Apr 26, 2017

Clothing firm Nordstrom castigated for $425 mud-coated jeans

The jeans are described on Nordstrom's website as typifying "Rugged, Americana workwear" and "Hard-working action". The company says the jeans are made with muddy coating "That shows you're not afraid to get down and dirty". Among those to join the chorus of Facebook criticism of what Nordstrom calls its Barracuda Straight Leg 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." "If someone can afford $400 for a pair of dirty jeans, so what? Go for it!". Last month Nordstrom advertised another unusual pair of trousers in the form of jeans with "Knee windows" on its website - but for a far cheaper $95..

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