The best Christmas jumpers are guaranteed to get you into the festive spirit and with the temperatures starting to drop there’s no better time to start bolstering your knitwear collection.
Much like your favorite Christmas party dress, a Christmas jumper is an integral part of a festive wardrobe. With popularity soaring in recent years, the best Christmas jumpers are now a mainstay of straight-to-market brands, with dozens of iterations expected across all budgets and categories in the run-up to the holiday season. Such is the popularity of the best Christmas jumpers that there is even a day dedicated to wearing your most spirited sweater, whilst raising money for a good cause. While many credit Mark Darcy for the initial explosion in the style status of the Christmas jumper - after the character was spotted donning a particularly festive knit in Bridget Jones, having a holiday season wardrobe packed with joy-inducing pieces is nothing new.
From slogan sweaters and funny festive puns to cute character motif styles and classic fair isle knits to subtle sparkly designs, there is a Christmas jumper for every sartorial style. Whether you want to get the whole family kitted out best matching Christmas jumpers, or see it as your duty to don a festive knit to help bolster Christmas cheer, it's time to get fully decked out for a joyous December.
The best Christmas jumpers to shop now
Purchasing special clothing items for Christmas day itself or the run-up has become a global tradition and the best Christmas jumpers fall very much in line with this trend. From the best women’s Christmas pajamas for those dark and cozy nights during December to the best matching Christmas pajamas for the whole family to get everyone excited on Christmas Eve, our clothing can really help get us in the right mindset to celebrate the festive period.
RRP: $92.95 / £59.95 | Red and white is a classic Christmas color combo and this stripy sweater is perfect if you’re looking for something a little more lightweight. The Christmas pudding embellishments add a welcome touch of festive-ready fun.
RRP: $49.99 / £34.99 | For a sweater you can wear all winter, statement knits were a big part of the fall 2022 fashion trends and we love the pink snowflake design, contrasted with red and black on this iteration. With an oversized fit for extra snugness.
RRP: $44.23 / £38 | One of the best sweaters for the festive season, you can’t beat a slogan for a dose of feel-good fashion. This cotton-blend sweater has a fleece lining so it’s super soft against the skin. Available in three colors - black, red and white.
RRP: $48 / £34 | Purple is one of the top fashion trends 2023 so get ahead of the game with this jumper. While the embellished 'All is bright' slogan gives a nod to the festive period, it isn't fully limited to the Christmas season, adding versatility to the look.
RRP: $109 / £69 | A festive cardigan is a stylish alternative to a classic pullover and a handy layering tool too, adding festive cheer to your best dresses. The pretty fair isle gives this cardi a wintery feel whilst the gray hue ensures it’ll go with everything.
RRP: $186 / £109 | For a knit that will work as part of your work Christmas party outfits, this elegant sweater features gold embellishment across the shoulders and neckline on a rich burgundy base. Pair with black for a striking and elegant finish.
RRP: $30 / £20 | For those minimalists amongst us, this quirky sweatshirt gets straight to the point. A nod to the festive season without fully embracing the kitsch and cheese that often accompanies holiday knits, we’re sure it’ll still raise a smile.
RRP: $72 / £65 | ‘Tis the season to sparkle so get on board with this sequin-sleeved knit. The multiple star embellishment gives this jumper a nod to the festive season without going too OTT whilst the cream shade makes it wearable round-the-clock.
RRP: $33.89 / £30 | Puns and puppies, this is the perfect sweater for all the dog lovers out there. A great gift or self-gift idea, each puppy has been hand embroidered for a lovely unique touch. The jumpers have an oversized, relaxed fit.
RRP: $35 / £30 | One of the best Christmas jumpers for those after a bit more color, swap classic reds and greens for this mustard iteration. Crafted from 100% cotton, it has a regular fit. Wear with your warmest leggings for a casual weekend look.
RRP: $1695 / £1,265 | Get ready to inject some serious glamour to your look with this designer sweater. In an off-white hue, it features statement silver metal studs for extra interest. The statement studded design will last long after Christmas too.
RRP: £34.99 (International shipping available) | The home of glitz and glam, it's not just party season, it’s also Strictly season so if you want to show off your love for the celebrity dancing show then this quirky knit is the one. It gets a solid 10 from us.
RRP: $32 / £15 | Nail that festive photo op with this sweet maternity jumper. A cute Christmas gift for mom-to-be, it features a Santa Baby slogan sitting over the bump. With a relaxed fit through the body, it will accommodate a growing bump.
RRP: £25.99 (UK Only) | If you want a sweater that's utterly playful, this black jumper features a rather jolly-looking sequin dinosaur motif. Lean into the spirit of the season, but add a fashionable twist and style with some chic leather trousers.
RRP: $71 / £38 | Another knit you’ll be able to rock for Christmas and beyond, this fair isle jumper is super toasty with its high neckline - ideal for Boxing Day walks. The cropped finish makes it ideal for pairing with high-waisted jeans or skirts.
RRP: $27.04 / £28.99 | Who can resist a cheesy Christmas jumper? Embrace the season with this quirky jumper. Featuring a jolly alpaca, some snowflakes, a Santa hat, and mistletoe all in an appropriate color palette, you can't get much more festive.
RRP: $60 / £50 | And the most adorable Christmas jumper design award goes to this sweet sweater. With two Scottie dogs kissing under the mistletoe, it would make a charming gift for dog lovers. The light gray colorway makes it easy to style too.
RRP: $100 / £100 | Barbour might be known for making some of the best waterproof jackets but it excels in knitwear too. This wool-blend knit has a cozy turtleneck silhouette and an attractive, subtle reindeer pattern for a chic nod to Christmas.
RRP: £59 (UK only) | Get the party started with this disco knit. A stylish choice if you’re looking to dress up your Christmas jumper this season. Wear with a metallic pleated midi skirt or half tucked into a pencil skirt for an elegant party outfits.