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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Where: 7001 Mumford Rd., aritzia.com
Atmosphere: An airy, loft-like space accented with soft wood, white marble and lucite frames. This is a go-to for premium denim.
Brands: Citizens of Humanity, Rag & Bone, Frame, Levi’s, J Brand, A Gold E and tons more, plus occasional in-house denim offerings
Fave piece for fall: The Citizens of Humanity Cora Crop Fade Out Jean ($398). With a wide leg, high waist and undone hem, these are perfect with chunky knits and loose tees.
Average price for a pair: Around $200-300
Services: Aritzia offers personal shopping appointments with one-on-one consultations, order transfers from other locations and even layaways for those who want to lock down that coveted pair of jeans before everyone else does.
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