The Best Ugly Christmas Sweaters Ever

The retail tag says it all: "Atrociously Fugly Christmas Patchwork Sweater." While you'd think the average person would shy away from such a label, somewhere along the line that incongruous mix of scratchy wool, protruding Santa heads, and festive kitty appliques went from an unmistakable sign of fashion incompetence, to a renowned staple for the most ragin' holiday parties. It's time to throw your fashion sense to the wind, dust off one of those heinous woven disasters that Aunt Mildred forces upon you every year, and rock one to the Ugly Christmas Sweater Party that you're bound to be invited to. For inspiration, check out the tackiest, most wonderfully ugly Christmas sweaters we could find!

Bad Santa
Bad Santa
At first glance, it's easy to mistake this sweater for cute, socially acceptable holiday garb-that is until you notice Santa either threw back one too many hot toddies or has a drug problem. (Rustyzipper.com)

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Kiss This

Kiss This
"Clever" sweaters like this one help us normal folks know who to steer clear of at a party or bus stop. (Amazon.com)

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Just to Clarify

Just to Clarify
As if it wasn't obvious enough, the designers of this tinsel-covered monstrosity thought it necessary to spell out in felt lettering "Ugly Christmas Sweater"-just to ensure that nobody mistook this sickly-green party sweater for serious holiday attire. (Etsy.com)

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Is It Christmas or an Acid Flashback?

Is It Christmas or an Acid Flashback?
What does Jerry Garcia have to do with the holidays? Not a whole lot, other than the fact that his name rhymes with "merry" and he sort of looks like Santa Claus. He also struggled with a very serious drug addiction, but if that's the kind of holiday you're looking for, Jerry Christmas to you and yours. (Amazon.com)


Extreme in its Subtlety

Extreme in its Subtlety
Watch out for the crazy character donning this sweater! The light gray color just screams "life of the Christmas party"-though in an understated way. (Amazon.com)

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