So This Is the J.Lo Way to Style Cargo Pants in 2023

Jennifer Lopez has been on—and around—the block more than a few times, so we always love to see when she brings back a trend. Recently, the singer was spotted wearing a cropped puffy vest with cargo pants and her beloved Timberland boots. Obviously, we love this tonal look, but we wouldn't expect anything less from J.Lo in January. As a native New Yorker, she knows how to dress for cold weather, even if that means temperatures are still above freezing in Southern California. 

Cargo pants continue to gain prominence, replacing the usual casual lineup of jeans, sweatpants, and leggings. Choosing a neutral color palette and playing with proportions can make it easier to style the often baggy style. For instance, J.Lo's Frankie Shop cargo pants have a high waist that hits just below her cropped jacket, making the outfit feel cleverly coordinated. Surprisingly, they're also made of wool, making them extra warm.

If you're down to try the latest iteration of classic cargos (or just really, really love clothing with pockets), browse our favorite pairs of pants perfect for whatever you're up to this weekend. 


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Drew Elovitz
Director of Content Strategy

Drew Elovitz is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but has spent the last decade living and working in New York City. She earned a master's degree in media and popular culture from New York University, then began her career on the internet as the Twitter voice of Barbie. She worked previously at Who What Wear as the director of content strategy and also spent several years leading the social media teams at Teen Vogue and Entertainment Weekly. You'll find her byline on the site around topics such as celebrity fashion, must-have basics, beauty favorites (particularly nail polish), and wellness tips and tricks. Her personal style tends to favor the classics: She loves crisp white button-downs, sneakers, and skinny jeans—and no look is complete without a great pair of oversize sunglasses and a trusty leather jacket. After she finishes reading the entire internet every day, she can be found dining out at her favorite restaurants, trying new beauty treatments, or indulging her historical-fiction habit.