This year, fashion has fallen back in love with khakis. From the utilitarian trend to head-to-toe monochrome looks that epitomize elegance, the trouser is back in high style. They look a little different this time around from the classically straight and preppy styles of yesteryear.
How are we wearing them this time around? Ralph Lauren, the high priest of preppy style, has one of the best chinos in a slouchy, boyish silhouette. The borrowed-from-the-boys effect is surprisingly sexy, and looks incredible with leather slides, crisp white sneakers, or a barely-there heel for a night out.
Our go-to Everlane has size-inclusive, on-trend chinos in a flared wide leg. Ending right at the ankle, we love wearing these out to show off our favorite shoe of the moment. Pair it with a white t-shirt, and finish with a sweater tied around your neck for the perfect new prep look.
Mango has an embarrassment of khaki-related riches, in every silhouette and material you could ever want. This breezy linen pair with pockets will take you from the pool to a night out. For a more formal angle, try this high-rise darted pair for a sleek look.
And finally, for all you trendy women, Tibi’s utilitarian pair of trousers are the coolest khakis have ever been.
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