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!
Vancouver: Nordstrom Pacific Centre
Where: 799 Robson St., nordstrom.com
Atmosphere: Located on Nordstrom’s second floor, the denim department is packed from wall to wall with tons of different brands and is right across from the bar so you can grab a snack or cocktail after your denim hunt.
Brands: J Brand, AG Jeans, Frame, Joe’s Jeans, Rag & Bone, Paige, Madewell, 7 For All Mankind and many more.
Fave piece for fall: AG’s The Farrah Skinny in Grey Mist ($260): when your basic black skinnies are starting to feel blah, pick up this flattering pair in a gorgeous grey hue.
Average price for a pair: Around $200
Services: You can forego the fitting rooms altogether and shop online.
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