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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Where: 100-530 Kenaston Blvd., danali.ca
Atmosphere: This hot spot for designer and luxury goodies is equal parts urban and rock-and-roll—black and white photographs, vintage records and chic denim line the walls.
Brands: Citizens of Humanity, AG Jeans, Nudie Jeans, Frame, Naked & Famous and Tiger of Sweden
Fave piece for fall: The Rocket from Citizens of Humanity ($300-$400) are a cult favourite because of the classic skinny fit, soft fabric and wide-variety of washes.
Average price for a pair: Around $200-$300
Services: The tailoring veteran, John, has been working there for over 21 years and is the master of hemming your new jeans in-house. Plus, the staff doesn’t work on commission so there is a relaxed vibe when shopping for your denim soulmate.
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