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CARGO PANTS JUST GOT A FANCY UPDATE

By Caroline Ferry, July 8, 2018

If you were wondering how the hell you could wear your favorite cargo pants during these scorching summer months, we think we might just have found a way. Once the mercury makes its way back down to bearable come evening time, we’re thinking they might just be the perfect party pants for summer nights out. And here’s why...
Street style star wearing dressed up utilitarian cargo pants

Picture: Getty

There’s a lot of reasons why this look is epic, as this street-styler single-handedly reinvents the way we think about utility dressing. First off is the clash of the fabrics. The tough textures of the combat pants and fanny pack mixed with the slinky satin crop top and high-shine booties make for a mash-up made in heaven. Then there’s the sunnies: perfectly on-point mini shades, which make every outfit feel so RN. And the detail that makes this pure SS18? The silhouette is kept tucked-in and sleek (see the ankles) for a nod to cargo dressing but with a big ole wave to cocktail hour.
Cargo pants updated for SS18 at ASOS

Trying it out for yourself? Too right you are. While the heatwave roars on, may we suggest swapping out those ankle boots for black platform sandals instead, and this ring pull-detail crop top is giving all the '90s vibes — that’s always a good thing. 

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