3 Chic Ways To Wear Cargo Pants

Chic Cargo — it’s a thing, spread the word.

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    Unless you’re a suburban dad, you probably haven’t thought about wearing cargo pants since the ‘90s. But lately, we’ve seen key trendsetters like Jenna Lyons and Caroline Brasch Nielsen in these military trousers in a decidedly non-normcore way. Translation: it’s time for you to pull your cargos out of the closet, and here are three awesome ways to wear them.

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    PHOTO: Style Du Monde

    Sarah Rutson, Lane Crawford’s Fashion Director
    Tip 1: Motorcycle Jacket + Ankle Boots

    ​Image via Style Du Monde

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    PHOTO: Stockholm Street Style

    Caroline Brasch Nielsen
    Tip 2: Sporty Top + Color-Block Sandals

    ​Image via Stockholm Street Style

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    PHOTO: Vanessa Jackman

    Jenna Lyons
    ​Tip 1: Unexpected Accessories + Feminine Blouse

    ​Image via Vanessa Jackman

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    Continue to shop!

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    Haute Hippie Crop Cargo Pants ($375)

    ​These cropped cargos would look way, way cute paired with a striped top.

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    Madewell The Slingback Sightseer Sandals ($60)

    ​Voila! The shoes you’re going to wear nonstop for the next six months.

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    Rag & Bone Combat Mid-Rise Cotton-Canvas Cargo Pants ($275)

    ​If you’re interested in a pair of work-appropriate cargo pants, today is a good day for you.

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    Tibi Vanya Heels ($385)

    ​A strappy stiletto in a cheerful hue is the perfect accessory to pair with your cargo pants.

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    Zara Top With Straps ($70)

    ​There’s nothing like a top in a girly color to give your cargo pants a much needed face-lift.

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    Topshop Boxy Leather Biker Jacket ($370)

    ​Drape this over your shoulders to give your cargo ensemble a polished appeal.

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    Express Skinny Cargo Ankle Pants ($70)

    ​Wear these cargo pants with ballet flats and a crisp button-down blouse for a Parisian-inspired ensemble.

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    H&M Short-Sleeved Sweatshirt ($35)

    ​Not only will this go nicely with your cargo pants, it’ll also go nicely with everything in your closet.

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    H&M Lyocell Cargo Pants ($35)

    ​Bonjour, weekend pants!

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    Urban Renewal Vintage Southwest Tie Belts ($18)

    ​Mix it up and try one of these sashes as a belt.

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Crop Cargo Pants

Crop Cargo Pants

Haute Hippie, $375
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The Slingback Sightseer Sandals

The Slingback Sightseer Sandals

Madewell, $60
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Combat Mid-Rise Cotton-Canvas Cargo Pants

Combat Mid-Rise Cotton-Canvas Cargo Pants

Rag & Bone, $275
SHOP
Vanya Heels

Vanya Heels

Tibi, $385
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Top With Straps

Top With Straps

Zara, $70
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Boxy Leather Biker Jacket

Boxy Leather Biker Jacket

Topshop, $370
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Skinny Cargo Ankle Pants

Skinny Cargo Ankle Pants

Express, $70
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Short-Sleeved Sweatshirt

Short-Sleeved Sweatshirt

H&M, $35
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Lyocell Cargo Pants

Lyocell Cargo Pants

H&M, $35
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Vintage Southwest Tie Belts

Vintage Southwest Tie Belts

Urban Renewal, $18
SHOP
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