Not long ago, if you showed up at the office holiday party or to any sort of get together around the season of giving, more often than not you'd see a sweater that you'd wish someone would have thought to take back to the store.
We're talking about the famous coined "ugly holiday sweater," which started as a joke and now those who are making and selling these horrific sweaters are laughing all the way to the bank.
So how exactly did the holiday sweater rise to fame and fortune after years of toiling around in obscurity and hiding from digs, insults and jokes?
The truth is that what often in pop culture is deemed as a fashionable disaster sometimes follows the path of cult like status. You see it all the time with movies, books or any sort of entertainment.
Television shows, like "Arrested Development" or "Freaks and Geeks," never found an audience initially but enough of a groundswell of interest brought one show back and turned the other one into a short lived series that is lauded every time the term "cult classic" is brought up in a conversation.
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