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Fashion Spot: How to wear the “Ugly Holiday Sweater”

By Alyssa Williamson and Haley Verre

Staff Writers

It’s ugly holiday sweater season again and there is a good chance that you will go to a party or event that celebrates this infamous fashion faux pas.

Whether you love the idea of showing off your humorous side or dread the idea of sacrificing your sense of style, we have a few outfit ideas that will totally up your sweater game.

1. Metallic or sparkly skirt

If you look forward to the opportunity to dress up for parties, then trying out this look won’t have you dreading the idea of wearing an ugly and bulky sweater. Incorporate some glamour and sophistication into your look by pairing it with a festive sparkly skirt and ankle booties.

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2. Ugly holiday sweater dress

If your sweater is oversized, you can definitely get away with pairing it with only knee-high boots. This outfit idea pays homage to a trend that became popular among celebrities last December called “lampshading”.

Oversized sweaters are typically the last thing on your mind when you are looking to dress on the sultrier side, but as a personal favorite of the Kardashian sisters, this trend will never do you wrong.

The pairing incorporates one of this season’s biggest trends: knee-high boots, which will never fail to leave your legs looking long and lean.

3. Underneath a slip dress

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If the material of your holiday sweater is on the thinner side, you can get away with incorporating this trend into your outfit. This is a unique twist on how you may wear a holiday sweater, but will definitely show off your cute and flirty side.

4. Scarf, denim, and sneakers

Yes, it is possible to be casual and comfortable while wearing an ugly holiday sweater. You can accomplish this by wearing your sweater with a nice pair of denim jeans, stylish sneakers, and a cute scarf. The secret weapon is your scarf, which can hide or show as much of your sweater as you want.

By pairing this look with more accessories. you will definitely show off your holiday spirit (even if you don’t have any).

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