The old-as-time tradition of sporting purposefully ugly Christmas sweaters (OK, a few decades-old) is just as much a mainstay during the holidays as hot chocolate and gift giving. Knowing where to buy ugly Christmas sweaters, though, can still be tricky — tradition or not. Select a sweater that's too minimal, and your "tacky" Christmas sweater looks like a tasteful adornment, but if it's too over-the-top, you'll be shelling out big dough for a piece you wear a few times a year.
You'll want a Christmas themed sweater with a harmonious balance of jingle bells and whistles. From sloths and kittens to overdone puns and faux cardigans, this ugliest holiday sweater roundup has a little something for everyone. Find your festive medium with a few punchy pullovers and hideous holiday sweaters sure to win you first place at the office "Ugly Christmas Sweater" contest.
So, yeah — that means it's time to stop offending family members who see why you actually borrowed their beloved Christmas sweater this season. Sport your own, and tailor-fit the style to more closely match your inner Christmas spirit. Ahead, the Christmas sweaters that are so great, you'll want to wear them all year round.