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Childcare Uniforms

Uniforms Perfect for Childcare and Early Learning Centres

Top 5 Essential Childcare Uniform Pieces Working in the childcare industry means no day is the same, being adaptable and on the go throughout the day is part pf the job. This translates to what you wear to work; your uniform garments need to be comfortable, hardwearing, allow for movement and make you feel confident. With this in mind we’ve put together the Top 5 essential childcare uniform pieces that early learning professionals love to wear. These stylish, contemporary uniforms are built to keep your team comfortable, looking presentable & withstand whatever gets thrown at them! 1. The Queen of Comfort & Style Name: Riviera Striped T-Shirts Styles & Colours: T-Shirt, ¾ Top, Available in Royal Blue, Red, Black and Vanilla           What’s to Love about the Riviera T-Shirt: More than just a t-shirt, this on-trend premium top is designed for comfort and for care. Comfort and ease of movement are crucial when working with children, and this stretchy Cotton-Elastane fabric is a dream to wear all day long (and breathable …

How to choose the perfect Hairdresser Apron

The Top 5 Aprons for hairdressers and beauty salons.  It can be hard to find the perfect apron that’s stain resistant, fade resistant, lightweight, durable and functional; with pockets for your scissors, brushes and other must-haves. We’ve outlined the top 5 hairdresser & beauty aprons to help you find your perfect salon workmate. 1. The OG Apron Name: Boston Bib Apron in Light Blue Denim Apron type: Adjustable Neck Strap Apron, ties around the front or back.  Why salons love it: The soft neck makes it comfortable all day while the handy pockets mean you have full convenience throughout your working day. The overall style of the pockets makes it super stylish. The wash of the denim means it grows in character as you wear it, spills and stains add to the look of the apron instead of detracting from it. What others are saying: MAGIC APRON! “Like a second skin, I feel amazing in my CC Apron! It’s got pockets it all the right places like magic. I feel naked without it. Love!!! ”  Review …

JARDAN X Cargo Crew Up-Cycle For Apron Perfection

Exclusive design to Jardan + Cargo Crew A passion for original Australian design is at the heart and soul of the latest apron collaboration between Jardan and Cargo Crew. Needing no introduction to any style hunter, Jardan knows how to deliver an exceptional design aesthetic across all of their product categories, whilst Cargo Crew leads the contemporary workwear industry bringing quality, craftsmanship & design to over 12,000 workplaces, globally. The second powerhouse collaboration with Jardan sees Cargo Crew introducing the Ollie Apron which has come to life through like-minded design experimentation, delivering something truly bespoke. The leather detail on the apron straps are crafted from Jardan leather furniture off-cuts which supports both businesses considered approach to product creation and sustainability. “We love the idea of up-cycling tangible elements from other product lines and giving them a fresh life in another form.” said Felicity Rodgers, Founder & Creative Director of Cargo Crew. The sustainability focus of the collaboration also crosses over into the packaging design. Made from recycled paper and sewn locally to create a beautiful …

Uniforms for Winter

Layer-up in the workplace this winter Winter and trans-seasonal uniforms can seem like hard work. Heavy layers and staff variation in size & height can mean everyone can start to look a bit messy on the workplace floor if your uniform design is not a considered one. Here’s four ways to mix your essential uniform pieces, beat off the work-commute chill and stay comfortable all day this winter. 1. Soft wool-blend Knits for all-year layering A high-quality wool-blend knit is a classic essential that gives your uniform versatility throughout the whole year. Worn over a t-shirt or shirt, and under vests & jackets, the design details deliver elevated style in corporate and retail workplaces. An instant sharp look for a team of all sizes is a crisp shirt under a V-neck or crew-neck knit. Button down collar shirts are great for layering and always look professional. Another classic look is showing an inch of shirt cuff, at the sleeve of the knit for great tonal contrast and smart corporate style. 2. Durable & Cosy Puffer …

Premium Apron Style

Our Harlo Bib Apron delivers a premium and professional apron to the Cargo Crew range. Providing versatility for many restaurants & event venues, right through to wine bars and vineyards. Crafted from our exclusive Herringbone weave fabric, the finish creates a subtle stripe & texture, while surpassing our ultra-durable standards. Harlo works wonders for a fine dining setting, sommelier, 5 star hotels, boutique resorts and cellar doors. The subtle stripe in the apron gives a premium look, teamed with our Chocolate Leather-Look Straps and Smith Oxford Shirt in White. Cross Back Apron Benefits Our Harlo Bib Apron is a cross back style apron, designed to be lightweight and distribute any front-pocket weight, for example an iPad, evenly across the shoulders & back. Ideal for relieving any strain on the neck. A Cross Back Apron can be worn by staff comfortably for long periods of time. New Khaki Apron Straps Co-ordinated with our new Khaki Herringbone Straps, Harlo delivers a premium and contemporary vibe and brings out the subtle khaki stripe colour in the Herringbone weave …

