If you’re not a fan of a novelty knit, and the thought of pulling on a jumper topped with tinsel fills you with dread, you might want to consider one of these stylish alternatives.
From fine Fair Isle knits that can be worn well beyond the festive period to subtle sequin sweaters guaranteed to liven up your favourite pair of jeans in time for the office Christmas party – we’ve rounded up the chicest jumpers to ensure you’re suitably prepared for any event on the Christmas calendar.
On the designer front, Loewe, Isabel Marant Étoile and Fendi have your luxury options covered. Meanwhile, Topshop, Zara and Oasis have come out on top when it comes to sophisticated styles that won’t blow the entire Christmas budget.
How to wear your new knit? Let your Christmas jumper take centre stage and team with high-waist jeans and flat boots, or why not dress yours up with a silky midi-skirt and heels?
Still not convinced? Scroll down to shop our edit of the best festive knits to be seen in this Christmas…
Loewe Fair Isle jumper, £625, matchesfashion.com
Topshop embellished jumper, £59, topshop.com
Tory Sport fair Isle appliquéd merino wool-blend sweater, £270, net-a-porter.com
Isabel Marant Étoile Elsey Fair Isle jumper, £350, net-a-porter.com
Bella Freud Fairytale of New York jumper, £300, bellafreud.com
Zara Fair Isle jumper, £49.99, zara.com
Chinti & Parker red star cashmere jumper, £350, chintiandparker.com
Fusalp Carving wool-blend performance jumper, £270, matchesfashion.com
Zara sequin jumper, £39.99, zara.com
Fendi embroidered sweater, £770, farfetch.com
Star printed jumper, £40, oasis-stores.com
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