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Ahh … the best shoes with cargo pants should be casual. Think sneakers and casual ankle boots. I would wear some sort of wool or technical socks that reaches just above the top of the boot shaft to avoid chafing. I drive Uber and felt that tan pants are okay to wear. Calif, white shirt but that is maybe not best choice. Uber most likely want slacks and a shirt, but most drivers wears a polo.
I really believe jeans are ok, but what shade of blue? You buy light blue but then find out darker seems a little cleaner look. After reading this post: I get the feeling that you should minimum wear dark blue jeans — or chinos which is even better — and a solid coloured polo shirt with no or very small logo. For shoes, I would wear black leather shoes as they look semi-dressy and matches your dark blue jeans.
So what should be the exact dimension of slit cut cargo pockets? I am about 5 ft 6 in, medium built. My cargo pants have slit cut pockets that are: I thought that leather chelsea boots would be a good option to switch between a casual style and a more dressy style. But at the same time, I want to continue wearing my cargo pants.
What do you suggest? Thank you and sorry for the length. I think they would work nicely with cargo pants, but have you considered to buy them in plain leather, rather than suede? This might be a good way to sidestep the suit dilemma since they then will look good with both dressy and casual pants.
You may have saved me. I initially thought they were cool. But after reading your work I must admit that I must reconsider. Oh and one thing I have discovered is that in style and out of style is subjective. Who paid you to write this? Is this some sort of JOKE? I agree with you, cargo pants have been out of style for a long time and are not regarded as smart casual in any way ….
I will now buy my cargos keeping all the information provided. That really depends on three things: Baggy pants will balloon out over the edge of the boots in an unattractive way. Very bulky boots and regular or slim cargos, can make the boots look out of proportion and too big. If you would like to achieve a classic style, pants are most practical and classic when they fall on the outside of the boot shaft, where they can stop water, dust, and insects from entering the boot itself.
Ran across your article while searching to see if it was even legal to wear cargo pants anymore. As the site you recommend is out of dark beige, can you suggest other brands? Can you suggest also brands to stay away from? I do not have any fashion sense, but your article does help out. While this is durable, it is also less comfortable to wear and it makes the cargo pants noisier. In most countries you can buy them online: Hey that is great, I hope you found what you were searching for.
If you have questions just let me know. I fly airplanes for a living. My checklist is 5 items when I leave my domicile. Those blue jeans stile pants my girlfriend likes are worthless when it comes to carrying anything in your pockets. To me, my cargo pants are a tool, not a fashion statement. Form vs function, I need function! My complaint about cargo pants; The side pockets are too low, You carry or walk around with anything metallic in them, your knees will pay the price, annoying!!
These had no front pockets, just the side hip pockets. They could offer the option of several styles. Some cargo pants are just too sloppy! If I ever needed my notebook while seated, I had to stand up in order to be able to pry it out of my cargo pocket.
Just wanted to say I love reading through your blog and look forward to all your posts! Carry on the outstanding work! Instead, you should join my e-mail newsletter. That way you get access to exclusive content that I only share with my email subscribers and get notified about new articles. I think we can all agree with this: For that, cargo pants for men are perfect! So if you have a question sounding something like: When you wear something, the key to looking good is timing … … and cargo pants are no exception.
Here are five super-easy and stylish ways you can wear cargo pants for men: DIY Outfit Do-it-yourself projects can be a mess and are usually quite exhausting. Taking a Hike This is the home territory for cargo pants: A wool sweater — which will keep you warm even when wet. Ankle boots — so you can cross streams without worrying about getting wet.
A watertight jacket — in case there should be any sudden downpours. Doing This With Your Cargo Pockets The roomy pockets were originally there to let military personnel carry as much equipment as they could handle. Buy cargo pants that are free of straps. Wrong Size Cargo Pockets Despite what you may have heard, size—of cargo pockets, that is—does matter.
What about olive shade cargo with light gray polo t shirt. Hi Susheel, Olive cargo pants and light gray polo shirst can look really good. Hi Mark, I think those dark brown chukka boots and cargo pants in brown will look great together. And what would look great with the white ones please? Hi Mark, Since the light cargo pants have a cool colour, they would look their best with footwear in a cool colour too.
Hi Christian, Thanks for your comment. Let me know if you have any questions! Hey Vegard, how about a parka jacket with cargo pants? Hey Aditya, A parka jacket is definitively something I could see myself wearing with a pair of cargos. I agree, Addy, Straps are great for an out of the ordinary look. If one wants to look smart-casual however, plain cargos are in my mind a safer alternative.
Hi James, You can wear your white cargos pants the same way you wear your other cargo pants. Which cargo pants and shoes will look good with red shirt and. Hi Shobhit, With a red shirt, I would have worn green cargo pants, as green is the complementary colour of red.
Hi Dylan, Thanks for commenting. Hi Denzil, Olive cargos are great to wear with beige, yellow, warm reds, and oranges. Learn more about which colours to wear and match in Style Genesis Cheers, Vegard.
Great explanation why to wear a cargo pant, it was really a nice reading……. Hello, Nice pants ideas. I like to wear T-shirts with cargo pants too. What cargo pants brand are those in the hiking outfit? What should I do? The shirt have black and grey checks and I wear it with dark blue denim jeans? Do I have to fold my cargo pants while wearing with ankle sneakers…? Hey Chris, No worries.
How can I wear gray or khaki cargos with my black Harley Davidson boots? Hi Lewis, I love your opinion on this. If I had never bother learning about style and how to look better, I might have been happy and comfortable today … … but I can tell you that I had gotten far fewer dates, far less respect and recognition at work, and ultimately been far less happy and comfortable in the long run.
Hi Eileen, The pleasure is on my side. Can a choco brown baggy cargo pants be worn by tucking it inside my Dr. In regards to the hiking outfit, where are the boots and the jacket from?
Hi Tom Sett, The jacket is one of my wardrobe favorites. Can highly recommend both the jacket and boots. What type of shoes are perfect for a cream colored cargoes. Brown, beige or tan desert boots would look awesome with pants. Hi, Can i wear cargo pants on daily basis?
Therefore, at college, I would have worn jeans or chinos instead of cargo pants. Hello Vegard, I would like your opinion on what shoes to wear with a black cargo one with a blueish hue.
Would a pair of black converse do the trick, or something else? HI Dhrubajeet, Cargo pants sound perfect for those occasions: Hi, Thanks for the cargo pants advice. It was exactly what I needed! Hey, What are the boots from the DIY outfit? Hi, can I wear sandals or floaters with cargo pants? Hi Mohit, I would say that depends. Made of flex-tac Mechanical stretch canvas, these Apex pants provide the ultimate durability while at the same time allowing for comfort and mobility.
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