WATCH ABOVE: A picture of a dress appeared on Tumblr and a hot debate spread like wildfire across the Internet about dress’ colours. As Aarti Pole reports, this is a phenomenon advertisers and PR companies can only dream of.
Is the dress black and blue or is it gold and white?
Serious debate across social media was raging Thursday night as people vigorously argued the colour of a dress a woman posted to her Tumblr account.
— Robert Flores (@RoFloESPN) February 27, 2015
The image was posted on by user Swiked on Wednesday with the caption “guys please help me – is this dress white and gold, or blue and black? Me and my friends can’t agree and we are freaking the f*** out.”
WATCH: The designer of “the dress” settles the debate once and for all
Now millions across the world are arguing as to what colours the dress is, with some claiming the colour of the dress changes every time they look. The Internet broke with the top two trends on Twitter being #TheDress and #TheDressWhiteAndGold.
Is the dress prettier when you see it as white and gold? I don’t understand what’s happening
— Maureen O’Connor (@maureenoco) February 27, 2015
The dress is white and gold an I feel physically ill. — Tom Ley (@ToLey88) February 27, 2015
My daughter thinks it’s blue and green and we are headed to the ER
— Ben Smith (@BuzzFeedBen) February 27, 2015
My mom just seriously asked if I was on drugs or going blind, a dress is literally tearing my family apart. #whiteandgold
— Alex Amadeo (@Irelay) February 27, 2015
— maddy vian (@Maddyology) February 27, 2015
Celebrities like Mindy Kaling and her former Office co-star B.J. Novak even got into the debate, with Kaling siding on team blue and black and Novak siding with white and gold.
I don’t understand this odd dress debate and I feel like it’s a trick somehow. I’m confused and scared. PS it’s OBVIOUSLY BLUE AND BLACK
— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) February 27, 2015
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