Our edit of the best Christmas jumpers for 2021 is sure to get all the family in the festive spirit, with offerings for men, women, babies and teenagers too.
With the season of merriment fast approaching, many of us are getting our party outfits ready for the festivities. And that includes bagging a cute and colourful knit for none other than Christmas Jumper Day 2021. High street brands including Next, Matalan and John Lewis, plus supermarkets like Asda and Sainsbury’s have all worked hard to ensure there’s plenty of offerings in the way of Christmas jumpers for kids, teens, adults and babies. And we’ve rounded up the best options to save you the legwork.
Whether you believe the bolder the better or that traditional wins every time, we’ve found a range of joyful styles to suit every Christmas jumper fancy. From novelty knits, to trendy fair isle prints that can be worn way into January, there is a sweater for every festive need. There are even personalised options too, which would make for a lovely gift. And just like the increasingly popular matching family Christmas pyjamas trend, some of our picks are available in adult and child sizes for total Christmas co-ordination.
1. Save the Children’s ‘See the Magic’ Vintage Jumper
We had to start our Christmas Jumper round-up with this special Save the Children jumper – the official charity of Christmas Jumper Day 2021. Their sustainable upcycled vintage sweater with the gold logo and stars is available in sizes S-XL. And the best part is 100% of the products goes to supporting children across the globe.
2. Black Sequin Christmas Pudding Jumper
Those after something a little cheekier should look no further than New Look’s Christmas pudding jumper. The two sweets are given the sequin treatment and hilariously positioned in the same place as some other prized puddings…
3. Dachshund Christmas Jumper
Dog lovers will adore this festive Dachshund jumper from Peacocks – that’s reasonably priced at under £20. The cute cartoon dog is given a festive makeover with sequinned antlers and some Christmas baubles.
4. Grey Sequin Reindeer Matching Family Jumper
We reckon this Next jumper will be a sell-out before December. A Christmas jumper with a difference – we love the ruffled cuffs and collar and the cute reindeer design. More chic and less novelty – it’s a stylish jumper that will see you through the season.
5. Blue Merry and Bright Knitted Jumper
Get it right in this Merry and Bright textured find from Asda this Christmas Jumper day. The pastel colours, sequins and balloon sleeves make this a fun festive garment to wear. And the best part? You can pick it up whilst doing your weekly shop!
6. Cream Fairisle Matching Family Jumper
Those seeking a traditional Christmas jumper need look no further than this cosy Next offering. It features the classic fair isle pattern and Christmas colours. Plus it’s made from 100% cotton, so is soft and kind to skin.
7. Navy Christmas Cracker Jumper
This ‘joy, peace and love’ jumper is a cracking buy at Matalan – setting you back just £16. A subtle take on sparkles for the festive season – simply pair with jeans and white trainers for a comfortable Christmas jumper look.
8. Oatmeal Robin Christmas Jumper
This jumper is one you can wear long past Christmas Jumper day and far into the New Year. We love the adorable embroidered robins that adorn this. Plus there’s extra brownie points with this item – as its made up of recycled fibres.
9. Mulled Wine And Tinsel Time Christmas Jumper
Spell out what’s important to you this festive season. This cute slogan jumper from Rock on Ruby at Not on the High Street is embroidered to order and made up of a soft cotton and polyester blend. Plus it’s designed to be oversized, making it great to cosy up in on a cold December night.
10. Support The Claus Women’s Christmas Jumper
Mrs Claus take centre stage in this inspired Christmas jumper. Perfect for sassy individuals not afraid to wear their heart on their sleeve – this jumper is snug, vegan friendly and makes a fun statement on Christmas jumper day.
11. Cream Jingle Belle Sequin Christmas Jumper
Be the ‘belle’ of the ball this Christmas Jumper day with this sweet sweater from Asda. They’ve shunned the traditional Christmas colours for something a bit more modern and stylish – a love heart print and sequins. Definitely one you could wear throughout Winter and not limited to the day in question.
12. ‘Gingle Bells’ Unisex Christmas Jumper
Gin lovers rejoice – of course there’s a Christmas Jumper with your name on! This fun unisex GINgle Bells print is just the tonic for fans of the beloved spirit. Available in white, navy, black and red, it also boasts a brushed fleece inner (aka cosy). Wear to your Christmas party to alert fellow partygoers of your tipple of choice.
13. Gingerbread Christmas Jumper
Sometimes a classic novelty Christmas jumper is all you want for the big day. And this gingerbread jumper ticks all the boxes. Wooly and kitsch in a lovely lilac hue, it’s sure to raise a few smiles this festive season.
14. ASOS DESIGN Dinosaur Jumper
This adorable festive dinosaur jumper is sure to be a roar-ing success on the day itself. Because not every Christmas jumper has to feature a penguin, snowman or reindeer. Pair with jeans and trainers for a comfy and polished look.
