'Drunk Shopping' App Assists Your Late-Night Impulse Buys

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Ever notice how much more tempting that galaxy print shirt looks at 2 a.m. than it does on a regular afternoon of online shopping? When the stars are out and you're alone in front of a glowing screen, rhinestones burn brighter, ironically shaped kitchenware gleams shinier and those violently pink sneakers suddenly match every outfit hanging in your closet. The late night shopping sport is a delicate game to master — made even more challenging from a night on the town, if you catch our drift.

Drunk Shopping, a new invention from former BuzzFeed advertising employee Chris Baker, wants to join your shopping splurge team. Just text "heyyyyyy" to 551-333-7865, and you'll get a text Saturday night at 2 a.m. with an offbeat item to buy.

Drunk Shopping
A link to anything from a giant piano mat to a Nicolas Cage shirt could appear in your messages from Drunk Shopping, along with amusing encouraging commentary ("U KNO U WANT TO ROCK THIS NIC CAGE SHIRT") on the clothes, or even why you may need a soup spoon shaped like the Loch Ness Monster in your life right this minute.

Drunk Shopping doesn't charge you anything, it's only available for U.S.-based shoppers, and it doesn't even get a cut from the purchases. According to its site, "Nah. We're in it for the love of the game.

But when the deflation in your bank account takes the magic out of that week's surprise delivery later, just text "stop" to unsubscribe to the site's self-professed "sloppy judgement" delights.

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