As much as we love raw denim, we must admit that a luxuriously soft and classic pair of chinos will always have a firm spot in our rotation. For this holiday, we're launching a new fabric that dials comfort way up, while retaining a look and color palette that never goes out of style. Intricately constructed right in the USA, these are the American Brushed Chinos.
We first encountered this American twill when searching out a new fabric for our chino shorts. It was love at first touch. Wearing them confirmed it for us. It's the weight and finishing that truly sets this fabric apart. It is treated to a strong sanding process that makes the entire fabric lusciously soft, and the surface velvet-like. It's absolutely supple. A lighter 6.5 ounce weight puts the comfort over the top. Move with ease, wear them in warm weather or make a long day at the office more comfortable. There is even a subtle slubiness to the surface which is rare in a traditional twill. Style, comfort, value in one package.
By now, you know we’re obsessed with construction and our Chino is no exception. We approach this garment considering it to be a tailored pant. The waist band is fully curtained using a beautiful, slubby, indigo chambray fabric and a red center stitch. This produces a totally clean finished upper. We also clean finish the fly and seat seams with indigo chambray binding. The fly is secured with custom shaped and engraved Corozo buttons. Belt loops are hand folded, tucked on the bottom and top waistband for added strength. They are also made in a slightly narrower width as compared to our denim to give the pant a more refined look. Traditional slash pockets are on the front, bar tacked on top and bottom. The back pockets are intricately constructed welt pockets also secured with our custom Corozo buttons. Both inseam and outseam use a busted seam for less bulk. This is construction done the right way throughout.
We started from the ground up on fit to create both our slim and straight styles. As with our denim, we like a classic look but with an updated fit. Our slim sits lower on the waist and is well tailored through the thigh down to the cuff. It’s not extreme, but definitely a modern, tailored fit. Our straight is designed to sit a bit higher on the waist and is more relaxed in the thigh to the cuff. If you like our slim denim, go with the slim khaki. If you like our straight denim, go with our straight khaki.
Choose either our Straight fit or Slim fit. More details available on our fit guide.