New earring that looks like it has cardboard attached leaves Boxing Day shoppers confused

Stay on top of the most important music news and interviews each day, delivered free, direct to your inbox. While Boxing Day is associated with hangovers and watching the cricket on the couch for thousands of Australians, there’s always that one mate who seems obsessed with blowing their Chrissy cash haul at the local Westfield for the supposedly famous Boxing Day sales. For those so inclined to said sales across the Atlantic, they may be aware of an earring that was spotted for sale that seemed to depict the carboard packaging still attached to the piercing. In what is quickly becoming a late bolter for strangest internet sensation of the year, the puzzling piece depicts two gold rings attached to the packaging, making the wearer look like an over-zealous 9-year-old who couldn’t wait to show off their newest studs. Check it out below. The online description lists the piece as a “single earring in white calfskin and gold-tone brass…post-stud fastening. Approx. 4” drop.” In classic contemporary fashion form, a “pair” will set you back almost $500 AUD, but it retailed at the steal of nearly $200 AUD at the sales earlier this week. Of course, the twitter-verse has had plenty to sa...