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Prana Essex Pant - Women's

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$66.71 $88.95

Item #PRA01D5


Tech Specs

62% organic cotton, 35% nylon, 3% spandex
fitted, tapered leg
[size 4] 29in
2 front, 2 back
Recommended Use:
Manufacturer Warranty:
1 year

Essex Pant

Part casual errand-runner and part weekend day-hiker, the prAna Women's Essex Pant is as functional as it is eye-catching. The organic cotton blend canvas cargo pant pairs well with a casual tank top on warm fall days or with a light sweater when the season is in full swing. The seaming detail on the legs and the knee patches add to the rugged style expected of cargo pants, while the light stretch keeps them street-worthy. Wear it with casual kicks for a stroll downtown or tuck the tapered leg into the top of your boots for a hike in the mountains.

  • Mid-rise pant to move from casual errands to day hikes
  • Canvas cargo style has light stretch for mobility
  • Knee patches offer durability and rugged style
  • Seaming detail on legs offers visual interest
  • Reviews
  • Q & A

Loved them, but button broke

    They were great for a very short time. And then the top button broke. The metal was obviously not very thick or the least bit durable.

    Loved them, but button broke

    Essex prana pant

      I love these pants! They fit well, flattering, and super comfy. I’m 5’7” and 145 pounds and I ordered a 6 and an 8. The 6 fit a little snug and the 8 was perfect. Great pants and worth the money.

      Close to Halle but with a Skinny leg

        I swear by the Halle pants. I was looking for something similar with a skinny leg for tucking into my sorel’s or rolled with my flip flops. They are higher wasted which I’m not a huge fan and they stretch out over the day in a very unflattering way. 👎

        New fave

        • Familiarity: I've used it several times
        • Fit: True to size
        • Size Bought: 6

        These are so flattering, and such a nice addition to my wardrobe. Much more interesting than another pair of jeans or leggings. I have them in multiple colors now.

        Prana Pants Never Disappoint!

        • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
        • Fit: True to size
        • Size Bought: 2

        I have trusted Prana as my go-to outdoor pants in climbing, hiking, backpacking, camping, and everyday use. These pants are no exception. They are comfortable and stylish and have good stretch to them. I am 5'2 and 120lbs and I got these pants in a black, size 2. They fit a bit tighter, but I am anticipating that they loosen a little after some wear. Also, its super awesome to have pants fit on a more athletic build (larger thighs). These pants are great! Totally recommend them!

        Great pair of hiking pants

        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

        Great fit, true to the size, very comfy for hiking, the colour is awesome :)

        Nice and comfy pants

        • Familiarity: I've used it several times

        I use these pants for travel and hiking. They have just the right amount of stretch without losing their shape and allow a wide range of mobility. I have a 33" inseam and the length fits perfectly (not flood pants). Not only are these pants great for hiking and camping, I also wear these dressed up a little bit with a sweater when I travel as they are light to pack and don't wrinkle. They are a bit big in the waist and require a belt but I don't mind because the fit is perfect everywhere else.

        Wonderful pants! Fit weird

          These pants are soooo comfy, in terms of both the stretch and the fabric. And they are fantastic for climbing. But the fit is a little odd. I'm 5'7, 140 pounds and got the size 6, which almost always works perfectly for me. These are snug enough in the thighs that I wouldn't want to size down, but suuuuper loose in the waist and about two cuff-widths too long. They're perfect for climbing (they can be rolled up and a harness makes a great belt). And I love wearing them around, except that the waist thing feels sort of awkward. I'm always yanking my pants up and pulling my shirts down. The pants' strong points make them worth getting tailored; it'll be the first time I've had clothing altered in my life. Mostly I'm just confused about the proportions, because I'm a pretty typical athletic build for my size. The hydro color is very cool - a little more blue-gray than the teal shade that showed up on my computer screen.


            I just got these pants and I absolutely love them, I was a little bit weary at first because they are my first 'outdoor' pant but after wearing them for a day I'm hooked. They are not too high wasted but they come up enough to cover your rear when bending over... The material is super comfy and stretchy as well. I am about 130 & 5'4", I bought the size 4 & they fit well (not super tight) they are however a bit long- but easily roll-able. I bought the hydro color & it's really nice. Hopefully I will be buying another pair soon!

            Just got these and I really think them

              I just got these a few days ago, so I can't speak on how things are long term, but in the short term I really like them! I'm 5'6", 145 pounds and I got the size 8 which is a good fit. They are a bit snug in the butt but I think that's what is fashionable at least for young people. They are a little long for me since I have short legs, I think you could roll them easily. They are very flexible and nice material. It poured rain today while I was out with them and they are definitely waterproof. I didn't think to look at them until about an hour of getting out of the rain, and they were dry again. They are higher than I normally buy pants - they come up just below the belly button for me, but I don't think they look like they are meant for older women or anything. I'm 22 and wore them to college today with a black tee-shirt and converse and they looked great! I got the grey-blue by the way. They are a little less bright than the picture, but I think it makes them more neutral. Also I should mention at first I was finding the seam at the waste a little bit itchy, but it's not that bothersome. I plan on wearing them for travel, and when I tried them on with a money belt that was comfy too. I should also mention that if you wear regular underwear these might show some lines because of the material.


              Women's Apparel







              US Size


              0 - 2

              4 - 6

              8 - 10

              12 - 14





              33 - 34in

              (83.8 - 86.4cm)

              35 - 36in

              (88.9 - 91.4cm)

              37 - 38n

              (94 - 96.5cm)

              39 - 40in

              (99.1 - 101.6cm)

              41 - 43in

              (104.1 - 109.2cm)

              Sleeve Length
















              25 - 26in

              (63.5 - 66cm)

              27 - 28in

              (68.6 - 71.1cm)

              29 - 30in

              (73.7 - 76.2cm)

              31 - 32in

              (78.7 - 81.3cm)

              33 - 35in

              (83.8 - 88.9cm)




              34.5 - 35.5in

              (87.6 - 90.2cm)

              36.5 - 37.5in

              (92.7 - 95.3cm)

              38.5 - 39.5in

              (97.8 - 100.3cm)

              42 - 43.5in

              (106.7 - 110.5cm)

              44.5 - 46in

              (113 - 116.8cm)

              Skinny Pant Inseam

              Short 29in (73.7cm)

              Regular 31in (78.7cm)

              Tall 33in (83.8cm)

              Standard Pant Inseam

              Short 30in (76.2cm)

              Regular 32in (81.3cm)

              Tall 36in (91.4cm)

              Active Inseam

              Short 29in (73.7cm)

              Regular 31in (78.7cm)

              Tall 34in (86.4cm)

              How to Measure:
              For best results, take measurements over your underwear.
              Place the tape measure under the arms and around the fullest part of your bust with arms raised slightly.
              Sleeve Length:
              With arms slightly bent, measure from the center of your back neck, across your shoulder and down the outside of your arm to wrist bone.
              Bend to the side and measure around the place where your waist bends, keeping the tape a bit loose.
              Stand with feet together and measure around the fullest part of the hip.
              Grab your favorite pair of jeans/pants. Measure the inseam of these pants starting at the crotch seam to the bottom of the leg (round to the nearest 1/2 inch).