Carhartt, Hip-Hop & Why Fashion Will Always Be Obsessed With Workwear

Uniting farmers in Middle America and fuckboys in Manchester, workwear is perhaps the only genre of fashion capable of straddling socioeconomic, geographic, and political fault lines. Over the past decade, the convergence of popular fashion and workwear, whereby throngs of city slickers dress like off-duty manual laborers, has seen entire neighborhoods enveloped in tobacco-colored chore jackets and jauntily-angled beanies. Consider Kaia Gerber, Jonah Hill, Bella Hadid, and Daniel Day-Lewis, who are frequently photographed cosplaying as Brooklyn handymen. Read more at Highsnobiety.