It’s almost that time of year again! The weather gets colder, the festive excitement begins to creep in and hot chocolate with a sneaky mince pie becomes a perfectly acceptable breakfast choice.
Obviously, I’m talking about Christmas! Did you know that 16th December 2016 is officially Christmas Jumper Day in the UK? Thanks to my day job in marketing, I do! With the office Christmas party and our annual ‘Christmas Jumper Night Out’ fast approaching, I realised that I actually only own one piece of festive knitwear and it’s beginning to look a little worn.
When Matalan offered to send us samples from their brand new range of Christmas jumpers, I excitedly headed over to their website and picked one each for Adam and I. They have a pretty awesome collection available this year for the whole family; I’ll admit that I got a little bit broody (again) when browsing!
From just £7, you’ll find an array of jumpers on offer, from humourous offerings to more traditional designs. To be honest, at these prices, I didn’t expect them to last more than one season but found myself pleasantly surprised at the high quality. Soft and thick, the wool-like material was extremely comfortable to wear.
I usually buy a UK size 10/12 and am often wary of buying clothes online; not many places seem to cater for a curvier figure. Luckily, Matalan offer a 28 day returns policy so exchanging it for another size wouldn’t have been an issue. I ordered my Christmas jumper in a size ‘M’ and it was a comfortable, loose fit.
I couldn’t get the kids on board with Christmas jumpers this year, so it looks like Adam and I will be that annoying newlywed couple in matching jumpers instead! I cannot wait until December when I can get away with wearing mine in public, rather than secretly getting snug in my PJs and jumper at home.
Are you Christmas jumper ready yet?
*Contains PR samples