Oh, the Christmas jumper. Remember the days where we all laughed at Mark Darcy’s reindeer jumper in Bridget Jones’s Diary and thought Christmas jumpers were the tackiest things around? Nowadays, donning a Christmas jumper over the festive period is just as essential as the copious amounts of mulled wine and mince pies we’ll no doubt devour, as the garish, light up cheesy Christmas jumpers of the past have been swapped out for slightly more subtle, toned down versions - making the novelty Christmas jumper more accessible than ever before.
So, as you already know (if you don’t, then you better read this ASAP), Christmas Jumper Day is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about what festive knit you’ll be donning this year and how. Although they’ve come a long way in terms of their reputation, style-wise, the novelty Christmas jumper is still a difficult one to master and is notoriously known for being difficult to style. Do you wear it oversized or slim fit? Do you tuck it into a skirt or wear it over jeans? Who knows, right?
At Select, we get that the knitted Christmas jumper isn’t the easiest thing to style and we don’t want you having a panic this festive period when Christmas Jumper Day comes around, so we’ve put together a little style guide to show you 3 ways to wear the Christmas jumper this December. We know that there will be several occasions where you may be required (begrudgingly or not) to don a Christmas jumper this December, so get a little outfit inspo from our ‘How To Wear A Christmas Jumper and Still Look Good’ style guide now and nail Christmas jumper styling this year. Whether you’ve got a fancy schmancy Christmas dinner to attend with an awkwardly festive dress code, or simply don’t know what to team your cheesy Christmas jumper with to wear to the office this December, 15th for Christmas Jumper Day, then we have got you covered! So snap up the Christmas jumper of your choice and get stuck into our style guide now and we promise you’ll never struggle to style your festive knit again...
THE 'TOO COOL FOR CHRISTMAS' LOOK
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For the novelty Christmas jumper first timers amongst you, then we suggest easing your way into the Christmas jumper trend with a slightly more subtle approach, which comes in the form of our knitted reindeer Christmas jumper in black, featuring red, green and black pom poms. Thanks to its monochrome focus, this reindeer pom pom Christmas jumper can be easily styled, so team it with a pair of our Heidi split and repair high waist jeans and our new in killer ankle boots and finish the look off with our suedette PU aviator jacket. This sleek, stylish look is the perfect way to stay true to your 'all black everything' style, whilst still managing to get involved with the novelty Christmas jumper trend this Christmas, so snap this festive knit up now for £12.99 and do Christmas Jumper Day in style this year.
THE 'FANCY SCHMANCY CHRISTMAS DINNER' LOOK
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We know the situation...you get invited to a Christmas dinner where the dress code is 'smart but festive' and you spend the next 2 weeks racking your brain, trying to figure out what on earth you're going to wear to a dinner with such an awkward dress code. The party dress you've been saving for Christmas Eve is too much for a sit-down dinner and your go-to skinny jeans and smart top combo is nowhere near festive enough, but don't panic, because we have the perfect solution that comes in the form of our Kiss Me Below The Misteltoe Christmas Jumper in black. Ditch the tights and team this stylish Christmas jumper with our PU mini skirt in black and a pair of our dip sided court shoes and you've just found yourself the perfect evening look suitable for any Christmas dinner, no matter how fancy. Complete the look with one of our occasion clutch bags and cosy up in our textured faux fur coat in grey and you'll be nailing awkward festive dress codes in no time!
THE 'I SECRETLY LOVE CHRISTMAS BUT PRETEND I DON'T' LOOK
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This look's for the casual chicks out there, who are too cool to walk around with a reindeer emblazoned on their chest. The new kid on the block, the slogan festive knit is set to be the Christmas jumper of choice this year, so be sure to snap up your Bah Hum Pug Christmas jumper from Select before it sells out! Team this cute festive knit with a pair of our ripped high waist Heidi jeans, faux fur double pom beanie and our new in lace up patent ankle boots for just the right mix of cosy/casual/Christmas fun. But don't wait until Christmas Jumper Day on 15th December to don this novelty Christmas jumper...throw it on throughout the month of December and stay warm in festive style this Christmas.
Check out our previous blog post on the best Christmas jumpers you need for Christmas Jumper Day 2017 and we promise you'll have nailed Christmas jumper styling in no time...