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How Ugly Holiday Sweaters Became Cool

Screaming Mimis owner Laura Willis (right) shows off some ugly holiday sweaters on The Couch on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. (credit: WLNY)

Screaming Mimis owner Laura Willis (right) shows off some ugly holiday sweaters on The Couch on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. (credit: WLNY)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Remember when you’d cringe every time you saw someone wearing one of those tacky holiday sweaters? Now they’re so kitschy they’re actually becoming cool.

Laura Willis is the owner of downtown hot shop Screaming Mimis where ugly holiday sweaters are all the rage. She stopped by The Couch to show off some of this year’s hottest trends.