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
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.
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." Coco Perez "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."