The Wardrobe Cornerstones-the Off-White Pants

There are few garments that better represents spring and summer than a pair of white pants. A garment that can provide an incredible elegance but also a lot of problems. We have looked at how we find a pair of white pants shall be, what to consider when buying a few and some examples on how neat it can actually be.

There are two major challenges as us with white pants. First, the sensitivity against dirt, stains and the like but also the rather large contrast formed against the other garments in the upholstery.

Both of these challenges are clearly less about choosing a pair of pants in an off-white, cream or off white color. Every boundaries between light beige and off-white is of course difficult to say but only by avoiding the pure white tone usually wearing facilitated significantly.

Although we think that style rules like “you never wear white pants between Labor Day and Easter” is extremely outdated so you cannot call into question the white face main time is the summer. The bright hue helps to reflect the sun rays and give the wearer cool and bright times associated naturally with lighter clothing.

Regarding the materials on a pair of white pants, there are two options that we think is best for the summer. Cotton that has a slightly stiffer nature often provides a fairly clean cases and reduce the flutter. There is also a free material to suit a more casual trousers excellent. However, the cotton fabric quite compact so that it can be quite hot during high summer, also in white.

Option two is linen. Here you get a wonderful coolness and thanks to the structure of linen becomes not the pants as “flat” as a smoother fabric. The downside of linen is that it has a strong tendency to wrinkle, and require fairly continuous deletion to keep creases and form. At the same time, linen in their nature a free fabric and its skrynklighet something many rather appreciate with the material.

White pants are one of the true classics in the male wardrobe and can actually be resolved with almost any color in the rest of the outfit. One of the most common combinations are, for example, white trousers with a Navy Blue Blazer and white or light blue shirt. We prefer, however, when the contrasts in the upholstery will be somewhat less, and think the white pants is getting its best but a brightly colored Blazer in beige, Brown or green. This gives a sober overall feel and the pants does not protrude out as much of the upholstery.

Regarding the model and fit it is of course highly individual and we understand of course that let måttsy or customize a pair of white pants for many is nonsensical when usage period is relatively short. At the same time you can see it as a pair of pants to buy for many years to come and the difference in price between made-to-measure trousers (sometimes tailor-made) and clothing pants is clearly less than the Blazers. A couple of decent, sensible clothing pants costs often around 1 500-2 500 kr while a few måttsyda usually go on about 2 000-3 000 kr according to Globalsciencellc. The major advantage of this is that you don’t need to compromise on the details and then white is a color where the tone or shade is fully determine NDE, it might be worth premiumet to choose just the right material and hue.


Cream pants from British Huntsman clothing line.

Department at Indian

Affordable Department at Indian have a pair of cotton/linen-blend is described as “light brown” but looks very off white out in the pictures.

Richard James

A pant in 100% linen and slightly higher waist from British Richard James.

Oscar Jacobson

Model Brent from Oscar Jacobson of off white.

Entre Amis

Neapolitan Entre Amis in cream-coloured at Spiga 3 in Gothenburg.

As well as a few examples how you can wear a pair of white pants.

Eidos Creative Director Antonio Ciongoli in a pair of white pants during Pitti Uomo 86.

Classic illustration from 1920-century men’s fashion with cremevita pants to uddakavajen. (

Light cream trousers for a colorful jacket.

Spring fashion from British Huntsmen.

White cotton pants from Salvatore Ambrosi on Fabio Attanasio from the blog The Bespoke Dudes.

White linen trousers for lighter Blazer on Luca Rubinacci.

White pants a la B & Tailor. Perfectly combined with a lighter jacket with weak överruta.

David Niven in the white garbadinebyxor.