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: Canook Trading
Where: 1669 Barrington St., canook.ca
Atmosphere: A unique shop in the heart of downtown Halifax that sources exclusively Canadian brands that are also Canadian-made (#chic). Pop by for some Canadian hospitality and to check out some v. unique brands.
Brands: Canook has a limited but curated selection of denim from brands like Naked & Famous and Yoga Jeans.
Fave piece for fall: Naked & Famous The Ladies Power Stretch Overalls in black ($180) for fall—pair them with a thin ribbed turtleneck, pointy-toed Chelsea boot and a wide brim hat for a perfect autumn look.
Average price for a pair: $75-$200
Services: They’ll hold items for you plus you can have your goodies delivered.
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