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Fake dirty jeans: just $425 in real money

Every now and then, I come across items in the news that make me worry about the future of our country.
Here’s one such item: CNNMoney reports that Americans are paying hundreds of dollars for dirty jeans.
According to Nordstrom, a nutty retailer that sells such jeans, they “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.”
They sell for 425 bucks a pair.
And, believe it or not, the distressed-jeans phenomenon has been around for a while.
“The filthy fashion ...


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