Our Guide to Dickies Workwear: Safety Boots & Shoes

Our Guide to Dickies Workwear: Safety Boots & Shoes

Dickies have been a well trusted brand globally for many years now, thanks to their reliable designs and modern styles.


At Hirst Footwear, we have a great collection of Dickies shoes, boots and workwear to choose from.


Who are Dickies?


The Dickies brand was established in 1922 when EE “Colonel” Dickie and CN Williamson established the Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company. Over the course of the years, the Williamson-Dickies brand was used for military attire, office workwear and now modern day safety workwear.


Following the global success of the brand post war, they saw themselves constantly being referred to as just “Dickies” and so the brand name stuck and is still called that to this day.


What footwear styles do Dickies make?


Dickies make a variety of different footwear styles from safety shoes and boots, to more office appropriate shoes.


Regardless of what type of style footwear you choose from Dickies, you can have peace of mind knowing that they are made from high quality materials that will keep your feet protected and comfortable no matter what industry you work in.

Are Dickies boots and shoes good for workwear?

Dickies boots and shoes are ideal for workwear thanks to the protective features that are included in every pair.


Dickies safety boots and shoes are designed to meet EN ISO 20345: 2004 / A1:2007 S1-P CI SRC standards, meaning they meet the maximum protection needed by safety regulations. A lot of the shoes and boots also feature anti-static soles, which are perfect for those who work in construction and manufacturing.

Best Dickies work boots

The Mens Dickies Storm Ii Black Safety Work Boots Steel Toe Cap Hiker are a great pair of entry level work boots, ideal for any kind of tradesman. The steel toe-cap complies with EN ISO 20345, and can resist up to 200 joules.

 

The steel midsole also offers underfoot protection, while the padded collar and tongue provides support and comfort. The sole is slip resistant to SRA standard, and is resistant to oil and petrol. This boot also features an anti-static sole with shock absorbing heels.

Dickies Newark Safety Work Boots are a standard pair of safety boots, which are ideal for anyone who works in an industry that requires some form of safety attire. These boots come in black, brown or chestnut, meaning you’ll be able to match your shoes with the rest of your work gear.

 

The boots feature a padded tongue and collar for extra comfort, as well as water resistant leather uppers to keep feet dry. The Newark meets EN ISO 20345: 2011 S3 SRA specifications and is resistant to oil and temperatures up to 300°C, thanks to the slip resistant dual density PU sole.

The Mens Dickies Storm Safety Work Boots are a shorter pair of work boots, ideal for those who don’t like boots going over their ankles. Like the other boots, the Storm Safety boots have steel toe caps to meet ISO EN20345, with a resistance up to 200 joules.

 

These boots feature a steel midsole for underfoot protection, as well as slip resistant sole units to meet SRA standards. They also feature dual density polyurethane outsoles.

 

Best Dickies work shoes

The Dickies Urban Shoe Black Leather Composite Safety Shoes are a great shoe that you can depend on to keep your feet safe and protected. Made from full grain leather with a composite steel toe cap, these shoes will keep your toes safe if anything was to fall onto them.

 

They also feature non-metallic anti-penetration missiles and water resistant uppers, ensuring no harmful liquids can enter the shoe. There is also a breathable mesh lining, which is ideal for those who will be wearing the shoes for long periods of time.

The Mens Dickies Alford Safety Trainers are a discreet style of work shoe, made from nubuck leather and oxford mesh uppers. Featuring a composite toe-cap to meet EN20345 and ESD, meaning the shoes discharge static electricity safely.

 

These shoes are also heat resistant up to 300ºC and feature rubber toe guards for extra durability. They also feature lightweight rubber outsoles, meaning they won’t feel heavy on your feet.

Dickies Stockton Super Safety Trainer are a great trainer style of shoes, ideal for those who prefer the style of shoes but want the comfort of a trainer. For ease of wear, these safety trainers feature leather and mesh uppers with rear pull loops, as well as a padded collar and tongue.

 

They also feature EN ISO 20345: 2004/A1: 2007 S1-P SRA, and steel midsoles for underfoot protection. The soles are also resistant to petrol and oil, and the sole is slip resistant to SRA standard.

Best Dickies workwear

The Dickies WD814 Redhawk Action Work Trousers are Dickies most popular pair of active work trousers thanks to their comfortable and lightweight design, perfect for long working days.

 

Featuring button and zip fastenings, these trousers are great for a comfortable fit that won’t be too loose or too tight. They also feature zippered hand pockets, ideal for storing small essentials like screws, as well as an external knee pad pouch.

The Mens Dickies Lewiston Jacket is a work jacket perfect for those who work outdoors. This jacket features zip guards and elasticated lining at the cuff making it ideal for keeping the cold out.

 

The jacket also features stylish contrast panels and is bonded with a warm, softshell fleece material.

The Dickies Rutland 3-Pack T-Shirt is a great addition to your wardrobe if you're in need of some basics. These T-shirts are great for the summer months when the weather gets warmer, and act as the perfect layering essential for the winter.


The T-shirts are regular fit, meaning they won’t be too loose or too tight, and you can get on with your work without being bothered by ill-fitting clothes.


How long do Dickies boots last?


Your Dickies boots should last for at least 2 years of use, and they should last even longer than this thanks to their high quality materials and inventive designs.


However, it’s worth remembering that this can vary based on the type of work you do and how much your shoes play a role in this.

 
 
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