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Mind-bending Amazon dress sends shoppers into meltdown

Mind-bending dress sends shoppers into meltdown – as many claim they’d need ‘professional help’ to put it on

  • A fashion blogger sent social media into meltdown with a mind-bending dress
  • New York influencer Lauren Wolfe bought the rust coloured mini on Amazon
  • It arrived in a ball of transparent fabric with strips streaming from either side
  • Lauren filmed herself sliding into the ‘dress’ and wrapping strips round her waist
  • Astounded viewers said they would need professional help to put it on 


A shopper has sent Instagram into meltdown with a mind-bending dress that many claim should come with ‘professional help’.

After ordering a rust-coloured mini-dress on Amazon, New York fashion blogger Lauren Wolfe was perplexed to receive a ball of transparent fabric with long strips streaming out from either side.

The brunette beauty filmed herself slipping into the main piece of material and wrapping the strips tightly around her waist to create a body conscious dress that perfectly accentuates her figure.

‘I’m sorry, I LOVE it,’ Lauren said in the video, adding: ‘You can also tie it in a bunch of different ways.’

The brunette beauty (pictured) filmed herself slipping into the main piece of material and wrapping the strips tightly around her waist to create a body conscious dress that perfectly accentuates her figure

After ordering a rust coloured mini-dress on Amazon, New York fashion blogger Lauren Wolfe was perplexed to receive a ball of transparent fabric with long strips streaming from either side

The process, which has been viewed 34,500 times since it was posted online on Saturday, sparked stunned responses, with viewers astounded by how simple Lauren made it look.

‘Looks awesome but I can’t figure out regular dresses so imma leave it to the professionals,’ one woman wrote in a comment that has racked up 50 likes.

Another pointed out a practical flaw to the tightness of the dress.

‘Love it, but what happens when you need to use the restroom…,’ she said.

Viewers were astounded by how easy Lauren (pictured) made the process look

Viewers were astounded by how easy Lauren (pictured) made the process look

The influencer (pictured in Positano, Italy) said she 'loves' the dress and how you can wear it different ways

The influencer (pictured in Positano, Italy) said she ‘loves’ the dress and how you can wear it different ways

And it’s not the first time a fast-fashion piece has sent social media into a tailspin.

Earlier this month, a woman left thousands scratching their heads with an ‘optical illusion’ dress that makes the waist look inches smaller than it really is. 

An influencer named Jem sparked stunned responses after wearing the $32 AUD/$22.99 USD ‘Mind Of My Own Maxi Dress’ from Fashion Nova on TikTok.

In a now-viral video, she poses in the boldly printed frock before tying a thick piece of fabric tightly around her waist.

The eye is tricked into seeing wider hips and a slimmer waist by the swirling downward pattern. 

A fashionista has left millions scratching their heads with an 'optical illusion' dress that makes the waist look inches smaller than it really is.

In a now-viral video, the brunette poses in the boldly printed frock before tying a thick piece of fabric tightly around her waist

A fashionista has left millions scratching their heads with an ‘optical illusion’ dress that makes the waist look inches smaller than it really is.

The video, which has racked up 2.6 million views since it was posted online on October 10, sparked stunned responses.

Viewers swiftly flooded the comments section, saying they were ‘struggling to fathom’ how her figure looked in the dress.

‘I couldn’t comprehend that for so long,’ one person wrote.

‘Girl it looked like you cut yourself in half for a second,’ said another, while a third added: ‘Am I drunk or…?’

According to the Fashion Nova website, the outfit is not intentionally designed to snatch the waistline

According to the Fashion Nova website, the outfit is not intentionally designed to snatch the waistline

Others raved about the slimming illusion and said they couldn’t wait to buy the dress themselves. 

‘I need this!!’ one woman said.

A second added: ‘Need that kind of magic in my life.’ 

A product description on Fashion Nova’s website suggests the outfit is not intentionally designed to snatch the waistline, but many were unconvinced. 

A similar style is also available on Shein for $26.95 AUD/$19.99. 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk