Nordstrom: social media sting over $425 muddy jeans

New York • Department store Nordstrom is getting dragged through the mud on social media for selling a pair of dirty-looking jeans for $425. Nordstrom’s website says the jeans have a “caked-on muddy coating” to embody “rugged, Americana workwear.” A matching mud denim jacket goes for the same price. Some social media users criticized Nordstrom for selling high-priced jeans that they say mocked blue-collar workers. Mike Rowe, who hosted the TV show “Dirty Jobs,” said in a Facebook post that the j...

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