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This Summer Duluth Trading Company Has Your Back; Features Outdoor Workwear with the Baked-in Goodness of Sun Protection

Baked-in UPF/UVF? Check. Flip-up sun collar? Check. Breathable, moisture-wicking fabrics? Check and check. With the longer, warmer days of summer upon us, Duluth Trading Company, the national workwear retailer, introduces the gotta-have UPF and sun protective clothing that will keep women safe from the harshest of steamy outdoor elements – including the sun’s harmful rays. Go ahead, make your dermatologist proud! 

From the sun-shielding Crusher Hat, to the sweat-busting Long Sleeve Action Shirt, to the skin-saving Garden Pants, Duluth Trading Company has the sun protection hats, shirts and bottoms to safeguard  skin – no matter what the outdoor chore.

“Whether digging in the garden or simply mowing the lawn, Duluth knows that women spend a significant amount of time working outdoors in the summer and that means serious exposure to the sun,” says Stephanie Pugliese, president and chief merchandising officer, Duluth Trading Company. “With the help of Duluth Real Women testers and models, we’ve been able to design outdoor workwear with built-in sun safety features to ensure that women can do what they love – better, longer and more safely.”

To check out all of Duluth’s sun protective gear, check out Duluth Trading Women. 

For more information about how to stay ‘sun-safe’ this summer, watch “Sun Protection Tips of the Trade” featuring Duluth Trading Real Woman Model and sustainable farmer Rebecca Claypool. Claypool shares her tips of the trade on how to manage the risks of working outside.

Sun Protective Gear From Duluth Trading Company:

Crusher Hat/Item #40502/$29.50
You can't afford to be caught in the sun without a hat, so our Crusher has UPF 50+ protection built-in to shield sensitive skin as well as an extra wide brim to keep you shaded from harmful rays. And, the Crusher always looks presentable when you pull it out and put it on because the flexible brim and crown are constructed to bounce back to their original shape no matter how long they’ve been squished. Plus, mesh sides keep you cool on sun-drenched days.100 percent of users would recommend the Crusher to friends. 

Long Sleeve Action Shirt/ Item #43301/$49.50
This Action Shirt has everything you need on hot jobs. Built-in sun protection, lightweight moisture-wicking fabric and an easy-moving bi-swing back. Itsdurable ripstop CoolPlus® polyester wicks away perspiration 6x faster than cotton, while built-in UPF 50+ helps filter harmful rays. A flip-up sun collar shades your neck; discreet back mesh vents circulate fresh air behind the bi-swing back. Plus, the shirttail hem keeps you covered while bending, sitting or crouching. Not to mention, 100 percent of users would recommend the action shirt to friends. 

Short Sleeve Longtail Crew/Item # 82508/$18.50
Trendy tees in the big box stores may be cheap, but their wimpy fabrics and careless construction just can’t stand up to our quality. Duluth Longtails are made of a soft rib knit that won’t stretch or sag out of shape – and they have UPF 35+ protection built-in to block harmful rays. The Longtail Crew Tee is a full two inches longer than an ordinary tee to stay tucked and keep you covered when you bend, reach or sit. With 97 percent for users recommending them to friends, it’s easy to see why women prefer Longtails to the competition!

Garden Pants / Item # 46104 / $49.50
Bend, squat, kneel and tiptoe through the tulips this spring in our new Garden Pants. Designed for freedom of movement, these hardworking pants feature a crotch gusset, elasticized adjustable waist and internal kneepads to get the job done in comfort. Pant hems are also elasticized so they stay put in mucky boots. Handy pockets keep cell phones, keys and cash secure. Soft cotton/nylon blend fabric stays cool in the hot sun with an addedUPF 50 protection. With 100 percent approval rating, what’s not to love! (Kneepad Inserts sold separately. Item # 35536 / $6.50.)

Utility Vest/Item #51009/$59.50
Thanks to a whopping dozen pockets, the Duluth Trading Utility Vest is like an extra set of hands leaving your hands free to do other things. This hard-working vest also has a built-in sun collar and UPF 50+ sun protection. Another handy detail? A large back mesh panel, which works to keep you cool and circulate air during long, hot days. Plus, the two-way front zip unzips from the bottom to make bending, crouching and sitting easier. And, the material is so lightweight, you'll forget you're wearing it! 97 percent of users recommend the Utility Vest. 

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