Written by: Ella Power
The sun may have set on the summer season, but that doesn’t mean we need to put a stop to our country weekends or day trips exploring the great outdoors. With a high-quality wax jacket by your side, you can take on your favourite outdoor adventures this autumn/ winter, whatever the weather has to offer. A highly practical choice for the winter months, wax jackets offer dependable warmth and protection from the wind and rain.
Wax jackets come in a variety of styles, with plenty of midweight and heavyweight options suitable for combatting autumn/ winter weather, all with versatility, durability, and timeless style. To help you find the perfect wax jacket, we have put together a list of the best wax jackets for the autumn/ winter season, all hand-picked thanks to their heavy-duty durability, performance in colder weather conditions and versatility.
The Barbour Classic Beaufort Wax Jacket is a timeless design first sold in 1983 and has since remained one of the brand’s bestsellers. This midweight jacket is constructed from 8oz Sylkoil waxed cotton, making it the perfect transitional piece for layering as the leaves turn from green to golden brown. The Classic Beaufort Wax Jacket is part of Barbour’s Classic Collection and features a hardwearing waterproof outer, storm flap windproof detailing, and a breathable lining, keeping you protected yet comfortable during the changing seasons.
The beauty of the Classic Beaufort Wax Jacket is its’ versatility, and it is compatible with many of Barbour’s optional zip-in liners and Classic detachable hood. This is perfect for providing an added layer of protection from the cold and adverse wintry conditions. A traditional cord collar, two handwarmer pockets, and durable branded hardware add a touch of timeless style to this supremely practical wax jacket.
For countryside walks and everyday layering, the Barbour Stratford Wax Jacket should be one of your go-to’s this autumn. This modern jacket is made from 8oz waxed cotton for protection from the rain, featuring a stylish cord collar that can fasten upwards with an adjoining throat tab for when the wind picks up. Two handwarmer pockets will keep your hands toasty as the weather cools down, whilst its durable brass hardware promises a lifetime of wear. Layering up for the colder months shouldn’t mean you have to compromise on style, and with the Barbour Stratford jacket, you don’t have to as it is finished with premium leather trims and an embossed branded leather badge.
As the temperature begins to dip and the winter months draw in, you will want to make sure you have a high-quality wax jacket that provides luxurious warmth for cold and rainy days, and the Barbour International Duke 8oz Wax Jacket does just that. An inner baffle-quilted lining provides added insulation for those brisk winter mornings, whilst a full-length zipper closure and button-up throat tab offers double protection from chilly winds. The winter months will come and go, but the International Duke 80z jacket is designed to last and will have a permanent place in your winter wardrobe for many years to come, thanks to its premium, weatherproof construction and durable hardware.
When winter takes full force, you will want to consider the Barbour International Winter A7 Wax Jacket – a heavyweight 8oz waxed cotton jacket that will keep you reliably warm on your winter walks. Style and functionality converge in this contemporary waxed jacket, offering a durable yet timeless design. The Winter A7 jacket offers ultimate versatility with its removable padded lining for added warmth on colder winter days. A pin buckle throat strap, press stud storm flap, stand up collar and long sleeves with button-up cuffs provide protection for adverse weather conditions, perfect for keeping cosy on family walks or weekends away in the countryside.
Perfect for transitioning into the winter months, the Barbour Avoch Wax Jacket boasts a three-in-one parka design that offers exceptional versatility as the seasons change. The Avoch Wax Jacket features a removable gilet that can be worn as a standalone piece on cooler days when you only require a lighter layer of warmth. On harsh winter days where you need more protection, the Avoch’s cosy drawcord hood, full zipper closure with a button-up flap, and insulating yet breathable lining will ensure you are fully equipped. The Avoch jacket‘s premium waxed cotton shell and versatile three-in-one design will make it perfect to wear again and again all year round.
The Barbour Norwood Wax Jacket is a chic take on the brand’s classic wax jacket styles, its’ premium leather trims and contemporary silhouette exude ultimate luxury. The Norwood jacket offers both style and substance, boasting a versatile, removable faux-fur liner for an extra layer of insulation when needed, wide ribbed cuffs that keep the warmth in and a turn-up collar with a high-quality branded throat tab. The Norwood Wax Jacket offers all the features you need to keep you that little bit warmer when the weather cools down.
The Barbour Winter Defence Women’s Wax Jacket is designed to keep you protected from any adverse weather once winter takes full force. This heavyweight waxed cotton jacket presents a warm tartan lined interior for insulation on those colder days, full-length zipper closure with storm-flap stud detailing, and hardwearing finishes that will survive any winter downpour. This wax jacket delivers not only practicality but has all the modern design details one could require from a jacket, including high-quality branded hardware, utility-style pockets, and a flattering, tailored silhouette. The Winter Defence wax jacket promises timeless style year after year, whilst offering supreme warmth and protection from the elements.