As the darker nights start drawing in, you might think about replacing your curtains.

And if you start by looking at Argos, you might notice that that a set of two-tone mustard curtains bare a striking resemblance to a pack of cigarettes.

Shoppers on Twitter were left feeling making jokes after one customer shared a picture of the window coverings, which have been reduced to £5.99 from £15.

She tweeted: "Why have Argos made curtains looking like JPS superkings?"

Another person joked: "Argos selling curtains that look like Benson and Hedges.

"It's no wonder they are trying to get shut of them in their clearance range."

The curtains were mocked on Twitter

The description on the website states: "Looking to liven up a room with bright and colourful curtains?

"We can help you there. These unlined 2-tone Dublin curtains are 100% cotton and will give you lots of natural light and plenty of privacy.

"We love their eyelet design for its fast and fiddle-free fitting and should disaster strike you can pop them in the wash. Like your room a bit darker?

"These curtains are also available fully lined."

But its clear for many people that they can't get away from the unfortunate comparison.

One person tweeted: "Why would they do this? ? I can't afford to smoke these days Argos is an evil temptress."

Another jokingly tweeted: " @Argos_Online can't believe you are promoting this.... Smoking kills!!!"

And the customer help team even replied - although it's fair to say they missed the joke.

They replied: "Thank you for getting in touch. I'm sorry but I'm not quite seeing the connection between the picture of our two-tone curtains and the message you have sent.

"Could you clarify what you mean by this?"

The unfortunate incident follows Gordon Ramsay facing a ruthless mocking after promoting his £19 Full English breakfast.

On Twitter, the famous chef shared a picture of the dish, adding: “The most amazing Full English... Can’t wait for you to try it from 21st September at Savoy Grill!”

One responder asked: “‘Full? As in what no one would be after eating that pitifully small plateful?”