The best Christmas jumpers for women

Christmas jumpers

'Tis the season to drink fizzy things, munch canapes and wear Christmas jumpers. Festive knitwear is a wonderful addition to any winter wardrobe, and definitely doesn't need to break the bank

Christmas jumpers for less than £20

George at ASDA, from £12.90

George at ASDA, from £12.90

Why not pick up a festive jumper or two while you're doing the big Christmas food haul? With lots of cheery styles to choose from (including sequin-adorned cats and a pair of candy canes), ASDA's range of jumpers is bound to fill you with festive cheer. And with prices starting from £12.50, your purse will be pretty happy, too.

“The two ASDA ones I've got have washed really well. I've had lots of compliments on them, too.”

“I had a couple of fine knit, not too bonkers jumpers from ASDA last year. I'm pretty busty, so I really didn't want a massive picture emphasising my frontage, and I had a lot of compliments on them. I'd definitely look there again.”

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Amazon Unisex Christmas jumpers, from £14.99

Amazon Unisex Christmas jumpers, from £14.99

These more traditional Christmas jumpers are timeless classics, perfect for curling up in by the fire. Whether you go for the red Fair Isle pattern or a cheering pyramid of reindeer, you'll look great wearing yours with jeans every single day over the festive period.

“I got one a year ago on Amazon with a red Fair Isle pattern, and it's timeless.”

“Buy a snowman/penguin/snowflake/tree/Fair Isle-type one. Then you can wear it right from when it gets cold, say mid-November, until Easter.”

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Peacocks Red Fair Isle Christmas Jumper, £20

Peacocks Red Fair Isle Christmas Jumper, £20

It's probably not the first place that springs to mind, but Peacocks has a wide range of wonderful Christmas jumpers every year. This jaunty red one, complete with reindeer marching across the front, will stay fashionable for many Christmases to come.

“It's not somewhere I usually shop, but I got a lovely one from Peacocks last year. The fit was lovely, and it wasn't too garish.”

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ASOS Christmas jumpers, from £11

ASOS Christmas jumpers, from £11

For Christmas jumpers even your teens will be impressed with, take a look at ASOS's range. With so many different styles to choose from, there's bound to be something on there that'll tickle your fancy. And with ranges designed for tall, petite and curvy shapes, you'll bag yourself the perfect fit.

“Monki has some fun sweatshirts that are cotton and available via ASOS. Actually, ASOS has a good range of jumpers in general.”

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Game of Thrones Christmas is Coming Jumper, £17.99

Game of Thrones Christmas is Coming Jumper, £17.99

For diehard fans, this Game of Thrones jumper should tide you over the festive period. It's composed of sweatshirt material, so is slightly more relaxed and casual – making for Stark-tastically comfortable lounging on Boxing Day.

“I love my Christmas jumper. I've got a Game of Thrones one that I wear at every opportunity in the few weeks before Christmas. It's an easy outfit – I throw it on with a pair of jeans and some boots and I'm good to go.”

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Primark Christmas jumpers, from £7

Primark Christmas jumpers, from £7

It wouldn't be a Christmas jumpers round-up without an honourable mention for Primark. Their fun range of knitwear is not only chock-full of animals in Santa hats, but is also so affordable you'll be able to buy more than one. But as Primark still don't sell online (sigh), you'll have to head instore to get your hands on these.

“I bought my Christmas jumper from Primark last year. It's actually really cosy and I love wearing it.”

“I bought one in Primark about three years ago for around a tenner. It's still going strong.”

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Christmas jumpers for £50 and less

Next Christmas Jumpers, from £26

Next Christmas Jumpers, from £26

With a beautiful selection of subtle prints and some slightly more silly designs (pigs in blankets, anyone?), Next delivers on fun Christmas jumpers. There's a choice of both crew-neck and funnel-neck, and they're fitted with elasticated cuffs, too.

“Next have some in that are fairly subtle. They aren't the cheapest, but it's worth spending a little more if you're going to get a fair amount of use out of yours."

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Gap Fair Isle Sweater, £49.95

Gap Fair Isle Sweater, £49.95

If you like your Christmas jumpers subtle, this one will be great for day-to-day wear throughout the winter months. It's a comfy and fashionable way to navigate your office's Christmas Jumper Day, and will keep you warm on your Boxing Day leg-stretch. The fetching longer-length banded cuffs add that extra bit of detail.

“Gap usually do some good ones. I like the nice Fair Isle one with some sparkle this year.”

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John Lewis Yumi Christmas Jumpers, £50

John Lewis Yumi Christmas Jumpers, £50

At £50, these jumpers are a bit more of a commitment – and rightly so, as they're so beautifully adorned you'll never want to take yours off. Yumi's designs offer something a little different to the norm (the cute avocados are a particularly sweet option), meaning you won't be rocking the same reindeer and Christmas puddings as everyone else this year.

“If you don't mind forking out a little, John Lewis has some really nice ones.”

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Superdry Savannah Yoke Jacquard Knitted Jumper, £49.99

Superdry Savannah Yoke Jacquard Knitted Jumper, £49.99

Snatched straight from the ski-slopes of Finland, this jacquard pattern is the perfect addition to a winter jumper. OK, so this one might not scream “Let the festivities commence!” but what it lacks in Christmas spirit it makes up for in classic winter chic. Plus, any jumper you wear at Christmas is – by default – a Christmas jumper, right?

“Superdry had lovely Finnish style jumpers last year. They're a bit pricey for limited wear, but I wore mine loads. Gorgeous!”

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Christmas jumpers over £50

Celtic & Co Alpine Fair Isle Funnel Neck, £115

Celtic & Co Alpine Fair Isle Funnel Neck, £115

A Christmas jumper that will actually keep you warm throughout winter? Sign us up. This jumper may scan in at just over £100, but it's 100% Merino lambswool, meaning it'll keep you toasty warm even on the coldest of days. The pattern is understated and classic, and the cabled structure is a great added extra.

“I have a nice woollen Fair Isle jumper that looks lovely and Christmas-y.”

“I have a black and white Fair Isle Celtic&Co one that does very well for Christmas jumper-type occasions.”

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M&S Autograph Pure Cashmere Fair Isle Roll Neck Jumper, £149

M&S Autograph Pure Cashmere Fair Isle Roll Neck Jumper, £149

OK, so it's very expensive a little luxe, but this 100% cashmere offering from M&S may just be the most beautiful Christmas jumper we've seen. Imagine it paired with black skinnies, heeled boots, and your favourite glamorous earrings, and you're all set for any and all festivities the season can throw at you.

“I was against Christmas jumpers until I discovered that good old M&S do cashmere ones.”

“If you're looking for something tasteful, how about a Nordic-style jumper – the ones with a Fair Isle or snowflake-y type pattern across the shoulders? I know M&S definitely do something like this in a few colours.”

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