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: Foreign Affair
Where: 5639 Spring Garden Rd., foreignaffair.ca
Atmosphere: A sprawling two-storey boutique filled with designer goodies. There’s something to covet on every shelf and rack.
Brands: 7 For All Mankind, Citizens of Humanity, 3×1, AG Jeans, Iro, Paige, Rag & Bone and more
Fave piece for fall: You can never go wrong with a trendy pair of frayed, wide-leg, cropped jeans—they pair perfectly with literally anything and are the ideal foundation for cold-weather layering. Try Citizens of Humanity’s Drew Fray High-Rise Crop ($375).
Average price for a pair: Around $200–$300
Services: Foreign Affair offers fit consultations, personal styling and layaway option for those *pricier* purchases.
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