Jeans are the staple to any wardrobe but it can become tiresome wearing them everyday (if you’re lucky enough to have a casual dress code for work). So if you’re looking for an alternative fashion statement to mens spray on jeans, here’s a look at 4 alternative trouser styles.
The streetwear scene is constantly changing and currently utility style clothing is a massive trend. Some call them cargo pants and others refer to them as utility trousers, is a style that’s suited to most as they are a similar style to jeans, but offer functional pockets for a more active finish. You’ll likely find this style of trouser in black, khaki or a tan colour if you’re looking for a traditional colour, but with utility become current all different colours and patterns are available for everyone looking to add a different take on in.
Match up with a utility/ tactical vest and a longline tee for an urban look.
If you’re looking for something a little more light and comfortable in the summer, chnos are a great alternative. Don’t just think about chinos as a light sand coloured trouser, they’re available in hundreds of different colours and thicknesses so you’ll likely find a pair you want to wear. They’re likely the closest you’ll get to denim in terms of material, but the weight is much better for warm weather.
Chino can be both dressed up or down, wear with a casual shirt and shoes or with a tee and trainers.
The perfect alternative for denim in a work environment. Cord trousers give off a traditional workwear vibe and work well with most personalities. With a choice of regular, slim and skinny fits available in a similar stretch style to denim, cords are an ideal substitute in the autumn winter seasons. Expect and thicker, warmer and more durable feel when compared to denim, the workwear finish works well with both shoes and trainers and an array of colours are commonly worn such as black, khaki and brown.
Similar to chinos and denim the style is suited to both t-shirts, shirts and jumpers.
We’re not saying wear your baggy grey marl joggers to work, but joggers have had a big change up over the past few years. Technical and fitted styles are available for a modern practical look and if you buy the right colour and material you’ll find they work as an comfy alternative to jeans.