Tan pants may be best paired with a white shirt. Other light colors like pastel pink or blue also go well with tan pants. Shades of orange and coral match with tan pants as well.
Lighter tan hues can be paired with a peach shirt or a shirt in a medium shade of red. Cocoa brown shirts or a shirt in a light greenish gray color can also be worn with tan pants. Pants in a deep tan shade may be best paired with more pronounced colors like ruby or burgundy. A hunter green shirt can also be paired with a tan pair of pants.