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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Calgary: Splash of Fashion
Where: 1211 Kensington Rd. NW, splashoffashion.ca
Atmosphere: One of Calgary’s first premium denim boutiques, this and Kensington neighbourhood gem stocks a great selection of denim and complimentary pieces, so you can walk out with a great head-to-toe look.
Brands: 7 For All Mankind, AG Jeans, Paige, Frame, Mother Denim, Fidelity, Joes
Fave piece for fall: AG Isabelle ($310), a high-rise, straight leg crop perf if you are looking to tip your toes into a trendier cut
Average price for a pair: Around $250
Services: Personalized shopping and in-house alterations available
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