When it comes to elegant minimalism infused with elegance, sans designer price tags, Reiss really ought to be your first port of call. Giving the humble trouser a contemporary update, these Pitch chinos are primed for everyday wear thanks to their comfortable cotton-blend fabrication and versatile steely blue hue. 78. reiss.com
London-born label Raey specialises in creating seasonless luxury pieces with a strong focus on its ecological approach to design. Case in point: these organic-cotton twill chinos are certain to outlast fickle trend cycles with their noir black hue and soft silhouette. 225. At matchesfashion.com
Theory's twill Raffi chinos have become a brand staple for good reason. Designed with a slim fit that flows from hip to ankle, these jet-black, five-pocket trousers are the foundational piece that your wardrobe didn't know it was missing. 175. theory.com
A fitted pair of chinos is all fun and games until it comes to sitting down at your desk for a whole day, and then in no time that once-flattering fit is digging, dragging and snatching in all the wrong spots. Not to fear though, Cos' cotton-twill pair is cut for a relaxed fit at the waist and a straight leg that narrows towards the ankle, finishing in that sleek look sans the pesky tugs and nags. Result. 69. cos.com
As the grand daddy of preppy style, Polo Ralph Lauren epitomises quintessential Ivy League vibes with its timeless East Coast aesthetic. Cut with deep pleats that nod to the brand's typical collegiate vibe as well as trad tailoring convention, these wide-leg chinos embody a modernised image of what we've come to expect from the brand. 160. At matchesfashion.com
Not quite denim, but also not not denim, these chinos from Moss are delivered in an admiral-blue hue for a sharp alternative to your everyday jeans. Cut for a tailored fit before softening into a tapered ankle, this pair takes both casual and more formal dress codes in its stride. 59.95. moss.co.uk
One of Marks & Spencer's in-house clothing brands, Autograph adds some subtle edge to your off-duty style with these loose-legged chinos. Given an inky navy hue, this pair is cinched with a single pleat to bring a smart touch to seasonal ensembles. 45. marksandspencer.com
Not your grandad's chinos, this pair from Carhartt WIP brings the brand's infamously utilitarian twist to the trad style with their baggy fit and rich forest green hue. For styling? We say, lean into their louche vibe with a rich mohair jumper and low-top trainers. 100. At asos.com
If you want to secure yourself a pair of chinos that'll never feel casual or scrappy, we have two words for you: Loro Piana. A pin-up of suave, discerning style, the brand takes no shortcuts in creating pieces that'll last a lifetime. These partially lined chinos may therefore lend themselves well to easy-going, seemingly thrown-together 'fits, but they have all the refinement of a fine Italian suit. 560. At mytheresa.com
An expression of authentic, pure cotton, Uniqlo's chinos are just about as classic as it's possible to get. Cut for a regular fit with a warm beige hue, when one thinks of chinos, one pictures this pair. 34.90. uniqlo.com
With an enticing mocha brown hue, tailored leg, and a dash of British charm thrown in for good measure, these chinos are true to Charles Tyrwhitt's enduringly elegant design mode and identity. 79.95. charlestyrwhitt.com
Sharing a pale brown hue with the perfect mushroom soup (just us?), these straight-leg chinos from Abercrombie are sure to be a much-reached-for element of your winter wardrobe. Done out in a stretchy cotton blend with breathable and moisture-wicking properties, these chinos really can't put a foot wrong. 60. abercrombie.com
Just your average navy chinos? Look again. Reimagined in corduroy, Arket's take on the chino is distinctly wintery, inviting a rich texture where the ribbed construction traps light for a richer, inkier hue. 69. arket.com
King & Tuckfield designs with heritage at its core, looking back to a time when styles were timeless and longevity was central to the creative process. Crafted from a lightweight blend of cotton and linen, these vintage-look chinos take notes from old-school styles with their slim leg and pleated fronts. Think Don Draper on vacation. 326. At mytheresa.com
For a seasonless approach to the humble chino trouser, look no further than menswear's gem of the high-street, Cos. Ready to wear no matter the weather, these versatile tapered chinos transcend the demands of the ever-fickle British forecast thanks to their breathable yet insulating stretch-cotton and evergreen navy blue hue. 69. cosstores.com
Grey chinos can be an ideal outfit for various formal and semi-formal occasions. These pants are easy to wash and they keep you comfortable all day long. Going to work? Wear a casual shirt with your chinos for a relaxed yet smart look. Pick a linen shirt and wear it with grey chinos to pull off a dapper look on your coffee date. To make the outfit look even more casual, you can wear a pair of sporty shoes. Heading out with your friends on a weekend? Wear a cotton T-shirt and team it with a pair of grey chinos.
Celana panjang chinos, Stretch fabric, Front zipper with button opening, Double back pocket with button, Material: Cotton Twill Spandex, Fit: Slim, Color: Khaki, Model info: Model Wearing Size: 31, Height 187 cm, Bust: 110 cm, Waist: 90 cm, Hips: 106 cm, Art: 1-LPICRT221B181
Dickies has been pedalling its wares in the workwear trade since 1918, so you can guarantee it knows a thing or two about chinos. The company has moved with the times, creating new tailored styles of the durable twill trousers that are perfect for year-round use.
The Spaniards at fast-fashion retailer Mango are well-established menswear masters, as typified by its selection of chinos. Look out for styles with contemporary design details such as cropped cuts and contrasting side trims.
It can take months, even years to acquire the perfect broken-in feel, but not with J.Crew. The all-American firm washes each pair of chinos for over 300 minutes, resulting in unrivalled comfort from day dot. 041b061a72