Instead of being a cliche ‘annoying child’ who loves to wear his Ugly Christmas Sweater, Tim Burton’s Charlie Brown changed and had his own existential crisis.
At first, the term “Ugly Christmas Sweater” was used due to a poor-quality, tight knit fake velvet red thrift store sweater. In recent years, its use has also expanded to aspects of life that are not as universally horrifying – it can be used when you discover a new facet of your art history degree or joke about thanking Jesus for listerine breath strips.
A young boy helps save his town from a monster that feeds on the spirit of Christmas.
In 1986, the Ugly Christmas Sweater became an instant classic. And the Ugly Christmas Sweater that was later marketed in stores and homes across America, is become a hot holiday gift item for 2016 with Record-setting sales in part due to the film remake released recently.
The original design of this sweater was by Dana Alexander, who used an old ballpoint pen patterned sweater originally made by her 91-year-old mother during WWII to inspire this idea creating a cozy “oldie but goodie”