The right pair of jeans can take you from day to night with only a change in a few key accessories. But sometimes finding that right pair makes for an exhausting search. Taking the guesswork out of it, here’s a list of the best places to check out when on the hunt. Each store carries a great selection of designer jeans at just the right prices. From AG to Joe’s Jeans and 7 for All Mankind, this list has you covered.

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Stella Boutique
308 Chestnut St. E
Stillwater, MN 55082
(651) 439-7935

From the moment the windows at Stella come into view, it’s clear that style is at the forefront of this little boutique in downtown Stillwater. Run by a mother and her daughters, Stella is the place to find trendy and upscale brands including well-known names in denim like William Rast, Kenzie and True Religion. The merchandise moves quickly and sizes don’t stick around too long, so snap up your perfect pair of jeans when you find them. Need more? Check out Stella’s regularly updated blog where tips about current styles and great outfit ideas abound. Stella is worth the stop the next time you are in Stillwater.

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Len Druskin Outlet
1630 Southdale Road
Minneapolis, MN 55435
(952) 920-0472

Len Druskin Outlet is part of the Len Dreskin family of stores (a Minnesota staple in style). The store regularly carries and offers designer close-out items at 50 percent or more off the retail price. Better yet, it carries designer jeans options for both men and women. Styles turn over quickly and brands carried vary regularly, making shopping at Len feel like a new adventure every time. However, one consistent aspect is that the prices are always pleasing. Len has additional locations throughout the area but this outlet store promises the best deals.

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Bluebird Boutique
3909 W 50th St.
Edina, MN 55424
(952) 746-8675

Despite only opening its doors in 2004, Bluebird Boutique has already made quite a splash, gaining national attention for its great selection of designer items. The store carries a number of designer jeans brands including Citizens for Humanity, Genetic Denim, J Brand and 7 for All Mankind. With plenty of styles under $200 and a rotating stock that changes regularly, Bluebird Boutique is a great place to update your closet with a great pair of jeans for a price that’s just right. Located in the 50th and France shopping area of Edina, the boutique is an easy and convenient stop for some weekend shopping.

Nordstrom Rack
Mall of America
324 W Marketplace
Bloomington, MN 55425
(952) 854-3131

Nordstrom Rack is one of the best places to find unbelievable deals at the Mall of America. The outlet store regularly carries discounted items from Nordstrom and With quality designer offerings at decidedly non-designer prices, a visit to the Rack (as it’s affectionately known) often results in snapping up a great new pair of jeans. Brands carried include AG Jeans, Vince Camuto and Sanctuary. Visit its location in the Mall of America if you are up for a full day of shopping or consider checking out its newer Arbor Lakes location as well.

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Woodbury Lakes Shopping Center
9140 Hudson Road, Suite 510
Woodbury, MN 55125
(651) 738-1818

One of the little treasures in Woodbury Lakes Shopping Center, Elodie is a family-run boutique with fantastic style and plenty of diverse pieces. The store’s wall of denim can’t be beat and features brands like Joe’s Jeans, AG, Hudson, Anoname and Cult of Individuality. With a friendly staff committed to helping you find the right fit, you’ll be sure to find a pair that works for you. Check out Elodie’s blog online to enjoy its style inspirations and take a peek at some of the store’s newest items.

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Sassy professional by day, men’s style expert by night, Bethany Rein is a twenty-something living in Minneapolis. She loves baseball, coffee and the well-dressed male. An avid runner, Bethany also plays recreational sports with more enthusiasm than skill. Her work can be found at