Let’s just say that if you are over the age of 10, you probably have one or two generations of khakis in the back of your closet. They are nothing like the latest iteration that dominated the Spring 2017 fashion runways. Start with the foundation for your Spring look.

Vince military pants, $245

The cropped pants in a sturdy stretch cotton are cut for a relaxed fit and feature a go anywhere, go with anything vibe. Details include a zip fly with button closure and roomy front and back patch pockets with side pocket. These khakis are available for pre-order.


Now that you’ve nailed the basics, here are three different ways to wear the newest khakis from the office into the evening and again on into the weekend.

The Office

Counter tomboyish khakis with a feminine vibe when you pick a billowy top and dainty purse. Finish the polished look with pointy suede pumps and you’ve got a killer work wardrobe.

Frame top, $275

The voluminous cuff silk blouse features billowy sleeves and exaggerated belled cuffs. Modern romance is in the air when you don this simply styled blouse made from fluid silk. Details include a round neck and back keyhole with rouleau-button closure.

Pour la Victoire pumps, $274.95

The ‘Celina’ Pointy Toe Pump updates the graceful profile of a lush, kidskin suede, pointy-toe pump with a blocky half-moon heel.


Mansur Gavriel bag, $1,095

The Mini Sun Bag is constructed of Italian tumbled leather with beige canvas interior that features a double compartment with interior zip pocket and side pocket.

The Evening

Business at the office, party at night when you transform your khakis with the addition of a metallic shoe, bold top and drop-dead drop earrings.

3.1 PHILLIP LIM Top, $595

This Floral Cold Shoulder Top boasts embroidered ribbons, delicately pleated cold-shoulder sleeves and a beautifully chaotic floral print. SoCal beach culture inspired this outstanding blouse.

Gucci metallic slide, $795

The metallic laminate leather 3-inch mid-heel slide with Double G hardware is detailed with fold over fringe and black piping.

Jenny Bird earrings, $65

These lengthy earrings with 3 ¾-inch lean drops and circular charms are sculptural and dynamic.

The Weekend

Khakis take a turn for the casual and sporty on the weekend. Throw on a sporty bomber jacket and slip into sneakers both sleek and comfy. Call attention to your cool factor with a hip little clutch.

Pam & Gela Embellished Satin Bomber Jacket, $295

Add distinctive glamour to your off hours with a sleek, two-tone black and cream satin bomber jacket embellished with exotic embroidered cranes.

Vince sneakers, $225

This street-chic sneaker is sleek all right. The sporty silhouette is enhanced with a bold bumper sole. Slip-on style with elastic side goring.

Rebecca Minkoff clutch, $75

This slim envelope-flap clutch is crafted from scratch-resistant Saffiano leather.