Originally Posted by Makeshift_Robot
Agree. The jeans look nice. No jeans of that type really appeal to me, though. At this point, prewashed prefaded denim is ubiquitous, the Converse high-top of pants, and no similar pair of jeans (selvage or not) is ever going to strike me as particularly cool. At its best, this kind of jean is a null value, something that the eye just glides over on its way from your shirt to your shoes; at its worst this kind of jean is trashy, over-the-top advertisement of a useless lifestyle. I'll put the A&F ones cautiously in the first category.
I might buy it if it went on sale, A&F denim on sale can usually be had for around $49 or so.
Raw denim is all fine and good, but nothing wrong with a prewashed pair here and there (I've been looking for a decent light wash selvage jean for a while, to no avail).