Tis the season for festive holiday gatherings. Throughout the years, there’s one event that has proven itself a staple—the ugly Christmas sweater party! It’s where guests come dressed in their favorite (and also their least favorite) top to complete their outfits. You know the kind; the ugly Christmas sweater boasts kitschy knitting and ostentatious trims. For these fetes, the crazier the details, the better. So come Dancer and Prancer, you’re the perfect reindeer additions to an oversized cardigan this holiday season.
The ugly sweater party first started as an excuse to hit the thrift stores or rifle through your parent’s closet as a joke. It’s since gotten even more creative, as designers have started to produce contemporary versions of the now-vintage garments you can add to your cart. Many have taken the essence of these grandma sweaters and made them even funnier by including imagery that’s popular today. From festive sloths to Yetis with mistletoe, the updated versions bring cozy comfort this time of year and are sure to get you noticed at your next ugly sweater party.
Check out some ugly sweater ideas below to bring new meaning to “be there with bells on.”
Looking for ugly sweater ideas? Here are some of the best ugly Christmas sweater ideas you can wear to your next holiday party!
Christmas Tree Tassel Sweater
Ted Lasso Christmas Sweater
Golden Girls Christmas Sweater
Kid's Sloth Christmas Sweater
Meowy Christmas Pullover Sweater
ELF Cotton Headed Ninny Muggins Christmas Cardigan
Friends TV Series Ugly Christmas Sweater
Home Alone “Kevin!” Christmas Sweater
Gift Wrapped Sweater
Black Cat Ugly Christmas Sweater
Cat Snowflakes Sweatshirt
Christmas Tree Zip-Up Sweatshirt
DJ Santa Clause Ugly Christmas Sweater
Light Up Christmas Sweater
Happy Birthday Jesus Sweater
Unicorn Christmas Cardigan
Disney Mickey Mouse Christmas Crew Neck Sweater
Politically Correct Holiday Sweater
Sweater Weather Christmas Sweater
Disney Minnie Mouse Christmas Crew Neck Sweater
Light Show Light Up Sweater
This article has been edited and updated.
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