How to embrace the cargo pants trend. You may have noticed your Insta feed being flooded with images of patch pockets, shades of khaki and boiler suits.
But if you don’t want to embrace the full utility trend, why not try cargo pants.
They may conjure up images of 90s girl bands and let’s not forget the queen of combat pants – Jennifer Aniston.
But we think they are a welcome alternative to jeans.
Well style celebrities like Gigi Hadid, Kaia Gerber and Kim Kardashian West have all been spotted wearing cargos and if it’s good enough for them, it’s good enough for us.
If you’re not sure how to style your cargo pants, scroll down for some of the best outfit ideas.
Pair Cargo Pants with Blazer and T-shirt
Add instant polish to a pair of cargo pants with a black blazer and t-shirt. Slip on some mules and keep the accessories streamlined in the same colour palette for a sophisticated look.
Cargo pants + Graphic tee + Heeled mules
A graphic tee tucked into a pair of cargo pants exudes an edgy, cool vibe. Keep the outfit modern with a high silhouette and pull the look together with some sandals. These cargo pants from fabricforfreedom.co.uk are a great sustainable option.
Rock Cargo Pants with Lace-up Ankle Boots
Opt for some tapered cargo pant, which look very chic with you pair them with some lace-up boots and a fun t-shirt.
White Button-Down Shirt
The simplest looks are often the most stylish. When paired with a crisp, white button-down shirt, cargo pants look professional and polished. Finish the look with some pointed-toe pump. Preferably in animal print.
The Preston Top from Reformation is a great shirt if you’re looking for a sustainable option. It’s 100% linen, made from flax. It basically uses no water and emits a quarter of the carbon as cotton per pound of fiber.
Don’t be afraid of the cargo shirt
If you’re brave enough, why not go full utility and match your cargo pants with a utility jacket. Break up the look with a graphic tee and cool belt bag. Elevate your outfit with some pointed-toe heels.
Crystal embellished accessories
Cargo pants can work for an evening out too. Style a neutral pair with some crystal-embellished accessories and maybe a statement jewelled cape.
Here at Fashion.ie we always promote fashion sustainability. Where possible, please exchange your clothing with others to increase their longevity which ensures they do not go towards landfill which is bad for the environment.
Always check out how and where your clothes, beauty products and accessories are made before purchase to ensure they are not only ethically produced but environmentally friendly. We can all play our part and make the difference to working towards a better and cleaner fashion environment here in Ireland.