• Grayers

    Russel Wool Cargo Pants

    Grayers provides a pair of warm wool cargos for the remaining cold days. It has a nice slim fit and button-down flap pockets in the back.

  • Human Made

    Tiger Camo Pants

    Originally issued to U.S. troops in Southeast Asia in the 1960s - particularly Vietnam - Tiger Camo has since become a classic fashion pattern. As part of its latest lineup, Human Made presents a pair of pants that comes closely modeled after its military-issue counterpart.

  • Slowear

    Incotex Slim-Fit Cotton and Linen-Blend Cargo Trousers

    Italian brand Slowear presents these military green cargo pants made from a cotton and linen blend. Wear it with a clean white T-shirt for a casual and clean off-duty look.

  • Rag & Bone

    Distressed Army Radar Cargo Pants

    Rag & Bone's military-inspired piece features a distressed olive green twill construction and features button-flap pockets at the thigh and back, slant front pockets and a 4-button fly.

  • Todd Snyder

    Infantry Herringbone Cargo Pants

    From Todd Snyder comes these rugged herringbone cotton pants. They feature a gradually tapered fit equipped with deep button-flap cargo pockets and button-tab waist adjusters.

  • Y-3

    Minimal Cargo Pants

    Fashion-forward premium sportswear brand Y3 presents a sleek black take on the classic staple that impresses with subtle details, including waist pockets and a patch pocket on the leg for storage, as well as a matte rubber Y-3 logo on the right leg.

  • 10Deep

    H12 D2 High Post Cargo

    Streetwear experts 10Deep present a blue update on the Chocolate-Chip desert camouflage. A slim fit and slightly higher positioned cargo pockets make for a steezy alternative to the classic military version.

  • BBC Black

    CRYE Combat Pant

    Wanna go full-on S.W.A.T.? BBC Black got you covered. The CRYE Combat Pant were produced in collaboration with the namesake New York-based Special Ops gear company to feature maximum mobility and and an equal amount of style.

  • Carhartt WIP

    Cargo Pant

    This rugged rendition by long-standing workwear brand Carhartt WIP is crafted from a cotton "Columbia" Ripstop fabric and features a double-layer construction at the knees and bartack stitching at vital stress points.

  • Levi's

    Commuter Cargo Pants

    As part of its latest Commuter lineup, storied denim maker Levi's presents a pair of sturdy cargo pants, designed for urban riding and cycling. A special construction provides greater convenience, safety, mobility and protection no matter how you roll.

  • Isaora

    Utility Cotton Pants

    Isaora once again one-upped themselves with this pair of military-inspired pants. It features a green camouflage pattern, flap front and back pockets, as well as two cargo pockets on each leg.

  • J. Lindeberg

    Camber Flannel Twill

    J. Lindeberg provides a clean take on the classic military and workwear staple. Crafted from soft cotton flannel, it features a regular fit, besides button adjusters on the waist, slanted front pockets and buttoned back pockets.


    Relaxed Fit Cotton Cargo

    Staying true to the workwear-inspired aesthetic they're known and appreciated for, Japanese fashion mainstay NEIGHBORHOOD provides this rugged piece. Detailed with utilitarian accents, these pants are best paired with a pair of chunky boots.

  • Neil Barrett

    Casual Pants

    For his latest Spring/summer 2014 lineup, Neil Barrett updated a pair of jogger pants with utilitarian details and a smart cut.

  • Publish

    Bower Jogger Pants

    Publish's Bower Jogger Pants combine a laid-back silhouette with a sturdy duck canvas construction and utilitarian details.

  • Rick Owens DRKSHDW

    Cargo Pants

    The Dark Lord of avant garde fashion, Rick Owens, churned out a head-turning yet highly wearable pair of cargo pants, featuring a nylon and cotton blend construction, drawstring waist and multiple pockets.

  • Shades Of Grey

    Field Pant

    These ultra-soft cotton corduroy field pants from Shades of Grey feature camp-style cargo pockets, and a slim modern fit for urban and rural utilitarian wear.

  • Stone Island

    Skinny Cargo Pants

    Purveyor of technical outerwear Stone Island never disappoints when it comes to utilitarian staples paired with loads of style. These slim-fit cargos come crafted from Thin-wale corduroy and feature inset flap pockets with concealed snap buttons, slant hip pockets and flap-back pockets.

  • uniform experiment

    Slim-Fit 8-Pocket Cargo Pant

    A slim fit, a load of pockets, and a military-inspired khaki colorway are the main characteristics of this pair of cargos by Japanese fashion innovators uniform experiment.

  • Y-3

    Black Glossy Sarouel Cargo Pants

    Y-3 serves up a truly luxe pair of drop-waist cargo pants made from waxed textile with gloss effect throughout. Features include a zip fly, elastic waistband, flap pockets with Velcro closures at front, as well as Lambskin-lined cargo pockets with a zip closure.

Clothing February, 24 2014

Buyer’s Guide: 20 Cargo Pants for Urban and Rural Adventures

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While cargo shorts will most likely forever retain the distinct mark of greasy basement dwellers around the world, its long-legged contemporary has seen a steady rise in fashion credibility in recent times. Just like the jogger pant had to rightfully earn its rightful place among this season’s most coveted wardrobe staples, the cargo pant is definitely working hard on winning over our style-conscious hearts. To be honest, the number of options are still quite limited and finding an actually decent looking pair might take some time. So in order to spare you the ordeal of scouring the entire web, we already searched our favorite web shops and lined up a selection of 20 cargo pants.