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Frankie & Henry Bike Mechanic Uniforms

To commemorate tomorrow’s Tour de France, this week Frankie and Henry roll out their bicycles and showcase how to pull off practical bike mechanic uniforms. Despite popular belief, bike mechanic’s don’t wear their spandex on the job (all the time)… ūüėČ However, wearing functional uniform items is good practice for this vocation. Handling oily gears and used tires can get messy so there’s no avoiding the fall out from this job, surgical gloves or not. A bike mechanic requires ease of movement and protection from chain grease and workwear that accommodates the daily tasks is ideal. As a microcosm of the world of grease monkeys (grease Tarsiers?), tools of the trade are best kept close at hand. This is where an apron takes centre stage demonstrating its utilitarian use for this work space. Our Deluxe Canvas Bib Aprons¬†are crafted from hard-wearing poly/cotton fabric and features a large front pocket with two compartments handy for storing tools. Similarly, the Tokyo Bib Apron, made from premium 100% cotton, offers three storage pockets at the front of the …

Cargo Crew Blog | Frankie & Henry | Winter Knit

Frankie & Henry Winter Warming in NEW Knit

Frankie and Henry rug up in our brand new V-Neck Knit’s to showcase how to incorporate warmth into your uniform without compromising on style or branding. Winter Solstice has passed in the southern hemisphere and days are starting to get lighter, but there’s still a definite chill in the air. Work outfitting can be a challenge in the cooler months when uniforms need to present a specific look. Black is the ideal shade for adapting warm layers into your uniform, as it easily compliments exisiting colours. A go-to knit is a must for any industry from hospitality to retail and of course corporate outfitting. Our V-Neck Knit is designed with a flattering v-neckline and ribbed hem. It’s made from a lightweight wool/acrylic blend that is is super-soft to touch and easy to care for. This jumper will fast become a wardrobe favourite which can be worn across seasons; layer with thermals in winter and wear with a single base layer in warmer moths. Frankie & Henry Wear Frankie wears the V-Neck Knit over a Max …

Cargo Crew Blog | Frankie & Henry | Cross Back Apron Straps

Frankie & Henry Cross Back Aprons

This week Frankie & Henry reveal 3 creative ways to tie your cross back apron straps to easily achieve a subtle but new uniform look. Look 1 The traditional cross back way! Simply cross your straps at the back and feed them through the waist loops,¬†then¬†tie the straps at the back. Look 2 Tie your straps at the front for casual-cool apron style. Simply cross your aprons straps at the back and feed them through the waist loops. Instead of tying your straps at the front, if you have enough strap length, pull them to your¬†front to tie. Look 3 Something a little different. Frankie & Henry got creative with their cross back straps here! Instead of crossing them at the back, twist the two straps¬†together to create a single strap. Feed them through the waist loops and tie them at the back. Hot Tip “One of the best knots to secure your apron straps is the slip knot which looks neat and is super easy to untie.” Follow the step below to tie a …

Frankie & Henry | The Modern Uniform | High Tea

Frankie & Henry High Tea Time

Who’s ready for High Tea? Frankie & Henry are prepped for serving delicious afternoon treats in catering uniforms suitable for this twee tradition. Considered a high-brow affair high tea originated in England as a working class meal. This soon evolved into an upper class leisure activity. That long wait between lunch and supper needed to be filled and what better way to fill the time than with food and good conversation! Afternoon tea is a simple at-home meal but nowadays high tea is something to book ahead of¬†time. With any good venue a good uniform is key to curating the perfect experience for patrons. Marie Antoinette would approve of this week’s uniform style with a nod to neutral tones and blushed pink details that achieve a genteel and approachable look. Not to dismiss the divine cake! (A high tea wouldn’t be the same without a well present sponge cake.)¬†Aprons in Mocha and Pebble grey are the colours of choice creating a warm atmosphere. Meanwhile, a white collared shirt is a must for a refined and …

Cargo Crew Blog | Frankie & Henry | Dog Grooming

Frankie & Henry Dog Grooming!

This week Frankie & Henry get out the clippers and shampoo and gear up in curated uniforms perfect for dog grooming our furry, four-legged friends! There’s no denying dogs can be unpredictable and washing them can be a monumental feat. Not to mention messy! So a good uniform that includes protective wear like a sturdy apron is ideal if you aim to keep your base layers dry and soapsud free. Or at the very least, lessen the exuberant puppy paw prints on your clothes (not that anyone in the industry minds too much, right?). An apron is a perfect uniform addition for dog groomers providing a key¬†layer of protection. Both our Henry and Otto aprons feature handy pockets to store work essentials. It’s also important your clothes remain comfortable and breathable. Cotton is a classic go-to fabric to turn to for staff uniforms, particularly if your job sees you moving around a lot, i.e. chasing runaway puppy’s! Cargo Crew’s cotton-blend Todd chino’s are crafted with elastic throughout keeping the pants flexible. Meanwhile our range of …

