Nordstrom is selling fake muddy jeans for $US425.
The “Barracuda Straight Leg Jeans,” which are made by the brand PRPS, “embody rugged, Americana workwear that’s seen some hard-working action,” according to Nordstrom’s website.
“It shows you’re not afraid to get down and dirty,” the website says.
But the jeans are being ridiculed online.
“This is a joke, right?” one user commented on Nordstrom’s site. “Do you also sell jeans covered in cow manure? Oh, that must be the deluxe model.”
Another said: “Gotta love being able to look like I have fed the pigs, helped deliver a calf, and get the tractor unstuck without ever having to leave my BMW.”
Mike Rowe, who hosts the TV show “Dirty Jobs” on the Disovery Channel, wrote a blog post Monday calling out the pants.
“Finally — a pair of jeans that look like they have been worn by someone with a dirty job… made for people who don’t,” Rowe wrote.
He describes the jeans as “a costume for wealthy people who see work as ironic — not iconic.”
In March, Nordstrom sent the internet into a frenzy with its “Clear Knee Mum Jeans” made by Topshop. These jeans, which cost $US95, had a large, clear plastic panels across the knee.
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