The 30 Best Funny Ugly Christmas Sweaters That Are So Bad, They’re Great
Deck your closet with these funny ugly Christmas sweaters this holiday season.
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From making Christmas ornaments to baking up a storm, there are many warm and fuzzy holiday traditions to partake in. Among them is donning a beloved holiday staple: funny ugly Christmas sweaters. While we wouldn’t exactly call some of the options out there unsightly, they certainly all check the box for festive fun.
From the gleefully gaudy to the wonderfully whimsical, we’ve scoured the web for the best funny ugly Christmas sweaters this holiday season. Whether you’re looking for something to wear to a themed party, give to friends and family or simply get into the holiday spirit, there’s a wonderfully ugly Christmas sweater for everyone.
For the grinches: Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas Crewneck
This bright green pullover says “Merry whatever” and perfectly encapsulates the air of reluctantly festive. Give funny ugly Christmas sweaters like this one to any Grinch fan (or maybe even your grumpy neighbor) and it’ll make their hearts grow three sizes that day.
For the ones who like to stand out: Gaudy Garland Sweater Dress
Looking for something outlandishly over-the-top for the Christmas party? Look no further than this Tipsy Elves sweater dress. Glitter tinsel, check. Flashy baubles, check. Shine brighter than the Christmas tree, check. Turn heads in this tastefully tacky holiday number.
For your favorite aunt: Wrapped Present Sweater
This Tipsy Elves wrapped sweater has “present” written all over it. Get it for your aunt (or aunt figure) who is always there for you to remind her what a gift she is in your life. The red and green base makes way for a giant gold bow that adds a holiday chic vibe.
For the Schitt’s Creek fans: Bebe It’s Cold Outside Sweatshirt
Let a favorite fictional character bring some fun to the season in the most comfortable way possible. Moira Rose from Schitt’s Creek graces us with her stylish presence on this cozy pullover, which looks particularly cute paired with jeans. Are we the only ones who read, “Bébé it’s cold outside” in her accent?
For best friends: Christmas Friends Sweater
A twist on your favorite binge-able TV show, this Christmas friends sweatshirt was made to become a best friend gift. Ralphie, Kevin McCallister, Buddy the Elf, Clark Griswold and the Grinch make up the ultimate friend group this holiday season.
For your sister: Fuzzy Santa Sweater
This Santa sweater is a cute tribute to the man in red. Available in six colors, this festive sweater is adorned with fuzzy, little Santa heads. With six color options, grab a matching one as a gift for your sister.
For the baby: Baby Rudolph Pullover
How adorable is this holiday baby sweater? An adorable little character pokes its head on the sweater and a fuzzy red nose pays homage to everyone’s favorite reindeer. With size options ranging from 18 months to 6 years, get it and wrap it up for the tiniest Christmas fan in your life.
For the jokester: Leaky Roof Light-Up Sweater
Not for the faint of heart, this Tipsy Elves Santa sweater has ol’ Saint Nick peeing off a rooftop. Wear it to your next family gathering to light up the holiday party. Santa’s light-up pee stream is sure to elicit a few chuckles. Alternatively, funny ugly Christmas sweaters like this one also make for great gag gift options for a white elephant exchange.
For the Home Alone devotees: Merry Christmas Ya Filthy Animal Sweater
Those who watch Home Alone every year will love this tribute to the classic movie. This comfy sweater features a nod to the pizza fiasco, Kevin’s infamous expression and one of the movie’s iconic quotes. Slip it on, then brush up on these other well-known Christmas movie quotes.
For the hip-hop enthusiast: OMG Becky Sweater
A delightful holiday twist on a classic lyric, this unisex sweater reads, “OMG Becky, look at her tree.” If you’re looking for something to give the music lover in your life, turn this understated sweater into a funny Christmas song.
For the Star Wars aficionados: Star Wars Ugly Christmas Sweater
The force is strong with this Star Wars-themed Christmas sweater. Available in 10 colors, the front of the sweater depicts a snowy landscape from a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away. This sweater, any Jedi fan will love.
For the playful: Oh Snap Gingerbread Sweater
This punny sweater is fun, festive and favored to be a hit at any holiday gathering. With a classic crew neck style, the sweater shows a gingerbread man with a broken foot and reads, “Oh Snap!” Pick your choice out of six color options and don this number while baking Christmas cookies.
For retro buffs: Gamer Christmas Sweater
No VR technology here. Just a retro gaming controller that harks back to simpler times and a Christmas tree full of your favorite old-school characters. This retro gamer Christmas sweater is not only a nostalgic walk down memory lane but also makes for a great gift for the man in your life.
