As the saying goes, ‘It’s the most wonderful time of the year’ except when it comes to fashion and the festive season, the two don’t usually tend to go hand in hand. It used to be that adding a flash of Christmas to your look with an accessory or making a statement with the red and gold sparkles all over was the way to do it, and do it well. The idea of wearing a naff Christmas jumper would see you laughed out of the bar but oh, how times have changed.
Today wherever you go there’s Santa, reindeer, penguins and even snowmen adorning red, white and blue jumpers. And we’re not just talking about the subtle and nicely styled sweaters; it’s the garish and the daring designs that are making a big impact on the world of festive fashion. If you’re daring enough you can enjoy some of the boldest prints or if that’s not your thing you could even go for something a little less crazy but a lot more traditional. All over the high street and online there are some great designs of old school woolly jumpers, leggings and dresses in beautiful Fair Isle print and Scandinavian patterns too. But it’s not just the woollies that get the festive treatment and you certainly don’t have to go overboard and extreme with it; everything from underwear to technical outerwear has been given the Christmas treatment in its most subtle or most extravagant form.
Whether you’re looking to bring just a touch of festive cheer to your wardrobe or go all-out decorative with the most horrendous Christmas jumper you can find, a little bit of jingle bell joy is always something to smile about.