First you could buy them faded, then ripped, and now covered in mud. Wait, what?!

In a new series that I’m going to call “Wait, what?!”, comes PRPS Barracuda Straight Leg Jeans. Jeans, who cares right? But wait a sec… These are no ordinary jeans Gadgeteers. These jeans are covered in mud and have a price tag of $425 a pair! Nordstrom describes them as “Americana workwear 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.”

And that’s where the “wait, what?!” comes in. Have we degraded into a society that has to pay for dirty clothes to give us the appearance of being hard workers?

The traditionally styled 5 pocket jeans are made of 100% cotton and are machine washable which makes me say it again… wait, what?! So you buy a pair of muddy jeans for $425, but you can wash them? Is it really April 1st, because this can’t be for real. But sadly, it is and I fear that we’re doomed as a species. If you’re not distressed about this (pun intended), head over to Norstrom for more info.

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15 thoughts on “First you could buy them faded, then ripped, and now covered in mud. Wait, what?!”

  1. Having spent 4 years working on the Nordstrom web site, I can only shake my head and grieve for how far the company has fallen. On the other hand, these will go nicely with the $85 rock you could buy…

  2. I have a two year old nephew who can get that look for $2 per pair of jeans. Okay, he will do it for free. FINE. I confess, we cant get him to stop doing this to his clothes so we want him to wear yours instead.

  3. Wow, who knew growing up as a kid in the 60’s, I was sitting on a gold mine!
    Too bad the only attention I got was from my mom’s hand on the backside
    of my muddy jeans 😉

  4. Michael ODonnell

    It really saddens me that there is even a market for this (even if they were free). And even more so that anyone finds the need to pretend they actually soiled their clothes. If this is truly a fashion statement it’s an insult to those that dirty their clothes for real. I’d be embarrassed to wear these.

  5. My first thought was where does the mud come from? Is it ‘clean’ or is it full of micro-organisms that you don’t want getting into the wild (or under your skin).

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