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March 22, 2011

Carhartt For Women Offers 5-Piece Cargo Twill Program For Spring
New Line Includes A Pant, Cropped Pant, Two Pair Of Shorts And A New First For The Brand In 121 Years-A Skirt

DEARBORN, Mich. - Carhartt, America‘s premium work wear brand since 1889, announces the much anticipated launch of the women‘s 5- piece cargo twill program which includes a pant, a cropped pant, two pair of shorts and for the first time ever in Carhartt‘s 121 years of legendary work wear history, a skirt.

"It‘s an exciting time for the Carhartt women‘s line as we launch this durable yet feminine 5- piece washed twill program that includes a skirt for the first time in Carhartt history," said Jill Makinen, Senior Product Manager for the women‘s apparel line. "Carhartt is known for its legendary durability, premium construction and fit ? all traditional characteristics that have been translated into our women‘s line, but with a softer, more feminine look and feel."

The Women‘s Carhartt Drawstring Cargo Skirt (WB054) is a 7- ounce, 100 percent cotton washed twill available in Vintage Elm, Carhartt Brown and Stone color options. The skirt offers a mid- rise fit that sits slightly below the waist, two back flap pockets and one side flap cargo pocket with button closures. The skirt is available in waist sizes 0- 18 and offers an 18- inch length.

The Women‘s Carhartt Cargo Pant (WB051) is a 7- ounce, 100 percent cotton washed twill blended material The pant is available in Vintage Elm, Carhartt Brown and Stone color options and sits slightly below the natural waist for added comfort and a relaxed fit through the hip and thigh. The pant features two back flap pockets with a Carhartt logo on the right back flap and one side flap cargo pocket with button closures, side vents with a twill tape at the bottom hem with button detail. The pant is available in a 30, 32 and 34- inch inseams.

The Women‘s Carhartt Cargo Cropped Pant (WB049) is a 7- ounce, 100 percent cotton washed twill available in Vintage Elm, Carhartt Brown and Stone color options. Sitting slightly below the natural waist for added comfort, this pant features two back flap pockets with a Carhartt logo on the right back flap and one side flap cargo pocket with button closures, side vents with a twill tape at the bottom hem with button detail. The pant is available in waist sizes 0 ? 18 with a 20- inch inseam. The Women‘s Carhartt Drawstring Cargo Short (WB053) is a 7- ounce, 100 percent cotton washed twill mid- rise bottom that sites slightly below the waist. The short features a drawstring waistband, two back flap pockets with a Carhartt logo on the right side and two side flap cargo pockets with button closures. The short is available in Vintage Elm and Stone color options in sizes 0- 18 with an 11- inch inseam.

The Women‘s Carhartt Twill Short (WB050) is a 7- ounce, 100 percent cotton washed twill mid- rise bottom that sits slightly below the waist. The short features two back flap pockets with button closures and side vents at bottom hem. The short is available in Vintage Elm and Stone color options in sizes 0- 18 with a 5- inch inseam.

"We want our consumers to know that we are listening to what their needs are and we‘re extremely excited to offer this versatile twill program to the Carhartt women‘s line," Makinen further adds.

To learn more about the full Carhartt Spring ‘11 collection, purchases and retail locations, visit www.carhartt.com.

About Carhartt, Inc

Established in 1889, Carhartt is a global premium work wear brand with a rich heritage of developing rugged apparel for workers on and off the job. Headquartered in Dearborn, Mich., with approximately 3,600 employees worldwide, Carhartt is privately owned and managed by the descendants of the company‘s founder, Hamilton Carhartt. For more information, visit www.carhartt.com.