December 20 is National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day! And the vintage stores in Chicago are stocked full of ’em.
We thought you might want to pick up that last-minute ugly sweater before Christmas ends and we all return back to our dull lives. Besides, with the holidays coming to a close, vintage stores like these are begging for Christmas fanatics like you to stop by their shop.
So here are eight cool vintage stores that have the perfect ugly Christmas sweater waiting for you!
1323 North Milwaukee Avenue
Let the neon lights call you in. This colorful, retro shop in Wicker Park, is a fun place to find some affordable ’80s and ’90s wear. They might even have the funkiest Christmas sweater you’ll find.
Knee Deep Vintage
1219 West 18th Street
Knee Deep Vintage, located in the heart of Pilsen, is a beautiful blend of chic and hipster. With their wide selection, you can find a plethora of custom clothes from different eras. It’s a vintage shop that has a little something for everyone, even that ugly Christmas sweater you need.
Mercy Beaucoup Resale Boutique
1545 North Wells Street
Shop here for a potential ugly Christmas sweater, while also supporting a cause. With every dollar you give to their Mercy Home For Boys & Girls charity, they’ll match it. It’s a cozy, gently-worn establishment with affordable, and good quality wear.
The Brown Elephant
The Brown Elephant is a welcoming vintage shop for good finds on a variety of clothing and household options, including ugly Christmas sweaters. Another benefit of getting your sweater here is that all proceeds go Howard Brown Health foundation, the nation’s largest LGBTQ+ organization.
Very Best Vintage
1346 West 18th Street
Very Best Vintage is a cute and quaint shop located on a fun strip. Their fashions range from the ’50s to the ’90s, and with their wide selection, there’s no doubt you won’t find exactly what you need.
Prepare for your ugly Christmas sweater party with Ragstock’s 50-percent off sale on Christmas sweaters. This vintage gem in Wicker Park caters to the neighborhood with its definite, trendy styles. They’re also noted for having a great selection of men’s clothing.
JuJu’s Vintage Antique and Resale Shoppe
7214 Harlem Avenue
As one of Chicago’s oldest vintage shops, Juju’s is quite the vibrant and wonky place to explore. They’re little but lively and this holiday, they’re sparkling with all kinds of seasonal favorites.
1432 W Chicago Ave
With select vintage pieces that will upgrade your wardrobe, whatever you choose, Rad Vintage is bound to have an ugly Christmas sweater in the mix that’s perfect for this year’s office holiday party.
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