Now everyone can get behind #TeamWhiteAndGold.
Roman Originals -- the clothing line that designed a black and blue dress that caused an Internet uproar over its color -- has created a white and gold version to be auctioned off on eBay for charity.
The dress had garnered 540 British pounds (about $810) as of Friday morning. Buyers can bid on the dress through March 15.
“We’re hoping for it to raise as much as possible. It would be great if it goes into the 100,000 [British pounds] mark,” Adrian Addison, Roman Originals' head of e-commerce, told People, noting the dress will be tailored to fit whatever size the winning bidder chooses.
An image of the dress -- originally uploaded to social media by a 21-year-old singer named Caitlin McNeill -- sparked widespread debate over its color scheme, with #TeamBlueAndBlack and #TeamWhiteAndGold forming on Twitter. The difference in perception can be explained by science.
Updated on March 17, 2015; 5:25 p.m. EST: The white and gold dress, which was designed by Roman Originals for a charity auction, was sold to Czech businessman Tomas Petru for $2,000 on Sunday, The New York Daily News reported.
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