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: 650 West 41st Ave., 701 West Georgia St., 1112 Robson St., 1110 Robson St., 761 Main St., 2899 Granville St., 1067 Robson St., aritzia.com
Atmosphere: Vancouver’s newest Robson Street boutique is a sight to behold, even if you’re not shopping. With floor-to-ceiling windows letting in oodles of natural light, wide open space expertly decorated with comfy leather couches, cool tables and chic lamps, and an abundance of plants, it’s worth a stop even just to chill.
Brands: Citizens of Humanity, Levi’s, Rag & Bone, A Gold E, Frame and more
Fave piece for fall: Citizens of Humanity’s Cora Fade Out ($418). Its high rise, subtle crop and roomy leg make for some serious cool-girl vibes.
Average price for a pair: Around $300
Services: Online shopping is always an option but it’s Aritzia’s personal shopping service that can take the sting out of finding the perfect jeans. You can also special order items before they arrive in store.
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