15. ‘Rein-Beer’ Neck Festive Jumper
Beer drinkers will get a laugh or two whilst wearing this Brewdolph jumper, courtesy of Debenhams. The acrylic crew neck sweater is not too thin or thick, making it an optimum choice to wear for the office party and throughout Christmas Day dinner.
16. Grey Fairisle Pattern Christmas Jumper
Nothing says Christmas like a classic Fair Isle knit – and we’re big fans of this stylish grey one from Next. It’s also made of 80% sustainable cotton and feels lovely to touch. Plus if you’re someone who enjoys those matching Family Christmas pyjamas – then note that this jumper is available for women and kids too.
17. Marks and Spencer Penguins Novelty Christmas Jumper
Pick up this penguin jumper for under £20 at trusty Marks and Spencer. Featuring the artic animals in a number of silly skiing and snowboarding poses, it’s a fun and easy-to-wear buy for Christmas Jumper Day 2021.
18. Novelty Greggs Christmas Jumper
Whether it’s their bestselling Greggs steak bake or a cheeky Greggs chicken bake that does it for you. We think you’ll agree this novelty jumper is perfect for fans of the high street bakery chain. Sure to start a conversation or two at lunchtime.
19. Rubber Road Pac Man Sweatshirt
Perfect for the (pac)man in your life. The classic retro game has been given a festive twist for this novelty jumper, in a bold purple print. Pick one up from Sports Direct for under £20.
20. Mens Christmas Fairisle Pattern Jumper
If it’s a traditional Christmas jumper you’re after then Next have the goodies. Particularly this cosy Navy knit, which is the perfect blend of novelty and nice thanks to the fair isle pattern and sweet Rudolph faces.
21. Rubber Road Batman Sweatshirt
Express your comic alter ego in this fun and festive Batman jumper from Sports Direct. They’ll be no questioning your allegiance come Christmas Jumper day and it’s sure to spark a few water cooler chats on which superhero trumps all. (Father Christmas surely?)
22. Another Influence Festive Gingerbread Jumper
The tradition of baking Gingerbread houses and their tasty inhabitants at Christmas now extends way past the kitchen. With this fun print by Another Influence at ASOS. The soft knit is a steal at £20 and perfect for those not afraid of making a cheesy statement.
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23. PlayStation Black Knitted Christmas Jumper
Call off the search! We’ve found the ultimate teenager Christmas jumper for those who love nothing more than gaming 24/7. The Playstation logo and controller symbols are surrounded by festive symbols of deers and snowflakes in this fair isle style. Pick it up at ASDA whilst grabbing your Christmas turkey for 2021. Available in sizes 5-6 years to 15-16 years.
24. H&M Dark Blue Santa Jumper
This unisex Santa jumper is simple and gets straight to the point – perfect for teens in need of a Christmas jumper without all the bells and whistles. Available in sizes XS up to XL it’s a steal at under £20. And we reckon it will go great with black skinny jeans, vans and a beanie hat.
25. Coca Cola Christmas Sweatshirt
The countdown to Christmas isn’t complete without a glimpse of the Coca-Cola trucks in their annual Christmas advert. And we know a few teens that consider the fizzy pop their favourite drink. Which is why we think this sweatshirt will go down wonders. Slightly oversized in style, it will compliment any jeans or leggings. And certainly looks super cosy. Available in sizes XS to XL at Boohoo.
26. John Lewis Christmas Pudding Fair Isle Jumper
For a good old fashioned teenager Christmas jumper, look no further than this classic Christmas pudding and robin jumper. Part of John Lewis’s own branded clothing line you can expect this to be a good quality warm knit. And the nostalgic style means it’s one that won’t ever go out of fashion – meaning at least a good few years wear out of it. Available in sizes 2 to 14 years.
27. Gentleman Alpaca Unisex Ugly Christmas Sweater
There’s a lot to unpack in this Christmas jumper. Lights, snowflakes and trees in a Fair Isle pattern, finished off with a sunglass-wearing alpaca? Not exactly the most conventional of Christmas clothing – but we think teens will love it for it’s quirkiness. Available in sizes S to XXL – it’s also a great novelty Christmas jumper for men too.
28. Christmas Pattern Asymmetrical Hem Jumper
Shein has become a go-to shopping destination for teen girls – thanks to their stylish clothes at bargain prices. And they’ve certainly delivered the goods with their Christmas Jumper range for 2021. We think the young fashionista in your life will like the asymmetric cut hem and warm autumnal colours of this cosy, oversized knit. Available in sizes S, M and L.
29. Christmas Pattern Drop Shoulder Jumper
This pastel pink novelty Father Christmas knit is one of the cosiest Christmas jumpers in our edit for 2021. Snap it up in a S, M or L at Shein.
30. The Grinch Black Christmas Jumper
Chances are your teen is a fan of the classic family Christmas film How the Grinch Stole Christmas and no doubt watched it a fair few times on VHS whilst growing up. Gift them a nostalgic nod in the form of this knit thats available in sizes S up to XXXL at ASDA.