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: 24-B York St., roadtripclothing.com
Atmosphere: Tucked away in the Byward Market’s quaint courtyard, this colourful boutique carries both well-known brands (we see you, Levi’s), as well as pieces from up-and-coming designers for both women and men. Finally, both you and your boo can get your denim shopping game on together.
Brands: Levi’s, Mavi Jeans and Paige Denim
Fave piece for fall: Mavi’s Alexa Mid Rise Ankle Skinny ($118). The ankle-grazing hem and dark wash is perf to show off a killer pair of blocked heels or platform sneaks and can take you from warm summer nights into chillier autumn temps.
Average price for a pair: Around $98 to $138
Services: Peruse their online shop (free shipping over $99) or pop in to the brick-and-mortar store for a more personalized shopping experience.
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