For the dogs: What A Year Sweater
We can’t forget about the dogs now. This cream sweater with red details states an accurately funny reflection on the past year. Help your canine friend get into the holiday spirit with this pick that is sure to make even your dog smile.
For the pocket lovers: Christmas Jumper
Never underestimate the power of a pocket (or two). This oversized turtleneck from Raey features two large mitten-shaped pockets on the front of the sweater that act as warm gloves. It’s the perfect cozy option to keep you warm from your neck to your hands. Splurge and get this for the friend who always responds to a compliment on their clothing with, “It has pockets!”
For the fancy event: Festive Button-Up Shirt
Sometimes you need something a little less casual (but still festive) for your holiday activities. Adorned all over with Christmas motifs, this OppoSuits button-up shirt is the best mix of festive and formal. Made of breathable, stretchy cotton, this holiday shirt won’t hold you back if you choose to bust a move on the dance floor.
For the partiers: Hungover for the Holidays Sweatshirt
With so many Christmas parties to attend, you’re bound to nurse a hangover or two over the holidays. Get into this Lucky Brand sweater, which coincidentally is the same color as the red wine you consumed last night, and subtly let everyone know you’re hungover for the holidays.
For the inside jokers: Custom Christmas Sweater
Got an inside joke around the holidays? Or maybe a family vacation coming up? Bring on the cringe with a customized Christmas sweater. Put some fun lyrics, a hilarious quote or a family name on this chunky crewneck sweater, which comes in six colors. This cozy knit will keep you warm and jolly while you’re out singing Christmas carols.
For the dog lovers: Dog Christmas Tree Sweatshirt
Cute puppies piled up like a Christmas tree? Say less and just take our money. We’ll wear this Christmas tree alternative any day. Available in a variety of color choices, this dog tree sweater is subtle but no less festive.
For the Game of Thrones bingers: Game of Thrones Hoodie
A playful nod to the show, this Yuletide hoodie says “Christmas is coming” across the front and comes in five colors. Just like the North remembers, so will your friend who loves Game of Thrones when you give them this thoughtful Christmas present.
For the homebody: Christmas Knit Cardigan
Baby, it’s cold outside. So stay indoors bundled up in this cozy cardigan, sipping on a cuppa cocoa by the fireside and watching your favorite Christmas movie. This Urban Planet cardigan features mistletoes candy canes, Rudolphs and snowmen–who says you have to leave your house to be festive?
For the lovers: Sequin Penguin Ugly Christmas Sweater
Nothing says love quite like this Urban Planet sweater which has sequin details, ribbed trimming and two adorable penguins at the North Pole. Christmas is smack dab in the middle of cuffing season so get two to give to your favorite newly formed couple.
For the ones who are always hot: Ugly Christmas Sweater T-Shirt
It’s not a hard and fast rule that funny ugly Christmas sweaters have to be…well, sweaters. This short-sleeved T-shirt gets the message across just as festively. Available in a plethora of color options, the tee says “This is my it’s too hot for ugly Christmas sweaters shirt” surrounded by Santas, Christmas ornaments and classic snowmen.
For your office mate: Phyllis Navidad Christmas Jumper
Available in four colors, this jumper sweater is the perfect gift for your favorite colleague or friend who can quote every episode of The Office. Wish them a Merry Christmas with this Phyllis-themed sweater.
For the Christmas tree admirer: Christmas Tree Sweater
If you want to make a Yuletide statement, you have to go with the iconic Christmas tree. With the holiday-patterned sleeves and the traditional red and green colors, a lot is going on with this unisex pullover, but it’s all in line with the spirit of funny ugly Christmas sweaters. Wear it to your next Christmas party.
For the brewski lovers: Christmas Tree Sweater With Beer Holsters
Doubling as festive beer holders, this ugly Christmas sweater is doing the most. Adorned with a Christmas tree with pompom baubles and four beer can holsters at the bottom, it gives new meaning to “beer belly.” This fun and functional sweater keeps you hydrated and hands-free.
For those with a sweet tooth: Elf Food Groups Sweater
Featuring a nod to Buddy the Elf, this simple Elf sweatshirt portrays one of his famous quotes. Sure to be a hit with any Elf fan, this unisex sweater is a good reminder that the four main food groups for elves are candy, candy canes, candy corn and syrup.
For the casual dresser: Peanuts Snoopy Men’s Christmas Fleece
Funny ugly Christmas sweaters don’t have to be outrageous or over-the-top. This casual Peanuts pullover does the trick just the same. The green color gives it a nice pop of festiveness, while Snoopy in shades exudes an effortless vibe. Here’s an idea: start a Christmas Eve tradition and wear matching ugly sweaters as a whole family.