This Beautiful Badale was bought in London in 1997 and has lived in Milan until now. It has been greatly loved and kept well - some signs of use but overall excellent condition!
From the website: In 1980, Barbour produced their first short, lightweight jacket, the Bedale. Originally designed for riding, the Bedale is favoured by many Britons, from royalty to pop icons.
Dame Margaret Barbour designed the Bedale with equestrian practicalities in mind, with a shorter length, relaxed fit, rear vents and the essential Nylon inner 'drip-strip' that provided resistance to damp from horses seeping into the jacket. Made with mediumweight 6oz waxed cotton and fully interactive with optional zip-in thermal liners and hoods, the Bedale is a brilliant all-year-round jacket.
The classic elements of a Barbour jacket are all included, with a brass two-way ring-pull zip and studded 'Stormfly' front, two large bellows pockets and two moleskin-lined handwarmer pockets, and the traditional corduroy collar with studs for a hidden throat flap.
Now a classic, the practicality and simple style of the Bedale remains popular with all ages.