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.
Sarah Rutson, Lane Crawford’s Fashion Director
Tip 1: Motorcycle Jacket + Ankle Boots
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Caroline Brasch Nielsen
Tip 2: Sporty Top + Color-Block Sandals
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Tip 1: Unexpected Accessories + Feminine Blouse
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Haute Hippie Crop Cargo Pants ($375)
These cropped cargos would look way, way cute paired with a striped top.
Madewell The Slingback Sightseer Sandals ($60)
Voila! The shoes you’re going to wear nonstop for the next six months.
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.
Tibi Vanya Heels ($385)
A strappy stiletto in a cheerful hue is the perfect accessory to pair with your cargo pants.
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.
Topshop Boxy Leather Biker Jacket ($370)
Drape this over your shoulders to give your cargo ensemble a polished appeal.
Express Skinny Cargo Ankle Pants ($70)
Wear these cargo pants with ballet flats and a crisp button-down blouse for a Parisian-inspired ensemble.
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.
H&M Lyocell Cargo Pants ($35)
Bonjour, weekend pants!
Urban Renewal Vintage Southwest Tie Belts ($18)
Mix it up and try one of these sashes as a belt.