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British Heritage – Barbour Jackets

Thursday, February 16th, 2017 Uncategorized
Women's black vintage wax Barbour jacket

Poorboy is located on good old Yorkshire turf, a wax jacket is a fashion staple for a Yorkshireman's wardrobe, let's face it a wax jacket is needed in this bitter weather. We just love the nostalgic smell of a good vintage Barbour jacket! The Barbour story began in 1894 in the Market Place in South Shields. Today the 5th generation family owned business remains in the region, with Barbour’s headquarters located in Simonside, South Shields.  Although it sources products from around the globe, Barbour’s classic wax jackets are still

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Guide to vintage shopping

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Are you a fashion junky? Do you get a thrill from sourcing vintage pieces that are a sight to behold? Here is your guide to vintage shopping 101. We are here to let you in on the secrets for being a successful vintage shopper, so you can shop the real-deal vintage treasures over the second hand thrift clothing. Check your parent’s wardrobe and if you brave the attic, fashion goes round in circles re-discover those pieces you forget you had. Here at Poorboy upcycling is very important to us as you can see from our previous blog. You

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Help make a sustainable change

Friday, January 13th, 2017 2017, Upcycling
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Hello 2017! We have so many exciting upcoming plans, but unfortunately you’re going to have to hold tight.. our lips are keeping sealed, for now. What are your new year’s resolutions? Perhaps drink less alcohol? Come on we know you struggle with surviving dry January, perhaps attending the gym more often? Doesn’t tickle your fancy? How about making a real change not only to your life but helping make a sustainable change to the environment. Hey, it doesn’t have to be that hard. Just give this a thought.. buy fewer new items and

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