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20 Hilariously Ugly Holiday Sweaters That Will Make You Say Ho Ho Heck No

Of all the modern holiday traditions, the strangest by far is the revival of the ugly Christmas sweater.

Once the most hated Christmas gift of all, the younger generation has made these dorky outfits a fashion trend again, and that means you're probably searching for the perfect one this year.

Here are 20 designs guaranteed to get a laugh on Christmas morning:

1. "The greatest gift of all...ME!"

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Nothing says "center of attention" like arriving to your family's Christmas gathering dressed as a present. The real bow and the "To: From:" card are nice touches.

2. O, Christmas tree...

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We know, nothing measures up to a live tree. But this sweater-sized sapling with all the trimmings is a good substitute. Even the faux-suspenders are decorated for the holidays.

3. Break out the mistletoe

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Christmas can be a tough holiday if you don't have a Mr. or Mrs. Claus in your life, so embrace that single feeling with this cheeky sweater.

4. Send in the Santas

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From a distance, this is just a Christmas-colored sweater and a pretty chic design. But once your guests get close enough to see the Santas, the jig is up.

5. "Look what Santa left in my stocking"

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Why should the kids have all the fun? Arrive in style at your Christmas party, with goodies for everyone (or a lump of coal) tucked away in the stocking.

6. Have you seen this (gingerbread) man?

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The most fashionable outfits make a statement. This one says, "Where's the nearest tray of cookies? Because I'm getting hungry."

7. Start the tradition while they're young

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Did you really even celebrate your first Christmas if you weren't wearing an ugly baby romper?

8. Yeah, right.

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Feel free to grab this one for yourself, but the rest of your family probably deserves the next one on the list.

9. That's more realistic

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Let's be honest, we all know somebody who deserves a lump of coal!

10. Looks like Blitzen's been celebrating a little too hard

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If you think that's bad, you should see the other side of the sweater. No, really, you should see this.

11. This design is going to be YUGE this year

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Don't get us wrong, we're not calling anybody ugly. We only guarantee that this will get people talking at your holiday party.

12. Ask your kids to explain why this one is funny

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Younger guests will get a kick out of this sweater, even if parents will be left scratching their heads.

13. Rudolph, is that you?

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Rudolph's red pompom nose actually sticks out from the rest of the shirt, meaning this design will light up your holiday gathering. It comes in a variety of colors, so you can dress up a whole team of reindeer.

14. Dad's getting this one, whether he wants it or not

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It's just too fun to pass up. Plus, it will get the song stuck in everyone's heads.

15. This design is old school

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I could actually imagine my grandma making this pattern, and the cardigan design makes this the comfiest way to wear an ugly sweater this year.

16. Hit the lights!

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Yes, the lights on this sweater actually light up thanks to a small switch in an inside pocket. It definitely makes an impression, but you may annoy your family by flicking off the lights to off to show them how cool your sweater is.

17. Well, you have to admit this is unique

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What does this mean, exactly? That we hope your holidays are out of this world!

18. Is it just me, or did you get shorter?

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Pompoms on the shoes and collar really help this elf costume sweater stand out. Just don't get caught sitting on the shelf for the whole party.

19. Christmas lights, without all those awful tangles

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The sequin lights really shine, and so will you in this kitschy design!

20. Oooh la la!

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Mistletoe is always a welcome sight during the holiday season, but hopefully you don't run into any Sasquatches while you're standing underneath it.

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