Prior to recent years, ugly sweaters were just that--ugly sweaters. In the last five years or so, however, they've become a back-of-the-closet essential for the eight or so ugly-sweater parties you're invited to during the holidays. Apparently, bands have started catching on to this oxymoron of a trend, and there are a number of very cute ugly sweaters popping up in webstores this holiday season. Add one to your Christmas list and you'll be the bell of the ball at your next holiday party.
Although the following are already sold out, these bands totally kick-started this trend: