Category Archives: Parties/Events

Awesome Ugly Thanksgiving Sweater (+ Big/Tall Sizes up to 4XL!)

ugly thanksgiving sweater in men's sizes up to 4XL

We’ve seen a lot of Thanksgiving sweaters for women, and sweatshirts for men. But an actual legit Thanksgiving sweater? For men? Those are pretty rare, so you should grab them when you can. Men’s Turkey Training Ugly Funny Thanksgiving Sweater Navy This sweater is available in sizes up to 4XL, which is pretty amazing as […]

Accessories for your Ugly Christmas Sweater party!

ugly christmas sweater parties featuring sweaters from the ugly sweater shop

So you’ve decided to host an ugly sweater party.  Why not?  Everyone is doing it!  A great excuse to bust out those fun holiday sweaters and have a kitsch-filled get-together. Some neat products we have in our store or have found via that can kick your party up to the next level:

Personalized Ugly Christmas Sweater Ornaments? Yes, Please!

Was browsing the Internet today and came across this neat idea: An Ugly Christmas Sweater Ornament that you can personalize with whatever text you want.  Get creative!  What will you be putting on yours? (via

Texas vs OU: The Red River Rivalry in Ugly Sweaters

This upcoming weekend is a big one in the Dallas Texas area.  Known as Texas/OU Weekend (or OU/tx for those north of the Red River), the DFW metroplex will be flooded with sports fans from Oklahoma and Austin as the the University of Texas Longhorns and the University of Oklahoma Sooners meet up at the […]

Check out these Fox-y Sweaters on the Fairway!

Check out one of our ugly sweaters featured in the Community Players Theatre in Beatrice Nebraska production of Ken Ludwig’s The Fox on the Fairway!

The Ugly Sweater Run™ 2012 – Coming to a City Near You!

The Ugly Sweater Run

Like running? Like ugly sweaters? Like having a great time? Live near any of these locations? Then head on over to The Ugly Sweater Run and get you and your friends signed up! From their website: The run is approximately 3.1 miles long on city streets. Runners and walkers dress up in their worst holiday […]

The ubiquitous Ugly Christmas Sweater makes an appearance at Lollapalooza

      Ugly Christmas sweaters are not just for Christmas anymore.   This one was spotted in Chicago Saturday at Lollapalooza.   (via

Gem sweater lovers – Leslie and the LY’s are touring!

The awesomeness that is Leslie & the LY’s is spreading their gemalicousness all over the US this spring! Check out their tour dates to see when they are coming to your town, and stock up on your gem sweaters here!

Tacky Ugly Christmas Sweater Wine Bottle Cover

Attending an Ugly Sweater Party but don’t know what to bring? Jazz up a bottle of your favorite beverage with this Ugly Christmas Sweater Wine Bottle Cover! $10. Even comes with a little Santa hat for the top! Update: We are sold out of this style, sorry!  See our latest wine bottle covers in stock […]

Ugly Christmas Sweater Cookies!

Christmas just isn’t Christmas without an ugly Christmas sweater. And Christmas just isn’t Christmas without Christmas cookies… amirite?? So… what if someone was a super-genius and combined the two?? Well, that super-genius can be you if you pick up these: and make these: or just dress up your gingerbread men in ugly sweaters: Have you […]

Planning an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party? Downloadables and tips from

Planning your first Ugly Christmas Sweater Party and don’t know where to start? has some suggestions in their blog, along with links to downloadable goodies you can print out like these: Of course they left off the BEST tip, which is heading over to see our awesome selection of Christmas sweaters if you can’t […]

A sneak peek at our 2011 Ugly Christmas Sweater Photo Shoot

We traveled up to Milwaukee, the fug capital of the Midwest, to shoot pictures of fun people in our ugly Christmas sweaters for the 2011 holiday season: Look for these and many more Christmas sweaters coming to The Ugly Sweater Shop at the end of October. Want to jump start your holiday season? We also […]

Penguins for Easter?

Remember our Christmas sweater with the Easter bunny on it? Continuing in the spirit of holiday mash-ups, we’ve discovered these awesome Easter eggs made into penguins!Texas grocery store chain H-E-B has the instructions here: Arctic Easter Eggs Or check out their other unique Easter egg creations, including the Texas-original EGGadillo!

Gem Sweater Lovers in Chicago – Leslie Hall is Coming!

Don your shiny spandex and polish up your gem sweaters for Leslie Hall at Gender Fusion at Columbia College Chicago on April 16! Click it for your ticket! Still unaware of the greatness that is Leslie Hall?  Watch her ode to gem sweaters here.

Got an ugly Christmas sweater? Live in the DC metro area? Here’s a contest for you from!

If you are in the Washington DC area and you think you have the ugliest sweater, wants to see it!  They are sponsoring an Ugly Christmas Sweater contest, and the winner will be worn on-air! Get the details and how to enter here, and see a short video clip about it here.  Good luck […]

Ugly Christmas Sweaters In The Wild

We love to see where our fug ends up after we release it into the wild.  From Massachusetts here we have two lovely customers of rockin’ some truly Ugly Christmas Sweaters. Katy F. on the left is sporting the highly-sought-after Kittens In Christmas Tree Ugly Tacky Holiday Sweatshirt and her friend Laura V. on […]

Grand Rapids rocks the Ugly Christmas Sweater

Ugly Christmas Sweater Party at the Holiday Bar 11 December 2009  – Photography by: Tim Motley Organized by Ellie Andrus at the Holiday Bar located at 801 5th Street Northwest, Grand Rapids, MI. Well done, Grand Rapids. Well done. via Grand Rapids * Social Diary. (<< you simply GOTTA click this link to see the […] interview with the winner of the Beauty of the Ugly Holiday Sweater Art Competition

The East Side of Milwaukee put a new spin on an ugly tradition by holding its “Beauty of the Ugly Holiday Sweater Art Competition” in December. More about a focus on young, emerging artists than the ugly sweater, the competition featured several student and recently graduated artists. It helped showcase Milwaukee’s creative side and provide […]