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: 521 Sussex Dr., schad.ca
Atmosphere: This high-end spot in the heart of downtown is stocked with designer duds, including a roster of on-trend denim styles and more classic silhouettes. Plus, the brick walls and high-ceilings make it an Insta-worthy shopping locale.
Brands: Mother, DL1961 and Denham
Fave piece for fall: The adorbs and totally trendy Swooner Roller Crop by Mother Denim ($318). The cropped wide-leg and high-waist will give you major vintage vibes, but you can toughen up the light wash with dark ankle boots and a chunky knit for fall.
Average price for a pair: $300
Services: With the endless styles and shapes that Schad carries, the staff offers one-on-one try-on sessions to find your perfect figure-flattering jean (plus other unique goodies too).
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