It’s that time of year to take out your “fun and festive” sweater, t-shirt, tank, shorts, or even leggings from your storage box. Yep, you guessed it…SIX Workout is having their Winter Workout Land on Saturday, December 17, 2022. Come sign-up for the 7:30 AM, 8:30 AM, or 9:30 AM class. We’ll be getting into the holiday spirit by working out wearing our fun and festive holiday gear. Oh, and don’t forget we have raffles, fitness games, and prizes for best dressed! Let’s rock our “fun and festive” holiday gear at the SIX Winter Workout Land!
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HISTORY OF THE UGLY HOLIDAY SWEATER
Christmas themed pullovers started in the 1950s. They were referred to as “Jingle Bell Sweaters”. Television personalities, Val Doonican and Andy Williams, embraced the ugly holiday sweaters. But in the 1980s “Ugly holiday sweater” started making its mark. They came out in the movie “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” which made the holiday sweater an expression of cheer.
It wasn’t until the 2000s that the ugly holiday sweater started their comeback by high-end retailers like Nordstrom began stocking them up on shelves. Vintage stores such as Salvation Army upped their stocks on holiday pullovers. Ugly holiday sweaters started appearing in fashion shows, coloring books, and children’s book. You can even find an ugly holiday sweater decorated on a gingerbread man cookie. People started having ugly holiday sweater themed party. Workplace would have ugly holiday sweater contest and the employees would go all out by decorating their sweater with lights, holiday ornaments, ribbons, and the list goes on. Others collect ugly holiday sweater and love receiving one as a holiday gift.
Admit it…ugly holiday sweater can brighten anyone’s mood at any moment because they are fun to look at.