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Tropical Microfiber Flat-Front ComfortSizer Pants

Item 608539

Tropical Microfiber Keeps You Feeling Cool

Smooth, substantial microfiber makes a pair of crisp yet virtually wrinkleproof trousers that keep up appearances for a solid week (or more) of travel. And because they can be washed and dried by machine, you can extend their travelworthiness even longer. Trousers have a concealed zipper pocket inside one front pocket to carry valuables with utmost confidentiality. The ComfortSizer style features hidden waist tabs that automatically adjust whenever you need a bit more room around your midsection. Wear with our Microfiber Travel Blazer and look absolutely correct anywhere in the tropics. Imported.

Tropical Microfiber Flat-Front ComfortSizer™ Pants

  • Tropical Microfiber Flat-Front ComfortSizer™ Pants
  • Wrinkle-resistant
  • Two front pockets, one with concealed zipper pocket inside
  • Left rear flap pocket has zip under flap to provide additional theft deterrent
  • ComfortSizer waistband stretches when needed
  • Unfinished 38" inseam
  • Machine washable
  • Imported
Women's Sizes
Men's Sizes
Do you know your acetate from a hole in the ground? Your gussets from your grommets? If not, here's a list of the more commonly used textile words and terms that you'll see in our catalog. For more information or clarification, you can call us at: 1-800-770-3387

ACETATE - A manufactured fiber that uses cellulose refined from cotton and/or wood pulp. Characteristics: fast drying, wrinkle- and shrinkage-resistant, crisp or soft depending on end use, luxurious in appearance.

ACRYLIC - A manufactured fiber made from long-chain synthetic polymers. Characteristics: wrinkle resistance; low moisture absorbency and quick-drying; provides warmth yet lightweight, soft and resilient.

ALPACA - The fleece from an Alpaca, a cousin to the llama. Alpaca fleece is similar in characteristics to wool, but softer, silkier and more lustrous.

BANDED COLLAR - A shirt without a fold-over collar; there is only the band at the neck.

BARTACK - A close series of stitches crossing a piece of cloth in order to reinforce at a point of concentrated strain (e.g. belt loop or patch pocket corner).

BASKET WEAVE - A variation of the plain weave in which two or more threads weave alike in both warp (down) and filling (across) directions, joined in the regular order of the plain weave. So named for the basket-like pattern of the weave.

BATIK - A method of resist dyeing which employs wax as the resist. The pattern is covered with wax, and the fabric is then dyed: the wax patterns will not take the dye. The wax is removed after dyeing by boiling the fabric or applying solvent. The fabric is often streaked where the dye has gone through cracks in the wax. Batik dyeing originated in Indonesia.

BESOM - A narrow piece of fabric that works as an edging on a pocket; can be single besom, one side of pocket opening or double besom, both sides.

BOX PLEAT - Two small, back to back outward facing pleats that have a box- like appearance. On shirts, box pleats are positioned in the center back at the bottom of the yoke to allow ease of movement in the shoulders and arms.

BROADCLOTH - A fine, closely woven, lustrous cotton or cotton/poly blend made in plain weave with a fine rib in the direction of the filling (across). The filling yarn is heavier and has less twist than the warp yarn (down). The cloth is usually mercerized, and has a soft, firm finish.

BRUSHING - A finishing process for woven or knit fabrics in which brushes or other abrading elements are used to raise a nap (a fuzzy or downy surface). Brushed fabrics have a soft, slightly weathered, broken-in feel.

BUTTON-DOWN COLLAR - Having buttonholes on the collar points so they fasten to the shirt.

CAMP COLLAR - A one-piece collar that lays flat, part of the shirt also lays flat to create a notch. Also called a Convertible Collar or Notched Collar.

CANVAS - A general classification of strong, firm, closely woven fabrics usually made with cotton. A heavier, open weave comprised of plied yarns (a number of single yarns, usually three, twisted together). Characteristics: very hard-wearing, generally water-resistant.

