People really want this 'ugly' Windows 95 sweater that Microsoft is giving away, but unfortunately you can't buy it

Twitter/@Windows
  • Microsoft said it was giving away Windows 95 sweaters to “lucky fans” through the @Windows Twitter account.
  • The company described the sweater as “ugly,” but the consensus on the internet is that people desperately want one.
  • Unfortunately, the sweater isn’t available to buy at the moment.

Microsoft posted a tweet on Thursday announcing a Windows 95 “ugly” sweater giveaway to “lucky fans.”

The company said in the tweet, posted on its @Windows account, that “fans” should check their direct-message inbox to see if they have been selected to receive a Windows 95 sweater.

Specifically, Microsoft is looking for fans who have engadged with the company and have “shared their authentic love for Windows,” a Microsoft representative told Business Insider.

The company has made only 100 sweaters, many of which have already been awarded. There are only a few left at the time of writing.

Windows 95 sweaterTwitter/@Windows

Microsoft dubbed the sweater “ugly,” but the internet wants it quite badly.

A post about the sweater on the r/ATBGE (Awful Taste But Great Execution) subreddit has garnered more than 16,300 upvotes. (Congratulations to u/Eggballz on your newfound Reddit karma wealth.)

Windows 95 sweater reddie commentReddit/Tera91

The sweater is also fuel for good comedy:

Reddit/OhTheHueManatee

The giveaway is also making the rounds in tech media circles, with many in the industry (including myself) expressing a deep desire for the sweater.

Unfortunately, the sweater is obtainable only through the giveaway from the @Windows Twitter account at the moment.

But if Microsoft is interested in earning some extra cash in the fashion business, the demand seems to be there.

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