Dungarees are also called as an overall or the bib-and-brace overalls, a garment that was initially worn as a protective clothing for working. These are basically the one piece overall pair of trousers, which arrived in the year 1891, mainly in tough cotton and linen fabrics. But, with the passage of time, this garment has undergone huge changes and now, they are worn by men, women as well as children as the most comfortable casual wear. Rather, we can say that the design and retailing of the dungarees for babies, toddlers and kids today represent a substantial part of the clothing industry. There are many multiple stores and specialized baby world boutiques, which sell dungarees manufactured by many popular companies and brands.
Like any other garment, dungarees are also available in many designs (full length and half length) and sizes, so as to fit each and every body size from 0Y to 12 years. They are made from various fabrics, such as cotton, hosiery, linen, and denim. Dungarees are generally paired with a matching T-shirt and they are mostly sold in a set. Checks, flower prints, polka dots, stripes; make some of the very popular designs in dungarees.