Christmas Jumper Day

john lewis christmas jumper

I'm not a fan of Christmas jumpers - there I said it.

Often, I find their colours too loud, their motives too cheesy or simply just plain tacky. "But they are fun!" I can hear you say. No, they aren't. They are neither classy nor stylish - but I'm trying - like giving my best efforts here - to blend into the British tradition: I've bought a jumper that I'm comfortable wearing in public for Christmas Jumper Day which will be on Friday, 16th.

Christmas Jumper Day In The UK Is A Thing - And Often Not The Most Fashionable

For my non-British readers - Hello Germany, US and Australia! - Christmas Jumper Day is a charity day celebrated in the UK to raise funds for Save The Children. However, the concept of wearing festively themed knitwear is widely popular here in Britain. 

People go crazy and start wearing funny Christmas jumpers as soon as it hits December 1st. This rather unique (and odd) phenomenon to the UK is something that I'm not 100% sure I will ever warm up to (sorry for the pun). However, I'm venturing into the seasonal trend and found a cool Christmas jumper at John Lewis. 

christmas jumper by joules

JL sell a collection by Joules and it first got my attention during their crafts event that I helped to organise a few weeks ago. I love their simple, yet classy designs. The fabric of the jumpers is perfect for the relatively warm winters in London as the material is breathable, lightweight and super soft. 

The toned colours and the cute print of a Mini Schnauzer wrapped up in Christmas tinsel further ticks all the boxes for me. A stylish fit, pleasant colourway and an adorable dog - what's not to like?

mini schnauzer christmas jumper
funny christmas jumper
christmas jumper day UK

At £49 this is a rather pricey Christmas jumper. If you're as picky as I am and dislike wearing jumpers in general, then finding one that looks great and flattering becomes a challenge - so when you finally find THE one, you shouldn't be sceptical. You should buy it regardless - and with Christmas approaching faster each day, once it's gone, it's gone. 

christmas jumper

Here's What I'm Wearing:

Joules Ladies Festive Intarsia Jumper: John Lewis (current AW 16/17, £49.90)
Black Stretch Jeans: Uniqlo (permanent, £29.90)
Tan Boots: Lotus (current AW 16/17, £120)

Thanks for reading, 

Till next time, 

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