CASHMERE - The fleece that comes from a Cashmere goat. These animals roam at high elevations (10,000 - 15,000 ft.), hence their very warm, soft fleece. Garments made with cashmere are normally more expensive because of limited yield (one goat produces only 4 ounces of fleece a year).

CHAMBRAY - A general class of plain weave, usually cotton, made with a colored warp (down) and white filling (across). Most often made using blue and white, but also available in stripes, checks and figured patterns.

COMBING - The removal of short fibers or noils from material so that the resulting yarn be composed of larger fibers. The comb straightens and arranges them in parallel order.

CORDUROY - A strong, durable fabric with cotton ground and vertical cut-pile stripes (wales) formed by an extra system of filling yarns. The foundation of the fabric can be either a plain or twill weave. Of all cotton fabrics, corduroy is the warmest because its wales form an insulated cushion of air.

COTTON - A vegetable fiber consisting of unicellular hairs attached to the seed of the cotton plant. The normal color of cotton is light to dark cream, and its chemical composition is almost pure cellulose. A distinct feature of the mature fiber is its spirality or twist. In fabrics, cotton makes for strong, versatile, cool-wearing and comfortable garments.

CREPE - A general classification of fabric characterized by a broad range of crinkled or gained surface effects. Methods of making crepe include the use of hard twisted yarns, special chemical treatment, special weaves and embossing.

DART - A tuck in the fabric that is sewn. It is used to define the shape of a garment making a two dimensional piece of fabric into a three-dimensional garment. Darts are usually seen where the body curves: bust, waist, hip.

DENIM - A well-known basic cotton or blended fabric in a right- or left-hand woven twill. Generally, the warp (down) is dyed blue with a white filling (across). Also called "dungaree."

DOBBY - A general term for a fabric woven on a special dobby loom, which allows the weaving of small, geometric figures. These patterns are beyond the range of simple looms, yet too limited to be produced economically by Jacquard loom. A dobby weave can be distinguished from a plain weave by its more ornate and intricate woven appearance.

FLANNEL - Generally, a cotton or wool fabric, napped on one or both sides (usually both), then bleached, dyed or printed, and brushed or rerun through the napping machine to revive the nap. Flannel fabrics are very soft and cozy.

FLEECE - 1). A heavy napped surface, most often in knit goods, made with a heavy and soft-spun back yarn, which is napped in finishing (e.g. the inside surface of a sweatshirt). 2). Wool sheared from sheep or other animals in the wool class. The term is especially used for the entire coat of wool shorn from the sheep at one time; it is generally taken off the animal in one piece.

GARMENT DYEING - The garment is first produced, then the complete garment is dyed.

GARMENT WASH - The garment is constructed and then washed to soften the fabric and minimize shrinkage.

GAUGE - A measurement used in knitted garments that reflects the size of the needles used to knit the garment. The larger the gauge, the smaller the needle - therefore, the finer the knit.

GORE - Vertical panels in a skirt or dress; enhances the fit of a garment.

GROMMET - Little air holes reinforced with metal ring, usually on jackets, hats or shoes to allow ventilation.

GROSGRAIN - A firm, closely woven, ribbed fabric. It has a dressy appearance and is used for ribbons, neckties, hatbands and trimmings.

GUSSET - A triangular piece of fabric inserted into a garment to improve the fit or for reinforcement (e.g. on the sleeve of a jacket under the arm to allow for extra layering).

HERRINGBONE TWILL - A broken twill weave composed of vertical sections which are alternately right hand and left hand in direction, resembling the vertebral structure of the herring (zigzag). The twill changes direction perfectly where the weave breaks, balancing the overall pattern of the fabric.

HOLLYWOOD WAISTBAND - The waistband is the same piece of fabric as the rest of the garment. Advantages are that it has a smooth silhouette making the transition from hip to waist more gradual.

JACQUARD - A system of weaving which, because of a pattern-making mechanism of great versatility, permits the production of very ornate, complex woven designs. This type of weaving is used for tapestry, figured necktie and dress fabric, and figured patterns on knit goods (sweaters).

JERSEY - A generic term for a plain knitted fabric; its principal distinction is that it is not a fabric with a distinct rib (e.g. T-shirt fabric).

KNIT - Knit fabrics are made up of a series of interlocking loops that result in a flexible construction. All knits have some stretch.

LINEN - One of the oldest textile fibers known. Though the fiber and the fabric are both commonly known as linen, it is actually flax, the fiber of the Linum plant. Linen is generally favored for its fine, strong, cool-wearing properties. It drapes away from the skin rather than clinging to it. In knitwear, linen is combined with other natural or synthetic fibers for improved strength and resiliency.

MERCERIZATION - A treatment of cotton yarn or fabric to increase its luster. Its affinity for dyes is also enhanced. In the process, the material is immersed under tension in a sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) solution. This later is neutralized in acid. The process causes a permanent swelling of the fiber, thus increasing its luster.

NYLON - The generic term for man-made fibers composed of polyamides derived from coal and petroleum. Characteristics: high strength, elasticity, low water absorption and quick-drying.

OMBRE - A color effect woven into the fabric that has gradual changes in shade from light to dark, generally produced by arranging different tones in the warp.

PIGMENT DYEING - A process in which a specific type of dye is applied to the surface of a fabric, then after one washing it fades into a softer color. The color will slowly continue to fade with age. Pigment dyed products from TravelSmith are prewashed and will not harm other garments during washing after they've been washed once.

PLACKET - An opening with fabric piecing and buttons or snaps on a garment that facilitates dressing. Plackets can be at the neck of a shirt, the cuff of a sleeve, or the waist of a skirt or pair of pants.

PLEATS - Small tucks in clothing to allow for extra room and ease of movement. Pleats can be seen at the waist of pants or skirts, the cuff of a sleeve, the waist or bust area of a blouse or dress.

POLYESTER - A manufactured fiber made from long-chain synthetic polymers. Characteristics: crease-resistance, quick-drying, great shape retention, high strength, abrasion resistance and easy care.

PRINTING - Applying color(s) in definite, repeated patterns of fabric by any one of a number of printing methods. Color is deposited in thick paste form and treated with steam or chemicals to cause it to migrate into or adhere to textile material. The design is not woven into the cloth but stamped in after the cloth is woven or knit.

RAMIE - A strong, soft fiber yielded by the inner bark of the Ramie plant. The fiber is white, soft, lustrous and slightly coarser than flax (linen) when degummed and bleached. Ramie fabrics are strong, smooth and durable.

RAYON - A generic term for man-made fibers composed of regenerated cellulose derived from trees, cotton and woody plants. Characteristics: high absorbency, bright or dull luster, pleasant feel or hand, good draping qualities, ability to be dyed in brilliant colors and superior strength.

REACTIVE DYE - A type of dye that completely saturates the fabric for a long lasting color.

RIB KNIT - A double-knit fabric in which the rib wales or vertical rows of stitches intermesh alternatively on the face and the back of the fabric. Rib knit fabrics have good elasticity and shape retention, especially in the width.

RISE - The measurement on pants from the front waist between the legs up to the back waist. This refers to how high or low a pant will ride (i.e. "short-waist" or "long-waist")

SANDBLASTING - The garment is literally sandblasted for a worn-in look; fabric has to be very durable to withstand the abuse, usually 14 oz. denim for jeans.

SANDWASH - Sand is put into the industrial wash for a softened feel and texture for the garment.

SHIRTTAIL HEM - The curved bottom hem of a shirt - higher on the side hip area (for ease of movement) dipping low in the front and back (so that the shirt will stay tucked into pants).

