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The Best Ugly Christmas Sweaters You Can Buy

Whether you’re looking for something to wear for an upcoming Christmas party or any cold winter day, we’ve got you covered.

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Ugly Christmas sweaters are a tradition

Ugly Christmas sweater parties date back to the early 2000s, but the actual sweaters go back even further. Click on for the best ones you can buy to update your holiday wardrobe. If you’re curious, this is why we celebrate Christmas on the 25th.

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The epitome of funny ugly Christmas sweaters


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It’s unclear when the first ugly Christmas sweater was created, but every holiday season, the quest to find the ugliest one re-emerges anew. Somehow, we doubt funny ugly Christmas sweaters can get uglier than this one. Pair your ugly Christmas sweater with some funny Christmas jokes.

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Home Alone for the holidays


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Fans of the Home Alone movies will get a kick out of this ugly Christmas sweater. Even if you don’t understand the reference from Home Alone 2, this sweater will still be a great conversation starter. Aside from watching Christmas movies, check out some unique Christmas day activities.

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Rudolph the Human-Faced Reindeer


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Here’s a funny ugly Christmas sweater that doubles as a reindeer costume. It’s hilarious and functional!

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The true meaning of Christmas


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In all the hubbub of shopping and cooking and decoration and baking, it’s easy to forget the real reason for the season: the birth of Jesus. This funny ugly Christmas sweater serves as a not-so-subtle reminder. These funny gag gifts will get all of your friends and family laughing.

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Have your sloth a merry little Christmas


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Who says sloths can’t be part of the joys of the holiday season? Sure, they may be late to your Christmas party, but no one can resist their adorable faces. Make sure you read up on Christmas trivia for your next holiday party.

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Thanks, Mr. Narwhal


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As quickly as Elf was added to the beloved Christmas movie canon, so too did this endearing quote win over the hearts of all who saw the movie. Wear this funny Christmas sweater around and see who responds the way Buddy does: “Thanks, Mr. Narwhal!” These are the best Christmas movies of all time, ranked.

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Don’t eat the yellow snow


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Most funny ugly Christmas sweaters have silly designs for the sake of being silly. This one has an important PSA: The biggest menace to snowmen and snowwomen, after the sun, is dogs doing their business. Protect the snowpeople! Curb your pets! Here’s the history behind your favorite Christmas traditions.

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Llamas are the new reindeer


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Reindeer are so overrated. Sure, they can fly and pull Santa’s sleigh and occasionally have phosphorescent noses. But not even Rudolph is as funny and cute as the Christmas Llama! This is the real reason we put up Christmas trees.

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To you, from me


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Anyone should be so lucky as to get you dressed up like a Christmas present as their Christmas present this year. This is what Christmas looked like the year you were born.

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Gingerbread muscleman


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We finally know what gingerbread men secretly wish their decorations would look like. Read up on the best Christmas cookie from every state.

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Oh Christmas tree


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What’s better than an ugly Christmas sweater? An ugly Christmas sweater that lights up! You’ll be the envy of all Christmas sweater wearers when you show up wearing this light-up get-up. These funny family Christmas photos will crack you up.

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Deck the sweater


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This is one of the most chaotic funny ugly Christmas sweaters out there, which means you should definitely add it to your Christmas list. And yes, the dog’s nose is 3D. These are some old-fashioned Christmas traditions we should bring back.

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Suit up for Santa


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Take your ugly Christmas sweater game to the next level with an ugly Christmas suit! It comes with matching pants, blazer, and tie, perfect for your next Christmas party or budget meeting. You’ll love these funny jokes you can share at any holiday party.

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Dash away, Rex!


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Millions of years ago, Santa gave out presents to good little dinos on his flying T-Rex. Kids will especially love this funny Christmas sweater. Learn about these Christmas traditions from around the world.

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Checking it twice


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These funny ugly Christmas sweaters make the perfect couple’s outfit for you and your significant other, friend, sibling, or coworker. The hard part is deciding who gets to wear which one. Check out these 20 funny Christmas cartoons for a hilarious holiday season.

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The laziest Christmas sweater


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This ugly Christmas sweater is so lazy, it’s actually a T-shirt. Next, don’t miss these funny Christmas gifts people actually received.