I have a beef with the manufacturers of farm clothing.
I realize that the average age of the Oregon farmer is 58 years old. I further understand that most of those farmers are men. But hello, people! There’s a new generation of farmers and ranchers and we are young. Some of us are women. And we want to look good while digging fence post holes!
Now, obviously I can’t wear my Paige jeans to feed chickens. But a quick search for work jeans brings up nothing but this sort of horror:
*Ah! My eyes!*
And then there’s the size situation. Unless you’re the size of an average logger, most work clothes just aren’t going to fit. I love my Carhartt vest, but I’m swimming in a women’s size small!
Last, but not least, I direct you to the photo at the top of your screen. You’re seeing that correctly. My “high-quality” leather gloves turn my hands neon orange when it rains. The average rainfall in Corvallis is 45 inches a year.
This is going to be a problem.
In conclusion, if ya’ll know of any chic farmwear sources, leave a shoutout in the comments.
I’m looking for something in between the following two styles: