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No matter your age, the sight of an overflowing Christmas stocking is the most exciting start to Christmas morning. Traditional stockings tend to be a simple red or green with decorations of Santa or reindeer, but there’s also a great selection of stockings that are a bit more unusual. From faux fur and chunky knits, animal print to sequins, here’s our roundup of the best Christmas stockings for your mantlepiece.
The best Christmas stockings
Star Embroidered Stocking, £10, Cox & Cox – Buy it now
Patience Brewster Ballerina Reindeer Christmas Stocking, £100, Fortnum and Mason – Buy it now
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Whistler Christmas Stocking Red, £65, Tori Murphy – Buy it now
Marching Guard Stocking, £79, Harrods – Buy it now
Antares Star Christmas Stocking Black on Linen, £48, Tori Murphy – Buy it now
Christmas Tree Cotton Handknit Christmas Stocking, from £29, Chunkichilli – Buy it now
Pom Pom Felt Stocking, £34, West Elm – Buy it now
Liberty Christmas Stocking, £250, Velvet Linen – Buy it now
Alpine Skier Stocking, £79, Harrods – Buy it now
White Mudcloth Christmas Stockings with Pom Poms, from £55.01, Etsy – Buy it now
Felt Dalmatian Stocking, £19.95, & Keep – Buy it now