Everybody needs a perfect pair of jeans. From department stores to boutiques, you can find the fit and style you want if you do a little research first. Here are a few suggestions on where to shop for jeans in Chicago:

Lucky Brand Jeans

2048 N. Halsted St., Chicago
(773) 975-8168

With a strategically placed “Lucky You” message on the fly, Lucky Brand jeans celebrate denim and rock ‘n’ roll. The brand has a variety of denim styles for every fit; and even carries jackets, sweaters and dresses to boot.

The Blues Jean Bar

2210 N. Halsted St., Chicago
(773) 248-5326

This boutique features a long wooden bar where over 20 brands of designer jeans sit. Endless stacks of denim are piled on wooden shelves behind the bar. Customers can either call out their brand or rely on expert advice of “jean-tenders.” The tagline of this store is “Denim on Tap.” Enough said.


605 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago
(312) 440-9665

This classic brand will always stay chic. Featuring skinny jeans, capris and denim skirts, Guess has something for just about everyone who can’t live without denim.


923 N. Rush St., Chicago
(312) 255-0157

This jeans boutique is not for the thrifty shopper. Expect to spend upwards of $150 on a pair of baby blues. That said, they have tremendous variety of styles, cuts and washes; and excellent customer service.

Levi Strauss & Co

600 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago
(312) 642-9613

This iconic brand will never go out of style. Featuring jeans for every size, Levis has all styles and cuts, celebrating every figure, from straight to curvy.

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