25 Best Christmas Sweaters To Spread The 2021 Holiday Cheer

November 16, 2021

The Christmas holiday is finally upon us, which only means one thing: It’s time to deck your closet with a festive sweater (or more). When it comes to Christmas sweaters, the bolder the better. Luckily, there are tons of festive (and eye-catching!) options for ugly Christmas sweaters this year — from the funky patterns and funny Christmas puns to the ones featuring festive holiday symbols.

Whether you’re shopping for gifts for her, gifts for him, best friend gifts, and funny gag gifts, these Christmas sweaters are guaranteed to be a hit at any party this holiday season. We even added in some more simple and subtle designs if that's ugly Christmas sweaters are not your style.

1. I Met You I Licked You Christmas Custom Sweater

I Met You I Licked You Christmas Custom Sweater

Who says pets can’t be part of the joys of the holiday season? Available in several colors and sizes, this I Met You I Licked You Christmas sweater tells the truth about how you’d rather spend your holiday break with your fur babies. Also, it makes for a fun gag gift for a dog lover on your list. 

2. Ugly Christmas Sweater Pullover

Ugly Christmas Sweater Pullover

Nothing says holidays like a Gingerbread sweater! Perfect for a Christmas holiday get-together, not only will this festive sweater keep you warm, but it's best when paired with black leggings, meaning you'll be comfy all night. 

3. Gift-Wrapping Christmas Sweater

Gift-Wrapping Christmas Sweater

What’s better than an ugly gift-wrapping Christmas sweater that reminds everyone that your “present" is the greatest gift? Lots of the reviews say it's true to size and is designed to fit comfortably. Don’t wait to share the love and laughs!

4. Grandpaw Claus Custom Sweater

Grandpaw Claus Custom Sweater

This oh-so-sweet Grandpaw Claus custom sweater is sure to get a chuckle and knowing nod from dog grandparents everywhere. This sweatshirt will keep you warm on those cozy winter nights and is particularly cute with jeans. And if you’re looking for a Christmas gift for your grandparents, this is a fun option.

5. Stocking Stuffer Ugly Christmas Sweater

Stocking Stuffer Ugly Christmas Sweater

Looking for an outrageous holiday outfit? Look no further than this stocking stuffer sweater. Wear it to your Christmas party and come prepared with a bottle of wine to surprise everyone. Or you can hide a Christmas cookie or two in it—no one will notice!

6. Christmas Reindeer Themed Knitted Holiday Sweater

Christmas Reindeer Themed Knitted Holiday Sweater

If you’re on the hunt for an ugly Christmas sweater that’s actually kind of cute, this is it. Made of nice thick material, the reindeer themed knitted holiday sweater washes and dries well in the machines. You're guaranteed to get a lot of compliments on it!

7. Mr. Gnome Ugly Christmas Sweatshirt

Mr. Gnome Ugly Christmas Sweatshirt

Chic and sweet, this Mr. Gnome sweatshirt has all the things we love — punny, cross-stitch style and fun and frivolous holiday graphics. If you like the baggy look and feel, definitely go up a size or two!

8. Hubby Wifey Old Couple Personalized Custom Sweater

Hubby Wifey Old Couple Personalized Custom Sweater

Fans of Friends, one of the most popular binge-able TV series, will get a kick out of this Hubby Wifey Christmas sweater. Coming in a choice of awesome colors, you can match your loved one when you go for your Christmas brunch and slay all day.

9. Llama Ugly Christmas Sweater

Llama Ugly Christmas Sweater

Llama is the face of this holiday season, which is exactly why you need this Llama Christmas sweater. Available in six colorful and festive patterns— yes, there’s even a llama wearing a scarf and sunglasses — it’s sure to grab the attention of just about everyone! 

10. Light Up Ugly Christmas Sweater

Light Up Ugly Christmas Sweater

Who’s the life of the party? You are, thanks to this Light Up Ugly Christmas sweater that comes with built-in lights. The horizontal stretch will keep you moving and 2 batteries are included to keep you lit all night long!

11. Holiday Reindeer Snowman Santa Snowflakes Sweater

Holiday Reindeer Snowman Santa Snowflakes Sweater

We’re just going to say it: This Reindeer Snowman Santa Snowflakes Sweater is comfy, cute and silly. The size is ranging from small to 4XL and it has nearly 4000 ratings on Amazon. Plus, it's a surefire conversation starter!

12. All I Want Christmas Grandkids Personalized Custom Hoodie

All I Want Christmas Grandkids Personalized Custom Hoodie

What’s better than a cute Christmas sweater featuring your favorite kids on it? You can customize up to 12 kids and the grandma and grandpa on your list will be the envy of all party guests when they show up wearing this oh-so-sweet All I Want Christmas Grandkids custom hoodie

13. Bah Hum Bug Christmas Sweatshirt

Bah Hum Bug Christmas Sweatshirt

Chic and wholesome, this Bah Hum Bug Christmas Sweatshirt is a great pick for someone who wants to throw on something not-so-ugly and this holiday season. The midweight cotton-blend fleece keeps you warm while the relaxed fit makes it perfect for layering without weighing you down.

