8 Ways to Win an Ugly Sweater Party
Win your next ugly sweater party without breaking the bank! We've rounded up our favorite ugly sweater picks for under $25.
An invitation to an ugly sweater party is pretty much inevitable this time of year, but with all the holiday shopping you have to do, the last thing you want to do is shell out the big bucks for an outfit you’ll wear one time. The good news is, we’ve rounded up our favorite ugly sweater picks under $25, so you can show up in style without emptying your wallet. Some of our picks are even under $10! Plus, they’re all available online—which means you don’t have to make time in your busy holiday schedule to get to a crowded mall store.
Tinsel-Covered Christmas Vest
This outrageous Christmas vest might just be our favorite ugly Christmas sweater costume. The vest is made completely out of silver tinsel and features real 3-dimensional Christmas ornaments. Since the vest is under $20, you don’t have to feel guilty about buying it for a one-time event—but we’re betting you can find several occasions to wear this vest.
Christmas Tree Costume
Christmas tree costumes are the big thing this year, and this is the cheapest one we’ve seen. This adult Christmas tree costume from Oriental Trading comes with face and arm holes and is topped with a gold metallic star. You’ll be the talk of the party with this cheap Christmas costume!
Jingle Bell Llama Sweater
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve seen llamas everywhere this year. We’re loving Walmart’s take on the ugly Christmas sweater that features a red and green knit pattern and a llama wearing sunglasses. This sweater will be the hit of your next holiday party, and you can pick it up in sizes up to 2XL for under $20!
Christmas Present Costume
We can’t wait to wear this Christmas present costume to our next holiday extravaganza. At just under $10, this is a Christmas costume you won’t have to think twice about buying for yourself!
Stranger Things Christmas Sweater
This Stranger Things Christmas sweater will totally help you win your next Christmas party. Fans of the show will appreciate the alphabet and Christmas lights design, as well as a “Merry Christmas” greeting in the show’s font.
Christmas Suit and Tie
If you’re looking for an ugly sweater party costume that makes a serious statement, you need this suit and tie costume. The red jacket is covered in Santa and snowman images and is available in sizes up to 2XL. And, at under $25, this is a holiday purchase you (and your wallet) will feel good about.
Jingle Scarf Cow Sweater
As far as non-traditional Christmas sweaters go, this one is definitely one of our favorites. The cow design features a 3-dimensional knit scarf and mini jingle bells. You can pick this one up at Walmart for less than $18. It’s available in sizes up to 2XL.
Classic Ugly Christmas Sweater
This classic ugly Christmas sweater features 3-dimensional gold tinsel and felt ball ornaments on a black knitted sweater patterned with candy canes, Santa heads and Christmas trees. For just $11, you don’t have to think twice about buying this Christmas costume.