The dress that everyone saw differently

a dress with colours that different people see in different waysYou’d be hard pressed to find someone who didn’t have an opinion of, or at least know about, this dress.

What started with a simple question, “What colour is this dress?” led to the people of the Internet losing their collective minds, starting fights, breeding confusion and great speculation as to what was really going on behind that photo.

Some say it could be the lighting when this photo was captured while others took to science for an answer; Time.com explained that the person’s age might have a difference on how we perceive its colour.

Some, like me, say it’s White and Gold, but others see it as Black and Blue. Who’s right? Who’s wrong? It turns out I am because the real colour is revealed once you actually see the dress. For those of you who chose Blue and Black, 10 points to you.

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