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Garish good fun

Once relegated to grandma's closet, gaudy holiday sweaters have gotten sort of hip. Just check eBay.

Friends wearing holiday sweaters gather in South Boston for a party. Friends wearing holiday sweaters gather in South Boston for a party. (Essdras M Suarez/Globe Staff)
By Christopher Muther
Globe Staff / December 18, 2008

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DORCHESTER - The holiday party had all the trappings of a spirited yuletide celebration - a high-definition fire burning brightly on the plasma television in the corner, a big tray of green and red Jell-O shots passed around the room by a smiling host. But there was something slightly amiss about the wardrobe that this group of 20-somethings had chosen ... (Full article: 1089 words)

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