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 topper 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 Christmas stars to light-up tree toppers to a an adorable crowned mouse bursting through a red felt star. 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 star

Gold star tree topper

If you're a fan of the traditional star design when it comes to choosing your Christmas tree topper, why not opt for a touch of glitz?

This fabulously ornate tree topper from Gisela Graham, one of our favourite brands for unique and stylish Christmas decorations, boasts an intricate pattern and plenty of golden glitter, guaranteed to crown your tree in style.

Pair with more subtle baubles for a contrasting effect, or match with glittery tinsel and gold decorations for a real showstopper of a Christmas tree.

Crown Christmas tree topper

Crown tree topper

Make sure your Christmas tree is the star of the show with this luminous light-up crown 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. If you're after an alternative to the more traditional star or angel, this crown tree topper is a guaranteed crowd pleaser.

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This tree topper can also be used as a quirky table decoration if you're looking to jazz up your Christmas table spread.

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 three AA batteries (not included).

Red velvet tree topper bow

Santa hat tree topper

Star or angel tree toppers will always be popular options, but there are lots of unique designs to choose from if you're looking for something a little more alternative. This adorable Santa hat tree topper is sure to be a huge hit with children, and we like the cosy, knitted vibe.

Wicker star tree topper

Willow star tree topper

If you're dreaming of a Scandi Christmas this year, we've found the perfect tree topper for you! This wicker star topper is perfect for a stripped-back, elegant feel. Why not match with wooden Christmas decorations to complete your tree's look?

Jingle Bells rainbow tree topper

Rainbow star tree topper

For a colourful and eye-catching Christmas tree topper, give this rainbow bell design a twirl. All those shimmering metallic colours are so uplifting, and you're certainly not restricted with colour schemes so you can go wild with your choice of baubles and tinsel!

Ballerina tree topper

Ballerina tree topper

We love this ballerina tree topper from swish London department store Liberty. In her striking pink tulle frock with pearly beading and shimmering glitter wings, she's ready to sprinkle some festive magic over your tree.

Bakara star topper

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

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

Mouse tree topper

This red felt star, 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

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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 if you're a fan of Art Deco style.

Snowflake tree topper

Snowflake tree topper

If you're a sucker for a snowflake tree topper, this is the one for you! We love the cosy woollen exterior, and the tiny white poms are so sweet. An ideal addition to your very own winter wonderland.


Feeling crafty this festive season? Learn how to make a Christmas foliage chandelier centrepiece and your own Christmas foliage candle.


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