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!
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Montreal: Annex Vintage
Where: 56 St-Viateur O., annexvintage.com
Atmosphere: A bustling vintage shop with a great selection of on-trend ’90s goodies and the best pins and patches in Montreal.
Brands: Vintage Levi’s, LEE, Wrangler, GUESS, CK and more
Fave piece for fall: The vintage Levi’s are the perfect pair to customize with pins and patches.
Average price for a pair: $40-45 for a great vintage pair
Services: Waist sizes are re-measured to current sizes, since the original size can change with wear, washing and the passing of time (a 1990 size 28 is NOT a 2016 size 28!).
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