Since 1916 the Big Smith name brand has been recognized as a brand that makes great bib overalls. The Big Smith bib overalls have been produced ever since then. The Big Smith Brand was founded in 1916 in Carthage Missouri by the Smith family. The Smith family owned the business until 1971 when it was sold.
The Big Smith brand has been owned by multiply owners since then and even filing bankruptcy in the 1980’s and went out of business for a very sort time. Before another owner brought the brand back. Click Here for more history on the Big Smith brand.
During the 2000’s the Big Smith brand was owned by the Walls company. So who makes the Big Smith overalls now.
Who Makes Big Smith Bib Overalls
In 2013 the Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co., better know as just Dickies, bought the Walls company. So since 2013, Dickies is now the manufacture of the Big Smith Brand bib overalls.
A lot of things have change since Dickies bought the brand. The main difference is the product selection of the Big Smith brand. For many years you could get a Big Smith brand jacket, coat, jeans, pants, shirts, and many more items.
Now the only products that are available under the Big Smith brand name are overalls. See below what is available now.
Different Types Of Big Smith Bib Overalls
You can get three different types of Big Smith bib overalls. They have the regular rigid denim overall, the stonewashed overall, and the hickory stripe overall. They also make a youth and boys overall.
One of the main features of the Big Smith overall is the many pockets on the bib. There is 5 piece pocket bib and a 2 front swing pockets. There is also a 2 patch hip pockets. They have even added a pocket for your cell phone. There is still the pocket for your ruler and for pliers.
Men’s Big Smith Rigid Denim Bib Overalls
The men’s rigid denim bib is the most popular overall of the three overalls from Big Smith. The rigid denim is stiff at first, because it has not been washed. But after a few washing and wearing it, it will feel very comfortable. Below is an image of the Big Smith rigid denim overall.
Men’s Big Smith Stonewashed Denim Bib Overalls
If you don’t like the stiffness of a rigid denim overall, then you will sure like these Big Smith stonewashed overall. They have been pre-washed and are already soft to wear for that comfortable feeling. Check out the image below of the stonewashed overall.
Men’s Big Smith Hickory Stripe Bib Overalls
What do you think of that a train conductor wears? Well, you probably thought about a pair of Hickory Stripe bib overalls. Not many brands still make the hickory stripe overall, but you can still get them in the Big Smith brand. They have that classic look of a striped overall. Below is an image of the Big Smith hickory stripe bib overall.
Men’s Big & Tall Big Smith Bib Overalls
You can also get the Big Smith rigid denim bib overall in big sizes up through size 64. The Big Smith stonewashed only goes up through size 54 and the hickory stripe goes up through size 52.
Youth Boys Big Smith Denim Bib Overalls
Don’t forget about the kids. You can also get the Big Smith overalls in youth and boys sizes. The youth size grow from 8-20 and the boys sizes goes from 3-7. Big Smith no longer makes the baby infant sizes. Below is an image of the youth overalls. Click Here to purchase Big Smith Youth bib overalls.
Big Smith Products That Are Not Made Anymore
You can no longer find these products under the Big Smith brand name. You will not find a coat, jacket, jeans, pants, and shirts. These use to be a staple among the Big Smith brand. But you will not be able to find any new items. You may still be able to find some used items on E-bay.
Finding Cheap Best Price Big Smith Overalls
There are not as many stores that stock the Big Smith overalls. This can make it harder to find a good deal on a pair of Big Smith overalls. Usually the best way to find a good deal is to be on the look out for sales through out the year.
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How To Size Big Smith Overalls With Size Chart
If you have never had a pair of bib overalls, then you might not know how to get the right size. The first thing to know is that you don’t get your regular pant size. With overalls, the bib part actually goes over your stomach. The general rule of thumb is that you go 1-2 sizes above what you normally wear in a pant. For example, if you wear a 36×30 in a pant, then you would get a 38×30 or 40×30 in a overall.