Posted on Tuesday, February 17, 2015
A massive trend in Japan for the past few years now, worker style is now hitting high-streets in the UK, with brands like Urban Outfitters and Topshop selling Swedish worker jackets and dungarees. We take a look at the history of worker wear and why this look has become fashionable.
These items were built for durability, practicality and protection, but the simple utilitarian style has become fashionable, steel workers and agriculturalists of the 1930’s have become the fashion inspiration for today.
As durable, quality products often made from hard wearing fabrics like denim or heavy cottons, this clothing has stood the test of time with age and wear only enhancing the look of the pieces.
With much of the clothing manufactured today being disposable, the popularity of worker wear shows that there is still a demand for quality products that last.