The best Christmas jumpers for women and men
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If you’re looking for a new Christmas jumper, then you’ve come to the right place.
We’ve rounded up some of the best festive knits, for men and women - but these are sweaters that aren’t just for the 2021 Christmas season but for many more Christmases to come.
Environmental organisation Hubbub once said that Christmas jumpers can be one of the worst examples of fast fashion, because quite often they are just worn once and then disposed of.
The full report from Hubbub, published in 2019, found that people here in the UK bought around 12 million new Christmas jumpers that year - despite having 65 million still in their wardrobes from previous years.
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It doesn’t have to be that way. The jumpers we’ve chosen here are different to the novelty jumpers usually associated with one time use, they are the kind you will look forward to pull out of your wardrobe each and every December.
These jumpers are well made of the highest quality materials and styled in a way that will never go out of fashion - so you can wear them - and love them - year after year.
For even more Christmas clothing you won’t want to stop wearing, check out our guide to the best Christmas pyjamas for the whole family.
'Merry Christmas' Retro Sweatshirt Jumper
This beautiful Christmas jumper features a classic wreath design filled with cute Christmas scenes in pastel colours such as sleigh riding, choosing a tree and snow fights along with the words ‘Merry Christmas’.
Made from a cotton blend, these sweatshirts have a soft feel with a fleecy lining and feature a ribbed neckline and cuffs designed for a relaxed fit.
Available in three colour choices; vanilla (pictured), navy and red, and sizes small to extra large.
Miranda Festive Intarsia Crew Neck Jumper
This wonderful seasonal jumper comes in two designs and colours; a navy festive dog (pictured) and a green robin, and available in sizes 6 to 26.
Featuring sparkly sequins to define the design, and contrast tipping to the cuff and side split seams, it’s an easy-to-wear style that will really stand out season after season.
This is a stylish, cosy jumper which has a more abstract Christmas design which looks like trees, snowflakes and hearts.
The shades of pink and red are typical festive colours which are sure to evoke feelings of joy whenever you wear it.
This is a jumper that you can get snug in not only on Christmas Day, but also all throughout the winter.
Available in sizes 6 to 22.
Black Merry & Bright Fluffy Christmas Jumper
A smile-inducing festive knit, this merry and bright and cheerful jumper will guarantee Christmas sparkle throughout the cold season.
Its soft fluffy fit and sequin embellishment makes for a comfortable jumper perfect for casual styling through the day or dressing up during the night.
Available in sizes 10 to 20.
M&S Collection Pure Cotton Deer Christmas Jumper
One for the men, this gorgeous green jumper will add some festive flair to his wardrobe.
It has a classic crew neckline and ribbed trims for extra warmth, and features that all important Christmassy deer panel on the front.
Better yet, it’s made from sustainably sourced cotton so you know it will last season after season, and be good for the planet too.
Rainbow Sequin Snowflake Jumper
Rainbows have continued to a symbol of happiness and hope during 2021, so the myriad of colours on this soft and fluffy jumper are sure to bring brightness to the festive season.
Add in the sequins and this makes for a stand-out festive jumper.
Of course a snowflake isn’t just a symbol of Christmas, so it will be easy to style this up all the way through winter.
Available in sizes S to L, and also in a curve version.
Heat-seal star v-neck jumper green
Embellished with stars, this cosy v-neck jumper might not be a typical Christmas jumper, but the gorgeous green colour matches that of the trees that stand in our living rooms and the star the wonderful decorations that adorn our homes.
It’s made from a fabric called Lenzing™ Ecovero™, which is a a sustainable fabric derived from certified renewable wood sources and made using eco-responsible production methods.
This means it’s an ethical choice, and it’s a piece of clothing that is well made and will last the test of time.
Available in sizes S to XL.
Khost Clothing Fair Isle Sequin Jumper
This cosy jumper will quickly become a wardrobe staple this Christmas, and for many autumn/winter seasons to come, thanks to the comfort and warmth it provides.
Featuring a sequin fair isle pattern, this cosy knit has long sleeves, ribbed detailing and a high round neckline.
The fair isle pattern is a a classic Christmas design so it will never go out of style.
ASOS DESIGN knitted christmas jumper with fairisle stag in red
Another one for men, this classic Christmas jumper also features a classic fairisle design that will stand the test of time.
This a soft, chunky knit which features a high roll neck, so not only is it super stylish but it will also help him to keep the warmth in and feel super snug all the way through the season.
Available in sizes 2XS to 4XL.
Snowflake Knitted Top
Bring some festive love to your winter wardrobe with this monochrome snowflake top that is crafted in a soft cosy knit with round neckline and long sleeves.
Monochrome is a design that has been popular for many years, and with good reason. It looks chic, and it will always be on trend.
Available in sizes S to XXL, and in black and red colourways.