SILK - Continuous protein filament produced by the larvae of various insects, especially the caterpillar when constructing its cocoon. The chief portion of commercial silk is produced in Japan and China. Characteristics: resiliency, aesthetics, elasticity and strength, warm in winter, cool in summer.

SLUB - A lump or thick place on yarn caused by small lengths of yarn adhering to it during the spinning process. This adds a random texture to the fabric when the yarn is woven or knit into a garment.

SPREAD COLLAR - An open collar with no buttons to hold the collar points to the shirt. Spread collars have two pieces: the fold over collar part and the stand that keeps the collar close to the neck.

STANDARD WAISTBAND - An extra piece of fabric that is sewn to the body of the pants, shorts or skirt.

TENCEL - A cellulosic fiber produced by Courtaulds, spun from an amine oxide solvent that offers a higher degree of polymerization than is available with rayon. Characteristics: pleasant feel or hand, good draping qualities, ability to be dyed in brilliant colors, superior strength, and easy care.

VENTED BOTTOM - The bottom hem of a shirt that is cut straight with side slits to allow ease of movement. Vents are usually 2" deep.

WALE - In woven fabric, one series of ribs, cords, or raised portions. In corduroy fabric, wales per inch are counted to distinguish broad- from fine-textured cloth. The higher the wale number, the finer the texture of the fabric.

WEIGHT OF CLOTH (OZ.) - A description or classification of many fabrics by weight per yard.

WELT - A piece of fabric that works as an edging on a pocket; usually a single welt and wider than a besom.

WOOL - Primarily the fleece of a sheep or lamb - but can also refer to fleece of the alpaca, angora, cashmere goat, camel and vicuna. The fiber is distinguished from hair by the character of its covering: minute overlapping scales, which give it a felting property. Characteristics: strong and resilient, soft and warm, wicks away moisture and dyes well for rich coloration.

WOVEN - Woven fabrics are produced by the interlacing of yarns. Each filling yarn goes alternately over and under each warp yarn.

YARN-DYEING - Dyeing of individual yarns before weaving or knitting. Compared to garment dyes or prints, yarn-dyed fabrics boast richer, longer lasting color.

YOKE - An added section of fabric in a shirt or pants that enhances the fit. On a shirt, the yoke is usually on the back across the top shoulder area but can also be on the front shoulder to chest area. On pants, it is generally on the back of jeans-style pants located below the waistband.

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Customer Reviews

Average Rating:

(based on 23 reviews)

