Jon Barrie Menswear Blog

Best Places for A Winter Stag Do

With summer and the warmer months becoming a distant memory far too quickly we’ve got Winter to look forward to! A popular time for weddings, with many opting for an Winter setting for the usual beautiful setting, it’s cold but not too cold so here in the UK so provides an excellent season. But we’re looking at where’s the best … Continue reading

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Why Not Visit Our Stores?

Jon Barrie has been a registered trader of fashionable menswear for over 50 years, delivering some of the finest quality brand names the UK men’s fashion industry has to offer. Established in Pontefract, where our current headquarters still are, Jon Barrie has become a leading supplier both online and in shop for brand names such as; Fred Perry, Farah, Pretty … Continue reading

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Autumn Style

It’s time to put away the shorts and say goodbye to the flip-flops, because summer is well and truly over. In many cases we much prefer Autumn though at Jon Barrie, the days are getting shorter and the weather is getting colder, there is a certain something about the season which we love. Of course it provides an excellent chance … Continue reading

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Top 5 Tips On How To Perform The Perfect Kick-flip

If you’re a budding skater or fancy taking the activity up as a hobby, we’ve got an easy to follow guide on how to perform the perfect kickflip. Considered one of the staple moves in skating you should really be starting your repertoire of tricks off with this one!

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Converse: Possibly The World’s Most Iconic Shoe?

The star of the Converse brand has become instantly recognisable around the globe, and rightly so! Easily one of the most popular choice by many in footwear and has become a brand worn by every aspect of the social spectrum, no matter what your status, it’s hard not to fall in love with this make of shoe. Behind The Brand … Continue reading

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Behind The Iconic Brand Merc London

Merc London are possibly one of the most iconic British brands around the world, capturing the essence of the mod scene that came way back when in Britain. Following on from that they have become a fashion powerhouse being attached to recognisable styles and music legends, which helped catapult the brand to the height of popularity it has today. Always … Continue reading

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The Britpop Greats: Blur Vs Oasis

Here at Jon Barrie we completely love our Britpop music, but like many others the team is torn between Blur & Oasis, two acts that are Britpop and British music royalty. So we’ve put together blog dedicated to finding out who the greatest. Obviously the demise of Oasis has let Damon Albarn and Co power right through as becoming one … Continue reading

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The Top 15 Film Soundtracks Of All Time

At Jon Barrie we love our music, not quite as much as our fashion but it’s up there. We compiled a list of our favourite films soundtracks through history, you might not agree with some but we think that the choices are solid choices, matching the great films they work so perfectly with.   15. Hanna – The Chemical Brothers … Continue reading

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How About a bit of Fred Perry and Pretty Green?

Here at Jon Barrie we like to showcase our favourite brands, with the spotlight falling upon Fred Perry and Pretty Green.   Fred Perry Fred Perry is most famously known for being an English tennis great, but now possibly even more well-known for his designer clothing label. Established in the 1940’s Fred Perry has become a world famous British brand, … Continue reading

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Festival Favourites – Looking The Part This Summer

With the weather warming up and summer being just around the corner, here at Jon Barrie we’ve been putting together some ideal looks for this years summer festivals.   Converse Hi Top Pumps Black Chuck Taylor All Stars This is the original festival shoe, available in both high tops and the ankle cut plims version of the classic Converse. Pretty … Continue reading

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