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Cargo Crew Blog | The Modern Uniform | Fight The Fade Apron Banner

Our Fight Against Fading Aprons Has Begun!

We have launched an attack on the fading apron! At Cargo Crew we know you look to us for super durable aprons that will work with you, put up with the day to day tasks and look smart and stylish at the end of each day to represent your business. To support this, we have applied innovative technology to develop our exclusive Fight the Fade™ fabric that is lightweight but durable and resists fading for over 100 washes, giving you another reason to choose Cargo Crew. As part of the quality assurance, we wash-tested our re-engineered Henry apron… And it still looks NEW! Aprons are a protective garment that undergo a lot of wear and tear throughout a working day, particularly in the hospitality industry. However, regardless of the expectations that aprons may not look their best at the end of a busy day, we wanted to offer a range of aprons that combated these daily stresses! Our Fight the Fade™ aprons include our popular and versatile Henry Pebble, Mocha and Charcoal colours, so you can …

Cargo Crew Blog | The Modern Uniform | Smith Oxford Shirtdress

There’s a New Dress Code in Town

We’ve expanded our range to bring you Cargo Crew’s very first dress! Introducing the Smith Oxford Shirtdress in Navy. This shirtdress is a comfortable and stylish addition to the Smith Oxford range that will be a welcomed addition to your staff look, just in time for summer! The dress features a removable sash-tie creating shape through the waist, a scooped hem that’s longer in the back for that little bit of extra wiggle room, and who doesn’t love a dress with pockets! To top it all off, our contrasting button detail keeps in uniform with our best-selling Smith Oxford Shirts. One new look in one new outfit Features cotton / polyester fattering straight cut that sits longer at the back hem detachable self-fabric waist tie handy side seam pockets modern 3/4 length sleeves lightweight easy care fabric constrast cream buttons left chest pocket button down collar

Cargo Crew Blog | New Henry Bluegrain Apron

NEW! Henry Bluegrain – Style Meets Functionality

Introducing Henry Bluegrain! 💙 Your staff won’t feel the blues in this premium apron that combines style and functionality with our hard-wearing re-engineered fabric. As an added bonus, this Henry is being released in a choice of six strap colours! Bluegrain Appeal Henry Bluegrain is the newest addition to the Henry apron family. Henry Bluegrain captures a linen-look with its grey-blue tone and grainy slub effect creating a soft and textured surface. But unlike linen, this apron is made from our newly re-engineered polyester/cotton fabric that offers durability and superior colour fastness. So, just like the Mocha, Charcoal and Pebble colour-ways, Henry Bluegrain has been designed to work just as hard as your environment demands. Henry is our lightest apron weighing 220gsm! However, it is also one of our most durable aprons with extremely high results against abrasion. This makes it a perfect uniform addition for fast paced retail or hospitality venues, whilst the textured look will suit cafes looking for effortless street style appeal. Henry Bluegrain is available in six different apron strap colours that are interchangeable with our …

Cargo Crew Blog | The Modern Uniform | Happy New Year

Frankie & Henry New Years Eve!

Frankie & Henry are wrapping up 2016 with a bang!🎉 We would like to thank you for your support in 2016 and look forward to sharing more curated uniform looks in the New Year. We explored many different uniform looks this year from Rockabilly to Preppy and had so much fun putting them together. What was your favourite? At Cargo Crew we are all about YOU, our clients, so we’re taking requests for 2017 – what would you like to see on Frankie & Henry in 2017?? Perhaps you have a rustic winter themed bar, a penchant for all things pastel, or a love for lapels? Whatever theme you have in mind, send it our way and Frankie & Henry will pull together a uniform look for you. Shop the Cargo Crew range online today, or to see our beautiful collection of designer uniforms up close visit our showroom! Speak with our friendly client care team for more information: +61 3 9411 9850, hello@cargocrew.com.au.

Cargo Crew Blog | The Modern Uniform | Great Northern

Cargo Crew ❤️ Great Northern Food

From Melbourne Australia to Grand Central Terminal New York, Cargo Crew arrived on the international stage at none other than world-renowned Nordic restauranteur Claus Meyer’s brand new 5,000 square foot eatery, Great Northern Food Hall. We were thrilled to be selected to outfit the Great Northern Food Hall crew with uniforms that compliment the venue’s abundant Nordic flavour. Famous for co-founding and co-owning Noma in Denmark, which holds two Michelin stars, as well as launching the New Nordic Cuisine movement, the Great Northern Food Hall is Claus Meyers first US venture. Set in Grand Central Terminal’s iconic Vanderbilt Hall, the Great Northern Food Hall comprises five distinct food pavilions and a bar. Each concept celebrates Nordic roots with a focus on pristine seasonal produce harvested from the New York region. “The idea behind Great Northern Food Hall has been to come up with a program that reflects where we are as well as where we come from, all the while being accessible to all, serving food with the textures and flavours we love,” explained Claus Meyer. “That …

