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!
Edmonton: Shades of Grey
Where: 10116 124 St. NW, shopshadesofgrey.com
Atmosphere: This bright, airy boutique carries a wide-range of minimalist, one-of-a-kind pieces, plus a small (but mighty) collection of stand-out denim.
Brands: J Brand, One Teaspoon and Frame
Fave piece for fall: With its on-trend uneven hem, Frame’s Le Skinny de Jeanne in Film Noir RS ($265) is a great pair if you’re looking to upgrade your denim game without straying away from a classic black skinny.
Average price for a pair: Around $200
Services: Known for their personalized shopping and one-on-one style consultations, the owners and staff are passionate about offering customers unique finds from LA and New York.
Tried and True Tips for How to Find the Best Jeans for Your Curves
The Best Thrift Stores Across Canada to Score Second-Hand Gems
The Best Swimwear Specialty Boutiques Across Canada
The Best Brunch Spots Across Canada