Online shopping is a godsend for people who don't have time to pop into a shop and try before they buy, but as these hilarious photos attest, it doesn't always go according to plan.

Disgruntled customers have taken to social media to share the results of their online purchases that went horribly wrong - and they'll have you in stitches.

From ill-fitting dresses and outfits that look far better on the website's model to T-shirts emblazoned with some very questionable phrases, these snaps will ensure you always visit the changing room before parting with your cash in future.

This article was first published on Daily Mail and is republished here with permission.