PHOTO: TWITTER/NICOLA WHEELDON
Online shopping is a double-edged sword.
On the one hand, you can scroll through thousands of different items, shop around for the best price, Google (and find) weirdly specific things like "Red one-shoulder three-quarter dress under $200" and get brands not available where you live, delivered directly to your door.
But on the other hand, you can also think you're buying the perfect summer party dress for a bargain basement price, and end up with…well, this:
Never shopping online again🙅😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/CIIFh61YUY
— nicolaaa (@_nicolawheeldon)
Nope. That is not what she ordered.
Nicola Wheeldon is not the only woman to have been duped by an online advertisement that definitely didn't provide a true and accurate representation.
Never again will I order a dress from China. Never again 😂 pic.twitter.com/v1cHZf2SUU
— Samantha Tan (@SamGotThatTan)
My sister ordered boots offline for her Halloween costume and this is what came in the mail.... 😂😂😩😩 pic.twitter.com/moATSi4hre
— Sally Bryson (@Sallamandersal)
Even some of the top online shopping outlets can get it wrong.
Pretty sure these aren't 32" length 🤔🤔 pic.twitter.com/nY2bYV3nCq
— George Riggall (@GeorgeRiggall)
Still, one woman's fail could be another woman's win.
Online shopping fail: buying teal with yellow dots underwear only to get them and they aren't dots. They're cheeseburgers.
— Lindsey Ouimet (@LindseyOuimet)
Cheeseburger panties? Where do we get those?