The new James Bond movie, Skyfall, is now showing, which means that men’s style watchers are looking for the latest in cars, gadgets, technology, and, of course, men’s fashion.
Daniel Craig at the ‘Skyfall’ premiere at Theater am Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, Germany, on October 30, 2012 (Credit: Patrick Hoffmann / WENN)
Daniel Craig’s leading lady, Berenice Marlohe, looked classic in an asymmetrical dress from Armani, shoes by Christian Louboutin, and jewelry by Marina B (Credit: Patrick Hoffmann / WENN)
The Iconic Skyfall Jacket
James Bond movies are usually about suits and dapper outfits. Still, this latest installment is different because it’s a weather-beaten waterproof jacket (shown below) that has sparked the frenzy.
James Bond’s weather-beaten waterproof jacket by Barbour (Credit: Sony Pictures Releasing)
James Bond wearing a Barbour Beacon Heritage sports jacket while cruising up to the Scottish Highlands in a silver 1965 Aston Martin DB5 (Credit: Sony Pictures Releasing)
Out of all the clothes that Daniel Craig rocked as James Bond, this is the one many have all fallen in love with and have subsequently snatched nearly every single stock of at online and brick-and-mortar stores.
Barbour Men’s Beacon Heritage Sports Jacket, £399.00 or approx. $639.23
Spotlight on Barbour’s Beacon Heritage Sports Jacket
James Bond’s ‘Skyfall’ jacket is the Beacon Heritage sports jacket from the established and well-known British outdoor clothing brand Barbour.
Other celebrities who have donned this high-quality Barbour jacket include James Bond, Steve McQueen, Kate Middleton, and Queen Elizabeth II. With that kind of customer base, we must see more from Barbour!
Barbour jackets are mostly classic in design, meaning they’re meant never to go out of style. Prices aren’t cheap either, but with happy owners reporting that these jackets last a lifetime, the total cost per wear would be as cheap as chips.
Recommended Barbour Jackets for Men
Here are three standout Barbour jackets for men:
Classic Bedale Jacket, $379.00
International Original Jacket, $449.00
Longstone Field Jacket, $449.00
Recommended Barbour Jackets for Women
The following are three recommended Barbour jackets for women:
Speedway Jacket, $499.00
International Polar Quilted Jacket, $499.00
Union Jack International Waxed Cotton Jacket, $449.00
As for James Bond’s sold-out jacket, Barbour reports that it will be receiving new stocks in mid-November. The brand will also be running a competition where winners can take home a large-sized sample of the jacket and a “Bond-on-Set” behind-the-scenes book.