NATIONAL (21Alive) -- Over the last decade, a trend has emerged that would make great-aunts and elementary school teachers everywhere feel hip. It's the ugly Christmas sweater.
TIME Magazine dubbed Bill Cosby the modern-day pioneer of the trend and a revered ugly sweater icon. According to the Ugly Christmas Sweater Party Book: The Definitive Guide to Getting Your Ugly On, there was an uptick in the trend around 2001.
Now, over a decade later and thanks to Twitter hashtags, we were able to compile the best of #uglychristmassweater 2013. Check out the gallery. From dogs in sweaters to sweaters with a T-Rex in a Santa hat, it's all there.
Just Google "ugly Christmas sweater" and you can shop for your 2014 sweater now. The selection is incredible.
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