Carhartt R01 Duck Bib Overalls Carhartt Brown
Carhartt R01 Duck Bib Overalls Carhartt Brown
Carhartt R01 Duck Bib Overalls Carhartt Brown
Carhartt R01 Duck Bib Overalls Carhartt Brown
Carhartt R01 Duck Bib Overalls Carhartt Brown
Carhartt R01 Duck Bib Overalls Carhartt Brown
Carhartt R01 Duck Bib Overalls Carhartt Brown
Carhartt R01 Duck Bib Overalls Carhartt Brown

Carhartt R01 Duck Bib Overalls Carhartt Brown

Regular price £89.99 Sale

I have to admit that I was a little concerned when Carhartt let me know they were changing their core bib overalls – the R01’s and R06’s.  In fact the R06 Sandstone bib overalls have been dropped completely. 

These are the new R01’s – now Carhartt’s main bib overall.  They are still made from 12oz Duck canvas but they have updated the fabric and its now a lot softer as standard.  So much so that they decided that the heavily softened Sandstone bib overall isn’t needed in the range anymore.

So what else is new;

  • They’ve increased the double fabric on the front of the leg, which used to just be on the knees, to go all the way up to the waist in a “chap yoke.” This offers more protection and resistance to wear.
  • The quality of the buttons and brace buckles is much heavier.
  • The waist side panels now have a stretch panel to improve fit.
  • The layout of the chest pockets has been updated to include a zipped pocket.
  • The bottom of the legs now have what they are calling a 360 “kick panel.” Effectively they’ve double the fabric around the leg bottom to improve wear.

I've tried a pair on and the fits still great .... my only concern now is justifying having a pair of these as well as my original ones.

Sizing has been updated on these new bibs from the old R01 which you had to size up.  I would now recommend that you buy your normal waist size if you plan to wear them on their own, or up one size if you normally wear them over a pair of jeans.