See Now, Buy Now: The Bonobos Stretch Lightweight Chinos Are the Only Pants You Need This Summer

If we’ve talked about it on the blog before, we’ve talked about it, well, plenty of times. There’s going to come a time, once again, this summer when you’ve got to step out in tailored style… wearing a pair of stylish pants, all in spite of the heat. The pants in question you should be wearing? Well, that part, to me, is easy: The Bonobos Lightweight Stretch Chinos are a go-to style move that should keep you looking sharp and staying plenty cool for the rest of summer, and that’s an understatement.

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You’re hopefully well-aware that Bonobos makes some of the best men’s style essentials across each of the four seasons, from one of the best lightweight jackets to the best stretch jeans, but this new pair of breezy pants might be the best of the bunch — for right now, at least. The key with these stylish summer pants really is right in the name: The Bonobos Lightweight Stretch Chinos live up to that billing, and then some.

Crucially, the Bonobos Lightweight Stretch Chinos truly are a stretchy blend of polyester, rayon, cotton and spandex for ease of movement and a hand feel that’s a step up from even the brand’s classic Bonobos Stretch Washed Chinos 2.0 (those might already be one of your favorite pairs of pants, as luck would have it).

Helpfully when it comes to the Bonobos Lightweight Stretch Chinos, you can also take your pick from three cool-as-can-be colors, including the ever-versatile Dark Surf as worn above. Beyond that, you can pair up each set with everything from a white short-sleeve henley — for high-low casual style — to a crisp Oxford shirt. To round things out nicely, you can score the Bonobos Lightweight Stretch Chinos for under $100. The next time you want to beat the heat in style, this pair might just be your best bet.

The Sunday Sale: The Best Pants for Spring Are 60 Percent Off at Myles Apparel

Best men's chinos for spring.

Join me in another edition of the Sunday Sale, as we cover the best on-sale menswear to buy now. Needless to say, I think you’re going to like this deal on the best men’s chinos for spring and beyond as we cover yet another standout offering from performance menswear purveyors Myles Apparel. Hopefully, you’re already well-acquainted with the well-stocked yet fast-moving Myles Apparel Surplus Sale, a terrific spot to get plenty of rugged, road-ready and yet comfortable, stretch-filled items for your next road trip, your commute or your time back in the office. The Myles Apparel Tour Chinos, first and foremost, are some of the best chinos for men in their own right, even at full price ($128), yet today, they’re on sale for a whopping 60 percent off. You heard correctly: You can get some of the best men’s chinos for 60 percent off while supplies last.

They’re already selling quickly, so don’t sleep on ’em. But why these chinos, and why now? They’re perfectly well-suited to take on the demands of spring, when the weather warms up and you want to get back out there to your favorite coffee shops, breweries, parks and more. Folks, in an Athletic Slim cut and colors like a slate grey or blue, the Myles Apparel Tour Chinos are polished enough to wear from day to night, and again, that 60 percent off deal is one not to be missed. It’s the use of quick-drying, stain-resistant and water-repellent — and custom-developed — stretch woven twill fabric that makes the Myles Apparel Tour Chinos a real standout. And one final time — because they’re selling mighty fast — you can and should shop some of the best chinos for men for 60 percent off. Your spring wardrobe will thank you. Alright, now get to it!

The Tuesday Steal: Get the Best Men’s Chinos for Spring for Under $100 at Bonobos

As we cruise through a new month and a new season, I would hope you’ve got your sights set on some of the best spring menswear, and specifically, the best men’s chinos. To get even more specific, I would hope your go-to chinos brand is going to be NYC-based Bonobos, long-running makers of some of my favorite chinos (and jeans, and soft buttondown shirts, and so on). And to dial things in even further: The Bonobos Stretch Washed Chinos 2.0 are a revamped pair you need now, with the proper quality and comfort you’d expect from a brand founded on perfecting the style. And in the spirit of today’s Tuesday Steal, these unbeatable chinos are available for under $100 ($99 to be exact) right now. Yes indeed, there’s lots to love with a comfortable durable pair of workhorse chinos, and Bonobos has you covered. You already know the brand makes everything from retro cardigans to classic Oxford shirts, so why not amp things up with a new pair of the Bonobos Stretch Washed Chinos 2.0, right? This new design features non-iron, 4-way stretch fabric, all the better for constant wear this season.

