Quote Originally Posted by Retread View Post
It’s odd but true. I had a neighbor back in the early ‘70’s who went into Russia on business very regularly. Before he left each time he went to wherever he needed to and buy as many pair of old worn out Levis he could find and then pick up a case of Marlboros. He would quadruple his money every trip.
I had heard US jeans were a hot commodity in several countries. Odd how the jeans in the add suggesting actual physical labor were modeled with a spotless pair of lily-white shoes. But, I don't understand these fashion trends. Maybe there's a market for stained, worn tennis shoes at around $350 a pair. $400 with a genuine sweaty smell.