Any guy can buy a pair of hyped sneakers or a flashy coat, but it takes a certain commitment to style to wear a pair of pants that aren’t just jeans or chinos. Here’s the thing, though: When you make the most functional part of your outfit the most fashionable part of your outfit, good things happen. For one, you stop looking just like every other guy using the same bomber-jacket trick. For another, when you’re wearing cool pants, everything in your wardrobe gets a contact high. Your white T-shirts are cleaner. Your loafers are swaggier. Your graphic hoodies are weirder. To help push you over the cool-pants ledge, we even did the searching for you. Now all you need to do is put one leg in at a time. See more at GQ.