In anticipation of Save The Children’s Christmas Jumper Day on 15 December, which sees thousands of people in schools and workplaces throughout the UK don a Christmas jumper and donate £2 to the charity, we have found some of the most fabulous festive jumpers in the Steel City to inspire you.
For the traditionalist
Primark is keeping it traditional this Christmas, with a classic navy number featuring Christmas trees, candy canes and snowflakes. Perfect for getting into the spirit of Christmas Jumper Day but not going full on ugly Christmas jumper. Primark on The Moor is open until 6pm on week nights.
For the naughty
Not been on your best behaviour in 2017? Show your naughty side this Christmas with this jumper from Next. In classic Christmas red, this slogan tee is bound to be popular amongst those that might not have made it to Santa’s nice list. Next on Fargate is open until 5:30pm week nights and 7pm Thursdays for late night shopping.
For the comedian
If you don’t mind looking like a cotton-headed ninny-muggins this Christmas, this jumper from Primark doubles as an elf costume. Complete with bobble hood and bells, make sure you don’t accidentally end up in Santa’s workshop on Christmas Jumper Day. Primark on The Moor is open until 6pm on week nights.
For the singleton
If it’s a kiss you’re after this festive season, this stripy, mistletoe clad jumper from M&S is the not-so-subtle hint your crush needs to make the move this Christmas. M&S on Fargate is open until 7pm on weeknights.
For the gin lover
Open the gin before your presents on Christmas morning? Then this is the jumper for you! New Look’s Gingle Bells jumper combines everyone’s favourite tipple with one of the best known Christmas songs out there, doesn’t get more festive than that! New Look on Fargate is open until 6pm Monday – Wednesday, 7pm on Thursdays and 6:30pm on Fridays.
For the Scrooge
Not a fan of festive fun? This John Lewis jumper combines a Christmas pun with a hint of disdain – perfect for any aspiring Scrooge. John Lewis is open until 7pm on week nights.
For the pet lover
Want to match your furry friend this Christmas? Then rejoice! Because Aldi has released a line of Christmas jumpers for adults, kids and pets. With unicorn, penguin and reindeer patterns, you’re guaranteed to find something that suits both you and your pooch. Aldi on St Mary’s Gate is open until 10pm on week nights.
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