BELLEVILLE, Wis. (June 14, 2010) – Tested by a dream team of self-reliant, hands-on women who not only approve the gear for real life use, but also model the looks, Duluth Trading’s gear is thoughtfully designed to work with a woman’s shape, while providing the functionality and durability needed for active jobs and hobbies like gardening. This year, Duluth Trading Co. has added more than 60 new workwear products for the spring and summer seasons.
Duluth Trading’s new Chambray Shirt looks good whether you’re in the garden or out and about. Moisture-wicking CoolMax in the fabric keeps you cool while nearly-invisible spandex inserts behind each shoulder make reaching and lifting much easier.
Built-in sun protection? Check. Lightweight moisture-wicking fabric? Check. Easy-moving bi-swing back? Check. A pocket for essentials? Check. Long-sleeve Action Shirt has everything you need on hot jobs. Its durable ripstop CoolPlus® polyester wicks away perspiration 6x faster than cotton, while built-in UPF 50+ helps filter harmful rays.
The brand new Ripstop Cargo Pants are made tough. The durable, triple-stitched fabric repels stains and resists tears and rips, yet is still soft and comfortable. Perfect for carrying gardening gear, the cargo pants have eight total pockets for lots of storage without the bulk of more traditional cargos.
Also try the Ripstop Cargo Shorts which feature 12 pockets (two are ventilated for air circulation) and a 12-inch inseam for excellent coverage.
With a whopping dozen pockets, the new Women’s Utility Vest is a handy addition to any woman’s wardrobe. The pockets keep hands free while the large back mesh panel works to keep you cool and circulate air during long, hot days.
The Duluth Longtail Tank is made of a soft rib knit that won’t stretch or sag out of shape – and it has UPF 35 protection built in. Tank has bra strap keeper snaps to keep straps in place and is a full two inches longer than an ordinary tank to stay tucked and keep you covered when you bend, reach or sit.
Stuff it! Smash it! Crush it! The packable, crushable and lightweight Crusher Hat, provides UV-protection and a three-inch wide brim to shield from the burning rays and mesh sides to keep women cool on hot days.
The new UV Buff can be worn a million different ways – and those flyaways will be out of the way all day. The UV Buff features active odor control in the quick-drying, breathable fabric and can easily be thrown in the wash. Plus, a built-in CoolMax® Comfort System channels moisture away from skin to the outer layer of the fabric.
The new Soil Scoop has a deep scoop that works for digging and lifting dirt. Its sharp point and serrated teeth slay weeds quickly and easily to make garden work a breeze. For weeding and planting ease, the CobraHead weeder digs, slices, furrows, uproots and scrapes with uncommon speed and ease. A great addition to any gardener’s tool collection, the pointed blade and curved shape of the Hori Hori Gardening Knife work like a garden spade while the serrated edge works as a garden knife to cut plantings apart.
The Gauntlet Gardening Gloves will protect your hands during a long day of weeding and trimming. These goatskin gloves with pigskin gauntlets resist abrasion and punctures, and are padded at stress points on the palms to prevent blisters and soreness when you’re digging, raking, weeding.
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