Ready to look like your favorite Holiday Special character? Well now you can! Over on Teespring, listings for the four designs from this year have been added and are available on a variety of shirt types.
Although LEGO has featured holiday-dressed Star Wars minifigures since 2011 with their annual Advent Calendar, this year has seen a larger push than ever before! We covered a variety of consumables in our recent Holiday Shopping Guide, but now more items can be added to the list.
Ugly Christmas sweaters have been a holiday season staple over the last decade, but it hasn’t always been this way. The first Christmas sweaters (or jumpers for our readers across the pond) began making appearances in the 1950s labelled as “jingle bell sweaters.” Until the 1980s there wasn’t much noise surrounding these garments. However, a variety of comedic opportunities led to the popularization of the sweater as a gag gift. Fast forward to the last ten years and the sweater has made a resurrgence becoming a pop culture hit.
With any of the shirts above, you’ll be ready for National Ugly Sweater Day on December 17th! Which of the designs are you going to buy? Would you like to see other minifigure-related designs in the future? Let us know in the comments below.
As founding partner and the chief archivist, Kevin Downard maintains and curates the library catalog.
Getting in at the ground floor when the LEGO Star Wars theme first launched, Kevin has been collecting ever since. He is a self-proclaimed minifigure guru and has a passion for tracking down and cataloging every minifig variation – no matter how obscure. He has assisted Rebrickable and Bricklink in maintaining their set inventories, helped overhaul the rebelscum.com LEGO forum, and created the LSW Collector mobile app.