Types of Pant / Trousers

In previous article, we had detailed information on men’s shirts buying guide. In today’s post, I will elaborate some basic knowledge on pant/ trousers buying. There are different types of pants or trousers in the market. Selection the best pant depends on your occasion, whether it is formal, casual, daily wear or party wear. Online shopping websites are all flooded with all these variety of men’s costumes. While selecting them be aware of the brand, price and quality of trousers.


Jeans need no introduction. As per available information, it was originally developed in Nimes in France. In western and European countries like U.S.A., Canda, Spain etc it is the top selling costume. It is the most popular costume all over the world. It is made from denim fabric. It comes in all colors like white, black, blue, red etc. Jeans are today worn for all occasions. It may be formals, client meetings, casuals or party wear. You can wear it with shirt or your favourtie t-shirt. The different type and style of jeans are baggy, stone-washed, slim, fitted, flared, boot-cut, distressed etc. The only concern is the shrinkage of the fabric. Technology used now has taken great care of this problem now.


Corduroy is another stylish variant of pants. It is very popular because of its soft texture and different color patterns. It is a bit thick fabric and is mostly preferred in cool places. But still it has become popular all over the world. The care to be taken is with the storage. Don’t hang it folded over the hanger at it forms creases after some time. The best way to store it is by using clamping hangers as it attaches to the waist.


Khakis are the second most popular type of trousers after pants. In Asian countries such India, China, Japan and others, its is very popular. It is made of cotton fabric. They are comfortable and stylish. You can wear them with shirts and t-shirts. Khakis come in white, black, beige and navy colors. Fashion designers have come with new colors and patterns to make it more stylish. They are either flat or pleated. The major attractions is the numbers of pockets at both front and back side at different positions.


Generally people consider chinos and khakis same. But there are some differences. Khakis are made of 100% cotton. Chinos are made of blend of cotton plus other synthetic fibers or 100% synthetic. Chinos are preferred over khakis for formal wear. You can wear it with button down shirts or designer t-shirts.

Cargo pants

Cargo pants are another sibling of khaki pants. It is also made of pure cotton, denim, fiber blends. The only difference it has deep and large side pockets known as Velcro pockets just above the knees. These pockets are either at one side or both. They are available in different ranges and shades. These are mostly worn with t-shirts or sneakers. Now even at offices, one can find people wearing it. It is no longer a casual wear.

Track pants

Track pants are also called drawstring pants. These pants were made for the purpose of giving comfort and flexibility. In gyms and jogging parks, we commonly find people wearing it. It is best for exercise. It can be made of all types of fabrics or blended with each other. Different types of track pants are available at online shopping sites and stores such as with drawstring, elastic, with or without pockets.

 These were some basic types of pants. If you know some other variant of pants, do share with us. If you find this article helpful, please share this article with your loved ones by clicking on any of the social sharing buttons. You can also give us a feedback or comment by filling the box below. To receive posts, subscribe to our blog. Your feedback is important for us to share quality information on latest Indian fashion trends.