When you want a trendy and comfortable style, the cargo pants are made for you. These famous mythical pants, dating from 1938, were used by British soldiers. These pants are easily recognizable with their two iconic pockets on the side. The years have passed and these pants are now prized by all. 

The cargo pants in its early days

The cargo pants appeared in the British army in 1938, at that time these pants were part of the uniform that soldiers wore. Before the Second World War, the model was not exactly the one we know today. They were straight and had pockets that were not located in exactly the same places. These were lower or higher depending on the model. The cargo pants were also used by American paratroopers in 1938, with its large pockets, they were practical because it allowed soldiers to store more equipment (grenade, magazine, maps ...) 

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The cargo pants over time

We can find these pants through time that has not aged a hair. The famous Indiana Jones known as Henry Walton Jones Jr. wore one in each of his adventures around the globe. Men's cargo pants really came into fashion in the 1990s. This style was first spread by urban hip-hop artists. As a result of this fashion, the famous pants appeared in every corner of the globe, with every retailer having men's cargo models and women's cargo pants.

Over time, cargo pants have evolved and have been derived in different ways, it is now possible to find cargo shorts and even cargo jogging.

Men's cargo pants : A perfect style

No need to bother with a comfortable, dressy look. The Men's Cargo Pants can be paired with a wide range of clothing to keep you looking great. As you probably know, these bottoms are worn wide so you can feel comfortable inside. The colors of cargo pants are mainly dark green, navy blue or beige. You can accompany it with white or black shoes that contrast with your bottom. For the top, you are quite free in the choice, these pants are a passe-partout and can be married with all the patterns, just be careful not to mix too many different colors.

French original version translated by Deepl

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