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Our top 12 picks for Christmas Jumper Day this Friday

Founded by the UK-based charity Save the Children in 2012, Christmas Jumper Day is an annual fundraising campaign held on a Friday every December.

Written by High Life North
Published 08.12.2020

By Marita Leadbeater

This year, Christmas Jumper Day is going to be bigger than ever.

Founded by the UK-based charity Save the Children in 2012, Christmas Jumper Day is an annual fundraising campaign held on a Friday every December to encourage people to ‘make the world better with a sweater’ and donate online. This year’s event falls this Friday, December 11th, so if you fancy a new addition to your festive wardrobe – keep reading.

There’s a plethora of Christmas jumpers out there, from kitsch to classic. But here at High Life North, we thought we would help whittle down the options with our selection of 2020’s best. We’ve chosen jumpers from some much-loved names, as well as brands a little closer to home.

With social distancing in place and the rise of Zoom parties, make sure you look festively fashionable with the perfect Christmas-themed jumper for you. Here’s a list of our top 12 favourite knitwear pieces, whatever your style or budget.

1. VERSATILE

With stars and a pop of red, this stylish intarsia jumper is perfect for December and beyond. Featuring a touch of wool for extra cosiness, this would be our choice for an investment that does not date.

£65, Joules at Next

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2. SWEET

Made from super-soft Cashmilon fabric, this jumper is ideal for an extra touch of dainty winter sparkle.

£25, Marks & Spencer

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3. DESIGNER

An ode to what many would consider the greatest Christmas song of all time, this trendy
collabo is guaranteed to turn heads, with luxurious 100% merino wool and a modern ribbed trim.

£325, Bella Freud X Kate Moss at Jules B

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4. UNDERSTATED

If overtly-festive designs aren’t your thing, this jumper’s muted tones and winter pattern are ideal. With a classic rounded neck and cable knit finish, this piece will see you through the chilly season well.

£29.99, Mango

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5. PLUS SIZE

Showcase your curves in this eye-catching soft knit slogan jumper. This statement piece also has drop shoulders, a crew neck and relaxed fit.

£30, ASOS

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6. FUNNY

What’s Christmas without an appearance from the big man himself? And wearing his favourite wax jacket nonetheless. Enjoy soft luxury, with this jumper crafted from fine cotton and added cashmere.

£64.95, Barbour

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7. QUINTESSENTIAL

Red? Tick. Reindeers? Tick. Scandanavian selburose pattern? Tick. It doesn’t get any more
traditional than this soft jacquard knit, with ribbing along the neckline, cuffs and hem.

£24.99, H&M

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8. MATERNITY

If you’re a mama-to-be, this jumper is our firm favourite. It features a classic Fair Isle design with a sweet penguin motif that is sure to make an impression. There’s also a hint of cashmere for added luxury.

£35, JoJo Maman Bebe

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9. CLASSIC

If you can’t be a little predictable at Christmas, when can you be? Opt for a traditional knitted style with diamond design, including a crew neck and elasticated cuffs.

£109, Max Mara @ Flannels

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10. SASSY

Show off your cheeky side and address Santa with this gorgeous dusky pink jumper that’s both trendy and perfectly cosy for yuletide celebrations.

£25, Only @ Tu Sainsbury’s

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11. MATCHING

This jumper has a retro feel, with hand-sewn French knots and intricate embroidery for a
touchable texture. Fair Isle jacquard detailing is knitted from a wool-blend, with a hint of soft alpaca. Available in a matching mini version for your little one.

£95, Boden

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12. SHOP LOCAL

Be North East and proud, with a festive Geordie jumper that’s printed on demand and sustainably made from organic cotton. It’s our top pick for a climate-conscious Christmas, supporting a local business based in Cramlington.

£35, Warrior & Feral

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Christmas Jumper Day for Save the Children is this Friday 11th December. Join your loved ones by donning your jumper and donating £2 each to:

savethechildren.org.uk

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