Their heavy woven overalls where aimed at Detroit’s blue collar workers. A that time Detroit was the industrial hub of the U.S.A. so the demand for durable work wear was high.
The “Union Made” label stitched into every garment was a guarantee that made the products so appealing to the blue collar work force. Each garment was American through every stage of production, supporting a unionised work force that were treated fairly and well paid.
Carhartt has established themselves as a premium heritage brand. The early 1990’s saw a rise in interest from the street and music scene, which cemented Carhartt as a classic vintage staple.
Some of our sellers on RETRuly have a great selection of these iconic jackets. See some of the current range here.