11 stylish Christmas stockings to buy in 2021

Spruce up your home for the festive season with our pick of the best Christmas stockings

Published: December 1, 2021 at 2:36 pm
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From decorating the tree to choosing your Christmas table centrepiece, there are so many magical traditions that take place around the festive season, but there’s nothing quite like hanging your stocking on the mantelpiece the night before Christmas.

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Many of us will have had the same Christmas stockings for years, but if you’re thinking it might be time for an upgrade, you’ve come to the right place.

Whether your festive decorating style is maximalist, minimalist Scandi-inspired or something in-between, we’ve pulled together a collection of Christmas stockings to suit every festive décor style.

From glam and luxurious sequined affairs to pretty personalised stockings, keep reading to discover the best Christmas stockings on the market this year!

The best Christmas stockings to buy this year

Snowflake White Christmas Stockings

Snowflake White Christmas Stockings
Snowflake White Christmas Stockings

Measuring in at 20 inches long, these snowflake Christmas stockings from Amazon are easily large enough for functional as well as decorative use. They’ll hold an impressive amount of interesting stocking fillers and Christmas treats, but on the outside they’ll look equally impressive hanging from your mantelpiece or banister amongst white, winter wonderland-inspired Christmas decorations. They’re finished with cosy white faux fur and silver metallic snowflakes, making them a perfect accessory for a white bedroom or neutral living room scheme. For an eye-catching display, team them with silver glitter garland and some white baubles.

  • £16.99

Buy Snowflake White Christmas Stockings from Amazon

Custom Natural Linen Christmas Stockings with Bow

Custom Natural Linen Christmas Stockings with Bow
Custom Natural Linen Christmas Stockings with Bow

If you tend to stick to a neutral colour palette when decorating your home, you can’t go wrong with earth-toned Christmas accessories to complement your scheme. These customisable Etsy stockings can be made from either natural-toned unlined cotton or a special linen blend, making them the perfect option for fans of an understated but festive look. You can also choose to have them personalised with different fonts and messages, and add a beautiful, handmade chiffon bow in your favourite colour – simply choose from white, ivory, nude, blush, dusty rose, mauve, light grey, sky blue, emerald and more.

  • From £23.47

Buy Custom Natural Linen Christmas Stockings with Bow from Etsy

Knitted Reindeer Christmas Stockings

Knitted Reindeer Christmas Stockings
Knitted Reindeer Christmas Stockings

Cable knitted out of thick heavy yarn, these Amazon Christmas stockings are the perfect accompaniment to your Christmas display if you’re all about tradition. They come as a set of two, so you’ll have one in green and white and one in red and white - you can either style them together to create a classic Christmas colour combination, or dot them around your home to bring a festive feel to more than one space. At 46 centimetres, these stockings are just the right size to hang over a fireplace, but you could also display them on a Christmas tree, on your front door in the place of a festive wreath, or even at the end of a banister. Complete the look with green, red and gold decorations - a traditional garland with festive foliage will look great!

  • £11.99

Buy Knitted Reindeer Christmas Stockings from Amazon

Sequin Christmas Stockings

Sequin Christmas Stockings
Sequin Christmas Stockings

There's no better time than Christmas ramp up the glamour levels in your home, and if you've been looking for a luxe-look, stand-out stocking, you won't want to miss this peacock inspired sequin number from John Lewis & Partners. Featuring iridescent embellishments on a luxurious, teal blue fabric, this stocking will catch the light and shimmer beautifully if you style it next to a decked-out Christmas tree. It’s on the smaller size, so it’s perfect for housing little stocking fillers like jewellery or chocolates, and it’ll make a fabulous accompaniment to an Art Deco scheme.

  • £15

Buy Sequin Christmas Stockings from John Lewis

Habitat Red Sequin Christmas Stockings

Habitat Red Sequin Christmas Stockings
Habitat Red Sequin Christmas Stockings

Featuring sparkling ruby red sequins and a faux fur top, this Habitat stocking, available at Argos, is the ultimate festive decoration. It’s perfect for jazzing up an otherwise white décor scheme, but will also look perfectly at home styled with rich golds and emerald green. If you want to go all out, why not coordinate and wrap your presents in glittery red wrapping paper? If you’re stuck creative for ideas, take a look at our round up of the best Christmas wrapping ideas in our wrapping paper guide – you’re sure to be inspired!

