Jacket by professionally applying Thornproof Wax or patching up your damaged coat. This service may be required when wax has been worn off and is most common in areas where friction occurs, for example under the arms. Managed by Barbour, the Repairs and Reproofing Service also offers different kinds of repairs to your jacket, re-lengthening is also possible along with re-patching and fitting new cuffs and collars.Anyone wishing to have a go at reproofing their waxed jackets themselves can do so with a tin of Barbour Thornproof Wax Dressing, available at Outdoor & Country. The dressing is suitable for touching up the waxed areas that have become worn out over time.See the full list of available repairs for your jacket at Barbour’s Repairs and Reproofing page. Whether it’s a new jacket that’s been damaged, or an old favourite that’s on its last legs, you won’t have to say goodbye to it just yet! Check out Barbour’s ‘A Jacket For Life’ video which captures stories from customers who have owned jackets for over 30 years and includes a look at the repair service.