When envisioning a well-rounded winter wardrobe in 2017 your mind will most likely skip to the usual subjects, overcoats, jeans, hoodies, and boots tend to belong in most style-savvy closets, but recent years has seen a dark horse emerge when it comes to seasonal essentials, the contemporary cargo pant.

Workwear has seen a significant resurgence in recent seasons and the cargo pants utilitarian sensibilities fit right into workwear 2.0’s vibe. Originally designed with the battlefield in mind, the functional, hard-wearing garment has transferred to fit the demands of contemporary life seamlessly.

Labels have been stylishly reimagining the military pant for a few years now, which has resulted in quite a wide-ranging selection of the garment being available at a host of price points. Workwear heavyweight Dickies present the classic style in a fitted silhouette, whilst Rothco provide a similar option with a looser fit. In a slight departure from the typical style, Rick Owens presents a drop-crotch version of the piece and Yohji Yamamoto comes through with a pleated version emblazoned with text.

Peep 10 of our favorites to buy right now below.

Edwardsport Cargo Pant Camoflague



Camo Cargo BDU Pant



Cargo Pant



80/3 Rip Stop Mil 6P Pant



Cargo Track Pant



Cropper Harem Cargo Pants

Mostly Heard Never Seen


Cargo Trousers



Cropped cargo Pants

Unravel project


Black Wool Drawstring Cropped Cargo Pants

Rick Owens


Black H4 Discharge Army Trousers

Yohji Yamamoto


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