FIRE HOSE WORK PANTS, from Duluth Trading Co., are made from 100 percent cotton canvas, the same material used to wrap fire hoses.
The material will repel water, grease, oil and more, according to the company, which backs the product with a "we dare you to wear 'em out" guarantee. Duluth also offers Fire Hose jeans, jackets, outerwear, coveralls and aprons. The pants, item No. 92204, sell for $49.50. Contact: Duluth Trading Co. Tel: 800-505-8888. www.duluthtrading.com
This article originally appeared in the May 2011 issue.