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It may not be time to dig out the ugly Christmas sweaters just yet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start having some fun with your wardrobe now that fall has unofficially arrived.
Whether you’re too busy to dress up for Halloween or love the holiday so much that you’re willing to dress like a pumpkin for the entire month of October, these ugly Halloween sweaters are the appropriate attire for you.
These designs allow skeletons and jack-o’-lanterns to stand in for Santa and Rudolph on delightfully obnoxious sweaters long before the countdown to Christmas. They’re hideous, spooky, fun and everything you love about ugly Christmas sweaters — but, you know, made for Halloween.
Halloween sweaters are sure to get you in the haunting mood, whether you purchase them from a big-box store, a Halloween-specific retailer or Etsy. So, if you are in the market for ugly Halloween sweaters this season (and why would you not be?), there are a multitude of options to choose from all over the internet. You’ll find options for men, women and kids available, so you can get the whole family in on the fun.
Some of the options are just downright cute, like this one you can get from Amazon.
Adult Pumpkin Patch Ugly Halloween Sweater, $39.99
We love the details on this one, which is made from acrylic yarn. Check out the cute faces on those pumpkins! This unisex option looks great on both men and women. You can get it on both Amazon and HalloweenCostumes.com.
Adult Dracula Vampire Halloween Sweater, $39.99
Want something more at the scary end of the spectrum? It’s creepy, but it could come in handy, because there’s no denying that a Dracula sweater and some face paint could pass as a Halloween costume — just in case you find yourself in need of something to wear last-minute. This sweater is currently available on HalloweenCostumes.com.
Child Pumpkin Patch Halloween Sweater, $9.99-$15.99
This cute and colourful sweater for kids can be purchased at HalloweenCostumes.com. It’s perfect for a Halloween party or a trip to your local pumpkin-gathering facility. Those obligatory corn-maze photos will look great when your child is wearing one of these!
Adult Classic Horror Monsters Fair Isle Halloween Sweater, $44.99
And if you’re of the “the uglier, the better” mindset when it comes to ugly holiday sweaters, you’ll love this blend of witches, Frankenstein and Dracula — oh my! This catch-all of scary Halloween characters is available on HalloweenCostumes.com, too.
I Put A Spell On You Hocus Pocus Sweatshirt, $29.99
Want more options? How about an “ugly” sweatshirt referencing that classic Disney Halloween film, “Hocus Pocus”? This awesome seasonal offering, with cross-stitch-style detailing, is up for grabs on Amazon.
Adult Witch Spellcraft and Curios Ugly Halloween Sweater, $46.98
You can also find this wearable, witchy sweater at Walmart. We love the moon phase graphics and the steaming cauldron with potions next to it. Pair it with a hat and flippy black skirt for an instant goth-inspired costume!
Trick or Treat — Halloween Sweater, Unisex Crew Neck Sweatshirt $19
Etsy is also a great place to turn for handmade, customizable or vintage Halloween sweaters and vests. Just remember that there will probably be only one available and you may have to act fast. You could also go with this cute his and hers sweatshirt option, which comes in multiple colors.
Feeling inspired? ‘Tis the season for Halloween-themed clothing and style, after all.
If you’re ready to wear witches, pumpkins and more from now until Oct. 31, what are you waiting for? Go on and get to shopping so the ugly Halloween sweater-wearing can begin.