Christmas is just right around the corner so why not get a gift for that special someone in your life? Carhartt brand of apparel such as hats, pants, beanies, shirts and jackets make great gifts for the holiday season. Carhart stated themselves that they have “gear that makes great gifts since 1889.” Since it has been colder than usual, a jacket could be the gift that keeps giving throughout the winter season by keeping the one you care about warm and dry. Carhartt’s warm and rugged winter outerwear is built to overpower the coldest weather conditions.

The History of Carhartt

Carhartt was founded in 1889 by Hamilton Carhart in a small loft in Detroit. Hamilton started producing overalls with two sewing machines. Hamilton understood that he had to focus on market research to ensure his design of overall would fit the needs of the everyday workers. With that in mind, he when out and talked directly to railroad workers to ensure his design was durable and worth its value. Over time and much research, the Carhartt bib was created and has evolved into the standard for quality workwear. With entrepreneurial vision and determination, Hamilton and the next three generations of the Carhartt family established a brand that has stood the test of time and Carhartt has become a popular brand with consumers outside the blue-collar trades and wear the brand for everyday use.

Carhartt operates in the United States, Mexico and Europe. The company employs more than 2,200 American workers and has a line, “Made in the USA”, that is inspired by American workers and features some of the company’s most iconic garments. These products are made in four faculties across the country. For more information about the history of Carhartt, visit Carhartt History.

Since Carhart warm and rugged winter outerwear is built to overpower the coldest weather, let’s talk about the top ten jackets that are sold here at HomCo that make your holidays warmer.

1. The Quick Duck Sawtooth Parka

The Quick Duck Sawtooth Parka is a 60% cotton and 40 % polyester canvas. It comes in Black or Dark Canyon Brown and is made with Storm Defender waterproof breathable membranes and Rain Durable water repellent. Along with those perks, this jacket is insulated with 3M Thinsulate featherless insulation. It also comes with an attached hood with low profile drawcords adjuster, a removable faux fur trim, two lower front pockets with snap closure, two upper chest pockets, two inside pockets and an interior drawcord adjustable waist. This is the warmestjacket that HomCo carries without being overly bulky. The Quick Duck Sawtooth Parka will keep you dry and warm any day.

2. The Full Swing Cryder Jacket

The Full Swing Cryder Jacket comes in Dark Canyon Brown, Shadow, Navy Blue and Black. Made with 59% cotton, 39% polyester and 2% spandex, the rugged flex durable stretch design on this jacket allows for ease of movement and less restriction. Rain Defender durable water repellent and 3M insulation is standard with this jacket along with a mock neck with zip through and detachable hood, two zippered chest pockets, two lower hand pockets with hidden snap closure, and internal rib knit storm cuffs with ergonomic shaped sleeve hem. The Full Swing Cryder Jacket is a great jacket that offers a lot of feature and durability. This jacket will keep you warm and dry while being super flexible, so you do not have to worry about restricted as you work. 

3. The Full Swing Armstrong Active Jacket

The Full Swing Armstrong Active Jacket comes in black, Carhartt brown, gravel, navy, and dark brown. This product is 100% ring-spun washed cotton and fleeced lined with flex elbows and full swing capabilities for less restriction. The Full Swing Armstrong Active Jacket has an attached fleece lined hood with adjustable drawcords, left-chest pocket with zipper, two lower-front pockets, internal rib-knit storm cuffs, inside pocket with hook-and-loop closure and zipper, and rib-knit waistband. You’ve got to try this one on because this Carhartt classic provides a traditional look with updated for the modern era with some stretch for a maximum range of motion.

4. The Quick Duck Cryder Forman Jacket

The Quick Duck Cryder Forman is made with 59% cotton, 30% polyester, and 2% spandex and comes in Gravel and Yukon with rain defender durable water repellent. This jacket also has the Rugged Flex durable stretch technology for ease of movement and features chest map pocket, two lower front pockets with zipper closure, snap adjustable sleeve cuff openings and a traditional interior pocket with hook and loop closure. This lightweight, classy jacket can be worn to work or with the boys because it’s got style. This jacket is lighter but it’s still as strong ounce for ounce as the classic sandstone material.

