Shoppers in stitches after a sharp-eyed customer uncovers an X-rated mistake on the Shein website: ‘Well this is awkward’
- An Aussie shopper spotted a risqué detail in a perfume bottle ad on Shein
- A reflection in the bottle’s lid showed the product photographer with no shirt on
An eagle-eyed shopper has spotted an X-rated detail in an ad for a perfume bottle on Shein’s website.
The online fast fashion retailer listed a small perfume bottle for $3.95 but one Australian customer noticed a racy reflection in the shiny gold lid.
In a video posted to TikTok, they zoomed in on the bottle top to expose a reflection of the product photographer without a shirt on.
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Can you spot the mistake in this perfume ad? An Australian shopper noticed an X-rated detail while browsing Shein’s website
In a TikTok clip, the customer pointed out the online fast fashion retailer had failed to pick up on the reflection of the shirtless photographer in the bottle’s shiny gold lid
The hilarious clip has been viewed more than 5.8million times with many in the comments thinking the risqué gaffe was hysterical while others raced to Shein’s site to see if it was real.
‘They was working from home,’ joked one person.
‘I just went on Shein and it’s actually true,’ another said,
‘I saw the same thing today when I was looking at Shein,’ a third reported.
‘I was looking for it on SHEIN but I saw another one and I think she just had her dressing gown on not tied aaahhh!!!’ laughed a fourth
‘The pictures are usually taken by customer or testing employees and then photoshopped to look more professional,’ someone speculated.
Since the video went massively viral the $4 perfume bottle as been removed from the Shein website.
This isn’t the first time Shein has raised shoppers’ eyebrows.
Previously, the retail giant caused a stir after launching a pair of ‘shorts’ that leave very little to the imagination.
Previously, the retail giant caused a stir after launching a pair of ‘shorts’ that leave very little to the imagination
Complete with a waistband, belt loops, fly-buttons and a leather patch on the back reading ‘Being Human’, brave fashionistas can score the skimpy shorts for just $14.95
The ‘Letter Patch Detail Denim Booty Shorts’ are not only more revealing than a standard pair of underwear but are hardly bigger than a g-string.
Complete with a waistband, belt loops, fly-buttons and a leather patch on the back reading ‘Being Human’, brave fashionistas can score the skimpy shorts for just $14.95.
On Shein’s website, the tiny hot pants are bizarrely described at ‘straight leg’ with a ‘skinny fit’, ‘cropped’ length and ‘high stretch’.
Not all were put off by the racy shorts as it has received a string of five-star reviews but some reported they were too small.
‘Too small I can’t close buttons even with a large I will have to lose weight. Also no stretch,’ one customer wrote.
‘It looks different and is far more high waisted as you can tell by the length of the crotch so it fits weird,’ said a second while a third simply commented: ‘Cute but not great’.