Why are Cargo Pants Called That?

Where are cargo pants used?

Who Wears Cargo Pants? Because they are great for storage, cargo pants are still used in uniforms and they're still worn widely by professionals who need to keep items readily available. Cargo pant styles are also still worn by military personnel and police officers.

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Are cargo pants business casual?

Dress pants, trousers and corduroy pants. Jeans are not considered business casual. No cargo pants. the dress socks.

https://www.oregon.gov/ode/learning-options/CTE/resources/Documents/Internship%20Resources/Dress%20Code.pdf

Can I wear cargo pants to a interview?

Do not slip a jacket over a t-shirt; it will never be dressy enough for an interview. Jeans or cargo pants should not be paired with jackets, even if you are wearing a tie. Denim and pants with many pockets are too casual. No wrinkled clothes should ever be worn to an interview.

https://ece4012.ece.gatech.edu/ECE4012A/deliverables/proposalpresentation/dress_men0.htm