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Deck the Halls with Ugly Sweaters

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Nothing shows off your love for the holiday season like an ugly Christmas sweater. What better way to celebrate than on National Ugly Sweater Day?




Make this holiday season the most hideously hilarious ever because today is Ugly Christmas Sweater day. The best part is that everyone partakes in this tacky seasonal activity; from office parties, to house parties, to TV shows---they even have a song dedicated to it. So break out your grandmas knits and get crafty.

Having been made humorous and fashionably acceptable by mainstream media like Colin Firth’s character Mark Darcy in Bridget Jones's Diary and Clark Griswold in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, the ugly sweater has become synonymous with holidays parties around.

But how did this Ugly Sweater Party craze start? After all, ugly Christmas sweaters have been around a since our childhoods. Originally inspired by the 1980’s and the gaudy style at the time, it was also showcased on popular sitcoms. However in 2002, Chris Boyd and Jordan Birch hosted the first ever Ugly Sweater Party at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver. Interest in the ugly sweaters was reborn. Now all across the world people participate in Ugly Holiday Sweater trend annually.


Proud of your Ugly Sweater? Show us! Post a selfie in the comments below.


**Gif pulled from Tenor**