12 of the best Christmas tree toppers for 2021
Give your decorations the perfect finishing touch with our fabulous Christmas tree topper picks for 2021, from designer Christmas tree toppers to more affordable options
Your Christmas tree decorations just aren’t complete without a stylish tree topper to finish the look! So what should you put on top of your Christmas tree? Tradition calls for an angel tree toppers or a simple star, but there are lots of great alternatives out there if you’d like to add a more modern touch.
We’ve put together a gorgeous selection of Christmas tree toppers to steal the show on the big day, featuring everything from gold and silver Christmas stars to light-up tree toppers to a super-plush Christmas tree bow. Just read on to discover our favourites!
And if you're still tree shopping, don't miss our ultimate round-up of the best artificial Christmas trees on the market!
Gisela Graham gold filagree star
This fabulously ornate tree topper from Gisela Graham, one of our favourite brands for unique and stylish Christmas decorations, boasts an intricate filagree pattern woven with gold glitter wire, guaranteed to crown your tree in style.
Snowflake Christmas tree topper
Go for a simple and elegant look with this luminous light-up snowflake Christmas tree topper. It’s neutral enough to suit any Christmas colour scheme, and adds a warm white glow to the top of your tree. We love the timer setting which automatically switches the lights off after six hours - especially useful if your tree is taller than you are! Requires two AA batteries (not included).
Red velvet tree topper bow
Star or angel tree toppers will always be popular options, but this year we're seeing more and more interest in Christmas tree topper bows. A large velvet bow adds a luxurious finish to your tree - we love this plush red option from M&S, studded with little pops of gold and a handy ring to slot it into place.
Willow star tree topper
If you're dreaming of a Scandi Christmas this year, we've found the perfect tree topper for you! Part of John Lewis' nature-inspired Gemstone Forest collection, this star topper is woven from real willow for a stripped-back, elegant look.
Jingle Bells rainbow tree topper
Hundreds of miniature sleigh bells have gone into this unique rainbow Christmas tree topper. All those shimmering metallic colours are so uplifting - plus, every time you brush past your tree, you'll get a little festive jingle!
Fairy tree topper
A twist on the traditional Christmas tree angel, we love this fairy tree topper from swish London department store Liberty. In her eye-catching purple tulle frock with gold beading and shimmering glitter wings, she's ready to sprinkle some festive magic over your tree.
Bakara star topper
For an antique-style tree topper, look no further than the Bakara star topper from Nkuku, one of our go-to destinations for ultra-stylish homeware made with natural materials. Hand-forged from brass with mirrored glass windows for that authentic vintage look, it could easily pass for a treasured Christmas heirloom from your Victorian ancestors!
Elegant light-up tree topper
Light up your tree with this unique Christmas tree topper from Cox & Cox. We love the Art Nouveau-style pattern of interweaving loops in glittery silver, trimmed with 20 warm light LED bulbs. Just flick the switch to get in the festive mood when it starts to get dark outside.
Mouse star tree topper
This red felt star by Gisela Graham, available at Anthropologie, features a very special guest - an adorable mouse in a glittery Christmas crown. Kids will love it, and to be honest we're pretty smitten too!
Brass geometric tree topper
Keep your tree shining bright with this glorious star topper. The stylish brass wire design will lend an elegant look to your Christmas decorations this year - those geometric lines make it the ideal tree topper you're a fan of Art Deco style.
Red star tree topper
Red, gold, glitter... surely there's no combo more festive than that! This eye-grabbing star topper from The Range it all, and at £6.99 it's an absolute steal. Plus, it's made of shatterproof plastic in case of any tree dressing accidents!
Silver glitter snowflake tree topper
If you're a sucker for a classic snowflake tree topper, this is the one for you! Frosted with a layer of silver glitter, this topper from The Contemporary Home is a simple and stylish take on a timeless design.