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?
Over The Rainbow
Where: 101 Yorkville Ave., rainbowjeans.com (note: they are moving (and expanding) to the Manulife Centre in early Fall 2018)
Atmosphere: With 40 years experience under its belt, this inviting spot has earned a reputation amongst local shoppers as the biggest “denim emporium” in Canada, carrying over 30 brands in a wide-range of fits, styles and washes—even the pickiest of jean shoppers won’t leave empty handed.
Brands: Paige Denim, AG Jeans, A Gold E, Mother, Blank NYC, Fidelity, Citizens of Humanity, J Brand and more
Fave piece for fall: The slouchy fit, raw hem and distressed rips keep the dainty rose embroidery from looking too sweet on these Blank NYC’s Ladies Floral Embroided Jean ($70).
Average price for a pair: Around $200-$300
Services: The staff are truly denim veterans and offer extensive product knowledge to help make jean shopping actually enjoyable.