As Halloween comes and passes, it’s time to focus on the next major holiday, Christmas. From the hordes of shoppers on Black Friday to the wonderful deals online, the holiday season is quickly approaching.
2019 is a great year for nerds, especially with all of the new major releases from movies to video games. Over the past few years, the ugly Christmas sweater trend has exploded, featuring cable knit tops and knitted designs that are always the talk of the party. But for us nerds especially, new options have popped up in various depths of the internet that combine our numerous fandoms and the holiday spirit.
There isn’t a better way to prepare for the upcoming holiday celebrations right now than to find the perfect ugly sweater that you’ll soon be wearing to the yearly office party. Of course, these types of sweaters also make great nerdy gifts, so there are plenty of reasons to pick one up before the holiday seasons starts.
Represent your fandom with these – our favorite ugly Christmas sweaters:
Be sure to check out our Nerdy Christmas Ornaments, too!
1 Star Wars Yoda Holiday Sweater
Every year, we see brand new Star Wars-themed holiday merchandise, and this year won’t be any different. [Read More]
Want more awesome holiday Star Wars stuff? Check out our roundup of the best Star Wars Christmas decorations.
2 Zelda: The Legend of Santa Knitted Christmas Sweater
If you frequently use Zelda references in your everyday conversations, this Zelda: The Legend of Santa Christmas sweater is the best choice for you. [Read More]
Check out some of the other nerdy Christmas things that Merchoid has at our Christmas hub.
3 Darth Vader Christmas Sweater
4 Spyro The Dragon: I’m Dreamin’ of a Purple Xmas
Celebrate the recent release of the Spyro Reignited Trilogy with this knitted jumper featuring everyone’s favorite purple dragon. [Read More]
5 Big Bang Theory Santa T-Rex
Big Bang Theory, whether people find it an accurate representation of nerd culture or not, certainly has a place in today’s pop culture, featuring a group of men who love comic books, video games, and science. [Read More]
6 Harley Quinn Christmas Sweater
Harley Quinn’s popularity skyrocketed thanks to Margot Robbie’s recent portrayal of the bat-toting villain in this year’s Suicide Squad. [Read More]
7 Deadpool Tacos Christmas Sweat-Shirt
Technically speaking, this is not a sweater, but we hope you’ll agree that it’s awesome enough to overlook that fact.[Read More]
8 Santa Kong
9 Super Elf
If you have been in a Walmart or other store lately, you’ve probably seen the superhero cape shirts that can either be used as costumes or everyday wear. [Read More]
10 Street Fighter Ken vs. Ryu
Street Fighter is one of the most popular and iconic fighting games, if not THE most well-known title in its genre, and it’s now appearing on a holiday sweater. [Read More]
11 Santa the Unicorn Warrior
Who doesn’t love unicorns or Santa? This unique piece is simply amazing, depicting a Santa in space riding a unicorn into the stars. [Read More]
12 He-Man and She-Ra
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe is a retro cartoon that still has a following today. [Read More]
13 Superman and Wonder Woman Christmas Sweaters
Fun.com has introduced a ton of new nerdy Christmas sweaters, ranging from Batman to Harley Quinn to Superman. [Read More]
14 Gremlins Christmas Sweater
15 Star Wars: AT-AT Hoth Christmas Sweater
Star Wars and Christmas are frequently used together in the same sentence — for example, this Star Wars-themed Yoda Christmas Tree Topper or these R2D2 Star Wars Christmas Lights. This year, the two will be written next to each other many times, starting with the AT-AT Hoth Christmas Sweater. [Read More]
16 Jurassic World Ugly Sweater
Jurassic Park has always been a hit, featuring the dinosaur theme park gone wrong plot that never gets old. [Read More]
17 I Find Your Lack of Cheer Disturbing
This officially-licensed Star Wars Christmas sweater features Darth Vader and text that reads, “I find your lack of cheer disturbing”. [Read More]
18 Ermahgerd Ugly Christmas Sweater
I can’t think of anything nerdier than using a popular internet meme to celebrate Christmas. The classic Erhmahgerd image is sewn onto this incredibly ugly sweater design, which is predominately red and gold. Seriously, it doesn’t get any uglier than this, and if you’re going for something entirely ridiculous and funny, it’s a great option. Of course, if you wear it to some uppity holiday party, people might pretend to not get it. But they get it; they know damn well that they’re familiar with the Erhmahgerd meme.
Continuing on with the absolutely ridiculous theme, a T-Rex in a holiday scarf and Santa hat unwrapping a stuffed teddy bear is pure gold. [Read More]
20 PlayStation Symbols Christmas Sweater
This year is a great year to show your PlayStation pride. [Read More]
21 Vault-Tec Fallout Sweater
There’s not a better way than to spend the holiday months in a Vault-Tec approved sweater, especially when navigating the Wastes in Boston in the next couple of weeks with the release of the highly anticipated release of Fallout 4. [Read More]
22 Rick and Morty World Peace Ugly Holiday Sweater
Of course, with Rick and Morty‘s popularity being at an all-time high, it shouldn’t be hard to believe that there are many Rick and Morty ugly Christmas sweaters available this year. [Read More]
23 Pokemon Pikachu Ugly Holiday Sweater
I’m actually quite surprised that there aren’t more Pokemon ugly sweaters out there, but Box Lunch comes to the rescue with this great-looking Pikachu Holiday Sweater.[Read More]
24 Star Wars BB-8 Ugly Holiday Sweater
Another Star Wars Christmas sweater, this time from Box Lunch. [Read More]
25 Harry Potter Christmas Sweater
The official Harry Potter Christmas sweater is, well, magical. It’s brilliantly-designed, with Harry Potter glasses, lightning bolt, an owl, wand, a snitch, and more, all set with a Christmasy gold and red colorway, with a black background. Note that it runs small, so order a size up.