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11 Stores in the Washington, D.C. Area to Shop for Denim

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Unlike that festival-ready tie-dye romper, jeans are something you're going to wear all the time. That's why shopping for denim can feel like a mission: you're lugging a stack of jeans into a dressing room in pursuit of the perfect fit. To make it a little less painful, we're listing 11 shops in the DMV that have plenty of options for everything denim — from Acne to Levi's to J Brand to DL1961. And guys, we've got shopping suggestions for you too.


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1. Liquid BLUE Denim Boutique

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8191 Maple Lawn Boulevard
Fulton, MD 20759
(301) 317.0241
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Liquid BLUE Denim Boutique stocks brands like HUDSON, Citizens of Humanity, AG Jeans, IRO, and Paige, and they're opening a brand-new store in Rockville this Saturday. [Image]

2. LUNA

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7232 Woodmont Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 656-1111
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Looking for DL1961 jeans? Bethesda boutique Luna has them, as well as J Brand, Citizens of Humanity, and Hudson. [Image

3. Steven Alan

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3319 Cadys Aly NW Ste A
Washington, D.C. 20007
(202) 333-0250
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Find Acne jeans, Levi's Made and Crafted, and Frame Denim at Steven Alan's outpost in Cady's Alley. [Image: R. Lopez]

4. Levi's (Georgetown)

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3263 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
(202) 965-1580
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Levi's is old reliable for jeans shoppings, whether you like 501s or skinnys. Doesn't hurt that they average less than $100 a pop. [Image]

5. Wink

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3109 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
(202) 338-6887
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The denim selection at Wink zeros in on skinny jeans from brands like 7 For All Mankind, Citizens of Humanity, and J Brand. [Image]

6. Barneys New York, Georgetown

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3040 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
(202) 350-5832
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The denim wall at Barney's is neatly organized, so you can narrow in on the type of jeans you want (black skinny jeans, cropped, floral, etc.). [Image]

7. Madewell

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1237 Wisconsin Ave
Washington, D.C. 20007
(202) 333-3599
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Madewell is aiming to fill the cool, affordable jeans niche and the Georgetown shop has plenty of options from rail straight to boyfriends. [Image]

8. EmporiumDNA

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1666 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
In addition to purses and shoes, new kid on the block EmporiumDNA in Dupont Circle has an impressive denim corner. The shop even sells tush-lifting Freddy jeggings. [Image]

9. Mutiny

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52 O Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001
For blokes, Mutiny offers really unique jeans made in America and England from brands like Grown&Sewn, Leftfield, Tender, and Rising Sun. [Image]

10. Bloomingdale's

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8100 Tysons Corner Ctr
McLean, VA 22102
(703) 556-4600
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For department store options, Bloomingdale's in Tysons stocks jeans from favorite designer brands like 7 For All Mankind, Paige, and more. [Image: Adele Chapin]

11. denim bar

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1101 S Joyce St
Arlington, VA 22202
(703) 414-8202
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Pentagon City's Denim Bar is heading in a new direction, now focusing on menswear from heritage and contemporary brands made in the USA, Canada, Europe, and Japan. [Image]

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1. Liquid BLUE Denim Boutique

8191 Maple Lawn Boulevard, Fulton, MD 20759
Liquid BLUE Denim Boutique stocks brands like HUDSON, Citizens of Humanity, AG Jeans, IRO, and Paige, and they're opening a brand-new store in Rockville this Saturday. [Image]
8191 Maple Lawn Boulevard
Fulton, MD 20759

2. LUNA

7232 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814
Looking for DL1961 jeans? Bethesda boutique Luna has them, as well as J Brand, Citizens of Humanity, and Hudson. [Image
7232 Woodmont Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814

3. Steven Alan

3319 Cadys Aly NW Ste A, Washington, D.C. 20007
Find Acne jeans, Levi's Made and Crafted, and Frame Denim at Steven Alan's outpost in Cady's Alley. [Image: R. Lopez]
3319 Cadys Aly NW Ste A
Washington, D.C. 20007

4. Levi's (Georgetown)

3263 M St NW, Washington, D.C. 20007
Levi's is old reliable for jeans shoppings, whether you like 501s or skinnys. Doesn't hurt that they average less than $100 a pop. [Image]
3263 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007

5. Wink

3109 M St NW, Washington, D.C. 20007
The denim selection at Wink zeros in on skinny jeans from brands like 7 For All Mankind, Citizens of Humanity, and J Brand. [Image]
3109 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007

6. Barneys New York, Georgetown

3040 M St NW, Washington, D.C. 20007
The denim wall at Barney's is neatly organized, so you can narrow in on the type of jeans you want (black skinny jeans, cropped, floral, etc.). [Image]
3040 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007

7. Madewell

1237 Wisconsin Ave, Washington, D.C. 20007
Madewell is aiming to fill the cool, affordable jeans niche and the Georgetown shop has plenty of options from rail straight to boyfriends. [Image]
1237 Wisconsin Ave
Washington, D.C. 20007

8. EmporiumDNA

1666 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
In addition to purses and shoes, new kid on the block EmporiumDNA in Dupont Circle has an impressive denim corner. The shop even sells tush-lifting Freddy jeggings. [Image]
1666 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20009

9. Mutiny

52 O Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20001
For blokes, Mutiny offers really unique jeans made in America and England from brands like Grown&Sewn, Leftfield, Tender, and Rising Sun. [Image]
52 O Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

10. Bloomingdale's

8100 Tysons Corner Ctr, McLean, VA 22102
For department store options, Bloomingdale's in Tysons stocks jeans from favorite designer brands like 7 For All Mankind, Paige, and more. [Image: Adele Chapin]
8100 Tysons Corner Ctr
McLean, VA 22102

11. denim bar

1101 S Joyce St, Arlington, VA 22202
Pentagon City's Denim Bar is heading in a new direction, now focusing on menswear from heritage and contemporary brands made in the USA, Canada, Europe, and Japan. [Image]
1101 S Joyce St
Arlington, VA 22202