Premium scrubs. Built to last.

When it came to design, we created these scrubs for busy healthcare professionals like you:

Athletic cuts and 4-way stretch fabric so you can perform.

Water-resistant and antimicrobial properties to protect you and your patients.

Ripstop, wrinkle- and fade-resistant fabrics keep you looking professional all day long.


Professional attire made easy!

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Now featuring Essential Threads premium scrubs on every show. Tune in wherever you listen to podcasts.

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Fluid resistance

Every one of our garments has water resistance that will protect you from whatever the day (or night) brings!

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The clothes that essential workers need.

What you do is essential.

What you wear matters.

Unlike any other garment on the market, these are premium scrubs:

  • Antimicrobial
  • Fluid-repellant
  • Four-way stretch
  • Ripstop

Like a straight leg pant? Our Women's Pomfrey comes in 8 colors:

Scrub pants from Essential Threads

Women's Bottoms

Women's bottoms in 3 styles, 8 colors.  Because we all love choices. 

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Try the Welby

Our men's Welby trouser is a premium pant with articulated knees, a waistband with snap and zipper fly, and straight legs. And if you're a woman who wears a boyfriend jean, this style is for you!

Welby trousers

Joggers? You bet.

With a slim fit, lots of pockets, and our propietary water-repellant four-way stretch antimicrobial fabric, our joggers have a super comfortable yoga waistband for women and a sturdy waistband with zipper fly for men.


Wash and wear.

Fast fashion? Not here.

Long-lasting, premium quality scrubs that last for years.

Maintain your Essential Threads scrubs with our simple care instructions and stay eco-friendly.

Care instructions

Want your stuff?

Shipping you can count on.

Shipping is free on all orders over $100, and we ship within 5-7 days of your order.

Read more about our reliable shipping practices here.

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Fit matters.

Take us to the tailor.

Click here for size charts.

Like a good suit, our garments lend themselves to alterations.

Size charts

Water-resistant? You bet.

Stay clean.

Spills and splashes happen, but they won't slow you down.

Fluid-resistant scrubs keep you looking good no matter what the day brings.

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Support female entrepreneurship.

The keys to a healthy economy, women hold purchasing power, and invest in their families and local communities.

They also run amazing businesses, including Essential Threads.

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We know what to wear

Designed by health professionals.

Developed in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Worn around the world by professionals just like you.

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Where it all started


Original Aegle Gear still available in our Close-outs section.

Same great fit, close-out prices.

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  • Favorite pants ever!

    These are the absolute best fitting and best wearing pants I have ever worn in my 25 years and counting career! The fabric is great, not too thin, breaths well, moved well and launders great. Chef's kiss!

    Pamela B.

  • Great vest!

    Love the weight and fit of the vest. Has plenty of pockets for everything I need. I like the extra layer of protection!

    Daina S.

  • Great Scrubs!

    I’ve been wearing these scrubs for the past few years, and they’re so comfortable, there’s no going back to conventional scrubs.

    Jeff F.