Before “ugly sweater” parties became all the rage, John Kaplar liked to show up at holiday events donning prancing reindeer and jingling stockings. “I’m the guy who likes to dress up for parties,” says Kaplar, 29.
Still, it wasn’t easy finding holiday sweaters that fit his 6’ 4” foot frame. “I was frustrated with the lack of tacky sweaters in men’s sizes,” says Kaplar, who used to search the women’s section at places like J.C. Penney or Walmart for festive tops. “I was forced to wear vests.”
In 2009, he started designing his own holiday apparel, which he sells on his website, Skedouche.com. (The name was inspired by a phrase in the movie Kung Fu Panda.) The site now sells a few dozen different designs for men, women, children and dogs, with prices ranging from $49.99 to $82.99. Traffic…
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