Fashion legend Tommy Hilfiger has just single-handedly ended the debate that has plagued America since the beginning of time — how many times should you really wash your jeans? — and his answer might kick up a stink.

Hilfiger was out in L.A. when asked if it’s okay not to wash your jeans all the time … and Tommy says he NEVER washes his. Ever.

You should watch the video to hear Tommy’s justification — it kinda makes sense — but part of us is also a little grossed out.

So we gotta ask …