Don’t Sweat It: Choose the Right Work Pants for a Cool Summer

| 4/1/2014 2:46:00 PM

Spring is already here and summer is on its way, too. It’s time to ditch those polyester work pants and go for something breathable, which does not retain temperature as much, yet is still durable. And what’s better suited for this purpose than cotton pants?

Cotton is a natural hypo-allergenic material that is also very light and allows for good air circulation. Whether you work on big outdoor projects or just want spend a few hours in the garden, cotton will provide you with the needed protection while giving you the desired comfort.

With that in mind, here are some of the best cotton work pants available in the US, and at the very bottom — a Canadian innovation in work gear that will hopefully hit U.S. shelves, too.

Men’s Loose Fit Cargo Pants By Dickies

Dickies Loose Fit Cargo Pant

Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, Dickies is one of the leading US-based companies in the work clothing and accessories sector.

This particular style is made of 100% washed cotton wilt, which makes them extra soft. A button waist and a loose fit will ensure all the comfort you need while moving around. The front is plain, while the side comes equipped with pleated cargo pockets. The 19” bottom leg opening makes the pants perfectly fit over work boots.

11/6/2018 12:03:20 PM

Coolworks are now made of ripstop 65/35 poly/cotton and they are available in the USA.

4/7/2016 10:52:55 PM

Lachezar, Thank-you for the great article, on men's summer gear. Who will be writing, the article, on women's summer work gear? Will it be you or another writer? Either way, I can't wait, to read it.

Hickory Hill
4/2/2014 2:09:08 PM

Women sweat in the garden too. Just sayin....

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