Without a doubt, you’ve probably already read a Bonobos review or two on this blog, specifically on a pair of the best chinos for men from this very brand, but this new edition is back in spring-ready colors and with plenty of that same comfort and stretch you’ve come to expect.

The best chinos for men.

Take your pick from a whopping 19 different colors and three (or four) sizing options in terms of fit, plus a wide range of inseam and waist measurements. The Bonobos Stretch Washed Chinos 2.0 check off all the right boxes, as any good pair of chinos should do. The best chinos for men, after all, are the perfect hybrid between your favorite jeans and tailored dress pants — wearable at the office or on the weekend, yet with more spring-ready comfort and mobility than wool dress pants, for instance. Especially when it comes to the relatively tailored cut of the Bonobos Stretch Washed Chinos 2.0, they’re wearable with your favorite blazer and an Oxford shirt, yet you can also style the Bonobos Stretch Washed Chinos 2.0 with an easygoing pocket tee (it definitely helps that Bonobos sells all of the above menswear essentials, does it not?).

Styling potential is nearly limitless with the Bonobos Stretch Washed Chinos 2.0, and given the fact that they’re available right now for a shade under $100 — and potentially lower, if you shop the Bonobos Sale Section — they’re a deal not to be missed. And again, just because Bonobos menswear is on sale doesn’t mean it’s of inferior quality; in fact, it’s a great opportunity to get high-quality gear while saving some dough. And for my money’s worth, the Bonobos Stretch Washed Chinos 2.0 should be the first purchase you make right now.

Style Pick of the Week: Todd Snyder 5-Pocket Chinos

I tend to ring in spring and summer in several different ways, from cold beer to a stylish T-shirt in my rotation, and you know what pairs well with both of those essentials? A pair of the best men’s chinos, a seasonal staple that can actually be worn in any season — but one that’s at its best when worn as part of your new spring and summer wardrobe. And Todd Snyder’s 5-Pocket Chinos are the latest and greatest pair up for consideration. The best chinos for men are versatile — these are highly versatile (note the slim fit and jean-like construction). The best chinos for men are highly stylish — note the cool range of colors.

And the best chinos for men are, well, these ones. Just as Todd Snyder makes one of the best overshirts for men or one of the most essential cashmere sweaters out there, so too does he come through with an essential pair of classic pants for men, the kind you’re going to want to wear all summer long. And whether it’s the casual-yet-sharp design (similar to denim) or the 11 colorways from which to choose from, you’re getting what just might be considered your new favorite pair of pants.

SHOP: The Todd Snyder Slim-Fit 5-Pocket Chinos

As with all things Todd Snyder, it all starts with the fabric and construction. In this case, the Todd Snyder Slim-Fit 5-Pocket Chinos start with a cotton-polyester-lycra fabric blend, which means they’ve got enough stretch to wear as you work from home or explore a favorite part of your hometown (yes, you can and should wear them to either the coffee shop or the brewery, folks!). The stretch cotton twill fabric is also garment-dyed for a nice, comfortable feel right out of the box.

And they wouldn’t be some of the best chinos for men without a cleanly tailored fit, the kind that looks great with everything from your favorite T-shirt to a classic denim shirt. Heck, you can even wear these tailored chinos more casually with one of the best hoodies for men — how great is that sort of versatility, ehh? The fact that they’re built like jeans is crucial in adding to that utility — wear ’em with everything from canvas sneakers to your favorite chukka boots, too. Of course, it’s going to be tough to decide between the cool-as-heck colorways on hand, including Surplus Olive as seen above. Whichever pair you go with though, you’re getting some excellent bang for your buck (they’re $148 at Todd Snyder), and the type of go-anywhere style potential you crave. Who could say no to that?

