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    Festified Offers Big and Tall Sizes!

    It used to be that men simply could not find ugly Christmas sweaters to wear to holiday parties. In order to participate in the fun they would have to settle for the uncomfortable fit of ladies Christmas sweaters. That problem was rectified a few years ago when ugly Christmas sweaters finally began to appear that were actually made for men. [...]

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    How It All Began: The History of Festified

    In 2009, after several disappointing Christmases of having to wear ladies sweaters, John Kaplar founded Festified, which was formerly named Skedouche. Before Festified, major retailers only offered women’s festive sweaters. This made it almost impossible for men to participate in the ugly Christmas sweater trend. That is unless they opted to wear ill-fitting women’s sweaters, like John did.In the summer of 2009, John Kaplar [...]

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    Are You Naughty or Nice? Tacky Sweaters for Both Sides

    For many years, sweater manufacturers have created monstrous Christmas sweaters. It seems that every year people have either worn them with holiday cheer or avoided them like the plague. What is officially known as the “ugly Christmas sweater” first became popular in the 1980s when people genuinely wore them in celebration of the holidays. However, the obnoxious and gaudy designs [...]

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    Holiday Themed Sweater Leggings Or... Sweggings!

    There is nothing better than a big cozy sweater during the holiday season. For many people, sweater season is their favorite part of the winter months. Today, the sweater trend has expanded to include other articles of clothing. The newest sweater trend is sweater leggings. Sweater leggings are leggings with either a traditional sweater print or leggings that are made from [...]

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    What Are the Best Christmas Movies of All Time?

    If you were to search the internet you would find that everyone has their own opinion as to what the best Christmas movies are. Really it’s no surprise with so many different movies to choose from. In fact, all December long Christmas movies of all sorts can be seen on almost every channel on television. The list of the [...]

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    High-Tech Holiday Sweaters From Festified

    As technology advances, so does clothing. In fact, clothing is becoming more and more high tech in order to keep up with modern day trends. Although most high-tech clothing is aimed at sporting activities, there is a wide range of high-tech clothing available for almost every activity.High-tech clothing available today includes:Pants that are specifically designed to hold an iPodPants that hold a retractable [...]

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    Festified Offers New NFL Sweaters for Football Fans

    In the United States, football is one of the most popular sports. Millions of Americans spend their Sundays and Mondays during football season enjoying the competitive drama, pre and post-game shows, carefully analyzed strategies, exciting plays, colorful uniforms and characters, and the wall to wall coverage on multiple television networks.The NFL season begins early in September and ends in early February after [...]

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    What are the Benefits of Dog Sweaters?

    Even though dog sweaters are primarily used as a fashion statement, some breeds of dogs can actually benefit from wearing sweaters. Small dogs or dogs without fur can get cold very quickly and a dog sweater is typically all they need to keep warm.Small breeds such as Chihuahuas, miniature pinchers and toy terriers are usually not equipped to handle outdoor temperatures. [...]

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    The Bill Cosby Sweater Trend

    In the 1980s “The Cosby Show” featuring comedian Bill Cosby, was watched weekly in households throughout America. Bill Cosby’s character on the popular television show was Dr. Heathcliff Huxtable. Dr. Huxtable always wore sweaters with bright, miss-matched colors and off the wall designs. The unique and interesting knitwear worn by Bill Cosby’s character inspired a trend that is now known [...]

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    When Did the Tacky Christmas Sweater Trend Begin?

    We’ve all seen ugly Christmas sweaters around the holiday season. These are the sweaters with obnoxiously large depictions of snowmen, reindeer and Christmas trees. They typically have felt appliques, pom-poms and other adornments. They are often brightly colored with a liberal amount of red and green.Even though sweaters have existed in the United States since the late 19th century, the festive, tacky, holiday [...]

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