Carhartt Work in Progress (Carhartt WIP) is the avent-garde way of living the Carhartt brand, reshaping the outstanding Carhartt legacy. In 1889, Hamilton Carhartt founded the Carhartt company in Detroit. The fist product were work overall made of denim fabric and duck, commonly called canvas. This later become carhartt's trademark fabric. Since the early years the brand become dedicated to provideing "Best In Class" apparel, tailored to meet the highest standards of quality, durability and comfort.