Hansen: The raw denim jeans that don't need a wash
Christopher Halbkat, the owner of Dundee Cycles, builds a bike in his shop while wearing a pair of Baldwin raw denim jeans in Omaha. Halbkat has worn the jeans almost every day for about three months.
Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 12:00 am
Updated: 5:07 pm, Tue Mar 25, 2014.
Christopher Halbkat woke up this morning, grabbed the jeans he's worn pretty much every day since Halloween and yanked them on yet again. The jeans in question have not been washed. Not yesterday. Not last week. Not ever.
But before neat freaks everywhere label Halbkat a real-life Pigpen — before you picture a cloud of dirt trailing behind him as he walks into work — consider the following.
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Wednesday, January 30, 2013 12:00 am.
Updated: 5:07 pm.