[internetworkers] waterproof pants
lymang at gmail.com
Tue Sep 7 15:15:14 EDT 2004
I would like these clothes a lot more if I could tell where they were made.
The Carhartt website says nothing. I have emailed them to see if they
can tell me.
On Tue, 7 Sep 2004 15:04:34 -0400 (EDT), Sil Greene <quack at ibiblio.org> wrote:
> Check out Carhart clothing; their products are more geared for outdoor
> workers (think construction et al) but are very well made. Some of them
> might even pass for business casual. Here's an example of their
> water-repellent pants:
> Google around; I'm sure you can find other places online that sell them.
> I'm not sure what local retailers might carry them, however.
> You might also consider asking an REI or Great Outdoor Provision Company
> to special-order some khakis in your (estimated) sizes. GOPC is a
> locally-owned chain with stores in Raleigh and Durham:
> > it appears that North Carolina will never be anything but rain-soaked
> > and moist. as a local worker who telecommutes on foot (sometime on
> > bike), it sucketh mightily to always spend the day "drying out" while
> > resisting ever going outside the building. thus, i'm looking for some
> > items (specifically pants & shirts) that might stand up better to the
> > elements.
> > i know REI exists to satiate this desire, but most things i see there
> > are designed for the ultra-fit, 2% body fat rock climber. is there any
> > hope for a "big boned" individual to find some decent pantaloons that
> > keep the wet out? will i be doused forever? style-wise, i'm looking
> > for something like a basic khaki that won't turn into a dark brown,
> > body-clinging mop once its seen a few rain drops.
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