From robust cotton cargo trousers to soft, classic linens, our essential trousers and shorts collection offers great alternatives to denim. Feel comfortable all year round with our collection spanning warm trousers to lightweight shorts.
Comfortable & Durable Essentials Trousers and Shorts
Cut with an exceptional fit, in lightweight yet high quality and durable fabrics, our essential shorts and trousers are the ultimate in comfortable casual wear. Our men's and women's trousers can be worn for travelling as they look great yet still allow for easy movement, while our jog shorts and pants are perfect for a lazy day at home or active day out. In a range of sizes from XS to 5XL, our essential trousers fit and flatter any figure. And best of all, we offer you these timeless quality wardrobe staples at brilliantly low prices, to give you the best value for money.
Our fleece lined trousers and waterproof walking shorts are ideal for a country walk whatever the weather. Impressively robust with practical comfort enhancing features, our soft, warm trousers feature lightweight microfleece lining, for added insulation against those biting winds. Don’t let the weather put a dampener on your hiking plans. Choose our waterproof fleece lined trousers or for more humid days, consider our lightweight waterproof walking shorts. And if you like to make sure your gear matches, choose black fleece lined cargo trousers from the Cotton Traders collection – guaranteed to go with anything in your all-season wardrobe.
Cropped Trousers & Essentials Shorts
For shorts that are comfortable, cool, lightweight and easy to wash, look no further than our collection of essential shorts and cropped trousers. We’ve got the perfect pull-on crop shorts to pack for holidays, that will soon become a wardrobe staple on your warm days.
For those laid back or more energetic days, there are our pique jog shorts, designed with your comfort and freedom of movement in mind. All our essential shorts feature practical details like pockets and drawcord waists, alongside a multitude of colour choices. Once you’ve bought one pair, we‘re confident you’ll be back for more.