Here’s the thing about cargo pants

When I was 13 years old, the khaki cargo pant was the height of teen fashion. It was the late 90s and - after watching one-too-many TLC or All Saints music videos - I became firmly convinced that I simply must have a pair to go with my butterfly clips and “Bad Girl” t-shirt. And it wasn’t long before I had my heart set on this cute khaki pair at the local Jeans West store. I spent (what felt like) weeks begging my parents for a pair of those cargo pants. I have no doubt that my mood ring would have been permanently black with angst. “Everybody’s got them”, “I really, really need them” and – in the grand finale of ...