Stars design Christmas jumpers for Save the Children

Get ready for Christmas with these festive knits

Luke Evans, Adwoa Aboah and Nicholas Hoult are among the top stars who have designed festive sweaters for Save the Children's Christmas Jumper Day. This year the bosses of the children's charity have partnered with editors at parenting blog site Selfish Mother to sell the collection of unisex seasonal sweaters. Campaign chiefs hope as many people as possible will wear the special garments on Christmas Jumper Day itself, 15 December.

Model and actress Poppy Delevingne, and models David Gandy, Lauren Laverne, Karen Elson, Laura Bailey, and Erin O'Connor are among the stars who picked a slogan for their shirt from a selection, which includes Elfish Mother, Grinch, Merry Peace and Dashing Elf.


Luke Evans is one of the stars who has designed a Christmas jumper

Helena Wiltshire, head of public relations for Save the Children, said in a statement that proceeds from the special event will help the charity "bring essentials like healthcare, education, protection and food to the millions of children around the world who are missing out on the most basic support".

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Some of the kind-hearted celebrities admit they were roped into the job by pals, like Beauty and the Beast star Luke Evans, who sported the Christmas jumper designed by his "good friend Poppy (Delevingne)" last year and "jumped at the chance" to take part this year. He added, "Last year I visited a Save the Children education project in India and saw how fundraising campaigns like this can make such a difference."

The festive jumpers are for Save the Children

Mad Max: Fury Road star Nicholas Hoult joked that he's having "quite an experience jumping in my very own Selfish Mother Christmas sweatshirt for Save the Children" and asked fans to snap one up to help bring "real change to children's lives". Top model and activist Adwoa Aboah, meanwhile, recently visited Uganda to observe the charity's life-changing work for herself. She shared, "To see the smiles on the children's faces, despite all the struggles they face, was incredible." The full range is on sale now.

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