Jobs was supremely committed to his chosen uniform: faded, relaxed-fit jeans and a black mock turtleneck.
But crime, which was the single most important issue in the 1988 presidential campaign, has faded into political irrelevance.
Ralph Lauren mingles nearby in a tuxedo-jacket, bowtie and faded blue jeans with his wife, Ricky.
Already this year there has been media chatter about how the minority leader has faded as a power player.
Here we see an au naturel Moore, bra-less in faded rock T-shirts and vowel-mangling California accent.
The sound of the leader's voice suddenly flattened and faded.
It faded soon into a gray fog, with puffs of wind from the southwest again.
As he watched this dreadful group of spectres they passed on, looking neither to the right nor the left, and faded away.
The floor was covered with old matting and a few faded rugs.
The colours of the Astre are faded now as those of some ancient tapestry, but during many years its success was prodigious.
early 14c., "lose brightness, grow pale," from Old French fader "become weak, wilt, wither," from adj. fade "pale, weak, insipid" (12c.), probably from Vulgar Latin *fatidus, some sort of blending of Latin fatuus "silly, tasteless" + vapidus "flat, flavorless." Related: Faded; fading. As a noun, from c.1300.