July 27, 2018
"Could have been 5 stars if the wallet pocket button was not sewn all the way through to the back side defeating pocket use."
By Anonymous
Southern Nevada
September 20, 2015
"good travel pants - Good fit, Good security features. Nice material. Overall a good buy.- I recommend this product."
By dohboy1
Long Island, New York
June 21, 2015
"Great Material - For medical reasons I prefer micro fiber pants. I just purchased 2 pairs and they are great. I had purchased a pair abut 8 months ago and this is a return purchase. I do believe that the pair that I bought last year may have been a bit more 'silky' but th- I recommend this product."
By Stevehayne1
March 11, 2015
"Terrific travel pants - Finally! A pair of good fitting, good looking truly wrinkle resistant pants.- I recommend this product."
By eliza.ward
February 27, 2015
"Disappointed - I bought these for my husband to wear on an upcoming trip to Turkey. First I ordered the 40 waist (his normal size), but that was too large. Then I ordered the 38 waist, but that was too tight. And the overall fit in both sizes was not good on him. I sentI would not recommend this product."
By Anonymous
North Carolina
February 12, 2014
"the fit was not as good as the pair I had purchased last year. Supposed to be the same pants, but the rise was larger, the waist did not fall at the same place. Overall fit very disappointing. So I returned this itemI would not recommend this product."
By Anonymous
Tampa fl
November 14, 2013
"terrible - good luck if you try to do business with the company.I would not recommend this product."
By Anonymous
Tampa fl
November 14, 2013
"Do not buy - Poor quality only outdone by bad service. Avoid this companyI would not recommend this product."
By Anonymous
Concord, MA
October 21, 2013
"Comfortable dress trousers - These fit very nicely. I plan to use them for business dress in a work assignment in a tropical country this fall.My only (minor) complaint is that the rise is somewhat longer than I expected, and longer than most of my other trousers.- I recommend this product."
By jhumbach
New York
September 25, 2013
"Great warm weather wear - When traveling in summer heat, I often wear cargo shorts but, frankly, I've found these trousers, with their generously wide-cut legs and relatively light weight, to be, if anything, even cooler than my usual shorts. Maybe something about the air flow? An- I recommend this product."
By djdusa
homewood, IL
August 20, 2013
"Careful ironing, poor fit - Pants were too long so had to get tailored, need to be careful with amount of heat used, tailor damaged area around hem, material melted down.Zipper in left pocket is too stiff and makes the pocket area stick out, material doesn't feel very softI would not recommend this product."
By Anonymous
San Antonio, TX
July 10, 2013
"The stretch feature in the waist is uncomfortable.- I recommend this product."
By seahaven130
Beaufort, SC
July 03, 2013
"nice light weight - I ordered this outfit for my husband, he is 6'4". He wanted something lightweight for summer. He thought the pants were a little baggy in the butt area. Also, the hem was shorter on one side but with dark shoes not really noticeable. For this price should- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
June 26, 2013
"travel pants - Good value. Travels well, looks good, has sufficient hidden and available pockets.- I recommend this product."
By rlseymour
May 24, 2012
"Great Value! - Wore these pants 18+ hours on airplanes, wore them every other day for a week in Bangkok, packed them away for a week in Vietnam, wore them home again (another 18+ hours) and they still look great. Not even due for cleaning yet, and extremely comfortable- I recommend this product."
By Terry.gaines1
Cincinnati, OH
December 18, 2011
"Mediocre - Purchased two pair last year for a trip to Egypt last March. Trip was cancelled. Wore the pants for casual dress. I love the fabric and the feel and drape. I absolutely hate the comfort sizer waist. Too bulky around the waist and too loose. I probably wilI would not recommend this product."
By simpson161
Olney, MD
April 11, 2011
"Great pair of men's slacks - Received pants and tried them on immediately. Excellent fit and extremely comfortable. The tailoring was exactly as requested. I was so impressed I ordered two additional pairs. I will wear these pants as we motor thorough Ireland during the next couple o- I recommend this product."
By smkram
Chicago area
March 13, 2011
"Great travel pants - Took on a 3 week trip. They were comfortable, never felt warm, resisted stains and resisted wrinkles. Spills did not penetrate and were easily wiped away. Pants looked great. Only comment for concern is that the elastic in the comfortsizer waist is a bit- I recommend this product."
By hmaslin
Bay Area, California
November 06, 2010
"Excellent Travel Pants if you want the best! - Just replaced 4 pair that were lost when airline lost my luggage. Have worn these for years to India, China and in Europe. Well made with extra stretch if need it. Special zipper pocket holds anything you don't want to spill out. In 3rd world countries I- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
Denver, CO
October 15, 2010
"Good Quality but They Don't Fit - The pockets bulge out and don't fit the contour of the pants. I am returning them.I would not recommend this product."
By Anonymous
August 20, 2010
"Good pants - Pants are pants but these work well. I'm satisfied with the hemming and the delivery of them.- I recommend this product."
By prestonreilly
Chicago, IL
July 02, 2010
"Excellent Product - These trousers lived up to my expectations well. They packed compactly and wrinkles were not a problem. The zippered pocket was not a factor when I decided to order them, but it was an excellent addition when I did not need to use a money belt on the days- I recommend this product."
By JRobbinsCMB
San Diego
April 13, 2010
"Excellent pant - Make this in a plain front golf short please!!Your heavier customers look better with a plain front vs a pleated front.Additional colors and designs would be desireable!- I recommend this product."