Making Xmas jumpers cool

Making Xmas jumpers cool

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Christmas jumpers have come back in fashion in recent years, with revellers flocking to shops to pick out the perfect garment to impress at work dos, family occasions and drinks with friends over the festive season.

One Irish company have capitalised on the gap in the market, and have celebrities worldwide rocking their when they came up with the idea in 2008. - Making Xmas jumpers coolFunky Christmas Jumpers’ founders Fabio and Donal were on a night out in December 2007 when some of their friends were wearing Christmas jumpers, and they felt like they were missing out.

“We tried in vain to buy one, steal one and knit one but all to no avail. It seemed that the Christmas Jumper was a relic of the past and that every granny had packed away her knitting needles.”

And in that moment Funky Christmas Jumpers was born and a year later their garments were on the market.

Making Xmas jumpers cool

With jumpers emblazoned with witty Santa, reindeer, elves, Christmas trees and many other slogans, today Funky Christmas Jumpers has a cult celebrity following.

One Direction’s Harry Styles & Niall Horan have been spotted wearing FCJ clothing, as well as Rory McIlroy, Rita Ora and Keeping Up With The Kardashian’s star Scott Disick.

Ryan Tubridy even wore one on the 2010, 2011 & 2012 Late Late Toy Show’s.

Visit their site at to view their whole range of good quality, fashionable garments which also stock socks, hats, cardigans, novelty t-shirts and kids clothing for occasions throughout the year, even St Patrick’s Day.


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