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.
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.