In 1889, Hamilton Carhartt founded the Carhartt® brand with one goal in mind: to set a standard of excellence to which others would aspire. Early on, he understood that his products had to be different. Armed with an ambitious drive, four sewing machines, five employees and an entrepreneurial vision, he set out to establish a brand that would stand the test of time. Beginning by first producing railroad-specific apparel, the company has come a long way and now manufactures both work apparel, work footwear, work bags, and work accessories.
What makes a Carhartt shoe different? Quality. Every work boot is crafted to the highest standards from the finest materials, like premium leather and job-specific outsoles, to guarantee rugged durability. Don’t be surprised to find that while other boots are beginning to wear out a Carhartt boot is just beginning to wear in.
Since job descriptions and personal taste differ, you will find an array of styles and a variety of features, such as insulation, waterproofing, steel- and safety-toes, electrical hazard protection, ASTM and Mark II ratings and more. Exclusive and innovative technologies that set the brand’s footwear apart include the Carhartt Comfort Footbed, the Carhartt Heel Guard™ and Carhartt Direct Welt. So whether your work requires climbing utility poles, manning a job site, or hiking trails, you are sure to find the boot, pull-on, or hiker to get you safely through the day in comfort.