See Now, Buy Now: The Wellen Easy Chinos are The Breezy Chinos to Wear Everywhere

Breezy chinos fit for a summer weekend.

When you think of men’s chinos, do you tend to picture the pair you wore “back in the day” — maybe with a few too many pleats and not enough serious style points? If that’s where your mind goes, you’re not alone. Luckily, the best men’s chinos are here: The Wellen Easy Chinos, quite possibly a gamechanging pair that’ll make you rethink everything you thought you knew about, well, chinos. We’ve talked in the past about styles like the Flint and Tinder Cool Chinos and the Relwen Flex Chinos, which definitely lean more classic, but the Wellen Easy Chinos take that same premise and turn it into something even more laidback, if that’s possible. Make no mistake though, just because the Wellen Easy Chinos look different than your typical pair (thank the stretch elastic waistband for that), they’re no less versatile and ready to add to your list of summer style essentials.

The Best Basics. Summer Ready.

SHOP: The Wellen Easy Chinos

Also available in Navy, these are some of the most versatile chinos you can buy.

And there are plenty more reasons why these Wellen chinos are some of the best men’s chinos, including the fact that they’re made with a summer-friendly blend of 68 percent organic cotton and 32 percent linen for both breathability and durability. That’s exactly what you want from a pair of chinos you can wear with a slub T-shirt and suede chukka boots as easily as you can pair it up with a hemp polo and a light wash denim jacket. Of course, versatility is the name of the game when it comes to color options, too — Navy and Olive ought to more than nicely do the trick as you consider purchasing the Wellen Easy Chinos. Side slit pockets drive home the classic chino silhouette, too. So, are the Wellen Easy Chinos … easygoing enough for you? If you pick up a pair, let me know on Twitter. Cheers!

 

See Now, Buy Now: Taylor Stitch’s Slim Chinos Are The Classic Pair You Need In Your Closet

Classic, easily wearable chinos made with great quality in mind — just add stylish leather boots and other essentials for cold weather.

Another day, another stellar product from Taylor Stitch — is it boring when a menswear brand is this great? Not in the slightest, my friends. In fact, the Taylor Stitch Slim Chinos in British Khaki are as good as it gets when it comes to an everyday pair of classic men’s chinos. Ya dig? Good, ‘cuz you’re in for a heck of a ride today on The Style Guide. If you’re not familiar with the work being done by San Fran-based Taylor Stitch,  fear not — the brand just knows how to make quality men’s style essentials. The brand’s rather-famous Slim Chinos are no exception. As it were, the Slim Chinos in British Khaki might be the best of the bunch, featuring a rich color, excellent fabric and the type of versatile styling potential that works with stylish men’s dress shoes and a chambray shirt or a rugged crewneck sweater and classic leather sneakers in equal measure. Oh, and more casually rugged pieces like a Taylor Stitch henley? The Slim Chinos in British Khaki will work there, too.

They feature a tailored fit that’s not too tight — a crucial first step in finding that perfect pair of chinos — and all the customary touches one expects from Taylor Stitch. We’re talking a 9.5oz. brushed Spanish twill fabric in a rich color that’s going to look great with a shawl-collar cardigan and rugged tan leather boots on cool fall days. And the real kicker? Taylor Stitch has made these slim chinos with cool details like vintage map pocketing featuring the brand’s home town of San Francisco. How neat is that? Quite neat. The Taylor Stitch Slim Chinos in British Khaki aren’t your father’s khakis, that  much is true. Cut slim and without pleats, they’re easily wearable with all your favorite fall and winter style essentials, and in plenty of different situations. Thanksgiving, a fall trip, a weekend with the family or a busy day at the office … yes indeed, the Taylor Stitch Slim Chinos in British Khaki are the pair to buy now. If I didn’t know any better, I’d say they were among the best men’s chinos out there. But you’ll have to see for yourself.

Are the Taylor Stitch Slim Chinos in British Khaki making their way into your shopping cart? Let me know in the comments!