What do Fearne Cotton, Miley Cyrus and Frankie Bridge have in common? Yep, you’ve guessed it.
We hope you are also wearing your most festive knit right now, because today spells the annual Christmas Jumper Day.
Everyone’s getting in on the action – including some of our favourite celebs, who are showing their Christmas cheer and donning some festive knits. Just check out Fearne Cotton and Miley’s ‘elfies, as well as The Saturday’s Frankie Bridge who is giving us a lesson on how it’s done.
Lots of our favourite high street brands have us sorted for the occassion, with loads of fun designs on sale. Primark have been donating £2 from every Christmas jumper sold this week to charity Make A Wish.
As well as this, our fave Swedish cider have got on board with another Christmas jumper extravaganza.
We can’t think of a better pairing than a super-comfty winter jumper to wear while we cosy up with a glass of spiced apple cider, so imagine how chuffed we were when we found out that Swedish cider company, Kopparberg had teamed up with London-based knitwear designer Leutton Postle to create the cosiest knit we’ve seen this Christmas.
The two brands have teamed up to make the perfect cosy knit to wear while you drink your Kopparberg Spiced Apple Cider. Talk about a winning winter combo.
The designer duo, Sam Leutton and Jenny Postle travelled to the Swedish town of Kopparberg to get inspiration for their design. They were inspired by the sweet red apples used to make the cider, the golden yellow leaves on the trees and the stunning blue hue of the town’s crystal lake. All the colours were pulled together into a traditional Fair Isle knit pattern.
Postle explained, “We designed ‘The Kopparberg’ to have an offbeat yet wearable design and want the owner to feel stylish, individual and, most of all, warm and cosy inside and out!”
The fashion-forward brand weren’t planning on putting out a novelty knit but a stylish essential that will keep you warm all winter. The jumpers are unisex and will set you back just £150. You can buy them in store at Machine A in Soho or HERE.
Pictured: Leutton Postle “The Kopparberg” jumper & Primark’s Santa Knit.
And what great timing because today is National Christmas Jumper Day, which is put on by Save The Children each year.
Save The Children’s ‘Make The World Better With A Sweater’ campaign takes place today and even if you’ve left your festive knit at home, it’s not too late to donate. Just text woolly to 70050 to donate £2 to a wonderful cause.
The Look office is in full festive swing and if you want to see our Christmas knits, then pick up a copy of the mag on Tuesday to see us all in our gear.
Happy Christmas Jumper Day!
By Amy de Klerk