These jeans have, apparently, seen “hard-working action”.
Nordstrom, A US clothing company has been ridiculed for selling $425 (R 5,970.06) jeans covered in “caked-on” mud.
Now, if you’re not afraid to get “down and dirty” these expensive jeans might just be for you. As the official description goes: “Heavily distressed medium-blue denim jeans in a comfortable straight-leg fit embody rugged, Americana work-wear that’s seen some hard-working action with a crackled, caked-on muddy coating that shows you’re not afraid to get down and dirty.”
The jeans, which were made for Nordstrom by New York-based luxury denim brand PRPS, seemed to be a good idea in regard to the world of fashion, but social media users were not pleased with the idea or the ridiculous price:
#Nordstrom 's is selling "dirty" jeans for $425.00 pair. Which, if needed, is further proof that the planet is inhabited by morons.
— Pat_Nordlund (@stormer59101) April 26, 2017
$450 for muddy, dirty jeans. We are the dumbest species on earth. How have we not been devoured by animals yet? #Nordstrom #muddyjeans #dumb pic.twitter.com/vSjfdQqsWP
— Mike MacInnis (@MacInnisMike) April 26, 2017
Make your own #Nordstrom jeans and get paid! pic.twitter.com/1YUXAfIJQd
— John Rackham (@CaptRackham) April 26, 2017
On Facebook, one commentator said: “You can achieve the same look for a lot less by rolling in your backyard or gardening. “Another said: “Give me your jeans, and for a mere 200 bucks, I’ll one-of-a-kind customize them for you… You can choose from horse barn mucker, chicken coop builder, tractor grease, potters clay… $600 and I’ll let one of the goats chew a hole on the leg.”
Among those who were not pleased with the jeans, is Discovery Channel Dirty Jobs presenter, Mike Rowe who described them as “looking like they have been worn by someone with a dirty job” but “made for people who don’t”.
“The Barracuda Straight Leg Jeans aren’t pants. They’re not even fashion. They’re a costume for wealthy people who see work as ironic – not iconic.”
Last month Nordstrom advertised jeans with ‘knee-windows’ which run for $95. Wonder what’s next?!Nordstrom