A Guide to Chinos

A Guide to Chinos

If you are the kind of person that has been dedicated to jeans all his life but now want to explore other options like chinos then this is the right place for you to be. Chinos are undoubtedly one of the essentials that we think every man must have in their closet for various reasons, they are one of the finest looking casuals that you own and they even work well formals and give you a smart and relaxed look. We know that it can be risky to choose the right pair for you so we have come up with a small guide to help you out.

As an introduction to chinos you might want to know that they are casual yet not so casual (like jeans) pants that come in fabrics like cotton and cotton blends. It is upon how you decide to style it as it also goes well with formals and it is easier to either dress up or dress down with them. Chinos are also available in many different colors and is a must have clothing article for men.

The next thing you should look for is the right fit. If you really want to pull it off then this should be your biggest concern while buying them. Always try them on before buying to look how it goes with your body shape and size. When it comes to choosing a chino another thing that you should look for is they shouldn’t be too baggy or too tight. Also feel free to experiment with belts. As for the length never go for a really long chino, they are not worn in that way. Look for a shorter cut pant, how short? That should depend upon the occasion you are going for. Its shorter cut makes it look smart but if it is too short then it would just look a bit off.

How to wear Chinos?

Now that you know what you should look for while buying a chino you might be wondering about what to style it up with. If you are looking for a casual look then wear it with a linen shirt tucked in and if you want to make it look a bit more formal than wear a blazer over it, contrasting the color. For the accessories you can go from ties, bowties to pocket square anything.