Christmas is often characterized as a joyous holiday filled with family get-togethers, tree decorating and gift giving. What better way to celebrate this than by sporting something that's sure to spread some holiday cheer: an ugly Christmas sweater.
Ugly Christmas sweaters were once something only your grandmother would have in her closet, but now they're loved and flaunted by many. With so many options, from actually cute to straight-up hilarious, you'll want to get one of these ugly sweaters for your holiday celebration this year.
Here are some of the funniest, trendiest ugly Christmas sweaters on the market, according to shoppers.
Best ugly Christmas sweaters
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and while this might not be a particularly "ugly" sweater, it's affordable, festive and fun for the holidays. With a price tag of only $10, this classic Peanuts scene can be worn for years to come.
Why limit yourself to just one holiday film when you can rep them all? This sweatshirt combines characters from "Home Alone," "The Grinch," "A Christmas Story" and more Christmas classics. Available in three different colors and a range of sizes, family members will be quoting go-to lines at you all night.
This Barbie's wardrobe needs an ugly Christmas sweater! Luckily, Box Lunch has got you covered, no matter which fandom you're part of. Whether you need Mickey ears to match your sweater or prefer to sport a certain web-slinging superhero, these sweaters will prove to be "Ken-ough."
For a matching moment, this unisex sweater from Walmart has got everyone covered, thanks to its inclusive sizing, ranging from small to 4X. Donning a family-friendly quote from the movie, reviewers adore the knit material the sweatshirt is made out of, further raving of its high quality and the fact that it fits true to size.
5:30: jazzercise, 6:00: dinner with me, I can't cancel that again! 7:00 pre-order this graphic crew neck that features The Grinch in his sassiest pose.
Fans of this Christmas classic will instantly recognize the phrase accompanied by the supportive character who says it.
The hallmark of a good ugly Christmas sweater is a cheesy pun (the cheesier, the better). This sweater, which says "Jingle Bell Rock" and features the face of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, fits the bill. It comes in 10 different colors.
Fans of "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" will get a kick out of these matching couple sweaters. Note: the cost is per sweatshirt, and each also comes in black.
One look is all you need to understand why this is a bestseller. Whether you're familiar with Guy Fieri from his many Food Network shows or from his internet fame, this sweater will definitely bring home the gold at your ugly Christmas sweater party.
People won't be able to look away from this reindeer sweater that has real bulbs adorning its antlers and a scarf wrapped around its neck. It has six different light modes and also comes in red and blue.
If you're a cat lover or have one in your life, this sweater will become their (or your) new favorite thing. It can be customized with one of three pre-selected phrases — Cat Mom, Cat Dad or Cat Mum — or you can put in your own title. You can also put up to eight cats on it (choose one of four breeds for each) along with their names!
And of course dog lovers need a sweater, too! This one from Etsy can be customized with your four-legged bestie's name and photo.
For those that want to be festive but keep it stylish, this adorable sweater dress is for you. It comes in 15 different designs, all with different knitted Christmas characters on the front. Most importantly, it has pockets!
This sweater cardigan is loved by Amazon shoppers. In fact, over 2,000 verified shoppers have rated it a perfect five stars. It's cute, comfy and comes in four different holiday-themed patterns.
Flaunt a furry friend on your shoulder with this hilarious 3D sweater. Inspired by a tale of accidentally taking home a squirrel when you pick out a Christmas tree, everyone will go nuts for this adorable top.
Grab a friend, family member or partner and deck the halls in this two-person sweater. It's sort of like getting two for the price of one?
This ugly sweater was designed with the party animal in mind. People will love playing rounds of beer pong right on the front of your sweater. The plastic cups are detachable and the ping pong ball is included.
The maker behind this sweater was looking for a way to sport a fun Christmas sweater but couldn't find a sweater for her son. When she realized she would have to wear a baby carrier anyway, the parent and baby sweater combo was born. Look after your newborn while still joining in on the ugly sweater fun.
What's better than an ugly sweater? An interactive ugly sweater! Kids and adults alike will love playing ring toss right on your shirt. You're sure to be the talk of the party with this one.
With a sewn-in stocking smacked front and center of this sweater, you can store goodies (including — but not limited to — a full-sized wine bottle) and strut your stuff at the same time.
This sweater takes ugly Christmas sweaters to a completely new level. Featuring a mechanical Santa that literally climbs into a chimney attached to the front of the shirt, you'll be the talk of the Christmas gathering for weeks.
It's always a good time for tinsel. By far one of the most dazzling, festive options on our list, this button-up cardigan is perfect for the holiday season.