I'm Campaigning for These Pants to Replace Skinny Jeans

Let's be honest: We're pretty denim-obsessed at Who What Wear. From revealing new denim styles and silhouettes to perfecting the ultimate shoe-and-denim pairing, we are borderline experts when it comes to denim. With that being said, we have some big news: There's a new pant style we're deeming worth replacing your skinny jeans for. While skinny jeans are an easy go-to and undoubtedly a never-fail wardrobe piece, the chicest women right now are opting for khaki pants as their new go-to, and we're here for it.

A neutral practically made for styling, khaki pants are a versatile wardrobe staple. Personally, I think khaki pants serve as the ideal solution for when I'm not in the mood to wear jeans because they possess the same qualities of skinny jeans: They can be styled with almost anything, they can serve as the hero piece or just a layer in an outfit, and most importantly, they make for effortlessly cool look.

Style khaki pants with color-matching pieces for a monochromatic look or a printed turtleneck. Whatever you want to wear with them, just know the styling possibilities are endless. Keep scrolling to shop 13 khaki-pants outfits inspired by some of the chicest women we know.



Style Tip: Opt for a head-to-toe khaki outfit to pull off this effortlessly chic look. 

Designed by Aimee Song herself. 

High-waisted + belt = perfect khaki combo. 



Style Tip: Wide-leg khaki pants instantly elevate any basic when styling an outfit. 

A prime example of elevating a basic white button-down with wide-leg khaki pants.

Confirming these are just as comfortable as they look. 


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Style Tip: Pair your khakis with a fitted printed turtleneck to complement the neutrality of the pants. 

Basically half off? I'm in. 



Style Tip: Look for khaki pants with a unique waistline to make your pants the hero piece of the outfit. 

This waistline is extremely flattering. 

I love how these hug the hips, which ultimately accentuates the waist. 



Style Tip: Play around with the many shades within the khaki family to find the right one for you. 

Can't go wrong with paneled pants.

Style these with a simple white T-shirt and your look is complete. 


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Style Tip: Khaki pants work as a perfect substitute for any of your favorite go-to skinny-jean looks. 

Obsessed with how these are styled with white sneakers. 

Sorry, skinny jeans—these are where it's at. 



Style Tip: A pop of color can do no wrong when paired with any shade of khaki. 

I do love nice tailored trousers. 



Style Tip: There's something about a belt bag and khakis that give an undeniably chic vibe. 

Not going to lie, I bought these when doing my khaki-pants research. 

Behold, the perfect khaki cargo pants.



Style Tip: Pair your straight-leg khaki pants with square-toe booties in a darker color to create contrast within your outfit.

Remember when I said to pair your khakis with a printed turtleneck? 

Simple yet effective. 



Style Tip: Try trouser-inspired khaki pants for a more polished look. Also, is it me or are khakis and trenches one of the chicest pairings? 

These trousers are giving me major '80s feels. 

These seams frame the waist in all the right places.



Style Tip: For a more laid-back look, opt for khaki cargo pants and style with sneakers. 

You can easily style these like the above photo, or you can pair these with a strappy heel and bustier top for a night out. 



Style Tip: Style these khaki pants with sleek snakeskin booties to provide visual interest.

The adjustable drawstrings at the ankles allow you to create as much volume as you want. 



Style Tip: My favorite thing about skinny jeans is how easy they are to tuck into my go-to knee-high boots. And I'm pleased to prove that you can do the same with khaki pants.

At this price, it's pretty much a no-brainer.

Next up, find out the unexpected dressy shoes Katie Holmes wore with jeans.