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SUMMER STYLE WITH BARBOUR

17/06/2015
Barbour summer
Barbour fashion

I have a question for you. Nope, this time it’s not “what’s the best hair tong for Khloe Kardashian curls?”, or “Does anyone know of any gluten free doughnuts in London?” Today I am transferring my own curiosity onto to you. I want to know the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the brand, Barbour?

Now, I’m not a betting woman – which is a bloody good thing as my addiction to shopping and eating is proof  that I have an addictive personality! – but if I was, I’d put my house on the fact that quilted jackets, wax jackets, wellies or generally just the farmer/countryside vibe comes to mind? Yes, I’m right you say, oh brilliant… πŸ˜‰ I get that, I totally get that because that’s exactly what comes to mind when I think of Barbour myself, which is why I was extremely excited – I may have done a Tom Cruise on Oprah’s couch kinda motion, because I’m cool – when Barbour contacted me and asked me to collaborate with them to showcase some of their summer range.
Barbour is a brand that I have always loved so the answer to that question was always going to be a yes, and then I saw their summer range and totally lost my shit and yes, I had a lot of fun choosing my pieces to style so I really hope you enjoy the post.
And if you don’t, maybe just totally humour me and pretend you did anyway? Please and thank you!! 
Barbour UK
Barbour UK
Barbour Summer
Barbour summer
Barbour summer
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Rayban Aviators
Barbour fashion
Barbour fashion
I am absolutely in love with this gorgeous dress from Barbour, it is made from the most stunning lightweight linen and has quickly become one of the most versatile pieces in my wardrobe. I’ve gone for a more casual look here paired with sliders/sandals but it looks equally lovely dressed up with a pair of heels and a clutch bag. There is no doubt that I’ll be wearing this all summer long, and then obviously tweeting/instagramming it like a crazy lady because #BloggerProblems πŸ˜‰
Dress: Barbour*
Sandals which I am beyond obsessed with and will be doing a whole post on soon: Jones Bootmakers*
Bag: Primark
Look 2
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Barbour fashion
Barbour fashion
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Barbour fashion
Barbour tartan
tartan t-shirt
This T-shirt was an unusual pick for me and is definitely unique to my wardrobe – which I can’t say for a lot of items because I am a total boring bitch creature of habit – but I really, really like it. I love that it gives a little twist to this casual look and just makes it more interesting, rather than the standard plain casual tee and jeans combo. The material, like every item from Barbour that I own – is so soft and well made and is just a joy to wear. I paired it with my well loved – but ridiculously unflattering – white ASOS jeans and an old school 90’s jean jacket (which is literally retro as I’ve had to since I was around 10) and I was really chuffed with the outcome.

Tartan T-shrit: Barbour*
Jeans: Asos
Wedge peep-toes: River Island
Ridiclously old Jean Jacket that I’ve had at least 12 years: Topshop

So that brings me to the end of this post. Not only was I chuffed with my pieces – thank you so much Barbour – and the overall looks in general, but I’m so excited to have discovered a new store for amazing but classic Summer buys. I am so impressed with their collection and highly recommend to anyone in need of some classically British summer pieces.
Also, just a quick – but stupidly exciting – note to say that if you head on over to Barbour’s Facebook page, there is currently a competition running where you can win a classically British break away. How amazing is that? It does end in a matter of days though so head over asap! *Drops everything and enters competition with every finger crossed* πŸ˜‰
As always, thank you so much for reading. I really hope you enjoyed this post!
xx
This post was brought to you in collaboration with Barbour.*

90 responses to “SUMMER STYLE WITH BARBOUR”

  1. These are stunning outfits ! I like that black shirt dress

    CANDICE | BEAUTY CANDY LOVES

  2. Beth Lodge says:

    The exact same thing comes to mind when I think of Barbour – never knew they did 'normal' clothes haha. Love that dress though – it looks soo comfy! As always you look beauts πŸ™‚

    Beth x
    Bethany Georgina

  3. Rosy Flynn says:

    Love the t-shirt it is quite unique I have nothing like that in my wardrobe either – and I agree I thought countryside too.

    Rosy | sparklesoflight76.blogspot.co.uk

  4. I adore the dark dress with the belt, it's so me and I would buy it in a heartbeat. Simple and casual, perfect for summer!
    eastofsiam.blogspot.com

  5. Oh, now this black dress is STUNNING! As are the shoes you've styled it with. I agree, I always though they just did coats haha. You look amazing as always lovely lady xx

    Sam // Samantha Betteridge

  6. Alina Bostan says:

    Barbour is such a great brand to collaborate with, well done for all your amazing achievements lately :D! I love the shirt dress, it's definitely something I could see myself wearing and the sandals you've paired the dress with are just stunning x

    Beauty with charm

  7. Sarah A says:

    I love the first outfit! That dress looks very versatile and easy to style πŸ™‚

    Sarah | sarahanne14.blogspot.com

  8. That dress has my name written all over it – I love it! Looking gorgeous as always πŸ™‚

    Lauren xx
    The Lifestyle Diaries

  9. Wow so exciting, lucky you! I love Barbour and you look great!

    http://www.duchessoffashion.co.uk

  10. Beautylyme says:

    Love this look! I would never have thought that Barbour did clothes like this – like you said, I always associate them with jackets xx

    Beautylymin

  11. Lauren S says:

    That dress is so gorgeous, I had no idea Barbour did items outside the jackets but this looks like something I'd definitely want in my wardrobe!

