PHOENIX, Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Yandy.com, one of the world's largest online retailers of sexy Halloween costumes, is utilizing the growing and ever present social media world to reward one customer who has experienced the trauma a costume fail during a previous Halloween with a head-to-toe costume makeover for them and 10 of their friends.
With social media being such a large part of the Halloween experience, Yandy is taking note and asking customers to post a past failed costume attempt to Instagram tagging @Yandy, use the hashtag #helpmeyandy and explain why they deserve a costume makeover. The contest will run from October 3 through October 21, 2016 and the winner will be selected on October 22, 2016.
"Every year we hear story after story from customers telling us about their failed DIY costume or bad costume pun that nobody understood," said Yandy Founder and CEO Chad Horstman. "This year we thought we'd reward one lucky customer who had the unfortunate experience of a costume fail so that they might 'Win the Halloweekend' with one of our costumes."
To promote the contest, Yandy teamed up with former Playboy Playmate and television host Sara Jean Underwood for an infomercial-style parody video explaining common costume fails women experience year after year. The video shows the perils of costume fails, offers potential Yandy costume solutions and informs them on how they can enter Yandy's Costume Fails contest.
Since launching in 2005, Yandy has established itself as one of the premier online retailers of lingerie and as the dominant source for sexy Halloween costumes, with leading media personalities and programs frequently contributing Yandy to some of the most noteworthy costumes each Halloween season.
Yandy.com offers more than 4,000 unique and sexy costumes for women ranging in sizes from extra small to 6X in addition to offering a wide selection of men's costumes and accessories. For more information about the Yandy Costume Fails contest, and to watch the video featuring Sara Jean Underwood, visit www.yandy.com/costumefail.
About Yandy.com: Yandy.com is one of the world's largest online retailers of women's lingerie, sexy Halloween costumes, swimwear, rave wear, hosiery, and dresses. Founded in 2005, Yandy boasts more than 40,000 stylish and affordably priced products that are always in stock, allowing for quick, same-day shipping. Designated as a Google Trusted Store, Yandy prioritizes unrivaled customer service and a commitment to ensuring that every customer receives a safe and secure online shopping experience. Yandy prides itself on selling items for every shape and size. At Yandy, every customer can #BeSexy.
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