Many things capture the essence of classic Americana, but few do it on such a scale like the Levi’s blue jeans and chino pants did. There is even a song about it – and it has Oreo cookies. In a country with strong ties between the people and the military, it is no coincidence then that Chinos originated from the army.
Chinos are undoubtedly one of the most versatile pieces of the modern man’s wardrobe. Since their inception they have taken many forms and are commonly (and mistakenly) referred to as khakis.
It is equally as important to have them in your closet, as it is to understand their history and different types. Sitting exactly in the middle of the formality scale makes them the ideal pair of pants to dress up or down.
In today’s article, we will discuss “How To Wear Chinos” and the rich history behind them.