We all know finding that perfect pair of jeans can be mission impossible. Perhaps these hot denim spots will make life easier on all of us. Check out these stores that not only carry enough styles to make your head spin but also have the experts to aid you in the process.
7934 West 3rd Street,
Los Angeles, CA 90048
160 South La Brea Ave,
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Formerly Denim Doctors, Denim Rival is the place to go not only for the fab vintage denim — men’s and women’s — but also to get your favorite pair fixed up. They will also show you how to take care of your lived in pants so they last longer. Having two locations doesn’t hurt them either, stop by at the one closest to you and leave with a great find.
451 Manhattan Beach Blvd # D118
Manhattan Beach, 90266
It seems like True Religion has been around for years, but actually they were founded in 2002 (wait, that is almost a decade!) by Jeffrey Lubell. Authentic, inspired by the 70’s, with a great fit was the idea behind the original True Religion jean, but now you can find a variety of styles. No wonder celebs like Megan Fox and Rihanna are fans.
The Blue Jeans Bar
1409 Montana Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Cozy and inviting this beach-side boutique is the go to place to get your fix of “denim on tap”. With more than 40 lines, you can sit on a comfy bar stool and order from a menu with a selection of custom options to suit your denim needs. Please don’t get confused, the only thing that is being poured here is pure fashion expertise.
1340 Third Street Promenade
Santa Monica, CA 90401
We might know Diesel from their sexy advertisements, but their jeans offer more than sex appeal. This long lived denim line has been involved with many projects and charities, sponsoring programs that raise awareness for different aid organizations. With locations around, it’s no surprise that it’s become one of Angelinos favorite spots to browse. (Fun fact- Diesel was the first company to market their apparel in video games.)
7161 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Known for its massive eclectic collection, Mister Freedom is a vintage show room and design studio that was launched by French expat, Christophe Loiron in 1990. The 3200 sq ft ground floor retail space holds a huge inventory of clothing, footwear and accessories for men and women from the 1850’s to the present, merchandised by concepts, like: Depression era work-wear, tropical colonial garb, Madras haberdashery and French gentleman farmer to name a few. Most jeans start at size 28, although the showroom also has a selection of vintage Levi’s in 26 and 27.
Solutions Premier Denim Store
1719 westcliff ave
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Susan Cianciulli Bailey, founder of Solutions Premier Denim wants men and women to find the perfect pair of jeans. Each pair is expertly selected by a skilled denim consultant with a ‘denim menu’ that offers 150 designer styles at every price range available. The call the jean shopping experience, “pure entertainment”.
Rising Sun & Co.
107 S Fair Oaks Ave #109
Pasadena, CA 91105-2011
As if there were not enough reasons to visit Old Town Pasadena, Rising Sun & Co. makes it that much more appealing. Tailors and craftsman are on standby to make sure your jeans will live to see their own vintage era. Known for their handcrafted Indigo apparel, these experts focus on the details and use vintage inspired patterns. Your jeans are definitely made to last.
Besides hunting down the perfect pair of jeans, Vilte S. Holstad freelances and writes her own blog Lace Of Time.