The Christmas Jumper

Win our take on the festive sweater, in support of Save The Children's Christmas Jumper Day.
  
2nd December 2013

Save The Children Christmas Jumper by Matthew WilliamsonBehold the new Christmas jumper – all in the name of a very good cause. With no Rudolf in sight, it’s a luxurious chunky knit with a hint of celebratory sparkle. Save the Children invited 14 British designers to customise a festive sweater for their Christmas Jumper Day campaign, ready to then be auctioned in aid of the charity.

With our iconic peacock emblem as starting point, the studio fashioned the eye of the feather into a bauble design. The rainbow of yarns would make even the emperor of the peacocks envious, then up close, tiny beads catch the light. We imagine it fireside over the holidays, or offset against a high octane dress.

You could win this unique piece for pennies. The winner of the Big Wooly Auction will be the one with the lowest unique bid – that’s the lowest bid in pence that no one else makes. Just get guessing and text MATTHEW and your bid amount to 78484.

Remember, a peacock is for life, a turkey’s just for Christmas.The End

Creating The Christmas Jumper…

SS04 peacock print
The peacock print from spring/summer 2004
The artwork in the studio Save The Children Christmas Jumper by Matthew Williamson
Artwork in the studio
Detail of Save The Children Christmas Jumper by Matthew Williamson
The embroidered eye of the peacock

Entries are open from 20th November to 30th December. As an example of how to enter, if you want to bid £1.26 on the jumper you would type in the word MATTHEW, then leave a space, then type in the number 126 and text it to 78484. Entries are limited and cost £1.50 plus your standard network rate. 84p from every entry will come to Save the Children. You can only enter if you’re over 16. Find out more.

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