Outdoor Workwear: Carhartt Jeans, Boots, Coveralls & More


Working outdoors is tough enough, but how about when it rains? No one wants to work outside when there’s the chance of getting stuck in the mud and having a cold rear its ugly head a few days later. Luckily, we have a few options for you to stay warm and dry while working outside in the rain. With these products, you’re guaranteed to have even the roughest of weather beat!

1. Tingley Hi-Visibility Sweatshirt

This bright, hooded sweatshirt is made with polyester and helps to keep warmth in as you’re working outside in the cold rain. The brightness of the sweatshirt, featured with the broad silver reflective tape, also ensures that you will be seen in the rain and fog, increasing your visibility and helping prevent accidents! The convenient pockets of the jacket are also very deep and can hold a good amount of essentials while on the job!

2. Carhartt Relaxed Fit Fleece Jeans

If you tend to get cold working outside in the rain, these comfortable, stretchy jeans are perfect for you! Not only are they relaxed enough at the waist to allow you to move easily and without stretching out your jeans, but they are also lined with fleece on the inside to keep you warm and focused on the task at hand.

3. Dickies Deluxe Blended Coverall

You probably already know about Dickies – you can trust their brand because it’s been everywhere for quite some time! But did you know Dickies also has coveralls for workers? The coveralls are ideal for someone who works too hard to be held back by the weather! You can rest assured that the bitter cold doesn’t stand a chance while wearing these on the job.

4. Berne Thinsulate Glove Mitt

These gloves from trusted company, Berne, warm up your hands without adding too much bulky fabric. They are insulated with a thin, yet effective fabric to keep your hands from getting cold in even the lowest of temperatures! The shell is also water-resistant, so you can wear them at any time. The bright color featured here also helps others see you in the mist!

5. Itasca Men’s Mudwalker Buckle Boots

These buckle boots provide a great fit for anyone! The buckles adjust and you can choose the tightness on each buckle. The rubber construction of the boots are waterproof and help to prevent damage and rust. The slip-resistant outsole is also incredibly important if you’re going to be working outside!

6. Honeywell Steel Toe Knee Boot

Servus by Honeywell is the brand’s heavy-duty supplies for working. These boots definitely do the trick while you’re working outside! The steel toe helps to protect your feet and the length of the boot ensures that you’re warm and comfortable. The insole is also specifically built to combat moisture and help keep your feet dry!

7. Muck Hi All Condition Chore Work Boot

Like the name says, these boots are ideal for all weather conditions! No rain or mud is enough to destroy these boots. The stretch fitting top helps to ensure a snug fit around any and all calf sizes. The steel shank built in also ensures additional arch support, so comfort and stability are guaranteed!

With these great finds, you might even be excited for your next time working in the rain! Come by Big R today and see even more of our weather related products.

About Big R

Bill and Pat Crabtree originated the Illinois Big R Stores in 1964 opening the first store in Watseka, Illinois. To date 20 stores have been opened in Illinois and Indiana; 2 stores in Ohio and 1 store in Wisconsin and we are still proud to be family-owned and operated. Our 12 Illinois stores are located in Watseka, Gibson City, Danville, Tilton, Pontiac, Morris, Pekin, Washington, Rochelle, Homer Glen, Streator and McHenry. Our 8 Indiana stores are located in Warsaw, 2 locations in Elkhart, Rochester, Wabash, Crawfordsville, Michigan City, and Marion. Our 2 stores in Ohio are located in Lima and Findlay. And 1 location in Wisconsin in Burlington. The offices and warehouses for Big R remain in Watseka, IL. Farm and Ranch store owners in the western states started the Big R brand name; they chose the name "Big R" to convey the "Ranch" identity. The Big R group is now comprised of 12 independent owners with store locations throughout the U.S. They all are members of Mid-States Distributing Company of St. Paul, MN. The Mid-States Coop has over 600 stores throughout the United States and Canada.