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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Halifax: Makenew Curated Thrift Shop
Where: 2468 Agricola St., makenewcollections.com
Atmosphere: The prettiest little boutique carrying select pre-owned/vintage pieces, an in-house womenswear label (AKG) and unique accessories from local and emerging designers
Brands: Brands will vary, but this is the place to find that perfect vintage pair of Levi’s.
Fave piece for fall: Worn-just-right thrifted jeans to pair with a chunky turtleneck, ready for a weekend getaway to the cottage
Average price for a pair: Under $70
Services: Owner Anna is fantastic at giving styling advice and working with you to find the right fit. If you don’t find what you’re looking for right away, keep your eye on her Instagram for updates of new goodies in store!
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