Industry Guide

white shirts for painters
WHITE
  • Painters
  • Plasterers
  • Hospitals

Most painters wear white because it doesn’t contrast or highlight white paint drops. White workwear is also easy to bleach and remove paint from. Key Items: Y02500 Foundations Drill Cargo Pant, Y05500 Foundations Drill Cargo Short, Y07500 Foundations Cotton Drill Shirt Long Sleeve, Y01555 Foundations Tradesman Cotton Drill Action Back Overall

Black shirts for all trades
BLACK
  • All Trades


Black workwear hides grease and generally most dirt, allowing the wearer to maintain a professional appearance, no matter what the task at hand involves. Key Items: Y02202 Legends Pant, Y11306 Foundations Pique Short Sleeve Polo

Light Blue shirts for Mechanics
LIGHT BLUE
  • Mechanics


Mechanics need to ensure that their workwear is comfortable and lightweight yet protective. Buttons and studs should be covered to ensure they do not catch or scratch car or motorcycle paint work. Key Item: Y00015 Foundations Poly Cotton Coverall Light Blue

Khaki shirts Gardeners
KHAKI
  • Carpenters
  • Landscapers
  • Gardeners

Khaki coloured workwear is generally worn by those who work with wood or earth as dirt and wood shavings are well disguised. Key Items: Y02501 Foundations Drill Pant, Y01010 Foundations Bib & Brace Cotton Drill Overall, Y07393 Legends Ripstop Short Sleeve Shirt

navy shirts for Electricians
NAVY
  • Plumbers
  • Electricians
  • Mechanics

Navy workwear hides dirt, grease and grime, allowing the wearer to maintain a professional appearance even in the dirtiest of working conditions. Key Items: Y07510 Foundations Cotton Drill Short Sleeve Shirt, Y11363 Foundations Crew Neck Short Sleeve T-Shirt, Y05038 Legends 3D Stretch Short

Green shirts for Councils
GREEN
  • Agriculture
  • Councils

Green is a natural colour traditionally ose who work outdoors in ils also use this colour to workforce. Key Item: Y01555 man Cotton Drill Action