Wear and tear and tears
This is what a pair of Straight Svens looks like when the owner works construction for a year to pay for a three-month European hiking adventure, and then washes them for the first time in the Mediterranean. I'm afraid my writing-a-dissertation-in-my-library-carrel fading will be disappointing. "See that stain on the left knee? That's from when I forgot to include a control variable for contiguity, slammed my fist on the desk, and spilled my latte."