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It’s Time to Play: Name. That. Khaki!

  • Kempt Staff
It’s Time to Play: Name. That. Khaki!

Chino season has returned. And with it, the plethora of khaki colors to choose from. Perhaps you’ve already been browsing for a new pair and stumbled upon the likes of Vintage Sand, Dusty Stone, Insouciant Taupe. But what’s in a name? Were any of those even real? It’s time to put your menswear acumen to the test and play a little game we’ve made up called...

Name. That. Khaki! Contestant Number One, come on down...

Gateway Pleats: The Five Pleated Pants to Consider

  • Najib Benouar

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Ever since our cautionary endorsement of pleated pants, we’ve been seeing more and more pinched-fronts popping up in fashion week presentations and the more advanced menswear circles.

Mind you, these aren’t the billowing taupe eyesores of yesterday—this new breed of pleated pants somehow manages to look streamlined while also adding a bit of extra movement. (Which, really, was the original intent of pleats.) It’s tough to know where it all went wrong for pleats, but it’s nice to know that things are going right again. So, should you dare to embark on this next-level sartorial shit...

Here are the five pleated pants to consider as your jumping-off point...»

Go Beyond the Khaki Chino This Spring

  • Kempt Staff

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Chinos are thick on the ground this time of year—and for good reason, so we’ll spare you the extolling of virtues.

You’re probably wearing a pair now. And it doesn’t matter what the fashion rags are telling you this year or the next, you’ll be breaking out the versatile cotton pants every spring from now until the sun burns out. But if you’re still clinging to the British khaki end of the spectrum, we’re here to tell you that it’s time to get a little bolder and embrace the colorful side of chinos—just about any shade will match a navy blazer. And we’ve rounded up the best on the market right now.

Herewith, the seven colorful chinos to consider for spring...»