Where to find the perfect pair of jeans in Vancouver

Denim has come a long way from its working-class roots. Now you can find fashion-forward and haute-couture jeans in specialized boutiques around the city. Vancouverites have plenty of options when it comes to quality denim; here are a few of local spots where you can shop for your dream pair of jeans.

Dutil Denim Inc

303 Cordova St W, Vancouver, BC V6B 1E5

It’s all denim all the time at Dutil. This Vancouver original has become a sought-after venue for international denim brand launches, and they recently opened a second store in Toronto. Offering “quality without pretension,” Dutil carries a long list of brands along with their own reputable in-house line, Quintessential.


1110 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1B2

This innovative downtown women’s fashion boutique carries on-trend and high quality jeans from exclusive brand names. They also offer a complimentary personal denim appointment for advice on fits and fades. The Robson Street Aritzia store, while sophisticated and welcoming, also has a casual lounge-like atmosphere for a relaxing shopping experience.

JQ Clothing Ltd

2120 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, BC V5N 4B4

While “JQ” stands for Jean Queen, jeans aren’t the central focus of this shop anymore. Not to say you can’t still find trendy and cheap jeans on their racks. You’ll also have no trouble finding an outfit for your next costume party or rave, as well as stockings and other fashion accessories, so take your time and have a blast.

Plenty Stores

Don’t be deceived by Plenty’s laid back, west-coast vibe – they carry a wide assortment of internationally renowned brands, exclusive lines and coveted in-house labels. Slide up to the denim bar and order the perfect cocktail of style and comfort from the hippest brands on the market. You might leave a little tipsy on shopping, but you certainly won’t leave disappointed.

Mavi Jeans Inc

2128 4th Ave W, Vancouver, BC V6K 1N6

The Kitsilano flagship store is the only Canadian outlet for this Turkish company whose perfect-fitting jeans convey a Mediterranean flare. The high quality, denim concoctions are cooked up in Mavi’s Kitchen, a fashion laboratory that blends elements of creativity, skill and design intelligence with true expertise. They’ve got it down to a science, so it’s no surprise their brand has been around for so long.

Brooklyn Clothing Vancouver

1189 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5P6

Vancouver men aren’t necessarily known for their fashion sense. Between MEC and skinny hipster jeans, there’s not many stores that cater to men looking for upscale casual fashions. Enter Brooklyn Clothing. The shelves of this Yaletown shop are stocked with jeans, jeans and more jeans, but they also have well-coordinated sweaters, stand-out jackets and all the fashion accessories you’re looking for to rise above the norm.

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