Colton Haynes is a bit of an obsession for us. He seems like a very nice boy, his Instagram is really something else, and he's been on some of our favourite TV shows (Teen Wolf and Arrow). We'd definitely call ourselves "fans" which means we might consider ordering some merch from his site, right?
UM, ABOUT THAT....
What you are looking at are various iterations of "daddy" themed merch that will run you between $38-$48.
Now, the term "daddy" has recently re-entered our post 90s r&b lexicon and I, for one, embrace it. You'll get no daddy shaming from me. But, I mean, this "daddy" hat is $48. To put that in perspective, a baseball hat from the 2015 NBA champions is $25.
If "daddy" isn't for you, can I suggest "anxious"?
can someone buy me a Colton Haynes anxious shirt and a daddy hat because I want them ironically and can't justify spending $$— MJ ⚡ MTLCC 2103 (@kreugan) July 5, 2016
aesthetic: Colton Haynes selling merchandise with the word "DADDY" on them because people call him that on Twitter— fizzy lifting drinks (@nicosprezz) July 5, 2016
Colton Haynes just released a clothing line which includes a shirt that just says "daddy" lmao wtf. waiting on my order confirmation email— Sam Kowalski (@SamuelKowalski) July 5, 2016
On the one hand, my left arm has gone numb from seeing the price of a shirt you could make on Zazzle.com for $11.99. On the other hand, I respect Daddy's hustle and I have ordered two for every member of my immediate family.
But, in all seriousness. Haynes may have majorly missed the mark here. Many of his fans are still in school or establishing themselves in their professional lives. You're not offering luxury goods for people with a six figure salary. You are quite literally selling a plain t-shirt that has "Daddy" and "Anxious" written on the front.
i love colton haynes but $48 for a hat??? i gtg man— yikes (@meekuhh) July 5, 2016
That being said, that freaking grey "Daddy" tshirt is actually out of stock so what the hell do I know?
BONUS CONTENT: Here is a video of Colton Haynes juggling some lemons and looking fine AF to promote his new website.
But seriously, no shade. It sounds like Colton is working on something he cares about and if you would like some Daddy merch you can find it at www.coltonhaynes.com. To be fair, Colton is also selling posters and phone covers as well.
I, for one, will be waiting on Colton's S/S 2017 ready-to-wear collection.