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

$95

Dickies

Buy at asos

Camo Cargo BDU Pant

$40

Rothco

Free Shipping On Orders Over $50

Free Shipping On Orders Over $50

Buy at Urban Outfitters

Cargo Pant

$120

Carhartt

Buy at Caliroots

80/3 Rip Stop Mil 6P Pant

$240

Beams

Buy at Caliroots

Cargo Track Pant

$125

Maharishi

Free Shipping On Orders Over $250

Free Shipping On Orders Over $250

Buy at END.

Cropper Harem Cargo Pants

$349

Mostly Heard Never Seen

Buy at Farfetch

Cargo Trousers

$691

Julius

Buy at Farfetch

Cropped cargo Pants

$1044

Unravel project

Buy at Farfetch

Black Wool Drawstring Cropped Cargo Pants

$1105

Rick Owens

Free Express Shipping On Orders Over $300

Free Express Shipping On Orders Over $300

Buy at ssense

Black H4 Discharge Army Trousers

$1925

Yohji Yamamoto

Free Express Shipping On Orders Over $300

Free Express Shipping On Orders Over $300

Buy at ssense

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