workwear

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  • (noun): Clothes designed to be worn while working, especially in a physically demanding job.

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  • (noun): heavy-duty clothes for manual or physical work

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Workwear is clothing worn for work, especially work that involves manual labour. Often those employed within trade industries elect to be outfitted in workwear because it is built to provide durability and safety.

The workwear clothing industry is growing and consumers have numerous retailers to choose from. Chains that have made a commitment to the $1 billion and rising workwear business report steady 6 percent to 8 percent annual gains in men's workwear.
In the UK, if workwear is provided to an employee without a logo, it may be subject to income tax being levied on the employee for a \"payment in kind.\" However, if company clothing is provided with logos on then the employee may be entitled to a tax rebate to help pay for the upkeep.

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  • The current interest began around 2007 with a renaissance in American workwear and heritage style, led by brands like Woolrich Woolen Mills, a line inspired by the Woolrich label, known for its buffalo check.

  • It's funny to see the workwear (and outdoor) fashion come round again, the last time was in the recession of the early '90s.

  • Rag & Bone's modern interpretation of traditional workwear and athletic workwear was a remix rather than a remake, says the Journal's Ray Smith.

  • In addition to underwear, Pacific Brands also produces workwear brands Hard Yakka and KingGee, favored by laborers and tradesmen, as well as footwear, sportswear and dry goods, including towels and bed linen.

  • So with Kent and other forces moving to t-shirts and other sensible workwear (albeit a tad paramilitary for some) this doughnut wants to return to ‘shirt sleeve order’ days and increase the spend on shirts for his force considerably as orders for larger necked replacements will certainly follow.

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