Trousers, pants, slacks, and kecks – call them whatever you may, but they’re a key part of your everyday rig out. But far too often they’re overlooked by the more shouty trainers and jackets of this world. We believe the trouser is possibly the most important part of every outfit. Bridging the gap between torso and trainer, the trouser is often an overlooked entity when defined within an outfit. A good pair possess the ability to either blend or bolden however you’re feeling on any given day, so below, we present our favourite pairs to send you on your way.
Whether you’re after something rife with contemporary features and technical materials, or something simple and casual for those easy breezy days out in town, we’ve got an array of options.
Carhartt WIP do a huge range of trousers in a vast array of fits, colours and styles and are probably one of the best pants brands in the menswear market for those after functional design at an affordable price. The Newel Pant comes in a relax tapered fit in typical utilitarian fashion and is finished in a fresh purple colourway known as provence.
For a classic menswear chino type trouser, the Albam Taper Chino offers summer breathability without compromising on smart. Popping to the pub or out for a meal, these ripstop cotton wonders will be your warm weather go to. Classy stuffy from Albam.
For fans of the more outdoors-inspired technical goods, the Lester Pant from American brand Cape Heights is equally at home in the city or out on a weekend trek. Made from a cotton-poly blend and with a climbing pant-esque elasticated drawstring waist, these comfy kecks are a great spring/summer option.
Korean brand Uniform Bridge takes inspiration from all sorts of references including outdoor, military and vintage, all with their unique contemporary twist that results in a host of original and high-quality products at affordable prices. The Cotton Fatigue Trousers are a military-inspired pair of pants made from pure cotton that are washed for a vintage appearance and soft feel. We’ve got a load of colours to choose from natural cotton and light brown to black and forest.
Renowned for their climbing pants, Gramicci make some of our favourite apparel. If you’re after either trousers or shorts, you can’t go too far wrong with a pair of Gramicci’s. Made with freedom of movement in mind, Gramicci’s trouser feature an industry-leading crotch gusset and a built-in belt – fancy stuff. The Back Satin Loose Tapered Pants are a mega-relaxed set of slacks that offer ample space and comfort. With a slightly cropped and contemporary tapered fit and made from a durable military-style satin back-crepe, these’ll sure last many years to come.
Relatively new to Yards is Scottish brand Kestin who make contemporary menswear that take classic design with technical fabrics and considered silhouettes. The Kelso trouser is the ideal everyday trouser, especially in the unpredictable transitional British weather. Made from a classy Italian cloth that’s water-repellent and featuring a relaxed fit and straight leg, these are a future classic.
Kelso Straight Leg Pant Olive£145.00 Quick View
Lester Pant Egret White£135.00 Quick View
Smoothie Pants Navy£135.00 Quick View
Taper Chino Sand£99.00 Quick View
Taper Chino Navy£99.00 Quick View
Back Satin Loose Tapered Pants Deep Olive
Newel Pant Provence£80.00 Quick View
Cotton Fatigue Pants L Brown£75.00 Quick View