Summer Style Guide 2016
With winter well and truly out of the way, at least we hope – our sister blog looked at spring cleaning tips. So how about some excellent, stylish clothing to help tackle those odd jobs in the garden or for out on site? We have an outstanding selection of products – for all seasons. All are available in our online store, but just for now lets look at some fresh and funky ideas for the warmer months an maybe you can give you and your workers a new Summer Style.
When the suns out, a hat is perfect for keeping the sun out of your eyes whilst you work – as well as protecting your head from getting burnt!
Made from a 270gsm heavy cotton fabric, this excellent camouflage finished cap has a comfortable low profile design with a pre-curved peak and stitched eyelets. The rear of the hat is fastened by a fabric strap and secured with an antique brass buckle. The front panels are left unsupported, which means if it takes your fancy – you can even get it embroidered, but with its camo design, just remember where you put it down – or it may be a nightmare to find 😉
Carhartt have always stood for the industrial worker, but in recent years they’ve become increasingly popular as a fashionable brand. The Odessa Cap from Carhartt has an adjustable hook and loop closure on the back for a comfortable fit, with a pre-curved peak. It comes in four cool vintage colours, with a leatherette logo label at the front. Inside this cap there is a coolmax sweatband, which will help keep moisture at bay and keep you cooler throughout the day.
Featuring a distressed, oil washed finish and made from a durable 100% cotton twill fabric, the Dickies Harrison Cap is a strong contender for the most stylish cap available. It is available in two colour options, and will look good at work or out and about.
When its hot outside, its great to be able to just enjoy the sun – and a lightweight, cool t-shirt or vest will provide just the right amount of sun protection, and will keep you cooler for longer.
Show your love of colours off with this excellent T-shirt from Fruit of The Loom! Exceptional value, this 100% Cotton Belcoro Yarn top features contrasting colour sleeves and rounded collar, with seven colour options available. This tee is ideal for working in the garden or just as a casual top whilst lounging around or going about your daily routines. Its Belcoro yarn finish is designed to offer a very fine knit, which also makes this a fantastic top for businesses who want a stylish and eye-catching personalised work clothing solution.
Available in a stylish black or a vibrant dark lime, the HH Workwear Magni T-shirt makes for an excellent baselayer top which is packed with innovative technology to offer the best in comfort whilst you work. With a fabric weight of 130gsm, the polyester and polypropylene fabric composition is light to the touch, and incorporates Lifa Flow tech to help moisture manage and keep you dry and cool.
The “Force” is strong with this one! Another colourful option, the Force Colour T-shirt from Carhartt is constructed from a durable 100% force polyester fabric, which is lightweight with a birds-eye knit finish designed to keep you cool when you’re out in the sun. This bright and practical t-shirt features FastDry wicking technology, which dissipates sweat from the body and helps to keep you cool and dry. There’s even a handy chest pocket, with enough room to store any items you may need in a cinch.
To top any ensemble off, you’re going to want to air those pasty winter legs, and get the shorts out! The improved air circulation and freedom of movement is perfect for outdoors pursuits and working in the garden at home, or the site at work.
If you liked the look of the Result Heavy Cotton Pro-Style Baseball Cap, then these shorts will be perfect. Made with a 100% ring-spun cotton canvas fabric, these shorts will give as good as they get, with woodland and urban camo styles for a stylish look. The relaxed seat and thigh combines with the slightly lower sitting waistband for a casual, relaxed fit ideal for lounging around in the sun.
Part of the the latest addition to the Helly Hansen range, this is one Mjolnir you can lift without being an asgardian! These 100% cotton work shorts have a rugged raw edge detail, and a relaxed stylish fit. They feature a drawcord adjustment on the waist if the belt loops are not to your liking, one of which has a practical ID loop for security – you’ll never misplace your identification again.
If you want shorts with that added punch, then these excellent pirate pants will give you it. engineered for the active horticulturist, they are created from a combo of recycled polyester and cotton twill fabric that is packed with features. The tool and rear pockets are imbued with the power of Cordura, offering impressive abrasion resistance. More importantly Cordura also plays a role in reinforcing the kneepad pockets, making these a magnificent choice for budding gardeners (pun intended).
Something a bit different?
If nothing above has taken your fancy, we have some more unique gardening products for men and women below, if shorts aren’t enough – these will offer you something a little more unique…
Thats right, Blaklader might be the first to offer a practical workmans kilt (underwear recommended). Constructed from a 100% cotton twill fabric, they are well ventilated and feature reinforced ruler and nail pockets, and come equipped with a hammer loop and bellowed back pockets.
A definite contender for the most colourful product we have available, these striking work skirts from Fristads Kansas come in a range of light and bright pastel shades, for a striking and colourful look. Not just for show, this skirt means business – with Cordura reinforced loose-hanging front pockets and a range of tool loops and accessory options available, they won’t let you down on site!
If nothing here has caught your eye, don’t forget to visit our online store.