Once a staple holiday wear of grandmas and great uncles, ugly sweaters have officially hit peak trendiness. Some people will jump at any excuse to don sweaters with flashing lights and tinsel—and they have even have their own holiday. That’s right, this Friday, Dec. 21 is National Ugly Sweater Day.

Don’t have an ugly Christmas sweater stuffed in the back of your closet? Don’t fret. Before you turn to Pinterest and spend hours trying to make your own, you can simply pick one up and score a discount at one of the retailers below:


Amazon has a massive selection of tacky holiday sweaters for the whole family, as well as accessories, like elf and Santa hats and Christmas light necklaces. All orders during the holiday season get free saver shipping


Several ugly sweater designs (featuring penguins, the Grinch and even Darth Vader) are up to 40% off on Kohls.com. Kohl’s is offering a variety of promo codes through the holidays.


Show off your holiday favorites with sweaters that reference A Christmas Story and How the Grinch Stole Christmas, among other more classic designs. Check Macy’s discount codes before you shop as they change frequently throughout the holiday season.


Target is offering 40% off holiday sweaters, as well as holiday t-shirts (in case it’s too hot for a sweater). Plus, Target is offering free two-day shipping on everything through Dec. 22.

Think Geek

If you want a sweater that’s a bit more cerebral and less mainstream, ThinkGeek has plenty of options starting at $30 with more obscure gaming and pop culture references. 

Tipsy Elves

If you want to up your ugly sweater game up even further check out this unique selection with offerings like a sweater featuring Santa riding a unicorn through space or a velcro nativity scene. Use this code to get 10% off.


Walmart is offering plenty of holiday sweaters for under $15. If you order a few and spend more than $35, you’ll get free shipping.

—Shahrzad Warkentin

Featured photo: Walmart




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