By Emma White
When you think of Christmas jumpers you might conjure up images of garish novelty knits, not dissimilar to those worn by Bridget Jones and Mark Darcy. But festive sweaters needn’t make you shudder or cringe, in fact we think a stylish Christmas jumper is a must-have for the holiday season.
As well as helping spread a little bit of Christmas magic, a festive knit is a must-have for Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day. Despite many festive cancellations this year, the annual celebration for charity is still going ahead on Friday 11th December. Our round up of the most stylish Christmas knits will ensure you are kitted out and ready to get involved in the festive fun for Save the Children.
As our round-up proves, Christmas jumpers really don’t have to be hideous - in fact, so many of them are totally gorgeous. From trendy fair isle prints to colourful slogan knits, our list of the most stylish Christmas jumpers on the market has something to suit every festive fancy. Whether you wear your sweater with a trusty pair of jeans or a jazzy midi skirt, a Christmas jumper will never let you down - not to mention, they're one of the simplest ways to get into the festive spirit. If you fancy going one step further, how about a comfy and cosy Christmas jumper dress? The Christmas jumper alternative has been popping up all over the high street this year, and we’re a big fan!
If you’re looking for ways to style your festive knit for the big day, be sure to check out our edit of all the best pieces to wear this Christmas. From glitzy earrings to sequin midi skirts, transform your Christmas jumper into a glamorous ensemble that will be guaranteed to wow your loved ones.
Perhaps you’re looking to get the whole family involved in the festive fun? We’ve found all the best matching Christmas jumper ranges on the high street, so you and your family can get that all important festive snap. There’s even a fabulous range of Christmas jumpers for dogs, so your furry friends can look just as cute too!
See our pick of the most stylish Christmas jumpers for every budget below...
Stylish Christmas jumpers to shop now
M&S Fair isle Funnel Neck Jumper
Feel snug in this cosy funnel neck knit from M&S. The subtle sparkle design adds a fun festive touch.
Boden Fair isle Pink Jumper
Opt for a classic fair isle jumper this Christmas. This beautiful sweater is knitted from a wool-blend with a hint of soft-alpaca, perfect for keeping warm and cosy on a wintery walk.
Rock on Ruby Merry and Bright Christmas Jumper
If you prefer to steer clear of bright colours, this pale pink option from small business Rock on Ruby is a fabulous choice. The sweatshirts are drawn and hand printed in the UK and feature a snuggly fleece lining.
Chinti and Parker Merry and Bright Wool Cashmere Sweater
For a touch of luxury, Chinti and Parker have created a luxuriously soft wool and cashmere blend Christmas jumper. The trendy knit features the rainbow-hued slogan ‘Merry and Bright’ to ensure festive cheer with every wear.
Joules Navy Dog Print Jumper
A stylishly festive knit for all the puppy lovers. Joules’ Christmas jumper is crafted from a super soft cotton mix for extra comfort.
White Stuff Fair isle Jumper
The jumper you’ll want to wear everywhere this Christmas. Made in a lambswool-mix, this cosy fair isle knit will look great paired with your favourite jeans or midi skirt.
Boden Reindeer Christmas Jumper
A stylish novelty knit that gets a bit thumbs up from us. The jolly reindeer design is guaranteed to get you in the festive mood.
Chinti and Parker Green Christmas Wool Cashmere Sweater
We love this colourful jumper from Chinti and Parker. The super soft wool design is crafted with cashmere in a dreamy colour combination of green and lilac.
Oysho Mint Green Reindeer Jumper
A gorgeously chunky Christmas jumper to snuggle up in. The beautiful mint green knit features a jacquard pattern of reindeers and snowflakes.
The White Company Sparkle Star Batwing Jumper
If you’re looking for a jumper with a subtle festive nod, this sparkle star knit from The White Company is a winner. The perfect party piece to dress up, or equally as chic paired with jeans or knitted trousers.
Fatface Snowflake Pointelle Jumper
Spread Christmas cheer in a classic red knit. This super soft and stylish jumper from Fatface features a beautiful snowflake design and intricate pointelle detailing. What’s more, 100% of the cotton used is sustainably sourced - so you can be merry and shop ethically at the same time.
Next Pink Christmas Tree Jumper
Next always have an amazing line-up of Christmas jumpers and this year is no different. Add a touch of shimmer and shine to your festive get-up, with this gorgeous sequin embellished knit.
New Look Christmas Pudding Jumper
We couldn’t say no to this joyful Christmas pudding jumper from New Look. In a beautiful baby blue, the cosy knit features sequin and bobble embellishments for an extra festive look.
Tu Clothing at Sainsbury's Oatmeal Sequin Fair Isle Yoke Jumper
For an understated, yet fabulous look, opt for Tu’s fair isle jumper. Designed in a beautiful neutral oatmeal with a high-neck, the versatile knit will keep you cosy all winter long. We love the pretty rose gold sequin embellishment along the neckline.
Emma White is a freelance fashion and lifestyle writer. She has been working in the publishing industry since she graduated with an English Literature degree from the University of Southampton in 2018. Combining her love of writing and fashion, she started working as part of the fashion team at woman&home in early 2019 and now works across Womanandhome.com, Goodto.com, woman&home, Simply woman&home, Woman’s Weekly, Woman, Woman’s Own and Chat.
Emma writes about a broad range of fashion topics, including celebrity and royal fashion, trending seasonal styles, how to get designer looks for less on the high street, sustainable fashion and timeless wardrobe classics. When she isn’t writing she is probably shopping, looking for the latest must-have piece to update her wardrobe or home. She particularly loves to discover and support up and coming small businesses. You can follow what she gets up to with work and outside of work on her Instagram @emma_whitex
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