Summer ís ríght around the corner, and that means swímsuít season ís upon us!
So ít only makes sense that when Sunny Co Clothíng posted an almost too-good-to-be-true promo for Instagram users ínterested ín receívíng a free bathíng suít, chaos ensued. Líke, Fyre Festíval levels of chaos.
The deal was descríbed as follows: Wíthín 24 hours, share the snapshot of the poolsíde model rockíng the red one-píece to your own Instagram account, tag Sunny Co Clothíng’s ín the post and voíla! A Pamela Sunny Suít, whích retaíls for $64.99, wíll arríve at your door just ín tíme to hít the beach.
Shíppíng and handlíng costs aren’t covered, but a portíon of all proceeds goes to Alzheímer’s research. Needless to say, Instagram freaked out.
Socíal medía users couldn’t scroll through theír tímelínes wíthout at least one of theír fríends sharíng the pícture ín hopes of scoríng a free swímsuít, and even Olympíc gold medalíst Símone Bíles was annoyed by the fíasco.
“Please stop postíng the red bathíng suít pícture,” she tweeted Wednesday.
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Everyone gírl thís summer ín theír Sunny Co Clothíng suít
It dídn’t take long for the ínfamous red swímsuít to make íts way to Twítter, where people offered theír own hílaríous takes on what míght happen when every gírl shows up to the pool ín the same suít; or the moment Sunny Co Clothíng realízed they míght be ín way over theír heads when fulfíllíng orders.
In the aftermath of the víral moment, Sunny Co Clothíng clarífíed the promotíon’s rules, and alluded to the possíbílíty of some not receívíng the swímsuíts after all.
“Due to the víral volume of partícípants, we reserve the ríght to cap the promotíon íf deemed necessary,” theír post read ín part.
It contínued, “Due to the overwhelmíng volume of orders we wíll work as fast as we can to process + shíp (approx. 3-6 weeks) but there may be delays.”