Construction Workwear, Footwear and Equipment

I Work & Play... not your typical workwear clothing store!

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Full service, specializing in American Made, Specialty Safety and High-Visibility and Fire Resistant clothing.

100% American Made Texas Jean

100% American Made Workwear and FR from Texas Jeans.  Texas Jeans are 100% Made in the USA. Keeping American manufacturing strong and our prices affordable is our promise to you! Never overseas, never inferior, never anything but quality, comfort and American pride!Texas Jeans are completely made here in the U.S.A. using 100% American made denim. Everything from the thread, buttons, zippers, rivets, you name it comes from manufacturers in the U.S.A. When we say Texas Jeans are 100% Made in the U.S.A. Shop the I Work & Play in-stock selection.  Custom inseam lengths are available for special order production.  Simply ask one of the I Work & Play staff and we will happily order your special inseam length!


Specialty Safety equipment from Tenacious Holding's Ergodyne Brand.  Ergodyne's Tenacious Work Gear®; is precision crafted to manage the elements, improve productivity and provide protection for workers on jobsites the world over. The current lineup is extensive and constantly growing: ProFlex® Hand ProtectionProFlex® Knee Pads, ProFlex® Supports, Trex™ Footwear Accessories, Chill-Its® Cooling Products, N-Ferno® Warming Products, GloWear® Hi-Vis Apparel, Squids® LanyardsArsenal® Equipment Storage Systems, and CORE Performance Work Wear® and SHAX® Portable Work Shelters.


Safety boots from the American Made, Lifetime guaranteed brand Chippewa. The Chippewa Shoe Manufacturing Co. has remained a true American Brand; representing American-centric principles by preserving a domestic manufacturing base with our U.S. factories. The brand reflects the authenticity and heritage of American manufacturing and is proudly handcrafted in the United States of America. Chippewa boots are "THE BEST OF THE BEST"

General construction gear from Old Toledo's Utility Pro Wear & Craftsman Brands. Quality does not have to be expensive. Teflon components in the weave of their fabrics for stain and water resistance... not a coating like most.  Affordable in price.

CAT Footwear

Well made, durable and affordable, technology based by CAT Footwear. For nearly two decades, Cat Footwear has been designing and engineering quality footwear that lives up to the hard-working reputation of the Caterpillar brand. Cat Footwear originally created a small collection of work boots designed to provide the worker with comfort and durability that met the challenges of the worksite. Today, Cat Footwear sells a wide range of footwear – from work boots to casual footwear. Both are available here at I Work & Play.


Lightweight, Heat / Oil / Acid resistant Blundstones.  These boots are super comfortable. Since 1870 Blundstone has made the toughest, no nonsense footwear for work and play. Blundstone is known for its iconic elastic sided boots worldwide, our extensive range includes gumboots, lace-up safety footwear for men and women, heavy industrial footwear and school shoes.

Looking for general PPE for you and your crew or your sub-contactors?  I Work & Play has a range in-stock.  Need personalization?  We can take care you.  Simply stop by the store or call 515-330-7125

On-Site customization of garments with out direct-to-garment printing system or embroidery. Fire Resistant Embroidery using Nomex thread and FR backing available!

Union Friendly! We support our hardworking persons keeping our systems functional.  American Made workwear and FR workwear in stock!  Union-Made T-Shirts available for customization! 

Free delivery in Central-Iowa! Need something right now? Let us help you out by bringing the necessary gear to your job site!

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