In a world filled with quick-rotation statement pieces and bank-breaking investment jackets, we all crave a little simplicity sometimes. Thankfully, iconic workwear brands Dickies and Carhartt offer a host of wardrobe staple jackets that are not only relatively affordable but will stand the test of time as well.
Though he probably doesn’t have affordability on his mind, Kanye West has made no secret of his admiration for these workwear brands, from donning a $43 Dickies Eisenhower jacket at the Met Gala to rocking a vintage Carhartt WIP option as he went about his business in Calabasas.
If your wardrobe is missing that timeless element, below we’ve curated some of our favorite Carhartt and Dickies jackets, from classic styles to exciting collaborations. Prices start at a very reasonable $43 and rise to $925 for more elevated versions. Our picks include all-time classics in the form of Carhartt WIP’s Detroit and Michigan jackets and Dickies’ Eisenhower, as well as more unique pieces, including Carhartt’s standout collaboration with Junya Watanabe.