Archive for May, 2014
Whether you work in emergency response or handle hazardous materials and heavy machinery, there are plenty of reasons to wear fire resistant clothing on the job at all times. However, sometimes making sense of the many types of fire resistant work clothes can be difficult, and knowing what to wear for which job can be even more confusing. If you’re new to FR apparel, including brand names such as Dickies and Bulwark FR, here are the many different styles available for all of your safety needs:
· Outerwear: Fire resistant jackets are important for a variety of reasons and serve many purposes. For some workers, such as firefighters, wearing fire retardant jackets is one of the best and easiest ways to stay safe. Others in different occ
Whenever we look at recent trends in fashion, a pattern often emerges: clothing, whether it’s a style or design, appropriated from other cultures. “What you have now then is the marketing of racialized identities as tools for consumption,” sociological author Amalia Mesa-Bains has written.
So what’s the problem, exactly? Critics would say that using another culture’s clothing is “appreciation” — a nod to the fact that we think their design is so rad, we’d like to wear it ourselves. Sometimes, this is fine, and indeed, staples like moccasin shoes have rarely generated controversy. To help you understand the fine line that exists between sharing and ripping off, we’ve generated a three point list of recent fa