5. Full Swing Chore Coat

This coat comes in Black, Carhartt Brown, and Dark Brown and is made with 100% ring-spun cotton with the rugged flex durable stretch technology for ease of movement. The Full Swing Chore Coat also features a poly-fleece lining in body, a Sherpa-trimmed collar with under collar snaps for an optional hood, a button-front closure, two rivet-reinforced chest pockets with one zippered closure, two rivet-reinforced lower-front pockets and two inside pockets. This is the durable coat for you if work here in Flagstaff or on the road.

6. The Gilliam

The Gilliam is one of Flagstaff’s favorite jacket and comes in only black. It is made of 100% nylon Cordura shell with Rain Defender repellant and a nylon-lined, quilted polyester insulation. This jacket is known to tame the wind and comes with a mock-neck collar, left-chest map pocket, two lower-front pockets, two inside pockets with one zipper closure and one with hook-and-loop closure, lower pockets with hidden snap closure, a hook-and-loop adjustable cuff, and a drawcord adjustable hem. This being Flagstaff’s favorite, it is guaranteed to be is lightweight and durable that always keeps you dry and warm so you can work or go out on the town in it. This is a keep-in-your-vehicle kind of jacket for whatever weather may come to you.

7. The Crowley

The Crowley comes in Black and Charcoal and is made with 90% Nylon and 10% spandex. It additionally comes with the Rain Defender durable water-repellent, the Wind Fighter technology to tames the wind, and the Rugged Flex technology for ease of movement. This jacket features a mock-neck collar, center-front zipper with chin protector, left-chest pocket, two lower-front pockets with zipper closures, a large interior document pocket, a hook-and-loop adjustable cuffs, and an adjustable drawcord bottom hem. This is just a great jacket.

8. The Shoreline

This style of jacket comes in Black, Olive, Navy and Gravel with a 100% nylon oxford shell to protect you with a Storm Defender waterproof breathable membrane and Rain Defender durable water repellent. It has a 10K/10K protection rating and fully taped waterproof seams. The body is lined with a polyester mesh lining. The Shoreline jacket features a Snap-On and detachable visor hood with drawcord adjuster. Has a heavy-duty front zipper with outer and inner storm flaps, a left-chest map pocket with waterproof zipper closure, two inside pockets with hook-and-loop closures, two lower-front pockets with zipper closures and storm flaps, an inner-sleeve rib-knit storm cuffs and an elastic drawcord hem. If you want to keep dry and warm, this is the jacket for you.

9. The Angler

The Angler comes only in a Navy Two-Tone made with a 100% nylon 2-layer membrane with the Storm Defender waterproof breathable technology and the Rain Defender durable water repellent, which gives is a 10k/10k protection rating. Since this jacket it made with the Fast Dry technology mesh throughout body and hood, it makes the jacket the fastest drying lining out there which helps fight odors. The Angler is must have jacket for all your water adventures.

10. The Dry Harbor

The Dry Harbor may not be the warmest jacket out there, but it is the driest jacket you can find. This jacket is made with 100% nylon shell with Storm Defender waterproof breathable technology, two-layer membrane with Rain Defender durable water repellent and has a 10k/5k protection rating while also coming in two colors, Tarmac and Navy. This jacket features a fully taped waterproof seams, an attached hood with visor, a full-length zipper with outer and inner storm flaps, a outside front chest pocket, two lower front pockets with zipper closures and storm flaps, a interior drop-in pockets, the hook and loop adjustable cuffs and an adjustable cord lock at hood and hem. This is a great waterproof jacket for all occasions.

HomCo is Proud to Sell Carhartt in Flagstaff, Arizona

These are the best jackets we sell here at HomCo and we are proud to sell Carhartt. We are here to meet your work apparel needs with the best customer service and knowledge. When you come to HomCo, talk to Simona Voita or one of our HomCo Carhartt associates. If we don’t have your size, then one of our Carhartt specialists will be happy to special order the right size to the store for you. For all your workwear, we say, “Shop Local, Shop HomCo.”