Cargo is the pant of the season, but there are plenty of styles to explore. Meeting – 31/01/2023

If you were a teenager in the 2000s, you surely remember that cargo pants were a huge part of the look of the era. And of course, with the return of that aesthetic that marks the ‘turn of the millennium’, also known as Y2K, the piece is back with everything.

Taking stock of the current men’s fashion scenario, stylist Luiz Plinio points out that modeling has been a favorite choice among fashionistas.

“Precisely because it has this more street feel, which is a style that dominates the whole culture in recent years,” he vouches for the piece that began to appear again in 2019, hit the catwalks and fell into the public’s taste, booed, including of department stores.

Created there in the 1940s, specifically for the British Army, the piece had pouches to store ammunition, with the aim of improving the soldiers’ mobility.

However, over the years, the functional side has been adapted to everyday life and has acquired other interpretations. And so, from the 1980s onwards, it became part of other styles and cultural movements. Between the collections of many brands, such as Balenciaga and Louis Vuitton, and on street fashion, it is establishing itself as a versatile piece that should not go away anytime soon.

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More models for variety

When it comes to men’s fashion, chances are you’ve already wondered what the difference is between dress pants and tailoring. Or even not knowing what a sweatshirt and sweatpants are. See below the most popular models of the moment and choose yours.


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dress pants

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More classic than social, impossible. It’s basically a slim pant, which exudes that sobriety and joins the group of must-have pieces for events that require a little more elegance, such as weddings, graduations or dinners.


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Harry Styles

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Joao Guilherme

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Despite being very similar to dress pants, tailoring differs because they are tailored, and as the name suggests, to a tailor, with more built-in, chunky fabrics that make the look a bit more consistent.

“Names like Harry Styles and João Guilherme are good moments of those using and abusing tailored trousers of different colors, sizes and fabrics. We saw something very similar happen in the 90s with the jeans of Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio,” says.


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khaki pants

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Rounding out the list of the most stylish pants for men is khaki. Remembering the tailoring, it has a more tapered shape from the knee down. The piece still usually comes in cotton fabrics like twill and even denim.


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Lucien Laviscount in Dior joggers

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A joger is a pair of trousers in which the waist, i.e. the top and hems, is made of rubber. This ends up being its main differentiator among other models.


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Softness, comfort and warmth! The sweatshirt represents the old and (very) good sweatshirt. There is no fixed rule and today the piece has become a must have in every wardrobe, mainly due to the wide variety of options and ways of use.

track pants

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Trackpant was presented by Giorgio Armani

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You know the famous sweatpants? They are! The pants are made of synthetic fabric, with references to brands from the sports universe. Known for its side stripe or buttons.


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jegging pants

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The main idea of ​​jegging pants is to bring comfort and practicality, mixing the best in modeling the well-known leggings and traditional jeans. Among its main differences is its elasticity.


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capri pants

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Coming straight from the 1950s and 1960s, the capri is a more fitted model. The main feature is its length, which varies between the knee and the ankle. As everything is renewed, trousers are back with a more sophisticated look, whether it’s with destroyed jeans, printed models or even linen pieces.

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