With so many fresh denim styles to try this fall, like cropped flares and vintage-inspired mid-rise cuts, where do we even start the hunt for the perfect blues? We enlisted the help of 6ix goddess and Localist correspondent Gracie Carroll to round up her five fave pairs at the best places to buy jeans in Toronto. Not in the city to get your denim fix? Click here to see the best places to buy jeans from Vancouver to St. John’s. So now you at least know where to begin, and the only question left is: how many pairs is too many?
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Blue Button Shop
Where: 1499 Dundas St. W., bluebuttonshop.com
Atmosphere: Blue Button Shop is a cool contemporary boutique on the Dundas West Strip, inspired by owner Tamae Miyazaki’s time living in Japan. The store’s atmosphere reflects the shop’s belief in providing a comfortable and fashionable place for people to find what they like, and what makes them look (and feel) good. This is the go-to spot for serious denim nerds to geek out over the selection of Japanese duds.
Brands: Digawel or Slow and Kapital for women plus a larger selection of 12 to 15 brands for men
Fave pieces for fall: Look out for an expansion of their denim stock with more raw and selvedged Japanese options for both ladies and men as the weather gets cooler. Right now I’m loving the wider, relaxed cuts from orSlow and Digawel.
Average price for a pair: Around $280, with a range between $250 and $600
Services: Tamae and her team understand that finding the perfect pair of jeans is not easy and they’re there to help clients through that journey by sharing their vast knowledge of all things denim.