  • £10

Buy Habitat Red Sequin Christmas Stockings from Argos

Afroart Gift Christmas Stockings

Afroart Gift Christmas Stockings
Afroart Gift Christmas Stockings

If you like your Christmas decorations to have a handmade, artisan feel, you’ll love these Arket Christmas stockings. Measuring in at 62 centimetres in height, they’re designed by Fairtrade Swedish brand Afroart before being handcrafted out of felted wool by small rural businesses in Nepal. They’re made out of one hundred percent wool, a natural, eco-friendly renewable resource that causes little harm to the environment when it’s being manufactured, so they’re perfect if you’re looking to be a little more sustainable this Christmas.

  • £25

Buy Afroart Gift Christmas Stockings from Arket

Personalised Reindeer Name Christmas Stockings

Personalised Reindeer Name Christmas Stockings
Personalised Reindeer Name Christmas Stockings

This Not On The High Street stocking is made from heavyweight white cotton fabric before being printed with your choice of name. It’s made by independent British brand Modo Creative and comes complete with a hoop for hanging, so you can have styled it at the end of your bed, on the back of the door, or even use it as a festive addition to a feature wall in place of a traditional piece of wall art. The best part? You can even request to have two bells attached to the top, so the stocking will make a festive jingle sound when you move it.

  • £16

Buy Personalised Reindeer Name Christmas Stockings from Not On The High Street

Red Velvet Alphabet Christmas Stockings

Red Velvet Alphabet Christmas Stockings
Red Velvet Alphabet Christmas Stockings

Sometimes it’s the little details that can really make a house feel like a home, so we were super excited when we came across these personalised Christmas stockings from none other than the trusty Marks and Spencer. The plush red velvet backing features a gold embroidered initial amongst tiny gold snowflakes, which gives the stocking a festive but simultaneously sophisticated, luxury look. We also love the fact that these stockings come with suggested decorations – try styling them with the coordinating large red velvet bow tree topper or M&S’s red glass and velvet luxury baubles for a sleek, cohesive Christmas scheme.

  • £12.50

Buy Red Velvet Alphabet Christmas Stockings from M&S

Blue Velvet Star Christmas Stockings

Blue Velvet Star Christmas Stockings
Blue Velvet Star Christmas Stockings

If you’re a lover of carefree, eclectic and relaxed interiors, Oliver Bonas’ Blue Velvet Star Stocking might just be the perfect thing for you. Featuring daintily embroidered gold star motifs and chic, aqua blue tassel fringing, this stocking will instantly give your Christmas décor scheme a laid-back, boho feel. To complete the look, we suggest teaming this particular stocking with some vintage-inspired paper decorations and handmade paper garlands. You can even add a quirky navy and gold tree topper and some aqua blue baubles for a fun, festive effect.

  • £22.50

Buy Blue Velvet Star Christmas Stockings from Oliver Bonas

Personalised Faux Fur Monogrammed Christmas Stockings

Personalised Faux Fur Monogrammed Christmas Stockings
Personalised Faux Fur Monogrammed Christmas Stockings

For us here at YourHomeStyle, Christmas is all about cosying up in front of the fire with a hot chocolate in hand, and there really is nothing like faux fur to make a room feel more snug. We love these fluffy Prezzybox Christmas stockings because you can choose what colours and initials you have and totally personalise them to suit your taste. We think they look especially good styled next to a faux fur Christmas tree skirt – make sure you take a look at our round up of the best ones available this year, and don’t forget to pick out a stunning artificial Christmas tree to match!

  • £29.99

Buy Personalised Faux Fur Monogrammed Christmas Stockings from Prezzybox

Cream Advent Calendar Christmas Stockings

Cream Advent Calendar Christmas Stockings
Cream Advent Calendar Christmas Stockings

Alternative advent calendars are all the rage right now, and if you’ve been on the lookout for something a little bit more sustainable than the traditional single use chocolate ones, you’ll love this Urban Outfitters stocking. Featuring a pouch for each of the first 12 days of Christmas, you can fill it with treats of your choice before revealing them day by day to celebrate the Christmas countdown. The calendar stocking is also machine washable, so you can reuse it year after year, and fill it with different treats as you wish.

  • £30

Buy Cream Advent Calendar Christmas Stockings from Urban Outfitters

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Thea JeffreysDigital Writer

Thea Jeffreys is the Digital Writer on YourHomeStyle.uk, and is passionate about all things home décor. When she’s not scouring the internet for budget-friendly homeware finds, you’ll find her writing about the latest interior trends and handy upcycling tricks.

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