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Ten of the best Christmas jumpers

  Tuesday 10th December 2013

The Christmas season is upon us. Actually, it’s everywhere. You can’t avoid it and you can’t escape it. And why would you want to? It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Even high-street shops can’t help but show their love for Santa and all things merry.

Big household names like Selfridges, River Island, Harrods and Topshop are demonstrating their festive cheer in various ways from beautiful Christmas-themed displays for their shop windows to limited edition Christmas gift items that make the perfect present. Stores are even replacing their cool indie playlists with some Christmas tunes as the sounds of Mariah Carey’s All I want for Christmas and Bobby Helms’ Jingle Bell Rock fill the store, much to the enjoyment and delight of the customers. However, the truly best way the high street shows its festive spirit is with Christmas jumpers. Now you too can look festive and feel festive all at the same time.

Christmas jumpers (or novelty jumpers as some would call them) are very, very popular this time of year. No longer are they the geeky, hideous item, your nan made for you. No more are they the unwanted jumpers that you have to dust out every year for Christmas because family is coming over. Instead, it’s now the trendy Christmas favourite that everyone loves. And we at The Upcoming love them too. The fluffier, the uglier and more colourful the better. Christmas fever has consumed our hearts. So much so that the once, embarrassing and unfashionable Christmas jumper has now been accepted by society and the fashion world. 

Overall, you’ve got to love a good old Christmas jumper. They’re ridiculous and silly but fun and comfortable at the same time.  Above all, they’re a guilty, lovable pleasure we just can’t get enough of.  So, why not put on one this year, and get into the festive spirit? After all, Christmas only comes once a year.

Thus with a festive hum and a cheerful grin, we give to you below, ten of the best Christmas jumpers this season, courtesy of the high street.

Flavie Belanco

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