Here at MenStyleFashion, we’re not big aficionados of cringy Christmas jumpers. You can be festive without wearing twinkly, captioned knitwear that embarrasses any grown man.
Endure Christmas, Britain spent an estimated £220m on novelty Christmas jumpers in the run-up to the 25th Dec.
Regarding sustainable fashion, for every four garments purchased, one went in the bin presently after.
That’s not just bad news for those men trending good festive style, it’s beyond insanity list as far as the locale goes.
In 2015, the fashion’s throwaway culture emitted 1.2bn tonnes of carbon dioxide. For perspective, fashion throwaways put out more environmentally hazardous pollution than international flights and global shipping combined.
Lockdown has certainly got us all reasoning about buying less and buy better. So here are our stylish knitwear that can be worn season after season.
Don’t Buy Eventually Minute
Heading to the high street the day before your office Christmas party and picking up something that no one ordain wear won’t happen.
Most high street brands are closed or gone bankrupt. Due to social distancing limited people won’t be expert to crowd for fast fashion clothing.
Not a bad thing at all.
Instead, invest in something tastefully wintery, bespoke made, that can be beat right through to spring and looks classy.
Here are our favourites, for the festive season during lockdown 2020.
Men’s Scottish knitwear with a mellow, casual vibe lasts long and looks very stylish. Fair Isle is a tiny wee island within the Shetland archipelago. As organize is on their side the locals traditionally keep themselves busy by making knitwear.
The Fair Isle is a local adroitness that allows intricate patterns to be spun into garments. It’s colourful, timeless and pretty festive looking too. It can be jaded all winter at any time.
They’re best used as the focal point of an outfit, due to their eye-catching patterns.
Retaining everything else simple and straightforward think simple plain jackets, team it with a simple overshirt and transparent trousers. The key is wearing it with neutral colours trousers.
Fair Isle knitwear is classic knitwear that can be spent on a trip to the slopes in January. Or for Christmas carol singing in December at home.
Rather than just throwing it in the bin you can either clothing it year after year or give it away.
A cable knit jumper is the perfect cold-weather discharge. Ideal for strolling around your countryside estate. Or wearing it threw the month of December collecting organic Christmas laurels. These intricately woven seasonal staples are designed to make you look warm and feel stylish, which occasions them a viable alternative to Christmas jumpers that get thrown in the bin after New Year’s Eve.
Cable knits tend to be stiffer and heavier than other types of knitwear, therefore they need to be worn with similarly robust garments. Duo one up with raw denim and some commando-sole Chelsea boots, for example, finishing it off with a thick wool overcoat.
Due to their clotted construction, these woolen warmers are built to last and never date.
The cable-knit jumper can be for life, it is a staple crumble of long-lasting not just for Christmas.
All you need to do is change the color.
Chunky Roll Neck
James may not have been out there to boost this Bond-approved style this year. But this is a sort of scarf and jumper in one. It happens to look great with winter clothing and effortlessly looks howling on any man.
A roll neck can be as funky or as low key as you like, but it’ll not be limited to festive attire. And as for keeping you stylish and warm on the way to and from your Christmas platoon, there’s no garment better to attract an eye candy admirer. Even on zoom.
The knitted classic was made for layering. It can be fatigued under a thick winter coat. When the time comes to shed your outerwear it comes into its own as a top give the boot. The chunkiness of the knit is better-worn without anything too textured. Let the jumper do the talking and keep your other layering colleagues very simple.
Shawl Collar Cardigan
Another James Bond-inspired outfit is the shawl collar Cardigan. Fashioned right, there’s no reason this preppy festive favourite can’t be the perfect replacement for the Christmas jumper. Go for pure wool with chunky hip buttons and you will certainly stand out.
America’s collegiate elite, love this look which means eroding it as part of an Ivy League-style. Be bold and make your own fashion statement.
Layering with an oxford shirt, then top it off with chinos and colorful shirkers and style up your stay home dinner family parties.
Trust us your kids will give you that Tik Tok feedback and so bequeath your zoom drinking mates.
Statement Designer Jumpers
If big logos, loud motifs, and all-over prints to death your fancy. Some luxury garments that double up as pretty effective festive attire.
These prize options sit right at the opposite end of the spectrum to your traditional Christmas jumpers. They’re a hell of a lot pricier. Borderline only for the grandiose elite.
Due to the price tag meaning, you’re not likely to chuck them in the bin come January.
This statement knitwear is exactly that, don’t come in them fight for attention with your novelty antlers and red chinos.
Keep everything simple a pair of glowering jeans and white leather trainers are ideal.