The festive season wouldn’t be the same without some themed attire, and you can’t go wrong with classic Christmas jumpers.
With Christmas Jumper Day coming up on 11 December, it’s that time of year again where it’s essential to look out your beloved festive pullover or to treat yourself and your family members to a new one.
Retailers like Next, Asda, Sainsbury’s and Matalan have a fantastic selection of jumpers online and in-store this year, from matching family sets to gorgeous sequins to fun 3D features.
Here’s our pick of the best Christmas jumpers for 2020.
You could be the cutest Christmas family in the country with these matching stag jumpers from Next.
The kids’ ones are particularly adorable, in a smart navy colour with a sparkling tartan stag head on the front.
The matching women’s and men’s versions are a similar design.
Sizes go from nine months up to 16 years.
George at Asda has a huge collection of Christmas jumpers this year, including this adorable kids’ snowman one.
In a festive mint green colour, it’s patterned with multi-coloured snowmen wearing earmuffs and scarves.
Sizes range from one year to seven years.
At this price, it’s hard to say no.
Price: £8, Asda.
If your child is obsessed with video games, George at Asda is selling the perfect Minecraft Christmas jumper.
The popular game has been transformed into a festive garment, in a pea-green colour decorated with video game snowmen and dogs.
It reads “season’s greetings” and has the Minecraft logo at the top and has sizes from four years to 14 years.
Price: From £12, Asda.
Matalan is stocking this super-cute gnome jumper which is already selling fast, so be quick if you want to snap it up.
The thick, red pullover has spotted sleeves and features a fair-isle print gnome in the middle.
The best part? The gnome has dangling braids which is a hilarious feature guaranteed to make your child love it.
There’s also a navy boys’ version of the jumper, and sizes for each go from 12 months to 13 years.
Price: From £9, Matalan
For the Thomas the Tank Engine-obsessed child, search no further than this great festive sweater from TU at Sainsbury’s.
Every kid’s favourite train is sewn in the middle of the jumper, adorned with fairy lights. The red and white fair-isle train print is cute, too.
Sizes from one year to five years.
Price: From £12, Sainsbury’s.
This light pink pullover is ideal for the festive season thanks to the sequined Christmas tree adorning the front.
It’s simple, yet looks good, and for those that don’t like garish Christmas patterns this could be more up your street.
Sizes up to XL.
Price: £34, Next.
A Christmas jumper that’s both cheeky and cute is hard to come by, but TU at Sainsbury’s has the perfect offering this year.
In a gorgeous festive maroon colour, this pullover has two Christmas puddings on the front, situated in a place which is sure to make the family giggle.
There’s also small bobbles on the sleeves for that extra Christmas factor.
It goes up to a size 24.
Price: £20, Sainsbury’s.
You can’t go wrong with anything Santa-themed at Christmas time, and George at Asda has just the jumper.
This pale blue pullover, which features a santa face with a soft beard trim and white contrast stitching, looks comfortable yet cute.
There’s no surprise that it’s selling fast, so make sure to buy it soon.
It goes up to a size XL.
Price: £16, Asda.
If Christmas isn’t really your thing but you still want to get involved with the festive jumper fun, this H&M jacquard-knit jumper is the perfect one.
It’s black, with a fair-isle style print in blue and white, and the words “winter” and “ski” running round the body and sleeves in a banner.
It’s very understated, so could be worn as an everyday jumper, too.
And, it’s made from a wool blend so it’s guaranteed to be cosy.
It runs up to a size XXL.
Price: £24.99, from H&M.
If you prefer your Christmas attire to be more jokey than serious, look no further than this hilarious jumper.
The reindeer on the front has a 3D bobble nose, and the writing reads “Xmas cheer”, with room for a beer to fit in the pocket below - now that’s handy!
Sizes up to XXL.
Price: £30, Next.
There’s a Harry Potter lover in every family, and this Hogwarts-themed Christmas jumper is an absolute must.
The blue, black, white and red fair-isle print sweater has “Christmas at Hogwarts” sewn into the front, with an image of the wizarding train.
It goes up to a size XXL.
Price: £16, Asda.
Staying on the fantasy theme, Star Wars fans needn’t feel left out this Christmas as TU at Sainsbury’s has made the perfect Christmas jumper just for them.
The fair-isle print pullover is in festive blue, white and red colours with a StormTrooper in a Christmas hat printed on the front, and some mini Darth Vaders flanking it.
It goes up to a size XXXL.
Price: £20, Sainsbury's.
You can’t go wrong with a classic fair-isle Christmas jumper, and this black-and-white version could be worn throughout the festive season.
The smart print features snowflakes and reindeers and would be ideal for any virtual Christmas parties.
Sizes up to XXL.
Price: £18, Matalan,
For your dog
Would a family Christmas jumper collection be complete without one for your dog?
Your pooch will be the most fashionable in the area with this canine Christmas pullover from TU at Sainsbury’s.
The retailer is selling this adorable fair-isle print penguin jumper, which you can just slip over your dog’s head, with space for its legs.
It comes in a range of sizes, too.
Price: £10, Sainsbury's.