10 Trending Trouser Colours for Men in 2024

It goes without saying that trousers are pretty crucial to men’s fashion, while some such as Harry Styles doesn’t mind trying out a skirt, it’s not something most men want to wear. It’s not surprising that globally the trouser market is a big earner for companies, with the market set to reach £86,482m by 2022 and predicted growth of 2.28% by 2026. That said, with so many styles and colours available, it can be hard to decide what to wear.

10 Trending Trouser Colours for Men

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So, what are men currently wearing? There are a number of colours that come out top again and again. To help you decide which colours are for you, we put together a list of 10 trending colours that you should add to your wardrobe. From the everyday pieces for the office to those that are a bit more daring, read on.

10 Trending colours for you to try in 2024

1. Black – A go to colour regardless of the occasion, unless you’re directly told not to, this is a standard choice. That said, the tone can look a little harsh depending on what it’s paired with.

10 Trending Trouser Colours for Men - Black Trousers

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2. Khaki – This colour can work well if you want to step away from darker colours but still want a timeless aesthetic.

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3. Brown – Similar to Khaki, Brown is a choice to step away from overdone colours and can work well with earthy tones.

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4. Navy – Much like black, navy can be worn in both formal and relaxed situations. Want to go further? This colour works well with red or white accessories.

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5. Cream/White – A summer favourite, particularly when it comes to linen trousers for men.

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6. Grey – A step down from black, but still firmly in the formal category.

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7. Army Green – While you might not want a suit in this colour, it’s an excellent choice for chinos and khakis for a more relaxed look.

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8. Maroon – For those who want to be a little more adventurous but don’t want to push too far. Maroon is a great choice as it goes with so many other colours while working well as a statement piece.

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9. Light Blue – Another adventurous choice, this would work better for a social occasion rather than most offices, but it can be a nice change. Consider the light blue jean, the perfect chilled trouser.

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10. Purple – Want to combine the darker and more discrete with a new colour? Purple is a stepping stone that you should definitely try! Also, fun fact, in a UK survey, over 30% of women asked said they’re more likely to accept a date from a man in purple.

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What is the most versatile pants colour?

There’s no doubt about it that the most versatile pants colour is black. It’s easily available, can be worn smart or casual and will work with pretty much anything. It also carries well across varying styles chinos, jeans, athleisure, and more all lend themselves well to the colour black, and it’s often the first colour that is available.

What colour dress pants should you buy?

When it comes to the best formal pant colours, the darker shades are generally thought of as more agreeable. As previously mentioned, a solid black pair of trousers can be paired with almost any colour for a timeless look. Want to lighten up a bit? Why not try a shade of grey, it can still give you a timeless outfit but is a little different from the traditional black and white outfit. If you’re looking for a middle ground that isn’t too outgoing, navy can also be an excellent option; it’s a sharp colour whilst not being too bold.

When it comes to trousers, there’s no shortage of colours that will make every man feel confident. While the colours we’ve listed are the more typical ones that you’ll find online and in stores, there is a whole world of fashion out there – you can be as daring as you like with colour, pattern and cut. These 10 trending trouser colours will give you a good place to start so that you can find your own style.

Joan Calabia - article authorArticle author: Joan Calabia
Joan Calabia operates as the Director of Brand Marketing for Dockers® Europe at Levi Strauss & Co. Joan’s experience spans the intricacies of marketing operations to creating immersive consumer experiences. He continues to lead the brand direction adapting to the new generation of casual consumers in our era, while maintaining the California cool lifestyle that is heritage to the brand.


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