Have a better Christmas than your sweaters

Have a better Christmas than your sweaters

Did you know that Szputnyik was one of the first shops in the country to sell real vintage Christmas sweaters? It's now widespread, but here everything remains the original. We've got good quality, unique and stylish pieces that you definitely won't see on the street.

You don't have to wait any longer to get in the Christmas spirit, as our vintage Christmas sweaters are now available. Come and get inspired with us. And, of course, get in the festive spirit.

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Vintage Christmas Sweater - Elf girl. Price: 5.990 Ft

As a gift for friends, family or just for yourself for a cosy cocooning Christmas Eve. Whatever you're looking for, we've got the style to suit.

In the meantime, we share some fun facts about Christmas sweaters.

Take notes so that you can be whipped up with this info at the holidays while you're snacking on Szputnyik sweaters with the family.

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Vintage Christmas Sweater - PEnguin Price: 4.990 Ft

1) In the early 2000s, the irony-driven hipster culture embraced reindeer-printed, sleigh-length outfits, and that's when they finally became a Christmas chic item. So, in fact, the primary aim of these young people was to make a mockery of Christmas kitsch and to offer a counter-culture to the beauty cult.

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Vintage Christmas Sweater - Skiing Penguin. Price: 4.990 Ft

2) The world's most famous ugly-apple boy is of course Colin Firth as Mark Darcy, who first appeared in Bridget Jones' Diary in a green, reindeer-clad role. But it took the filmmakers a while to find the right jumper. The director reportedly asked more than 20 designers for the seemingly simple task of coming up with a very ugly Christmas outfit for Bridget and Mark's big reunion.

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Vintage Christmas Sweater - Pickle Rick-Mas. Price: 5.990 Ft

3) The moment Christmas became a business in the United States, Christmas trees, snowflakes and light bulbs were immediately put on sweaters, but it wasn't until the 1980s that clothing manufacturers really sent good taste on holiday.Karácsonyi pulóver 5

Vintage Christmas Sweater - ReinBeer. Price: 4.990 Ft

4) The Christmas song of 2021 was a joint song by Ed Sheeran and Elton John, in which they themselves appear in Christmas sweaters. And they're wearing a whole host of them. If you're interested, click on the link and watch the video for yourself.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_yuO8UNGmY

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Vintage Christmas Sweater -Snowman. Price: 4.990 Ft

5) Amazon currently has over one million ugly Christmas sweaters available. Prices range from 1300 forints to 40 thousand. But the ugly Christmas trend has also appeared in the luxury category, with the finest cashmere wool and Swarovski crystals adding to the tackiness, up to the height of the tens of thousands of dollars price tag.

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Vintage Christmas Sweater - Lighting Christmastree. Price: 5.990 Ft

6)The trend has grown to the point where you can now find a plethora of products with ugly buttons. For example, books on the etiquette of wearing ugly sweaters, ugly sweater themed card games, recipe books, adult colouring books. And of course, there is a World Ugly Sweater Day, 15 December, from which sweaters should be worn until the day after Christmas.

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Vintage Christmas Sweater - Yorki. Price: 4.990 Ft

7) But what are these sweaters for? We don't need to look for any compelling explanation, because there isn't one. The purpose of sweaters is simple entertainment, nothing more. No need to overthink it, they are simply funny, and the less someone understands this, the better the joke will be.

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Vintage Christmas Sweater - Penguin with Hat. Price: 4.990 Ft

8) The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity has launched a new initiative called the "gay sweater" to combat homophobia and transphobia. The sweaters, knitted by volunteers, are made exclusively from the cut and donated hair of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender, or queer, people, creating literally gay sweaters.

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Vintage Christmas Sweater - Swag Santa. Price: 4.990 Ft

Check out our full Christmas sweater collection and don't miss out on unique pieces. And if you'd like to handpick your own tops, come into our shop at 20 Dohány Street.