14. Ugly Christmas Sweater T-Shirt

Ugly Christmas Sweater T-Shirt

If it's hot year-round where you live and you’re wondering what to wear on Christmas Day, opt for this Ugly Christmas Sweater T-shirt for your upcoming holiday festivities! Made of 100% cotton, this shirt is perfect for someone who wants to win the ugly Christmas sweater contest or be the hit of the family Christmas party. 

15. Personalized Winter Couple Custom Sweater

Personalized Winter Couple Custom Sweater

This Christmas, keep it simple with this sweet and thoughtful Winter Couple sweater, which can be fully customized to fit your liking the most. If you aren't interested in embracing the full-on ultra-festive look to take part in Christmas dressing with your partner, this sweatshirt duo does the job perfectly.

16. Holiday Hijinks Ugly Christmas Sweater

Holiday Hijinks Ugly Christmas Sweater

This Holiday Hijinks sweatshirt will have everyone yelling "Merry Christmas, ya filthy animal" this holiday season. Knitted with the softest premium yarn that sits gently on the skin, the pullover is nice and cozy and is great to wear over leggings though.

17. Reindeer Hoodie Ugly Christmas Sweater

Reindeer Hoodie Ugly Christmas Sweater

This Reindeer hoodie doubles as a reindeer costume. It’s more than just adorable — it’s super warm and can keep you covered when the snow starts to fall. Also, the pullover hoodie can be washed inside out on low heat and a delicate machine wash.

18. Good Taste in Dogs Christmas Custom Sweater

Good Taste in Dogs Christmas Custom Sweater

Looking for sarcastic holiday gifts for the dog mom in your life? Look no further. This Good Taste in Dogs custom sweater is nice, comfy, cozy, and warm...and it has cute pictures of their furry friends on it. They'll be the hit of the Christmas festivities by throwing this sweater on!

19. Fabulous Glittery Ugly Christmas Sweater

Fabulous Glittery Ugly Christmas Sweater

Glitter makes everything better, and nothing can be more fabulous than the Glittery Ugly Christmas Sweater. With cartoon string lights and festive holiday details, this sweater will take your get-together look to the next level. Throw it on and you’ll effortlessly become the absolute hit of the party. 

20. Reindeer Ugly Christmas Sweater

Reindeer Ugly Christmas Sweater

If you're going for a more subtle look this festive season, you can't go wrong with the Reindeer Ugly Christmas Sweater. It goes well with jeans or leggings and you can wear it any time of the holiday season without looking out of place.

21. Cat Personalized Christmas Hoodie

Cat Personalized Christmas Hoodie

Show off your love for your cats with this cat personalized Christmas hoodie. It's made of lightweight cotton, and you won't find anything more perfect to wear while you're lounging around watching your favorite Christmas movies with your fur babies sitting on your lap!

22. All I Want for Christmas Sweatshirt

All I Want for Christmas Sweatshirt

The wine lover on your list will get a kick out of this All I Want for Christmas Sweatshirt showing frivolous holiday graphics and speaking the truth. This undeniably adorable sweater will definitely spark some conversations. It's really more cute rather than ugly!

23. Drinking Game Ugly Christmas Sweater

Drinking Game Ugly Christmas Sweater

What are the holidays without a drinking game? This Drinking Game Christmas Sweater is clever and the balls can be moved around to make it more fun. You will get a ton of compliments on this sweater. Definitely a fun option for a Christmas party!

24. Blizzard Bay Ugly Christmas Sweater

Blizzard Bay Ugly Christmas Sweater

The color red, festive sloths and the Christmas season are a great combination. Not only is this Blizzard Bay Ugly Christmas Sweater fun to wear (and comfortable) but it'll be a huge hit with the family, friends, work events or other Christmas parties. All of the reviews say one thing: it's super cute and cheery. 

25. I Like To Drink With My Dogs Christmas Hoodie

I Like To Drink With My Dogs Christmas Hoodie

This design is a bit simpler than your typical ugly Christmas sweater, but it really speaks to anyone who’d rather enjoy the winter holiday with their dogs. With a colorful array of Christmas details and festive dogs, this I Like To Drink With My Dogs Christmas hoodie is sure to turn a few heads.

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Wrapping Up

Whether you're headed to an office holiday event, a Christmas party or a National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day, a warm sweater that keeps you warm and cozy while setting a festive vibe will always be appreciated. Besides, our ultimate guide can be used to help choose the perfect Christmas gifts for friends, family, colleagues, and more, as these gifts are guaranteed to bring some laugh-out-loud moments.