A woman accidentally wore a car seat cover as a skirt and oh, we've all been there.

We’ve probably all made the odd fashion faux pas as a result of rushing frantically out the door, paying little attention to the clothes we’ve chucked on.

Whether it’s realising your skirt is tucked into your undies… that are also inside-out, or finding a stray staticky-sock latched to your tights – it happens to the best of us.

But one woman’s oh-so-relatable wardrobe mishap has gone viral, not just because it’s downright hilarious, but because she’s… actually kinda pulling it off ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.

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Mum-to-be Lori Farrell headed to work in a chic striped midi maternity skirt, with a handy bulge on the side(?) for a growing baby bump.

Only, it wasn’t a skirt at all. It was actually a… car seat cover.

Naturally, the internet is in stitches, with many new and expectant mothers chiming in to offer their sympathy.



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Speaking to Motherly, Lori explained how she made the mistake:

“A friend of mine had given me a huge lot of baby stuff, from clothes to baby carriers to a rocker and blankets and when I pulled it out I was not sure what it was,” she explains. “I debated it but washed it anyway then decided because of the way it pulled on the side it must be a maternity skirt.”

She says she still wasn’t sure if she was right by the time she headed out the door, but rocked the piece of striped material as a skirt regardless.

“When I got to work I googled the brand and realised not only do they not sell clothing but it was a car seat cover.”

But proving the internet loves nothing more than a fashion hack, some Facebook users were actually pretty impressed by the versatile seat cover.

“Um this makes you a genius. Any mum who can make multiple uses out of things before and after babies is a win,” one said.

“Love things that serve dual purpose lol,” another said.

One more said simply: “Who cares! You look fab.”


Who knew a car accessory could be so stylish?

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