Whats on your Christmas jumper?

Sweater the devil you know. At least we think that’s what Kylie Minogue sang. #whatever. All we know is there’s no better way to unlock a person’s behavioural secrets than through their Christmas pullover. Don’t believe us? Read on to get the knitwear know-how on the Speak Media team.

Rosanna McGuinness
Senior account executive


I’ve always had fire in my belly, but in true holiday spirit the fireplace knitted sweater with an actual, crackling flame – definitive proof that what’s on the inside always finds its way out.

Paul Williams
Client director


The finest festive knitwear I know of appears in this classic scene from National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. I like Clark’s sweater (on the left). Although the more I look, the more I warm to the timeless style of Eddie.

George Theohari
Editorial director

Whisky (or bourbon in this case) is one of those treats that comes into its own at Christmas. Maker’s Mark is not a bad tipple (and this was a jolly good ad from the Kentucky distillery, based on designs for actual ’sweaters’ that were send to brand ambassadors as part of a 2011 campaign), though I’d prefer a real Scotch on my jumper, given the choice.

Tan Doan
Art director

My three favourite things this year have been sharks, wool and Xmas – so Fat Face have scored a hat-trick with this garment. Though I think they should have called it ‘The Great White Xmas’ jumper, geddit?

Johanna Pearson

The NUFC Christmas jumper – Because Christmas is not an excuse for part-time supporting. We’ve got Man United on boxing day… bring it on!

Geoff Chang
Copywriting intern

If the Ellen DeGeneres’ selfie from the Oscars is anything to go by, the most re-tweeted tweet in this twitt-era, 2014 was pretty much the year the ‘selfie’ took over the world in earnest. I’m not averse to that phenomenon, so in the name of that trend, say hello to #elfie…

Author: Tom Owen

A strategic storyteller and compelling content creator, awash with acuity and adept at alliteration. I work for Speak Media. www.speakmedia.co.uk

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