Fun, Festive, and Bold! 9 Big and Tall Ugly Sweaters for the Holiday Season

Over the years, the “ugly sweater” craze has taken off as a holiday season must-have. Attending an ugly sweater party, entering into an ugly sweater contest, or just wanting to wear

the fun yet traditionally unattractive garment has become a tradition of its own. Finally, retailers have ugly sweaters for all sizes, especially big and tall ugly sweaters!

We are talking crazy, loud, and flashy holiday sweaters that fit the bill of being “ugly“!

Ugly Sweaters-Where Did The Tradition Come From?!

As the holiday became more commercialized in the 1950s, people added jingle bells to Christmas sweaters. Then came the ugly sweaters of classic 1980s sitcom families like the Huxtables. In 1989 Chevy Chase’s ugly sweaters in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation walked a fine line of earnest and ironic.

Then Colin Firth’s reindeer sweater in Bridget Jones’ Diary was unfortunate.

The first recorded ugly sweater party took place in 2002 at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, and it has become a mainstay ever since.

Now, “ugly” sweaters with different sayings are so fun during the holiday season. Catchphrases from television shows such as Seinfeld or movie classics like A Christmas Story are a hit along with Christmas cartoon characters like Charlie Brown and Frosty the Snowman”.

Where To Shop For Big and Tall Ugly Sweaters

Tipsy Elves

Tipsy Elves has some crazy ugly sweaters for the Big & Tall! For the guy who likes a few good beers or a few laughs at the local bar, this fun online retailer has some “conversation starter” sweaters that will have the crowd rolling!

At, they have a massive supply of nothing but ugly sweaters! Paying homage to the infamous Seinfeld episode “The Strike.” Festivus is on December 23rd and includes a Festivus dinner, an unadorned aluminum Festivus pole, and “Festivus miracles.”

Boohoo Men

Boohoo Men put their most handsome Big and Tall models in some fun, “ugly” sweaters! From raindeers to penguins, they have various colors and styles to choose from for your holiday needs!

Shop 9 Festive Big and Tall Ugly Sweaters For The Holiday Season

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Are you wearing an ugly sweater this year? Do you have an ugly sweater party? Share with the TCF Family! Happy Holidays to you and yours!

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