Our lives changed forever back in 2015 with the viral sensation of 鈥the dress.鈥 You know the one: The black and blue (we鈥檙e still skeptical!) lace bodycon frock that confused the hell out of the internet and even inspired Halloween costumes. Now, there鈥檚 a 2017 debate that鈥檚 tearing apart the interwebs, and it involves a pair of Vans sneakers.

Facebook user Nicole Coulthard posted a photo of the shoes in question to a closed Facebook group called Girlsmouth after her friend bought them and sent a photo of her new purchase to her mom. The girl鈥檚 mother replied to say that 鈥渂lue suited her,鈥 Coulthard told Metro. 鈥淪he texted back saying they are pink, mum, but when she looked at the pic, she saw blue too.鈥

While the girl鈥檚 mother is certainly not alone in seeing teal and gray in the photo, as the 1,000s of comments in the group indicate, the shoes are actually鈥 wait for it鈥 pink and white. As shown on Urban Outfitters鈥 website in 鈥減each,鈥 the Vans Retro Old Skool Sneakers ($60) have no blue or gray in them at all.

As Pantone explained back in the day, the 鈥淟ight receptors within the eye transmit messages to the brain, which produces the familiar sensations of color. Newton observed that color is not inherent in objects. Rather, the surface of an object reflects some colors and absorbs all the others. We perceive only the reflected colors.鈥 And so, if you鈥檙e seeing the blue and gray, those are just your brain鈥檚 perception of what鈥檚 being reflected.

With the battle raging on on social media, Twitter user @dolansmalik helped to clear things up by tonally correcting the image. Welp, guess that settles it!

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(Photo via Urban Outfitters)