Thursday, December 29, 2011

Christmas Eve Outfit

This Christmas was all about the tacky holiday sweater for me.
I made my own and will continue to embellish it year after year.  It will be glorious.
My passion for tacky Christmas apparel spread to my co-worker who was inspired to make a tacky Christmas dress! 
So, Christmas Eve we both wore our tacky get-ups to work.

Here we are in all our tackiness:

I had customers very tentatively say things like "wow, what a sweater..." and then they would look relieved and laugh when I told them it was supposed to be tacky.  A few people told me I would totally win an ugly Christmas sweater contest and one lady stopped my in the mall food court just to tell me how wonderful it was.  All in all, I think this sweater was a success!


Christmas morning I wore my tacky Christmas sweater with red flannel pj pants and then with jeans to the church service.
I plan to add more snowflakes to the sleeve for next year and also some candy canes.  I can't belive I don't have any candy canes!

Oh, and please, please steal this idea:  a Calvin & Hobbes Snowman sweater!  How fabulous would that be?!  I think I may have to expand my Christmas sweater collection.







4 comments:

  1. I absolutely love Calvin and Hobbes. So funny and your tacky sweater is fabulous!

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  2. thanks Charming's Mama! Sorry it took me so long to get this post up, I really haven't been on my computer over the holidays.
    Aren't Calvin and Hobbes fabulous?! I actually got a new book of theirs for Christmas!

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  3. hahaha love the tacky sweater, maybe next year I'll show up to work nonchalantly wearing one on the last day of work before Christmas holidays....oh I would so do it just to see the reactions!! (I work at a law firm).

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