For $425, Nordstrom is selling a pair of jeans that look like they spent a weekend at Riot Fest.
The “Barracuda Straight Leg Jeans” are described as “heavily distressed medium-blue denim jeans in a comfortable straight-leg fit embody rugged, 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.”
That’s right, you can look like you work hard without actually having to do anything. USA! USA! USA!
As Mike Rowe said, “They’re a costume for wealthy people who see work as ironic — not iconic. Jeans made to look like you work hard so you don’t have to.”
So for $425 you can buy a pair of jeans that look like you went to Riot Fest, or for less than half of that you actually go to Riot Fest and actually earn that mud.
And yes, before you ask, these jeans are banned from Riot Fest.
Seriously though, these jeans are terrible.