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You Can Now Wear Your Favorite Food With These Delicious-Looking Designs

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Don't let societal expectations sway you: a purse can be shaped like almost anything. As such, why lug around a boring rectangle when you can store your portable belongings in a giant piece of pasta? Netherlands-based fashion blogger and designer Rommy makes quirky accessories shaped like colorful junk food. Through her Etsy store, you can find a plethora of eccentric bags, pins, necklaces, and other accessories in unusual shapes. Wear your sugar passion on your sleeve—er, shoulder—with bags shaped like ice cream, cake, and gummies. There's even a line of food-themed bow-ties for the dapper (and hungry). 

"My designs are full of energy, a complete color explosion with sense of humor. I like to look at products in a different way, and go against the rules, because that will create that unique product!" Rommy writes on her store page.

While some of the pieces look a little cumbersome for everyday wear, they certainly add a dose of whimsy to any outfit. You could probably knock someone out cold with the Smarties clutch—but at least you'd look good doing it.

Photos courtesy of Etsy

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Want Priority Boarding On Your Alaska Airlines Flight This Holiday Season? Wear an Ugly Christmas Sweater
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Between steep fares and crowded terminals, flying during the holidays isn’t fun. But on Friday, December 15, a special Alaska Airlines promotion will ease boarding stress and transform packed planes into mile-high ugly sweater parties, in honor of National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day. As the Los Angeles Times reports, the airline will offer free early boarding to travelers willing to don their holiday worst at the airport.

The promotion is good for all Alaska Airlines flights in the airline’s 115-city network, and for flights offered by Virgin America and Horizon Air (both of which are operated by Alaska Airlines). In addition to escaping the waiting crowds, passengers who share the most festive knitted looks will be featured on Alaska Air's social media pages if they tag their photos and videos using the hashtags #UglySweaterDay and #MostWestCoast. And since no plane aisle-turned-catwalk is complete without a soundtrack, “festive holiday-themed boarding music will play all month long to help get guests into the holiday spirit,” according to a press release.

Worried you’ll be the only person on the plane wearing a sequined Rudolph cardigan? Even if other passengers don’t get the memo, airline crew will also be wearing ugly sweaters—so feel free to unleash your inner Chevy Chase from National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.

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Custom-Design the Ugly Christmas Sweater of Your Dreams (or Nightmares)
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For those of you aspiring to be the worst dressed person at your family's holiday dinner, UglyChristmasSweater.com sells—you guessed it—ugly Christmas sweaters to seasonal revelers possessing a sense of irony. But the Michigan-based online retailer has elevated kitsch to new heights by offering a create-your-own-sweater tool on its website.

Simply visit the site's homepage, and click on the Sweater Customizer link. There, you'll be provided with a basic sweater template, which you can decorate with festive snowflakes, reindeer, and other designs in five different colors. If you're feeling really creative, you can even upload photos, logos, hand-drawn pictures, and/or text. After you approve and purchase a mock-up of the final design, you can purchase the final result (prices start at under $70). But you'd better act quickly: due to high demand, orders will take about two weeks plus shipping time to arrive.

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