From figuring out your size to contending with all manner of changing room horror (bad lighting, trick mirrors, etc.), buying jeans can be a hellish task. But nothing beats the feeling of finding The One—or ones—that make you feel fresh to death (and your butt look bangin‘), so we enlisted the help of our Localist correspondents to create the essential cool girls’ guide to the best places to buy jeans in Canada. Now all that’s left to do is shop!
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Toronto: GotStyle Distillery
Where: 21 Trinity St., gotstyle.ca
Atmosphere: Large, luxe and the perfect place to shop with your man to make you both happy. GotStyle’s boasts a solid selection of wardrobe staples mixed with trendy seasonal pieces to up your style game whether you’re heading to brunch, a job interview or a chic party.
Brands: Paige, DL 1961, Levi’s and Cheap Monday for women, Nudie Jeans, DL 1961, John Varvatos and Neuw Denim for men
Fave piece for fall: Paige’s 1970s-inspired Margot High Rise skinny jean ($230)—already a favourite of Kendall Jenner and her girl squad—is on my wishlist.
Average price for a pair: Around $250
Services: The store carries a wide selection of fits and washes that range between size 24-32 to accommodate most body types. The boutique environment also provides hands-on service for the best help when it comes to finding the perfect pair of jeans.
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