Toughskins are a line of clothing sold by Sears, Roebuck and Company which were primarily marketed for their durability. When launched, the line consisted just of children's jeans and they were sold with the guarantee that children would grow out of them before the pants wore out. Toughskins had reinforced knees for longer wear and came in slim and regular sizes. Sears eventually expanded the line to include corduroy jeans, denim jackets, and men's work clothes.
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Jun 13, 2001; It used to be that clothes shopping for the kids meant Mom would head over to Sears to buy a few pairs of Toughskins...