Work clothes can be very loosely defined. One can immediately think of durable denim and khaki twill as the backbone of men’s traditional cotton work clothes from the early 1950s.
An ad for HD Lee from Life Magazine 1951
An ad from Life 1952 -same basic ad from H. D. Lee but on a budget.
Ad for Sanforized work overalls Life 1953
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The Favorite Garment Co. Ad