This Throwback Pants Trend Is Back—And Better Than Ever


We’re just going to say it straight up: Cargo pants are back and our usual lineup of jeans have taken the backseat. The utility-inspired design is a refreshing alternative to denim when we want to shake things up, and the tomboy aesthetic reads cool, unfussy and a bit edgy. Both affordable brands and designer labels are offering an array of silhouettes and shades—olive green, khaki, charcoal and camo—to wear with everything from tees, sultry bodysuits, chunky knits and polished blouses. Noteworthy styles include belted high waists, joggers and roomy wide-legs. Ahead, shop the pant trend from our favorite selects.

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Twill Pants


H & M

Belted Cargo Joggers


Forever 21

Recycled Cropped Surplus Pant


Urban Outfitters

Arielle Pants



Wide Leg Belted Chinos



Fia Pant



Slouch Cargo


Avec Les Filles

Bootcamp Cargo



Ezra Pants



Washed Cotton-Canvas Tapered Pants


T by Alexander Wang

Adelaide Pant


Marissa Webb

Bowie Cropped Distressed Cotton-Twill Straight-Leg Pants