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Jean Shopping, by the Numbers

Where to go when you want a ton of options.

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Buying a new pair of jeans can take a few tries; sometimes, a store with a ton of options is the most efficient route. Below is our list on where to shop if you want to try on at least a dozen pairs — whether that be in an actual fitting room or the privacy of your own home — broken down by number of brands (as of publishing time), price range, sizing, and more.


Number of brands: 98

Price range: $28.80 to $1,095

Size options: 0 through 12, XS through XL, 23 through 33

Brand Shortlist: Citizens of Humanity, M.i.h. Jeans, Cheap Monday, Rachel Comey, Joe’s Jeans, R13, Blank Denim

Best for: A solid mix of (relatively) inexpensive brands with the option to spend more.


Number of brands: 83

Price range: $70 to $2,995

Size options: 23 through 32

Brand shortlist: Frame, L’Agence, Current/Elliott, Marques Almeida, Stella McCartney

Best for: A splurge.


Number of brands: 76

Price range: $64 to $998

Size options: XXS through XL, 23 through 32

Brand Shortlist: Levi’s, Mother, Lovers + Friends, One Teaspoon, Denim x Alexander Wang, AG Adriano Goldschmied

Best for: Something trendy that doesn’t cost a ton.


Number of brands: 61

Price range: $20 to $460

Size options: US 0 through 26, petite, plus, curve, tall.

Brand shortlist: ASOS, River Island, G-Star, Cheap Monday, Monki, Blank NYC

Best for: The most sizing options.

Neiman Marcus

Number of brands: 59

Price range: $67 to $3,590

Size options: XS through XL, 24 through 35

Brand shortlist: Rag & Bone, 7 For All Mankind, Hudson, Frame, DL 1961 Premium Denim, True Religion

Best for: Using that department store credit card.


Number of brands: 47

Price range: $69 to $2,225

Size options: 23 through 35, 0 through 16

Brand shortlist: Frame, J Brand, Saint Laurent, Current/Elliott, Rag & Bone, GRLFRND

Best for: An edited selection of the brands-to-know.

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