Dickies is short for the Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company and has it's roots as a traditional American workwear company founded in 1922. Dickies has long been associated with skateboarding as the pants manufacturer of choice for skateboarders the world over, thanks to their classic design, longevity and strength. The official Dickies skate team currently consists of Vincent Alvarez, Ronnie Sandoval, Peter Hewitt and Adrian Adrid.