The Starbucks Holiday Cups Are Officially Here — ALERT

Starbucks red holiday cups from 2015

In an "ode to cups of years past", the design includes a pair of hands holding red cups of coffee and has holiday scenes printed on it.

The coffee chain's seasonal cups launched in the United States on Wednesday morning and it's safe to say they're full of festive cheer.

For the 2017 holiday season, the company is ditching their trademark red cups in favor of a do-it-yourself motif. Want a little more variety?

Starbucks' Executive Creative Director Leanne Fremar said the cup is "intentionally created to encourage our customers to add their own color and illustrations".

The holiday-heavy promotional campaign for the new seasonal cups seems to be in direct correlation to the backlash Starbucks received when its overly-simplistic design in 2015 was deemed not festive enough by customers.

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It's also become a more recent tradition for the cups to generate controversy.

Starbucks' holiday cups are back.

Last year, the company introduced a green "unity cup" and some people didn't like that, either. The cup sparked outrage with its lack of Christmas and winter symbols such as snowflakes, trees or presents. Customers will be able to color in their own designs on the cups.

The company finally figure out how to keep Donald Trump from proposing a boycott again - by giving him a coloring book! Ha! Only it's a cup. That's right, people: holiday drinks are officially back at Starbucks as of November 1 at 5 a.m. local time, meaning you can order your favorite seasonal drinks and they'll come in a red cup to match.

In addition to the DIY cup this year's holiday sleeve comes with a message to Give Good.

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