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: The Bamboo Ballroom
Where: 8206 104 St., bambooballroom.ca
Atmosphere: This bright locale in Old Strathcona gives off major cool girl vibes and is covered floor-to-ceiling with feminine frocks, graphic tees, designer denim and more.
Brands: Levi’s, Fidelity Denim, Joe’s Jeans and Rollas Jeans
Fave piece for fall: Levi’s 501 Cropped Pantacourt ($128)—the relaxed fit and rolled-up cuffs make for a classic weekend denim look with a graphic tee by day and a stand-out pair of heels and silky cami by night.
Average price for a pair: Around $100-$200
Services: If you and your gals are on a denim hunt or looking for a closet revamp, the boutique offers private shopping appointments where the store becomes your own personal runway, plus did we mention there’s wine?
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