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The Essex Chinos

Regular price $239.00 USD
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The Essex Chinos


Our classic Chino, in comfortable Combed Cotton, has all the benefits of comfort and durability, including the ability to hold a crisp pressed crease. These year-round casual trouser with a plain front and medium rise are proudly made in our artisan workroom in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Every pair is MadeToFit and ready for wear and ships within 2 weeks of purchase.


Plain front with on seam front pockets | 2 back pockets with horn button through closure | Bullnose fly | Inner Fly Liner | Unfinished bottoms for tailoring fit | Made in the USA | Born and Raised in Lawrence, MA


Model is 6'2" and wearing size 34, Classic Fit.    

Waistbands are true to size from 31-36 inches.


Fabric is 100% Combed Cotton (10 oz).

Curtain and pockets are made with soft cotton twill.

Machine Wash Cold with Like Colors | Tumble Dry Low | Do Not Bleach | Cool iron if needed.

Reasons Why You Should Choose Handmade Casual Men's Trousers:

Clothes made by hand are unique and exclusive and stand out among the trend-driven, machine-made garments. Handmade casual men's trousers used to be associated with only haute couture. They are gaining popularity as people become more aware of the advantages at a personal level and for the environment. Besides, clothes stitched are more transparent-you know where the raw materials are derived from, the working conditions, etc. Check out these reasons for choosing handmade trousers over machine-made ones:

Better quality fabrics

Handmade clothing is an investment. The clothing is durable and can be easily mended, and does not have to be disposed of after just one season or due to some tear. The fabrics used in handmade designer trousers for men are chosen carefully, and you have a say in fabric choice. Many companies that make their clothes by hand choose eco-friendly fabrics, such as hand-loomed silk and wool, which have no emissions or use of electricity and water. Moreover, they do not require toxic chemicals to process them.

Synthetic fibers such as polyester are very harmful to the environment, so when you choose to buy natural fabric, you would be supporting the environment. Handmade pieces of clothing are meant to be worn for a long time, which reduces the need to buy many pieces of clothing, thus reducing the demand for clothes produced in huge quantities. Garments factories are one of the leading polluters, and consumers' demand increases production, thus creating a negative impact on the surroundings of the factories.

You can Upcycle your Clothes

You may have good quality silk and woolen clothes, but the design is passé. This is another reason why handmade garments are better than machine clothes. You can redesign them to transform them into beautiful new garments for you and your family. Many designers also upcycle clothes, which means less raw material is produced. Upcycle your silk gowns, shirts and other clothes, even heirloom pieces, to create stylish and trendy clothes.

Exclusive Style and Design

Casual handmade trousers/pants for men are produced in limited quantities, or sometimes just one piece of a particular design is made. This makes your clothes stand out and are noticed. The craftsmanship quality is also impeccable, which will satisfy your craving to wear a beautiful, artistically designed garment. You will not come across anyone wearing the same clothing everywhere you go! Therefore, handmade clothes are the perfect choice for those who like to wear something different.

Handmade Garments are Custom Sized

It must have happened to you, as it has too many men when you buy machine-made, mass-produced clothes – they just don't fit. If you buy clothes online, it is a long and weary process to return and get a refund. If you buy another garment, that too may not fit well. In the case of handmade clothes like mens gabardine trousers or more, you get your money's worth, as every garment is custom made. Those who make handmade clothing are savvy enough to stitch your clothes so that the fitting is just correct.

Leftover or deadstock fabrics are the fabrics that are left over from other design houses which were not used. Instead of these fabrics ending up as waste, the deadstock fabrics are used by design houses that make beautiful clothing. This reduces waste as well as the negative impact on the environment. Thus, handmade trousers are a sustainable choice.

The Manufacturing Process is Eco-Friendly

Machine-made clothes are mass-produced in huge factories and use up enormous energy. The process leads to the production of greenhouse gasses and toxic wastes, which pollute the atmosphere and the surrounding waterways. There have been many instances when the local people suffer from many diseases due to atmospheric and waterbody pollution. But handmade mens trousers are made sustainable, without any emissions, which is better for the environment.

Handmade garments are an investment, and you can redesign each garment every few years according to your taste and style. Handmade casual trousers with plain front for men do cost more than commercially produced clothes as the whole process involved is very labor-intensive, and each garment takes a lot of time to be made. Besides, the designs are unique, and fabrics are premium and produced in an eco-friendly manner which adds to the cost.