In recent years the role of high-fashion in streetwear has continued to grow with luxury houses like Gucci and Louis Vuitton targeting the market as a way to engage younger consumers. Interestingly the staple labels of streetwear haven’t had to give up much of the market themselves while this has taken place. One group from within the streetwear industry that remains as relevant as ever are workwear labels. Brands like Carhartt and Dickies have transcending their intended use and provide a much-needed amalgam of practicality, durability, and looks that accommodate for any situation. These brands have remained streetwear staples, sitting comfortably with hyped up labels and high-fashion brands. Below you’ll find our guide to some of the best and most respected workwear labels in streetwear.
- Lead image by: Michelle Tran