Having initially found favor in the fashion circuits of the ’90s, cargo pants have continued to be a bonafide staple ever since. Finding their roots in function, cargo pants have had long enough in the luxury spotlight now too, which means that the possibilities for new pairs are nigh-on endless. From wide-leg luxury iterations to fully functional performance pairs, cargo pants are an autumn essential, catering to all sides of the style spectrum.

Praised for their applications as both a stylistic and functional power play, the cargo pant sits at the intersection of form and function. If you’re wondering how to style cargo pants, you can stick to classics and pair it with your favorite checkered shirt or hoodie, or get creative with layering as the chilly months are still ahead of us. Regardless of how you assemble your outfit this fall, cargos won't let you down.

Scroll for a look at the best cargo pants this fall.

Stone Island

31706 Garment-Dyed Cargo Pants

31706 Garment-Dyed Cargo Pants

$430

Stone Island

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Garment-dyed and suitable for any occasion, these Stone Island cargo's are a flex wherever you go thanks to the brands distinctive logo.

2 Moncler 1952

Straight-Leg Technical Cargo Trousers

Straight-Leg Technical Cargo Trousers

$571

2 Moncler 1952

Buy at Matchesfashion

Although you might not be mountaineering this coming fall, you can still complete the look with this off-white pair of cargo's courtesy of Moncler. Pair it with your favorite trail-ready sneakers and you're good to go.

Highsnobiety

Water-Resistant Ripstop Cargo Pants

Water-Resistant Ripstop Cargo Pants

$119

Highsnobiety

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Neutral tones work any time of the year, especially during fall as the foliage begins to cover the streets. Blend in with these water-resistant cargo pants made from durable Japanese ripstop.

Juun.J

String Cargo Pants

String Cargo Pants

$460

Juun.J

Buy at ssense

If you're on the search for a lightweight and versatile pair of cargos pants for men, this gray pair from South Korea-based Juun.J will easily work with any outfit. The contrast stitching and concealed drawstrings elevates these pants to another level.

Rothco Relaxed Fit Cargo Pant

Relaxed Fit Cargo Pant

Relaxed Fit Cargo Pant

$59

Rothco

Buy at Urban Outfitters

Rothco remains a staple amongst the most accessible and hard-working cargo's available. This all-brown pair is essential for work or leisure and will help you blend into the autumn months with ease.

Bethany Williams

2 Modular Wide Leg Jeans

2 Modular Wide Leg Jeans

$721

Bethany Williams X Browns

Buy at Browns

Bethany Williams collab with Browns blurs the lines of cargo pants subgenre. Sure its a pair of wide leg jeans, but the removable cargo pockets says otherwise.

Engineered Garments

Deck Cargo Pants

Deck Cargo Pants

$310

Engineered Garments

Buy at ssense

Engineered Garments approach to design resides somewhere between high-end and fully utilitarian. It makes the burgeoning label the perfect place to start your search for a pair of everyday cargo pants as it blends Americana with subtleties from Japan.

The Viridi-Anne

Tactical Cargo Pants

Tactical Cargo Pants

$870

The Viridi-Anne

Buy at ssense

Like all tactical and technical based pants, these cargo's come with a twist as they feature zippers that wrap around the front of the pants. If you're not sold on these just yet, they're also water-repellent and come with two additional cargo pockets.

Martine Rose

Camouflage Print Cargo Trousers

Camouflage Print Cargo Trousers

$424

Martine Rose

Buy at Browns

Martine Rose gives a vivid take on the traditional camo pants by delicately increasing the hue amongst the greens and woodland print. For an added touch, a single rear pocket is left to set you apart from your camo counterparts.

Acne Studios

Ripstop Cargo Trousers

Ripstop Cargo Trousers

$470

Acne Studios

Buy at Slam Jam

Wide leg pants will always have a place amongst cargo connoisseurs and lovers of all things '90s. This dark blue pair from Acne comes with extra-wide pockets so you can carry all you favorite things on the go.

South2 West8

Belted BDU Pant

Belted BDU Pant

$279

South2 West8

Buy at Bodega

It's rare to find a pair of pants that look this good. If you're wondering what to wear with these cargo's, I assure you just about anything will work.

Palm Angels

Mixed PXP Fabric Cargo Pants

Mixed PXP Fabric Cargo Pants

$1425

Palm Angels

Buy at Palm Angels

Honestly this might be the most be the most outlandish pair of cargo's on this list. If you're looking to stunt on your homies or foes anytime soon, pull up with these to ensure it's a wrap.

thisisneverthat

Cargo Pants

Cargo Pants

$135

thisisneverthat®

Buy at END.

Outside of it's recent highly-anticipated New Balance collab, thisisneverthat is quickly growing to be one of the most popular streetwear brands. If you're on the hunt for a nice pair of black cargo pants for men or women, these will make a nice addition to you collection.

Dime

Ripstop Cargo Pants

Ripstop Cargo Pants

$219

Dime

Buy at END.

As Dime is one of the most innovative and consistent brands in skateboarding, you can expect the same level of quality from its cargos. If you look close you can see the subtle wave along the ripstop cargo pockets.

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