Over time, we've come to realize that work isn't always about being on the water or in the shipyards; sometimes, it's about donning your Sunday best boots. Based in Massachusetts, BRUNT Workwear is the brainchild of Eric Girouard, Founder & CEO, driven by a profound commitment to supporting the American workforce. Drawing inspiration from his upbringing in a blue-collar family and his experiences working alongside friends in the trades, Girouard embarked on a mission to create workwear that truly caters to the needs of workers. 

The Marin boot is Available in 6" and 8" variations with multiple toe options for men and women. Brunt Workwear image.
"Even though my buddies have the means to buy any workwear on the market, they shouldn't be overpaying for the tools they wear to do their jobs"- Eric Girouard.

What caught our attention was BRUNT's top-selling product, The Marin Waterproof Work Boot, cherished for its exceptional comfort, durability, and versatility. Whether you opt for the 6" or 8" version, with various toe options designed for both men and women, The Marin surpasses the ordinary work boot. Crafted alongside actual workers, it's tailored for real-life job conditions. The meticulous attention to detail is evident—from its slip-resistant sole to its robust waterproofing and sturdy leather, every aspect is tailored to withstand tough work environments. With thoughtful features like lace hooks and adherence to safety standards, The Marin seamlessly combines style with safety. And BRUNT doesn't stop there; they've expanded their range to include cold weather gear and a selection of clothing and accessories.

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Doug Stewart is a Digital Project Manager & Art Director for National Fisherman, with over 10+ years of commercial marine industry knowledge. He lives in Portland, Maine.

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