Plus Size Ugly Christmas Sweaters for Nerds

Looking for plus size ugly Christmas sweaters? How did the ugly Christmas sweater tradition start, anyway? I”ll confess, the first time I saw an “ugly Christmas sweater,” it just looked like a Christmas sweater. The kind I saw everyone wearing when I was growing up. I mean, my mom has a ton of them. I guess I’m saying, I didn’t know they were ugly, because I don’t know what an attractive Christmas sweater would look like!

Now we can combine two other characteristics with the ugly sweater tradition: Plus size and nerd. These plus size ugly Christmas sweaters have a bunch of nerdy logos and designs. And most of them aren’t sweaters. Most of them are t-shirts or sweatshirts that look like sweaters. I think that’s a relief because sweaters are hot and itchy. But! Torrid has one that is actually a sweater.

If you’re looking for something more conventional, DressLily has a whole slew of plus size ugly Christmas sweaters. Look for the words “plus size” in the names of the sweaters. They’ve got snowmen, Santa, reindeer, Christmas trees and other traditional holiday designs.

I wore a Star Wars plus size ugly Christmas sweater for my holiday Facebook Live.


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Plus Size Ugly Christmas Sweaters

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Darth Vader Ugly Christmas Sweater

Darth Vader Ugly Christmas Sweater – Although I wouldn’t want to see Darth Vader coming down the chimney, he’s welcome on the front of this Star Wars ugly Christmas sweater. Goes up to 3XL.

Yoda Ugly Christmas Sweater

Yoda Ugly Christmas Sweater – I absolutely love this because, yeah, Yoda in a Santa hat is cute, but the “Silent Night, Jedi Night” is the best. Goes up to 2XL.

Ugly Christmas sweater with Wonder Woman symbol

Wonder Woman Ugly Christmas Sweater Shirt – Aw, yeah! Look strong this Christmas wearing a plus size ugly Christmas sweater that’s actually a plus size, long-sleeved t-shirt. Wonder Woman’s symbols are all over this awesome shirt on Amazon. Goes up to XXXL.

Picture of a red Christmas sweater with Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, The Flash and Wonder Woman symbols

Justice League Ugly Christmas Sweater Shirt – This plus size ugly sweater (which is really a t-shirt)  an Amazon has the symbols of the comics-version of the Justice League. For the most part, anyway. No Aquaman, but there is Green Lantern. (We can only hope he’ll join the movie universe at some point.) Goes up to XXXL.

The Flash Ugly Christmas Sweater

The Flash Ugly Christmas Sweater Shirt – Fans of The Flash will love this faux ugly Christmas sweater. Maybe some of his speed will rub off and you’ll get your gift shopping done even faster. Goes up to XXXL.

Deadpool Ugly Christmas Sweater

Deadpool Ugly Christmas Sweater – This ugly Christmas sweater of Deadpool on Superherostuff is doubly fun because of the unicorn mash-up. Goes up to XXL.

Black Panther Ugly Christmas Sweater

Black Panther Ugly Christmas Sweater – I guess this ugly Christmas sweater has been taking a beating because that’s a lot of purple! Wakanda forever! Only goes up to XL.

The Nightmare Before Christmas Ugly Sweater

The Nightmare Before Christmas Ugly Sweater -Here’s a festive pattern of Jack Skellington, Sally, Zero and a couple of others. This is only fleece, not a full-on sweater. Goes up to XXL.

Gryffindor Ugly Christmas Sweater

Gryffindor Ugly Christmas Sweater – Show your house pride with this Gryffindor ugly Christmas sweater. You can also order one for Slytherin, Hogwarts Express, Hedwig, or a Hogwarts ugly Christmas sweater with LED candles that light up. (Santa might have to bring that one to me early.) Goes up to XXL or XXXL, depending on your choice.


Woman wearing a black ugly Christmas sweater that says All the Jingle Ladies

Plus Size Ugly Christmas Sweater

All the Jingle Ladies SweaterTorrid doesn’t really have any plus size ugly Christmas sweaters because, you know, their stuff is just gorgeous in general. They have a large selection of Christmas sweaters, but this is the ugliest one you’ll find. And it’s such a cute play on words! Goes up to their size 6.

Woman wearing a red t-shirt with a Christmas unicorn

Plus Size Christmas T-shirt

Have a Magical Christmas T-shirt – If you live in a warmer climate, you might be interested in a plus size Christmas t-shirt. TeeTurtle has a really cute one (of course). A Christmas unicorn! Goes up to 2XL, but they’re selling out fast.

Picture of Christmas socks featuring a cat

Meowy Christmas Socks – Looking for socks to match your new plus size ugly Christmas sweater? These adorable Christmas kitty socks from TeeTurtle are just right.

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