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    Updated Oct 4, 2019

    27 Of The Best Ugly Christmas Sweaters You Can Get On Amazon

    The holidays are all about outdoing one another.

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    1. A T-rex sweatshirt that'll really get everyone into the holiday spirit when they realize your competitiveness will never go ~extinct~.

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    Promising review: "At work we have an Apex Predator ugly Christmas sweater contest. This is a high stakes contest where the winner has the tiger trophy for the year. This last Christmas was dinosaur. This sweater won me a trophy! Thank you. Fits well and came as promised. No complaints here." —C.Alexander

    Price: $15.98+ (available in 21 designs)

    2. A light-up sweater to guarantee hands-down you'll be the center of attention all darn night.

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    Promising review: "I got this for an ugly sweater event. It was hilarious driving home in the dark. The lights on the sweater made it look like I had a Christmas tree in the car! The sweater was soft and comfortable. I washed it and the lights are still working." —Gayle E.

    Price: $34.99 (available in sizes 1X–3X)

    3. A gingerbread sweater so you can let everyone know that your confidence in winning has never been ~stronger~.

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    Promising review: "This is my second Tipsy Elves sweater, and I love it. It’s always fun and entertaining to search for the perfect ugly sweater, and Tipsy Elves is the only place I look! So comfortable, perfect fit, hilarious!" —DS1979

    Price: $39.95 (available in sizes S–XXL)

    4. A charming sweater vest for winning your ugly sweater contest *and* guaranteeing you'll be the only person not sweating by the end of the night.

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    Promising review: "I really like the sweater. It was a lovely 'ugly sweater' and I received many compliments on it. I actually won a prize for the most beautiful ugly sweater. I will wear it next year, too! It fit very well. My students loved the bells (ornaments) on the sweater." —Carol Sullivan

    Price: $9.99+ (available in sizes XS–3XL and 15 styles)

    5. A 3D bow sweater, because quite frankly it's about time your entire office recognizes what a gift you are. In fact, wear this all year. They should never forget.

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    Promising review: "The sweater makes you look like you’re the gift, from the big golden bow to the name tag and I really love the velvet patches on the elbows. I wore this sweater to work and I got lots of compliments." —darlisajohnson

    Price: $39.95 (available in sizes XS–XXL)

    6. A friendly snowman sweater that'll make you feel sweeter than eggnog. Until things get competitive, at least.

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    Promising review: "I wear a size medium in shirts and this fit perfectly. It's good quality and very warm, too. I used it for an ugly sweater party and then ended up wearing it on Christmas Day, too." —Ricky M

    Price: $26.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 12 styles)

    7. A Hanukkah-themed pullover so you can prove eight nights of dreidels and latkes are better than one night of a man in red breaking into your home.

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    Promising review: "These are amazing! No more sweating your butt off at holiday parties where the heat is cranked and you're wearing a literal sweater. Be the envy of everyone at the party by wearing a breathable 'faux ugly sweater'. Seriously this thing rules. I'd happily buy a ton more of these. I honestly hate sweaters and fortunately this is not one. Just has the appearance of one which is perfect." —TRVTH

    Price: $19.90+

    8. A mermaid Santa sweater for anyone who's more than ready for a tropical vacation. I'm sure Santa will want to join you after, oh I don't know, delivering presents to almost EVERY HOUSE around the WORLD?

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    Promising review: "Well, I won the ugliest sweater contest! I received many compliments and random people asked where I found it. It is soft, fit as expected." —Susan

    Price: $34.95 (available in sizes XS–XXL)

    9. A festive manatee sweater, because it turns out your ~porpoise~ in life is to outshine everyone at the party.

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    Promising review: "This is the best. Seriously. My favorite marine mammal on an ugly Christmas sweater. I love it. I got many compliments and I will keep it around for more use next year." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $29.99 (available in sizes S–XXL)

    10. A tinseled pom-pom sweater that'll remind everyone where you belong: at the top of the tree. Because you are a star.

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    Promising review: "I was super determined to win the ugliest sweater contest at my job. So when I saw this sweater, I knew it was the one. The placement of the fuzzy-like balls were good enough for me to put a light string of lights around it; and carefully through the garland. Overall, I’m happy and something I can pass on to another...and I won!" —San_Smiles

    Price: $39.95 (available in sizes XS–XXL)

    11. A sequined llama sweater so everyone knows you don't go ~soft~ when it comes to winning contests. This is SERIOUS, people.

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    Promising review: "I really liked this sweater, and although I purchased for our office 'ugly Christmas sweater' contest, I was complimented on it multiple times on how cute it was. It fit nicely, and the material was very, very soft — not scratchy at all. I love the 'jingle bell' on the llama — I had a lot of fun with it. Will wear this to my family's Christmas get-together!" —Rainbowbelle

    Price: $29+ (available in sizes S–3X)

    12. A magical sweater, because it's high time people recognize just how flipping cool Santa is — if they don't, just remind them what's waiting in their stockings. COAL.

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    Promising review: "This sweater is very cute and was a hit at my ugly Christmas sweater party. But, more importantly, I was absolutely surprised and impressed by the quality of this sweater. It is very well-made! Given this excellent quality, I'll absolutely buy more products from Tipsy Elves." —Tipster

    Price: $39.95 in men and women sizes (both available in sizes XS–XXL)

    13. A cheerful knit in multiple patterns for cheaply stocking up on a series of WINNERS if you have multiple parties to attend.