    Lauren x
    Britton Loves | Lifestyle Food Beauty

  12. Rubi Ani says:

    I love that first outfit. The shoes and dress are just perfect.
    Rubi | Instagram | The Den | http://www.the-den.blogspot.com

  13. - Karen says:

    This was such a fun read Ellie! Totally love how Barbour have branched out, yet the pieces remain to their style. That dress is simply stunning! Looking forward to your slider/sandals post too – they're lush! πŸ™‚

    Style Sunriseβ˜€

    πŸ™‚
    x

  14. So gorgeous! I didn't realise that Barbour did such pretty clothes : ) I really need to look into them. I also love the dress and sliders. xxx

    Jessie | allthingsbeautiful-x

  15. Zarrah Jane says:

    The dress is a perfect date outfit.
    Lovin' the flats too,
    For the 2nd look, lovin' the comfy look.
    XO

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  16. Anonymous says:

    I love your second outfit!! <3
    Nati xx
    http://www.simplyartdicted.com

  17. Seriously in love with both of these looks but Im dying over the shirt dress! It looks adorable with the belt and I need those sandals! Gorgeous!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles
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  18. Strong shoes game!
    Love them!
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  19. glenka says:

    The first thing I usually think of about Barbour is the horrible smell of the wax jackets!!
    But these new clothes have made me change my mind about the brand.
    You look really summery in the clothes you picked. I shall have to go and see what else they do.

  20. LBG says:

    The dress is so versatile, love it this way! I would wear this tee all the time. And love both the shoes! I will think of Barbour a whole new way now

    Leftbankgirl.blogspot.com

  21. Honest mum says:

    You look stunning and you're right, I would never think delicate summer dresses and blouse tops when it came to Barbour. My Mum had a wax coat I always remember as a child, we lived in the countryside in Ilkley and it was very much Barbour jacket and wellies. I am going to check them out, adore that belt too, you're the perfect Barbour model x

  22. Such a great brand to collaborate with! I love both outfits but the dress is my favourite! Hope you have a lovely day! πŸ™‚ xx

  23. These outfits are just absolutely lovely. Love your simple preppy laid-back style!

    Rae | LFB

  24. What a lovely post! I really like both outfits and it's so cool that you get to collaborate with all these brands! I had never heard of Barbour before, but their items look amazing!

    X Marjolein
    http://misscocoblue.blogspot.com

  25. Rafaela S. says:

    All the outfits are stunning but I love your dress so much!!

    http://fashionwalkinbrussels.blogspot.com/

  26. Such gorgeous looks, I LOVE the tartan T-shirt! I've actually never heard of Barbour, definitely going to be checking them out now! πŸ™‚

    Heather Xx
    100waysto30.co.uk

  27. Such a gorgeous dress! Your outfits are always on point! x

    Heather | Of Beauty & Nothingness x

  28. I love the dress and the white jeans, nude shoe combo are lovely! xx

    Jasmine Talks Beauty

  29. Leanne Dolan says:

    Both outfits are lovely, I especially like the dress. A nice combination of smart but casual.

    Leanne x

    Fancy a read? Check out my latest post The Glamour Summer Edit from Latest in Beauty.

  30. Anonymous says:

    You look absolutely stunning! Both of the outfits are super pretty! That dress is to die for! xx

    http://alemint.blogspot.com/

  31. Annabel B says:

    I do love a bit of Babour…and I hate to admit…but even my dog has one their jackets haha. But you're looking stunning as per!

    Annabel β™₯
    Mascara & Maltesers

  32. Georgia Jade says:

    Elle! that button up dress is super cute! Loving your style! I'm slowly working my way to pulling off white jeans- they always look so effortless on you.

    Georgia | The Weekend Attic – Personal Style, Beauty and Lifestyle

  33. crafty-zone says:

    I haven't heard about this brand before, but I really like both looks, my favourite is second one with your 12 years old jacket πŸ˜‰

    http://crafty-zone.blogspot.com/

  34. Rachel-Beth says:

    Wow- these Barbour pieces are lush! That little shirt dress looks incredible on you πŸ™‚ I have to admit, I totally think of quilted jackets when I think of Barbour. But that has changed now thanks to this post :p

    Rachel xx
    http://www.thedailyluxe.net

  35. Rachel Marie says:

    Love these looks! You are stunning!
    Rachel Coco

  36. Eden Mint says:

    Both great outfits, love the black shirt dress, so chic!

    http://www.mintnotion.com

  37. Jordan says:

    Oooh I love all these outfits you are such a blonde bombshell! I've never heard of Barbour before but I must check them out. Gorgeous!

    hellomissjordan.com xx

  38. Mili says:

    I've only heard of barbour jackets but their summertime pieces are just as classic! I love how you styled that shirt dress πŸ™‚

    Mili

  39. Nina Almo says:

    great looks ! love the black dress, you look gorgeous !
    Nina
    xox

    http://www.titritmode.com

  40. That linen dress is just gorgeous on you. And I love the detailing on those sandals; so, so pretty x

  41. Absolutely love everything about this post Xx
    you always slaying girl Whooop

    itsjustwinnie.blogspot.co.uk/

  42. SBUK says:

    You look great and I love both outfits. πŸ™‚ But the one with white jeans and nude sandals is my favourite. So classic and simple, yet really pretty. xx

    Renata | Speaking Beauty UK

  43. Rhea Dillon says:

    That shirt dress is lovely on you!

    xx
    thegridldn.blogspot.com

  44. I've never heard of Barbour but clearly they have some amazing bits and i need to check them out! Love your outfits and that shirt dress looks amazing on you!

    Courtney | http://courtzmelv.com

  45. alex amarxon says:

    He brings a certain imposing, dominant, ominous presence that is rarely matched on screen. Old school barber shop

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