Five best ugly Christmas sweaters laid out on an orange background
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Best Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Although the holiday season will look a little bit different (i.e. distanced) this year, the ugly Christmas sweater tradition lives on. Whether you’re looking for a funny sweater or one that’s beautifully tacky, we’ve rounded up the best options to wear to a virtual Christmas sweater party or give as a holiday gift. Your search for the best ugly Christmas sweater—for you and your dog, too—ends here.

Best Casual Ugly Christmas Sweater

George Plus Women’s Christmas Tunic Sweater

Not everyone is comfortable being the life of the Christmas sweater party—and that’s OK. Featuring a pattern of cute penguins and Santa Clauses, this sweater falls on the subtler side of things. It’s available in plus sizes up to 4X.

Best Traditional Ugly Christmas Sweater

Himone Long Sleeve Ugly Christmas Sweater

We love this cozy sweater’s vibrant red hue and classic snowman print that you can wear for years to come. We’d pair it with jeans (OK, sweatpants—who are we kidding?) to bake Christmas cookies with the family.

Women's Red Elk Printed Christmas Cardigan

Best Trendy Ugly Christmas Sweater

Women's Red Elk Printed Christmas Cardigan

Cardigans are one item that never goes out of style—but they also happen to be very on-trend this year. This one has a cute elk detail, plus a classic red, black and white striped pattern. (You might also like our 10 favourite Christmas decorations and trends for 2020.)

Most Adorable Ugly Christmas Sweater

George Plus Women’s Christmas Penguin Sweater

What does a penguin, an animal that lives near the South Pole, have to do with a holiday that’s usually associated with the North Pole? We couldn’t tell you. What we do know: the penguin on this sweater looks totally adorable dressed up in his own pullover and earmuffs. It’s the cutest ugly Christmas sweater you’ll find.

Women's Christmas Novelty Sweatshirt with UFO Alien wrapping paper print

Best Weird Ugly Christmas Sweater

Women's Christmas Alien Sweatshirt

Christmas… aliens? Stand out in a crowd of sweaters adorned with traditional holiday scenes with a UFO sweatshirt. It’s sure to be a conversation starter since it’s totally out of this world! Pun intended. (Shopping for gifts? We have over 1000 gift ideas.)

Best Classic Ugly Christmas Sweater

Canadiana Women’s Fair Isle Sweater

Want an ugly Christmas sweater you can wear on multiple occasions? This classic red-and-white maple leaf pattern is perfect whether you’re outside tobogganing with the kids or on a holiday Zoom with your in-laws. Plus, it’s available in sizes up to XXL.

Best Holiday Spirit Christmas Sweater

George Women's Rudolph Sweater

Not afraid to go all-in on holiday dressing? This costume-like Rudolph reindeer sweater, featuring a hood with antlers and a bell-lined collar, is for you. There’s also a matching sweater in men’s sizing available. Give yourself a red nose with some lipstick and you’re a shoo-in to win the ugly Christmas sweater contest.

Best Tacky Christmas Sweater

Christmas Llama Sweater

If you’re looking for a delightfully tacky Christmas sweater that everyone from your grandma to your uncle can wear, stop here. This bright green llama sweater is unisex and comes in sizes up to 3X. Think how good the family photo will be Christmas morning.

Best Cozy Christmas Sweater for Dogs

Knit Dog Sweater Classic Frost

Don’t forget Fido when it comes to holiday dressing! Available in a wide range of sizes, this snowflake-pattern dog sweater will fit any dog from a pug to a lab. Wear a matching Fair Isle pullover and you’ll both be selfie-ready.

Best Preppy Christmas Sweater for Dogs

Knit Dog Sweater Red Argyle Design

We can see this classic preppy style, available in a wide range of sizes, looking adorable on older dogs and young pups alike. If you’re looking for a more feminine design, this pink argyle pattern is for you. (We know you’ll also love our tricks for making your Christmas tree look pro!)

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