Functionality? Check. Versatility? Check. Comfort? Double check. Cargo pants are officially back, thanks to the numerous A-list celebs and influencers that have rocked them in the streets and recent fashion weeks. Here are three effective styling approaches that will make you appreciate these bottoms further!

Continuing the discussion on utilitarian fashion hype, cargo pants have flocked our social media feeds since the conclusion of 2018. Even though the voluminous fit and multiple pockets may not be everyone’s cup of tea, there are justifiable reasons why these 90’s bottoms are still a hot topic amongst today’s fashion figures.


Always on the go with cargo

Cargo pants are one of the most casual bottoms that can instantly become a wardrobe staple. You can match them with practically any top to generate a simple go-to look. Tanks, tees, and off-shoulders are the easiest pieces to pair with cargo pants. For shoes — flats, mules, or sneakers are ideal. Depending on the fabric, cargo pants may also be worn in the colder seasons. Coordinate with crew neck sweaters, hoodies, or even puff jackets for a stylish yet practical combo.

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Streetwear Meets Business

Due to its design, cargo pants are typically difficult to rock in a business environment. However, thanks to the ingenuity of millennial style experts, these bottoms have been numerously embraced in the office. Begin by picking appropriate colours such as black, white, or beige then you may coordinate with a white shirt, a camisole, or even a turtleneck to elevate the look. Make sure to pair with a modish work blazer or cropped jacket. To complete the outfit, wear mules, pumps, or boots for the colder days. 

Class potential of the unconventional

How about for after 5 or more reserved occasions? In general, many would immediately disregard cargo pants however, paired with the right top and shoes, you can actually unveil their true potential for eveningwear. For example, an outfit consisting of a halter top, cropped cargo pants, and high heels is perfect for a night out. Or perhaps a silk blouse paired with a boyfriend blazer? Glam up with some statement accessories and you’re set for the night! If you need further convincing, check out the images below.


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