Cargo pants used to be the backside of many Fashion Jokes. The baggy pants with huge side pockets – derived from the clothing of World War II paratroopers – were thought of as sloppy dad pants no stylish man should ever wear. But there are plenty of new options out there that aren’t slouchy and are great for wearing during outdoor adventures or just life on the go. They are utilitarian, after all.
Today’s cargo pants have evolved with endless variations on the original style. Pockets don’t have to be bulky bags that hang down the sides. The latest put them in handsome and comfortable configurations and sizes, even in new locations. This all comes together to give men with a lot of essentials a prime place to stash them. Here are our top picks you can find right now.
1. Dockers Cargo Pants
The most classic — and dare we say, polished — cargo pants on this roundup, the Dockers fit with a straight-leg cut and a low-cut look with streamlined pockets. Old-school touches include adjustable side tabs to press at the waist and drawstrings below the leg edge to tighten the opening when scrambling up and down. arcade. The pants are also manufactured with “Water .” technology
2. Eddie Bauer Altimeter Pants
The Altimeter Pants are another modern update to the perfect cargo silhouette. It brings back vintage touches like the unique front buttoned pockets, booster seat, side waist adjustment pull, and lower leg ties. The fabric is a cotton blend that has a bit of spandex to give it some flexibility. No one else will see it, but we love the pocket liner-inspired camping style.
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