Nordstrom just redefined “distressed jeans” with their new and controversial clothing design — jeans with fake mud.
The online clothing store had recently launched the fake mud jeans, selling each for $425.
If you’re still unsure what a fake mus jeans is, it’s basically just a pair of jeans accentuated by brown color fabric paint to make it look like you’ve just rolled into a puddle of mud because fashion.
“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,” reads Nordstrom’s fake mud jeans web page.
People on the internet were quick to criticize the product, not just because people in general wouldn’t want to wear clothes that look dirty but also because the price was too hefty for something that makes one look like they had an accident after 2 cups of cappuccino and a burrito.
Hey @Nordstrom I just ate a chili and shit my pants. Love to run some ideas past you to get these bad boys in stores in time for Fall!DM me!
— Ben Owen (@br_owen) April 26, 2017
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Nordstrom is drunk again. 🤷🏼♀️ https://t.co/t6moQKNPP4
— Kelly Christine (@dear_kcs) April 26, 2017
I am totally pulling clothes out of the bottom of my teenager's closet to sell back to Nordstrom. https://t.co/t3eNaXzBkG
— Jen Mills (@jmamills) April 26, 2017
Nordstrom trippin'. If I want mud on my jeans there are cheaper ways to do that.
— CAM (@burnt_paradise) April 26, 2017
Lying about my garden just got easier with Nordstrom's mud jeans. "I don't have tomatoes *yet* but look at how hard I was working today"
— Emily Scafidi (@EmilyScafidi) April 26, 2017
— shamrockangel (@shamrocksangel) April 25, 2017
— David Taylor (@DavidTaylorNYC) April 26, 2017
— Chris David Miles (@chrisdavidmiles) April 25, 2017
— Cristian Castillo (@Captain69Crispy) April 26, 2017
@ChrChristensen That’s stupid of Nordstrom. Who are the fools paying $425? Well, there are suckers born every minute.
— George (@GeoBoy69) April 26, 2017
What’s up with Nordstrom selling Fake Mud Covered Jeans for $425? Come on down to the Farm and spend the day. You to can have your very own pair of Authentic Mud Covered Jeans. #nordstrom #fakemud #fakemudcoveredjeans #creativemarketing #creativemarket #ilovegoats #goatfarmer #goatfarmers #homesteading #farmlifebestlife #hobbyfarm #itsjustalittlemud
… Pure evidence that our country is evolving to a point where hard work and self-discipline are no longer valued … People want the appearance of #success so they attempt to purchase it, others want the appearance of #love so they grow frustrated when it’s not easily obtained … And now some would like the appearance of being a hard working individual and retailers seek to meet their demands … There has been no other time in modern history where it was more important to #LOCKIN than RIGHT NOW! … PLEASE!! … #nordstrom #jeans #milennials #america #usa #retail #mud #branding #marketing #hardwork #discipline #fakemud