Nordstrom Selling ‘Fake Mud’ Jeans With Hefty Price Tag

TV host Mike Rowe blasted them as "a costume for wealthy people who see work as ironic – not iconic"

Nordstrom is lighting up the internet with some expensive jeans that are caked in fake mud.

On its website, the luxury fashion retailer is selling a pair of working class-inspired jeans coated with what Nordstrom calls "caked-on muddy coating."

The price? $425!

U.S. & World

Stories that affect your life across the U.S. and around the world.

Trump Impeachment Vote Underscores a Harshly Partisan Era

Police Searching for Suspect in Beverly Hills Synagogue Vandalism

The Barracuda Straight Leg Jeans "embody rugged, Americana workwear that's seen some hard-working action" and when worn show "you're not afraid to get down and dirty," according to the description online.

It quickly generated a storm of interest online after TV host Mike Rowe blasted them as "a costume for wealthy people who see work as ironic – not iconic" in a Facebook post."

Even U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., tweeted about it:

Nordstrom didn't immediately reply to request for comment from NBC over the internet's response.

Contact Us