We all know clothes are disposable, but it feels a lot better to throw away a garment that you have worn the hell out of and caused to fail, rather than because it's no longer stylish. Tradespeople know this better than most, and if you talk to them, they'll happily tell you what brands they rely on; but most of them are too busy climbing into crawlspaces and digging ditches to set up Instagram accounts and become "influencers."
So I was happy to see that an actual working electrician took the time to put this review up on YouTube. Carl Murawski works with his hands for a living, and here he runs down the differences between two brands he's evaluated over the long haul: Carhartt and Duluth Trading Co.
I would've liked to see him tackle Dickies too, though maybe a three-way comparison would've been too long.
I wear Carhartt simply because it's the easiest thing for me to find in my size, and the price is right. Shop denizens among you, can you vouch for Duluth and/or Dickies? I have no experience with either brand.