'Tis the season for mince pies, family functions, and a wild and wonderful array of novelty gifts. While many gifts simply bring giggles, there are few presents that induce terror like the ugly holiday sweater. Since the Balenciaga German Shepherd sweater was arguably one of the most popular of the year, it's no surprise that designers from the high street to department stores are rolling out their versions of the dreaded wooly jumpers with penguins, snowmen, and reindeer all popping up to say a very un-subtle hello. It's time to embrace the season, and the fashion choices it brings, and pick up your own. Here are 5 high street and 5 designer variation of the trend.