Black Cargo Shorts: 11 Amazing Casual and Elegant Outfit Ideas

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Denim is great to wear, but we have to admit that it is not the most flattering material on Earth. However, there some materials that you can wear all day long, without feeling unpleasant. Stretchy cotton that black cargo shorts are made of is excellent to style as an everyday outfit or sporty look.
These shorts are great for mixing with heels or flats. You can wear them with sneakers as well. Their versatility helps you to choose the rest of items that you will wear. It goes perfect with flowy and bohemian blouses, and basic tank tops as well.
In this post, I will show you different ways of wearing black cargo shorts. They are flattering and very comfy shorts that you will adore to wear.

Belted Cargo Shorts

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Sometimes, even the most casual outfits make you stylish and fashionable. All you need to do is to layer them well and to add some interesting detail. In this black and white combination of tee and cargo shorts, the belt is definitely a statement item. It looks perfect, even though its color is brown. As you can see, a little chain detail gives you a unique and interesting look, along with the belt.

Sporty Casual Mix

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Combination of the sporty and casual outfit was my favorite mix for a long time. I was wearing sneakers during high school, combined with shorts, tees, and cardigans. This outfit reminds me of that. This girl combines white sneakers, black cargo shorts, and a grey tank top. It looks very casual and flattering. If you are in dilemma what to wear on a weekend day, choose this look.

Flat Sandals

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Here we have one of those outfits that is great for summertime and sea vacation. It consists of a classic grey T-shirt, shorts with side pockets and flat sandals. There are some days when you just want to dress into something casual. Well, this outfit can help you with that. I can tell you that it seems very comfortable, classic – without some details and casual. These sandals will provide your feet with comfort.

Denim Cargo Shorts

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When I have mentioned denim as not so flattering material, I didn’t mean anything wrong. As a matter of fact, denim is one of my favorite materials, and I wear jeans almost all the time. This girl decided to go casual with denim cargo shorts, dark grey tee, and puffer jacket. It is maybe a bit of surprising mix of items, but it works out perfectly together. This look is ideal for transitional weather.

Ruffle Crop Top and Black Shorts

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Lovely ruffles always make me want to wear tops like this. This beautiful floral printed top is combined with high-waist black cargo shorts. The shorts have a cute and very chic belt, made of the same material as shorts. This girl opted for a bit edgy look, by adding biker cut-out boots. She didn’t add any jewelry, but you can definitely put on some boho necklace or bracelets. The dark colors make this look perfect for formal occasions.

Off-the-Shoulder Green Crop Top and Black Shorts

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This is another outfit with a crop top and black cargo shorts. However, this one is different than the previous one. It is more romantic and elegant. This girl wears high heel sandals, instead of biker boots. The off-the-shoulder crop top is combined with black high waist cargo shorts. You can style this outfit for some elegant or formal occasions. You will look sexy and stylish at the same time.

Sporty Cargo Shorts

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Cargo shorts or pants are not only casual. They can also be a sporty item. You can easily style it for the gym, running or training. These black shorts look perfect when paired with a soft pink sports bra. You can match it with sneakers. These ones look very comfortable and soft. Choose this look only for the gym, but for the moments when you want to feel leisure and comfy.

Thigh-High Socks and Black Cargo Shorts

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Winter is almost over, and you know what that means, right? It is right time to pull out shorts, tights, and booties from your wardrobe. Style them into an outfit like this girl did it. She combined black cargo shorts with a grey sweatshirt, scarf, and black beanie. The interesting thing about this look are these black thigh high socks. Finish everything off with black lace-up booties.

Olive Green Shirt and Black Cargo Shorts

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Olive green is the typical color for cargo items. However, black is right behind it. These two colors make awesome combinations, perfect for everyday or formal wear. This one particular is great for more elegant occasions like parties, cocktails or birthday celebrations. You can style your olive green button-down with black cargo shorts and brown suede strappy sandals. Add a black bag and voila! Perfect spring or summer outfit combination.

Military Print Cargo Shorts

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Military print found its way to fashion many years ago.Since that moment, it is a component of It girls outfit combinations. It is always trendy and interesting to see in some fashion items. This girl mixes this long shorts with the basic black tank top and nice leather jacket. With all these staples this outfit looks very appealing and edgy. You can opt for strappy high heels or for more comfortable shoes like biker boots or even Superstar sneakers.

Black and White Combination

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Sporty combinations are always welcome in my wardrobe. They are easy to mix, even more, easier to wear. You can combine black and white for the extra stylish, sporty outfit. These cargo pants have a comfy waist so you can wear them while training. The white tee is classic and flattering. Round everything off with white Converse sneakers.

As you could see, cargo shorts can be great elegant and casual item for your outfit ideas. I love to look at it in combination with blouses, tank tops or crop tops. I have to admit shorts look equally perfect in all these outfit ideas that I have shown to you.
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