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The Ugly Mystery of Christmas

How to rock your “Ugly” from drab to fab this holiday season.

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Students small to tall got into the spirit on the last day before winter break.

Students small to tall got into the spirit on the last day before winter break.

Cassidy Adamson

Cassidy Adamson

Students small to tall got into the spirit on the last day before winter break.

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It’s Christmas lovers’ favorite time of the year. Between the holiday music, Christmas baking, and nights spent by the fire sipping hot chocolate, we all have something to look forward to. As the years go by, more and more people have a found a unique way of sharing their holiday cheer – those “ugly” christmas sweaters that have people flocking to the nearest thrift shop to get the “best” before they’re all gone. This trend has even hit the fashion industry and has reached top brands, such as Nordstroms and H&M.

Shalom Unique Thrift in Princeton, Minnesota has a build your own ugly sweater station. Shoppers can glue on a number of assorted items – everything from pom poms to fabric animals, from mini Christmas lights to Christmas ornaments. Options are not limited when it comes to creating a one-of-a-kind sweater.

SFHS has a fair number of people who sport their ugly sweater in honor of Christmas, one of which is Junior Chris Gerlach.

“I love to get in the festive spirit, wearing sweaters like these sets me apart from my classmates,” said Gerlach.

If wearing them wasn’t enough, people can read all about this unique trend, and how to plan a party in the Ugly Christmas Sweater Party Book  (http://www.amazon.com/Ugly-Christmas-Sweater-Party-Book/dp/0810997525) authorized by Team Ugly, the authorized experts on ugly Christmas sweater parties. This book includes pictures of celebrities sporting their best ugly sweaters, and includes tips to planning your own such party.The book is online on Amazon.com and at Barnes and Noble, Abrams bookstore, Powell’s books, and at Indiebound books.

More holiday sweaters in the Business Department.

 

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