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    Promising review: "This was a hoot at the last ugly Christmas sweater party. It's actually not bad-looking and is well-made. I'm going to keep it for next year." —Dania L. Schaffer

    Price: $19.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 15 styles)

    14. An adorable dog-printed knit that'll give everyone puppy eyes when it's time to vote. How could anyone betray such a cutie? They cannot.

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    Promising review: "I bought this for an 'ugly Christmas sweater' party, but it is super cute lol. I swear they used my dog for the model because it looks just like him, which is mainly why I bought it. The material is soft and thick, which is great!! Other Christmas sweaters that I’ve seen in store run thin. I was warm and was able to wear it with leggings as it was long enough. I would definitely recommend this to anyone, especially for $20." —Brandi

    Price: $9.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and four colors)

    15. A pom-pom snowman sweater so you can ~melt~ everyone's hearts with your sweet taste.

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    Promising review: "A bargain-priced, not-so-ugly sweater! The snowman's hat has a real pom pom. I bought a small (was looking for a medium) but it fits nicely: not tight fitting but not baggy either. Just right!" —Traceylt

    Price: $14.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and three styles)

    16. A knitted tunic for reaching the pinnacle of holiday spirit. Santa himself couldn't top this.

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    Promising review: "It is excited as described. It's actually a soft material and comfy. For an ugly sweater, it's awesome!" —C. Amaro

    Price: $14.99 (available in sizes S–XXL)

    17. A light-up sweater, because people can take this literally or figuratively. It's their call.

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    Promising review: "Love this sweater! It was quite the hit at my work’s ugly Christmas sweater party. Runs a little large though, so I would recommend ordering a size down (smaller) than what you normally would wear." —Carrie Parmeter

    Price: $39.95 (available in sizes XS–XXL)

    18. A festive cardigan that'll keep you from sweating in your overheated office *and* help you stand out from a sea of knits.

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    Promising review: "Perfect and warm — ugly enough for an ugly sweater party, and cute enough for Christmas." —Dande

    Price: $29.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and eight colors)

    19. A glittery pullover that'll simply describe your outfit with the truth. Will this give you more confidence to sing karaoke? I believe YES.

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    Promising review: "This sweater is very heavy, I'm surprised as I didn't think there would be much to it for the price. It will be perfect for my ugly sweater party." —Kodiak

    Price: $29.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 31 styles)

    20. An honest sweatshirt so you can just point whenever a coworker asks for the umpteenth time, "how's your love life going?". It's going GREAT, I just discovered my new favorite merlot.

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    Promising review: "It was a fun sweatshirt to wear on our annual 'ugly sweater day' at work. It is not ugly, per se, but still great for the holiday!" —Gratitude31

    Price: $9.70+ (available in sizes 1X–5X and five colors)

    21. A holiday kitty sweatshirt, because no one will be able to deny that this is the epitome of fashion. Should you wear this all the time? Absolutely.

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    Promising review: "I usually wear a size medium and I bought this in a large based on the other reviews. So happy I did! It fits perfectly and is super cute! I wore it to work for ugly Xmas sweater day and got lots of compliments." —BrandMe22

    Price: $8.54+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 18 styles)

    22. A sequined penguin sweater that'll make your outfit look *fly* — is that still a sore spot for these lil' guys?

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    Promising review: "Everyone at work loved my sweater, I was a judge for the ugly sweater contest but everyone wanted to vote for mine! Lights worked great, easily accessible. I was scared it was going to be super itchy, but it wasn't. I would buy again." —Ace

    Price: $34.99 (available in sizes XS–XL)

    23. A glittery polar bear sweater for proving impressing the heck out of everyone every single year is never im~paw~sible. In fact, they should come to expect it.

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    Promising review: "I love this sweater! It fit perfectly and I won the ugly sweater contest!" —Amazon Customer

    Price: $12.77+ (available in sizes S–3X)

    24. A reindeer sweater in multiple styles so you too can save Christmas when everyone else shows up in boring outfits. Looks like, once again, it's all up to Rudolph.

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    Promising review: "Bought the 3D Reindeer sweater for an ugly Christmas sweater party and everyone keeps saying how cute it is! My mom wants to keep it after the party! Fits perfectly, is nice and warm, great material, and it really is cute. I was very pleased with the sweater for the price and it saved me a trip around the mall trying to find the 'perfect' sweater." —Sara

    Price: $11.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and six styles)

    25. A charming pom-pom sweater, because you won't have to ~train~ it to win you a trophy. It'll capture people's hearts all on its own.

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    Promising review: "Cutest ugly Christmas sweater out there! I am very pleased with this purchase! The sizing was just right and delivery was right on time! Love, love, love this sweater!" —Amazon Customer

    Price: $19.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 12 styles)

    26. A Hanukkah-themed sweater so you're appropriately dressed when you invite everyone to Festivus. Oh...what is it? Nothing but joy. There is no yelling whatsoever.

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    Promising review: "Awfully cute! I bought it for my 16-year-old niece. Pricey, but high quality. Perfect for the ugly holiday sweater day at her high school." —Quilla

    Price: $35 (available in sizes S–XXL)

    27. A dino sweater for making sure first prize is *not* just out of ~reach~.

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    Promising review: "I love it! It's very well-made and the quality is great. Can't wait to wear it to our ugly sweater party!" —Nicole

    Price: $29.99+ (available in sizes S–4XL in regular and tall)

    Taking in the glory of winning your ugly Christmas sweater party in a LANDSLIDE like:

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