Cargo pants… love them or hate them; they’re here to stay! What started as functional army apparel for the British Armed Forces turned into outdoor wear and, finally, streetwear. If you love the rugged look and practical feel of cargo pants, then you will love these 8 cargo pant outfits for men, and even if not, these uber-cool outfits may just change your mind! Keep scrolling to check them out…
If the earthy-tone aesthetic speaks to you, then this is a cargo pant outfit you can get behind. The slim tapered cargo trousers from Celio come in an olive green fabric, complete with an elastic waistband and ribbed cuffs for added comfort. It features the side pockets near the knees – an iconic part of the cargo pants. Paired with Indian Terrain’s slim-fit casual shirt in black with a floral print, the olive green motifs will match the pants.
A casual look you can come back to again and again, cargo shorts are great for a relaxed feel to your outfit. And nothing gets it right better than T-Base’s cargo shorts in a light grey hue. The quirky motifs of coordinates give it a more outdoorsy feel. Team it with your favourite superhero t-shirt like this Batman t-shirt in black from Free Authority.
Mixing two classic utilitarian trends, denim and cargo pants, this outfit is made for a rugged man. Bossini’s cargo pants for men in navy blue should become a staple in your closet. The neutral colour, comfy elastic waistband, and tapered fit make it ideal for many different casual looks. Throw on Levi’s denim shirt over it. For extra style points, wear a regular crew neck underneath and leave the denim shirt open.
If you prefer a more polished appearance to your cargo pants, you can opt for trousers cargo pants, instead like this one from Celio. The slim tapered fit coupled with the button closure waistband and navy blue fabric gives it a stylish edge. For cooler days, throw on the padded bomber jacket, also from Celio, while warmer days call for a simple graphic t-shirt.
Like khaki printed cargo pants, another staple colour for them is brown. The T-Base cargo pants check all the boxes in cargo pants designs – the thick cotton blend material, pockets on either side and the noticeable topstitching. Finish this look with the casual button-down shirt with a mandarin collar from Code for a stylish monotone outfit.
A black sweatshirt is an essential in any man’s wardrobe, so why not take it up a notch by pairing it with printed cargo pants. The cotton sweatshirt from Fame Forever is that perfect blend of comfort and style. Club it with the cargo trousers from T-Base with a loud camouflage print to let your pants do all the talking!
For dressier cargo pant outfits for men, Polo t-shirts always lend a bit of class. The white Polo t-shirt from Fame Forever with a mild printed design pair well with the dark green cargo trousers from Bossini. This pair also makes great travel cargo pants, considering you can unzip the bottom half to turn them into shorts.
For a subtle, no-frills styling of cargo pants, Celio’s light green cargo trousers are the way to go. The relaxed slim tapered fit and casual colour make it a great pair of cargo pants for vacation too. Add the typographic print crew neck t-shirt from Bossini to complete this easy-going look.