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Based off the popular website of the same name, Rock Your Ugly Christmas Sweater celebrates ugly Christmas sweaters year-round and showcases hilarious photos of people and pets wearing some of the ugliest holiday sweaters ever.
More colorful than visions of sugarplums and jollier than a sleigh full of inebriated elves, ugly Christmas sweaters are a global holiday tradition celebrated by all ages and walks of life. With more than 200 photos, humorous captions, and chapters like Vintage Sweater Fun, Classic Sweaters from the '80s and '90s, Winter Wonderland, and Best of the Best, this book is here to help you spread the holiday cheer and maybe get some new ideas for this year's ugly Christmas sweater party horrid fringe, creepy elves, gaudy snowmen, and light-up reindeer are just the beginning!
|Publisher:||Running Press Book Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Anne Marie Blackman runs Myuglychristmassweater.com, has built a thriving business around making and selling holiday sweaters, and has an ever-growing photo collection from fans and customers around the world. She is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in this market, with Web stores that saw millions of page views over the past year.
Brian Clark Howard is the Web editor for National Geographic. He has written numerous articles about ugly Christmas sweaters and has cowritten four books about green living.
Table of Contents
Introduction to Ugly
Gateway to Festive Fun
Classic Vintage Sweaters
Even Uglier Sweaters from the '80s and '90s
Homemade Hits and Misses
Beyond the Sweater: Ugly Dresses, Jackets, Vests, and More
Pets Rocking Ugly Christmas Sweaters
Winter Wonderland . . . of Ugly
Rock Christmas in July
Wear It to Win It: The Best of the Best
What People are Saying About This
Guest of a Guest: Los Angeles
“…one of the sponsors of his party sells some pretty jaw-droppingly hideous Hanukkah sweaters, hats and even dresses. With weird colors, ungainly attached items, bells, and even blinking lights, these sweaters cover all the bases of what an ugly holiday sweater could hope for…”
Los Angeles Times
“Looking to score an ugly Christmas sweater this year? Arguably the best (or worst, depending on your viewpoint) examples are on the website myuglychristmassweater.com, where fringed Santas and stuffed reindeer heads go to die.”
“Appropriately titled My Ugly Christmas Sweaters, [the site] offers an array of sweaters that light up, sparkle and make you go ‘eww.’ ”
The Atlantic Wire
“…one need look no futher than the website myuglychristmassweater.com—whose inventory includes a vest decorated with a stuffed animal reindeer head and battery-powered light-up antlers…”
Boston Bibliophile blog
”… this book displays a wide array of the crazy, the tacky and the just-plain-wonderful when it comes to Christmas sweaters.”