Some might say cargo pants are back. Others might argue they never went out of style. No matter where you stand, the best cargo pants for men combine a modern fit with classic, rugged utility features: think sturdy fabrics that last, durable side pockets and a updated fit that’s comfortable but not casual to the point of barely hanging onto your waist (that style would be ‘90s cargo pants—don’t go there).
To find the best cargo pants for men, Forbes Vetted’s fashion editor, Kari Molvar, spent time researching the difference between materials, fit and silhouettes and other thoughtful details so you don’t have to. Here, you’ll find our top recommendations, including Outerknown’s Voyager Cargo Pants, which is our top pick overall for its athletic fit and quality construction. And