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: Mavi Jeans
Where: 333 Helmcken St., 2128 West 4th Ave., mavi.com
Atmosphere: Mavi boutiques give off major New York City vibes with their dark wood floors and exposed brick walls, not to mention denim (in tons of different styles and washes) as far as the eye can see.
Brands: All Mavi, all the time
Fave piece for fall: Tess Smoke Fringe ($108) with its high-rise, edgy fringe hem and sleek skinny leg for when only the tightest jeans will do
Average price for a pair: Around $180
Services: One-on-one fitting consultations are available, making the trying-on process a little less daunting.
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