Cargo Crew Blog | Frankie & Henry | Alpine Ski Resort Uniform

Frankie & Henry Do Alpine Ski Resort Style

It’s nearly snow season in Australia and Frankie & Henry are gearing up in preparation to hit the slopes and ski villages. Australian ski fields are as seasonal as they come with snow cover on our resort peaks for approximately two months of the year. This means a hectic season of snow bunnies and hospitality crews ascending the mountains during this time. For those who work at the resorts, this also means packing a considered winter wardrobe. If you’re a keen skier or snowboarder, a switch from uniforms to snow gear will need to be a speedy affair to get you on the slopes faster. Our 100% cotton shirts like those in our Frankie check range will keep resort crew looking good and feeling comfortable. Pair these gingham check shirts with a cosy knit to align¬†your uniform¬†to Alpine style whilst keeping you warm. Our women’s cotton Riviera 3/4 sleeve shirt is crafted with a 5% elastic blend for ease of movement, so this shirt can double as a uniform top and be kept on for …

Cargo Crew Blog | The Modern Uniform | Tattoo Artist Uniform

Frankie & Henry Tattoo Artist Edge

This week Frankie & Henry enter the tattoo parlour to showcase an edgy and fashionable uniform style suited to these creative work spaces. There’s no denying that industries have specific and often recognisable styles. This certainly applies to tattoo artists whose style is as distinct as their work. Think “refined executive” for corporate wear or “street style chic” for inner-city cafes. These stereotypes are by no means negative to industry identity – they simply reiterate how uniforms compliment a work places visual story and, to a degree, the personality of employees. Despite the stigma often attributed to work attire, uniforms don’t need to mean uniformity or gentrified¬†identity. For example tattoo artists often express a signature rock look with dark tones and grungy details in printed tees, black clothes and denim. Despite the similar “look” there are endless ways to add personal touches through individual taste¬†and accessories. Aprons are both an on-trend and functional addition to a tattoo artist’s uniform. Both our Harvest and Scout denim aprons feature pockets for storing work essentials whilst protecting the …

Cargo Crew Blog | Frankie & Henry | Mother's Day

Frankie & Henry Mother’s Day Special

We’re seeing double! Our Frankie’s are paying tribute to all the wonderful mums out there for Australia’s Mother’s Day this Sunday. While chocolates and flowers are gifts that will never be turned away (any time of the year), your mum might appreciate something a little different. A flattering clothing item may be just the trick to surprise her with. If your mum loves spending time in her the kitchen, our range of aprons will delight her! Frankie wears the Henry Bib Apron in the light Pebble grey ‚Äď an apron that is both fashionable and functional that features¬†a super handy chest pocket. This apron is compatible with our ‚ÄėMix It Up‚Äô Straps so you might be able to add your mums favourite colour to her Henry apron. Alternatively, a feminine top like our Riviera 3/4 Sleeve Striped Tee will be well received, particularly if mum has a penchant for fashionable stripes. Our 3/4 sleeve Riviera is now available in reverse Vanilla & Black stripes. But most importantly, give your mum a big HUG and tell …

Cargo Crew Blog | Frankie & Henry Boston Aprons

Frankie & Henry Forever Boston

Denim aprons forever! Frankie & Henry embrace the much loved Boston aprons in this week’s curated uniform look. Denim is undoubtedly a fashion favourite and is fast becoming a uniform staple for many businesses. Caf√©s and beauty industry staff have embraced the¬†Boston Distressed Denim Apron which fits seamlessly into many interior styles and decor tastes. This apron¬†is now also available in a darker Mid Blue for even more uniform styling options! View Mid Blue here. The¬†Boston¬†is perfect for a casual “street style” uniform look for businesses after a relaxed appearance. Wear with a striped tee and chino pants for an effortlessly cool presentation¬†that can easily be worn after work for everyday wear. Worn with a plain white shirt or t-shirt, this versatile apron presents a crisp visual statement perfect for hairdressers and beauty salon staff. Add some¬†retro badges or embroidered patches to your apron for a fun touch to your uniform. Frankie & Henry Wear Frankie wears the Smith Oxford Shirt in Navy with the contrasting Light Blue Boston Distressed Denim Bib Apron¬†and¬†paired with the …

Cargo Crew Blog | Frankie & Henry | Todd Chino Feature

Frankie & Henry + Todd Chinos

This week Frankie & Henry are all about chinos! Offering classic lines and a tailored fit, the Cargo Crew Todd chino range is a modern¬†alternative to your usual work pants, shorts and skirts. These chinos¬†are on-trend contemporary work pants that can be coordinated to suit your style. No need to wear those black slacks everyday! They are the perfect partner to our shirts and t-shirts for fashionable corporate and retail uniforms. Or you can effectively pair them with aprons for smart hospitality apparel. Cut in a modern style and crafted from a cotton/elastane fabric blend to assist movement, these uniform items¬†are made for busy work days. They provide both comfort and style. Finish your look with a pair of heels or Vans sneakers for relaxed contemporary style. Cargo Crew‚Äôs chinos are available in timeless Black & Camel colours. They¬†work effortlessly with monochrome shirts and t-shirts¬†available from our¬†Black & Camel uniform range. The Black & Camel collection offers uniform staples forming the backbone of outfits for styling¬†to your individual taste or company branding. These Todd chinos¬†subtly …