When warmer weather arrives, ditch the raw denim, woolen bottoms and workwear in favor of pants that boast better breathability. But, don't fret, just because they don't make you melt doesn't mean you'll be sacrificing any sort of style points. These pairs of jeans, chinos, white pants or linen trousers ensure comfortability through scorching weather when you'd rather not — or can't — wear shorts. Click through below for fuller lists from each category.
The 12 Best Lightweight Chinos
In the warmer months, lightweight chinos provide a cooler alternative to jeans.
The Best Linen Pants
Take your pick from this list of breathable summer bottoms.
The Best White Pants
The largely untouched tone is actually the most versatile.
6 Lightweight Jeans to Wear All Summer Long
While some jeans go for denim below that 12-ounce threshold, others take into account other factors like the weave of a denim as well as materials.