These Are the 15 Best Ugly Sweaters for the Holidays
From simple and sarcastic to loud and lit.
When it comes to finding the perfect holiday outfit, we all want to look pretty—or pretty ugly (who doesn't love an ugly sweater holiday party?). Whether you’re celebrating alone, with your family, or sipping on eggnog for a company Zoom party, at least everyone will look ho-ho-hilarious dressed in their holiday best. Here are the sixteen best ugly holiday sweaters to shop this year!
1. À la Kevin McAllister
If you love the classics, Target is the place to find your holiday sweater. This one pays homage to one of our favorite holiday movies: Home Alone. This comfy sweatshirt is the perfect addition for your seasonal gatherings and will make even mundane activities, such as holiday shopping, a bit more merry and bright.
2. For the Grogu fans
Are you ready to have yourself a merry and nerdy Christmas? Then "this is the way." If a Mandalorian couldn't resist the cuteness of baby Yoda, then no one can. This is, of course, why we'll wear this around our crushes (safely, of course).
3. Two-day delivery Hanukkah miracle
Hanukkah is right around the corner, meaning it's almost time to light the menorah. This also means you'll need a quick delivery for your quippy "challah at ya girl" holiday sweater. With two-hour delivery to two-day shipping, Amazon and TJS: Ugly Hanukkah Sweaters are the real holiday miracle in 2020.
4. Loud and proud
If your sense of humor is as dry as your favorite mulled wine, Spencer's is the perfect place to shop for your ugly sweaters. With tongue-in-cheek phrases like this one, you'll quickly make your way onto the naughty list and simultaneously win your virtual white elephant party's best-dressed list.
5. Drink in style
Speaking of mulled wine, there's no shame in cozy nights spent sipping on some vino by the open fire. For a more laid-back pullover that's cool, calm, and collected, Nordstrom has you covered. Cheers to looking cozy and cute! Now, who's ready to spread joy to the world?
6. A statement
Eager to deck the halls this holiday season? Then fa-la-la-la-follow us to your best purchase of 2020. This Christmas tree onesie comes with eight Velcro Christmas balls that can be removed and attached all over the tree, and the greatest gift of all is that it's comfy, too.
7. Retro style
With Urban Outfitter's Urban Renewal program, shopping vintage clothing online has never been easier. The Urban Renewal team curates unique, hand-picked items from around the world to make sustainable consumers rejoice. Take this vintage Christmas sweater. It's unique, chic, and so well made that it's essential for celebrating the most wonderful time of the year—every year.
8. Holiday squad
To all of the proud Disney adults out there, we stan! Let your inner child join in on the most wonderful time of the year with Disney's exclusive line of holiday ornaments, cold-weather accessories, and themed sweaters. Even if your poor, unfortunate soul didn't make it on Santa's nice list this year, this sweater will certainly give you some holiday cheer.
9. No holiday drama llama
No more llama holiday drama; we found the perfect ugly Christmas sweater for you. This holiday season, Macy's is offering a festive assortment of Fair Isle knits, festive fleece, and animal-themed holiday sweaters. So, if you're ready to join in all the reindeer games, we suggest you immediately add this to your shopping cart.
10. Blizzard blues
Next to Tipsy Elves, Blizzard Bay is the second biggest novelty sweater retailer on Amazon that specializes in kitsch animal, foodie, and Hanukkah sweaters. We love this Hanukkah sweater because of its soft texture, touch of glam, and fabulous Fair Isle print. It's an exemplary ode to style for any night of the week—but most importantly: Hanukkah.
11. Next stop!
For fuss-free holiday festivities, Walmart is a one-stop shop for versatile sweaters that are bold, beautiful, and ideal for any occasion. This Christmas sweater can easily adapt from gathering to gathering with its pretty bold print, soft knit, and a touch of shimmer.
12. Oops...I did it again
Planning to spread a little holiday cheer this December? Look no further than Amazon's best novelty sweater retailer: Tipsy Elves. From Santa's ho ho ho's to challah back girls, these sweaters are guaranteed to make your spirits bright. Gather up your favorite elves to toss Velcro Christmas ornaments and read the game rules listed on the back of the sweater for the best holiday drinking game of the year.
13. Sleigh all day
Reindeer, let’s get in formation! Beyoncé—um, we mean Santa—better be ready to sleigh this holiday season, because we're ready to jingle bell rock after a very long year. Luckily, H&M is here to keep up our holiday cheer with a festive collection of comfy holiday sweatshirts and sweaters.
14. Classy nutcracker
If you're not nuts about cheesy sweaters and holiday puns, we suggest you take a crack at Modcloth's selection of sophisticated knits and prints. Ideal for posh gatherings, a festive feast, or a mandatory company Zoom party, Modcloth will have you looking fabulous and festive.
15. Last one standing
Finally, it's the time of year when getting "lit" is perfectly appropriate. While your relatives might find you a bit unorthodox, this sweater will certainly be the highlight of the celebration. With long sleeves, a cozy knit, and a relaxed fit, this sweater will last you much longer than eight days.