Noah

Noah

NOAH
$248, noahny.com
Roomier pants aren’t the only trend coming back, but so are pleats. Flat-front pants have been reigning supreme, but Noah shows that pleats still have a place. These double-pleated pants are made in Italy from herringbone twill that looks refined without being stuffy.


Union LA

Union LA

ACNE STUDIOS
$350, ssense.com
Real men wear pink. This spring, a dusty pale pink continues to be one of the coolest colors. And if you have any reservations, just trust Acne Studios. It’s hard to go wrong with the Swedish brand. Everything they make works perfectly with the modern guy uniform.
Union LA

Union LA

GANRYU
$340, unionlosangeles.com
Ganryu founder Fumito Ganryu unexpectedly announced that his company would cease to be for personal reasons. That means you won’t get any more chances to cop pants like these, with an incredibly rich blue fabric, so don’t sleep on your chance.
Dickies

Dickies

DICKIES
$29.99, dickies.com
Dickies is the O.G. brand when it comes to work pants. And they still hold up. Even though the company evolved and came out with some slimmer fits in recent years, the original 874 style feels more fresh now than it ever did before.
Norse Store

Norse Store

VISVIM
$559, norsestore.com
Visvim founder is revered for researching historical techniques and breathing new life into them to create pieces he hopes will be vintage keepsakes in the future. These pants have a unique tie waistband reminiscent of a martial arts belt and are died using a rarely-used process.
Mr Porter

Mr Porter

ARPENTEUR
$260, mrporter.com
French brand Arpenteur creates modern takes on iconic workwear. These off-white painter’s pants are the perfect color as the weather warms up. The cotton moleskin fabric has a great feel to it and is sturdy as hell.

Justin Tejada is a writer and editor based in New York City. Follow him on Twitter at @just_tejada and Instagram at @justin_tejada.