From Givenchy to Alberta Ferretti, here's how cargos, a 90s streetwear favourite is making a comeback
From Rihanna to Chrissy Teigen and even Gigi Hadid — everyone’s wearing the ‘ugly trend’ from the ’90s. Whether its snug and comfy or edgy and quirky, the humble cargos are being revived. Here’s how Givenchy, Ralph & Russo and Alberta Ferretti are giving a spin to the streetwear favorite.
Givenchy’s high-waisted bottle green cotton cargo trousers feature belt loops, adjustable straps, micro-pleated details and side pockets. A tapered leg and tassel detailing gives the ’90s favourite an edgy look. `97,000 approx
Worn on the runway in Paris for the Spring ‘19 showcase, the ruched shell cargo pants by Unravel Project is proof that cargo pants are sticking around. This shell pair has a relaxed fit that you can play around with, thanks to the drawstring bungee cords through the legs.
This oversized charcoal gabardine cargo jeans with contrast stitching and key chain from Edition of 48 by Symonds Pearman, is best paired with a matching slouchy cargo shirt. `45,000 approx
Alberta Ferretti’s green plus cargo pant has a high-rise waistline with a flared leg and exaggerated pocket detailing. This formal number, made in Italy, has a drawstring and can be worn with a simple black T-shirt or even a tucked-in black blouse.
Inspired by the concept of dressing in reverse, Maison Margiela’s quirky black cotton organza cargo trousers feature a waistband with belt loops. With side flap pockets and elasticated cuffs, the piece is originally made from white cotton. `1,10,000 approx
In plaid sight
This slim cargo pant from Free People is all about the spirit of femininity and creativity. The plaid pattern is coupled with belt loops, a faux belt detail with a ring buckle and back patch pockets.` 4,800 approx
Battin’ for satin
Two of this season’s most coveted trends come together with Ralph & Russo’s belted satin straight cut cargos. With a lustrous oyster shade, buckled belt and utility-inspired details, the cargos’ high-rise paperbag waist is just the right thing to define your frame.