June 17th, 2020
Cargo styling, like five-pocket jeans a motorcycle jacket, can be endlessly reinterpreted and still retain its timeless identity. For next season, the military or utility-derived inspiration is there, but fabrics are softer and colors are gentler. Newness comes in gathers, channel elastic, drawstrings, subtly contrasting fabrics, rib-knit trims, cutouts and layered effects. Accessories lose any aggressive edge as well, with squashy constructions for handbags and footwear.