11 Anti-Xmas-Novelty Holiday Sweaters
Give the reindeer a rest: Try these elegant takes on the traditional for a classic and festive look.
Talbots Skating Scene Sweater
Our creative director Adam Glassman says, "I'm not a fan of Christmas sweaters (spare me the snowmen and Santas!), but these winter-themes cardigans are just charming."

Pictured above: Nostalgic skating scene, $99;
LL Bean Casmere Cardigan With Skier Motif
Cashmere cardigan with skier motif, $139;
New York & Company argyle sweater
Preppy argyle gets a festive makeover with metallic threads, a smattering of beads, and rhinestone-studded buttons.

New York & Company, $47;
Chadwicks purple sweater
Spruce up a little black dress with this snap-front sweater in purple, the season's hottest color

Loft Rose sweater
Isn't it romantic? Yes, if your cardigan has lush chiffon roses and crystal buttons.

Loft, $90;
JLLiz Claiborne New York orange sweater
Pull on this crewneck with khakis for a day with family.

Liz Claiborne New York, $99;
Michael Simon Snowflake Sweater
Blue, silver, and white sequins form the snowflakes on this fine-gauge silk-cashmere blend.

Michael Simon, $150;
Autumn Cashmere sweater
Sparkly, striped cashmere is a deluxe layer for night—or even for day.

Autumn Cashmere, $274;
Tory Burch Pink sweater
No jewelry required: A collar of smoky rhinestones adorns this cashmere blend.

J Crew Sequin Sweater
Thousands of tiny sequins add texture and shine to the front of this supersoft cardigan.

Saks Fifth Avenue Collection Cashmere Bow sweater
The charming bow makes this cashmere pullover a good choice for a holiday get-together.

Saks Fifth Avenue Collection, $298;

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