The Evolution Pant can be worn multiple days in a row without washing, packs smaller than a t-shirt, moves with the body, and replaces at least three pants in your closet. A pair of pants that dresses up enough to get through any meeting, yet is rugged enough for any outdoor activity.
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I bought two pair of the Evolution Pant: navy and shadow because I was looking for a pair of pants that I can wear on casual days in my office and for a slightly more dressy look than jeans when not in the office. I'm 5'10" 178 pounds and have worn a 33 waist for as long as I can remember. The Evolution waist is a dead-on 33. Not too big or too small. (The waist really does not stretch like the rest of the pants.) The navy color is exactly as you can imagine. The shadow was too green for me (greener than the photos) and I could not pair it with many shirts so I exchanged it for a pair of khaki that go with almost everything. The pants have a slight give and do a really good job of draping. They stretch just enough to make things comfortable. They are very lightweight and are absolutely perfect for warm and humid days if you can't wear shorts. The Evolution pants are probably not a good pick for winter in the Midwest but I have not tried them out in sub-40 degree temperatures to opine further about this. The pants have a gusset in the crotch and I never thought this was important. However, the crotch is exactly how I want it - not too saggy and definitely not too tight. They just nailed it. I never thought I would care about a phone pocket in a pair of pants. But let me say that the phone pocket in these pants is fantastic. Just enough room for my iPhone, but more importantly, my phone doesn't bounce when I walk. Again, they just nailed it. I don't have any idea why other companies make that little fifth pocket instead of a phone pocket like these pants have. It's true that the Evolution pants don't seem to wrinkle. However, after wearing them about four times without washing I could see some creases along the crotch - not much, but just enough to tell me it's time to wash them. I don't wear these for hiking, but as a pair of casual pants I can easily wear them four times in between washing. I really have only one criticism (aside from the shadow being too green for me) which is that they only come in 32" length. So unless you are a perfect 32 length you will either need to get these hemmed or roll them up. Rolling up is not for me so I had them hemmed by a really good tailor and they fit as good as any pair of pants I have ever owned. I initially thought that these pants were somewhat on the expensive side, but try to find a pair of jeans, for example, at Nordstrom for less than $200. The fact that I can wear the Evolution pants to my office, at a nice restaurant or just knocking around make them well worth the price. I'm glad I took a chance and bought these. Western Rise has a really easy return/exchange policy so you really have nothing to lose by checking these out. Nope - I don't work for WR. Just like the pants.
I've been on the hunt for a great travel pant for the longest time. This one is a real winner. It's casual; but you could dress it up. The look is flexible enough that you can use it for outdoor activities as well. Even though it's made from a "technical" fabric it doesn't look overly technical in design. And by that it looks like a "normal" garment. It launders well and dries quickly. The stretch is a blessing. And it packs well too.
It’s not too often that I find myself making a purchase and being completely satisfied. These pants are that! The gusseted seat threw me for a bit of a loop and made me wonder why more companies aren’t implementing this feature. It provides so much space and room. The other day I sat in something slightly disconcerting and left a stain in the back pocket. With just a few passes of a stain removing pen, the stain was gone. These are just a few features that really stuck out to me that I thought worth mentioning. It’s the little things that make the largest difference. I think these will prove to be some of my go-to pants.
These pants are the best fitting and most comfortable I have ever purchased.
They fit great and are very durable. I didn't think pants being "packable" was a thing, but these are so lightweight that they fold down to nothing. I mean, you can technically pack any old pants, but these actually take up very little room in your suitcase. They're also great for hotter months, as they breath very well.
Please note: These measurements refer to the actual garment size and are not suggested body measurements.
Generally, you want your body measurements to be at least 1-2" smaller than these garment measurements for the best fit.
Please refer to our Fit Guide, or reach out to us if you have any questions on size/fit.
|Designed For||Lightweight versatility|
|Use Case||Travel, hiking|
|Fabric||Nylon & Spandex|
|Designed For||Unmatched durability|
|Use Case||Workwear, around town|
|Fabric||Nylon & Spandex|
|Designed For||Ultimate comfort|
|Use Case||WFH, everyday|
|Fabric||Nylon & Spandex|
|Designed For||Maximum wear spectrum|
|Use Case||Working out, lounging|
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