Cargo Crew Blog | The Modern Uniform | Summer Uniforms

Celebrate Summer

☀️🍍⛱ It’s that time of year again! Summer has arrived downunder and we couldn’t be happier dreaming of beach trips, fruity cocktails and vacuum-packing the winter clothes. This time of the year calls for a uniform refresh for many industries, so pack away those heavy cold weather uniforms and kit your crew out in light fabrics and summery colours of short sleeve tops, shorts & skirts. Lightweight Fabrics Its all about breathability & movement in your clothes when it comes to surviving the warm weather at work. Choosing lightweight fabrics means you won’t be weighed down and your uniform can move around you. Our range of Henry aprons are light and fresh, both in feel and appearance, perfect for summer days. Seen here is our Henry in Bondi Blue, and to add an extra pop of summer we have switched out the straps for our ‘Mix It Up’ Cream Herringbone straps. For a similar look in a shorter apron, look no further than our Ace Bib Apron in Swedish Blue, available in early December. Summery Colours We’ve …

Cargo Crew Blog | The Modern Uniform | New Nautical

Frankie & Henry New Nautical

Ahoy there!🖐⚓️ This week Frankie & Henry demonstrate how nautical style doesn’t need to be cookie cutter; these uniforms can be as individual as you are. The essence of nautical style is to capture light and breezy seaside culture in a fashion-forward look. Our curated uniforms achieve this by being noticeably stylish and appropriately functional. This is achieved with cotton fabrics of blue shades and traditional stripes that immediately creates a relaxed atmosphere of cool coastal vibes. Our uniform pieces are designed with practicality and comfort in mind so you know your seaside style will not only look great, but keep you feeling fresh and ready for anything your work day may deliver. For a personal touch, add some Your Way Badges to your nautical style, like our super cute Nautical Yacht Badge. Henry wears the Olly Tee in Navy & White with an Otto Waist Apron in Marine and camel Todd Chino Pants. Frankie wears a Riviera Striped Tee in Cream & Royal with an Ace Bib Apron in Swedish Blue and camel Todd Chino Skirt. Both looks are …

Cargo Crew Blog | The Modern Uniform | Great Outdoors

Frankie & Henry Great Outdoors

Oh hi! Nature is calling us to go outside and Frankie & Henry have answered the call. This week they show us the best uniforms to wear if your industry takes you to the great outdoors.🌿 These uniform pieces are perfect for both nature lovers who work outdoors and for those in the industry who work closely with nature and need a little protection against the elements. They are ideal for florists, gardeners, groundsmen and produce farmers & growers. The utility style of our Rex shirts and practical Henry aprons means you have plenty of pockets to store personal items within reach no matter where you find yourself, whilst the Rex shirts breathable and soft 100% cotton chambray fabric ensures comfort throughout the day. Meanwhile the natural colours of these items blend in seamlessly with natures earthy tones. 😊 Frankie wears the long sleeve Rex Utility Shirt in Olive and Henry Bib Apron in Charcoal with the Todd Chino Skirt. Henry wears the short sleeve Rex Utility Shirt in Charcoal and reengineered Henry Bib Apron …

Cargo Crew Blog | The Modern Uniform | Classic Racing Style

Frankie & Henry Oaks Day Style

Sometimes you can’t go past the classics when it comes to dressing for the races, like this combination of black & white – a race day fashion tradition. This week Frankie and Henry show how these quintessential monochrome shades are a perfect option for a sophisticated staff uniform look. Henry wears our Reece Stripe Shirt in Ink and White with the Sidney Bib Apron in Black whilst Frankie reverses this look with the black Piper Shirt and white Deluxe Canvas Bib Apron. Both outfits are finished with black chinos pants and premium accessories. Pop a bottle of champagne and celebrate classic style!🍾

Cargo Crew Blog | The Modern Uniform | Frankie & Henry

Frankie & Henry Barista Cool

Frankie and Henry we explore the sleek neutral tones that are synonymous with the too-cool coffee culture that inhabits our favourite cities. The Rex Utility Shirt is the perfect understated piece for the crew who hit the bar after a busy split shift, made from 100% cotton chambray, this shirt is one that your crew will want to wear (and wear, and wear, and wear…). Available in both long and short sleeve, the Rex Utility Shirt offers functional flexibility with its versatile design. The trend towards shorter length aprons is stronger than ever – thriving within the bustling coffee destinations of Melbourne and NYC. Master the ultimate tonal (hipster!) look by pairing the Tokyo Waist Apron in Khaki with the Rex Utility Shirt in Olive.