Meet Our Boston Crew

Our Boston Denim Apron has developed a fan base across the word for its effortless style & quality finish. From hair stylists to florists, bartenders to childcare workers, the Boston is loved by all as a fashion favourite that works as hard as its wearer, and as a good apron should – embraces the mess! We’ve spoken to some of the Boston’s biggest fans to find out what it is they love most about the go-to work wear for their businesses! KAITLYN FEDORKO – STYLE ALCHEMY STUDIO, TEXAS, USA Tell us about you and your business! I am Kaitlyn Fedorko, a hair stylist & business owner based in Dallas Texas. I started my business Style Alchemy Studio in 2016, which was when I found Cargo Crew & bought my Boston Apron and started covering it in hair colour. I specialise in hair colour and especially love creating vivid colour styles (space mermaid hair). I’m a total hair nerd with a background in chemistry, so I love educating my clients about the chemistry behind colour – …

Pastel Pop! New Straps

Introduce your crew with a fresh new look in our pastel apron straps in Banana, Sky Blue and Soft Pink! Sky Blue and Banana pastels join our Soft Pink apron straps to bring you a full range of PASTELS to the Choose Your Strap Apron range! These pastel straps work across the entire Choose Your Strap range giving you even more choice when creating that perfect look for your crew. Browse the available colour combinations and pick your ideal Apron + Strap combo with just the click of a button. So many different looks for your brand are now just a click away! For a little extra sunshine in your crew’s life, add a colour pop of… Everyone’s already fallen head over heels for our lovely… If you prefer blue tones, why not touch the sky with our straps in…

Cargo Crew Blog | The Modern Uniform | Summer Style

Our Favourite Summer Styles

Introduce the feeling of summer to your staff and venue this season with a few of our key seasonal looks. Our summer styles will keep your crew cool and comfortable during the hot summer months. Our lightweight aprons and comfortable work tops come in a range of colours and styles to suit your venue and brand so you can create a summer uniform perfect for your venue. Adelaide Our new Adelaide Apron is just the ticket for a summer apron that is both durable and lightweight. Crafted from our Fight the Fade™ fabric, it also resists fading for up to 100 washes. Feel reassured your uniform will look its best after many shifts. Stripes & Denim Stripes and denim have evolved into a contemporary fashion combo that invokes a nautical vibe to your uniform ensemble. The humble stripe is a classic pattern which has become a fashion staple and one adopted by staff for an eye-catching edge. A simple striped t-shirt is an ideal summer uniform top, and one that can be incorporated into venues from retail to …

Trend Alert – Gingham, Its Hip to be Square! 

Gingham check is all the rage around the world right now. An enduring classic, this timeless square pattern is a solid uniform investment that never goes out of style! With style movements shifting so often it’s hard to stay on top of the latest trends. However, some styles are a fashion fail-safe that transcend industries and time – the humble gingham check is just one of those styles. Gingham has been adopted as a work uniform favourite that can be easily adapted for an after-hours outfit. The Cargo Crew range of check shirts offers a variety of colours in short and long sleeves. Our iconic Frankie Check Shirts will effortlessly coordinate with existing uniform pieces. Meanwhile, the Max range comes in black or red check that is available in short sleeve versions to keep you looking and feeling cool during warmer months. Summer Uniform Style Sorted Our check shirts are designed to a modern fit and made from 100% cotton, keeping you comfortable throughout the day. Check out (Pardon the pun!) our range of signature Cargo Crew gingham …

Cargo Crew Blog | The Modern Uniform | Grey Uniforms

Explore the Grey Area

There’s nothing you can’t pair with a good grey, whether you are looking to add a bold colourful punch, or subtle neutral tones – this shade is the perfect base to build your uniform look around. An an elegant and neutral addition to your staff wardrobe, grey can be dressed up for a formal look or assembled casually for a relaxed uniform style. As the transitional tone between black and white, it’s the perfect accompaniment to any colour scheme as its many shades easily coordinate with a variety of colour palettes. Pair with a pop of colour, black & white or with on-trend denim essentials to dress your grey to your style, your branding and personality. With a “no rules” mentality filtering into staff outfitting today, employers can feel confident their uniforms retain a sense of refinement and class with grey as the canvas to style a staff look on. And despite colour, there are no limits to design and our uniforms can be dressed up or down to suit your own taste. Our Rex Utility Shirts feature two chest pockets for casual appeal, whilst our Reece & Dixon stripe shirts …