As early as the late 1800s, overalls and coveralls made up the bulk of men’s workwear styles. A sturdy pair of work boots and a hat usually finished the look
This particular style of workwear was preferred due to the need to keep clean without straps, pockets, and shirt cuffs that could get tangled in machinery.
embracing the iconic workwear
WOMEN & THE WAR EFFORT
As men went abroad to fight the war, women started new jobs at factories and manufacturing lines in efforts to support the war's high demand of supplies.
FURTHER PROGRESSION OF WOMEN'S WORKWEAR
Soon enough, more women would also join the military, breaking away from common stereotypes that women should stay home.
Women of today continue to embrace the functional and timeless style of vintage workwear