When and why did these things suddenly become so popular anyway? The first of these kinds of sweaters were actually popular in the 80s, and, as is the norm, made a comeback in the early 21st century. It was sometime then, that ugly Christmas sweater parties were born — which are basically just gatherings where everyone wears their own version of the garment. It’s silly, but then again, aren’t most trends like that?
Still unsure about sporting your own ugly Christmas sweater? Don’t worry, you won’t look ridiculous because a lot of celebrities wear them too. Here are just some of them: