Of the many holiday traditions to take part in each year, opening thoughtful and humorous stocking stuffers is always one of the best moments. You can fill them with silly gifts, small trinkets, or yummy treats, but the stocking is what stays on display in the weeks leading up to Christmas. Make the experience of discovering those little goodies all the more enjoyable by upgrading to a Christmas stocking you'll be proud to display all season long. While we love traditional décor, if you're looking for a chic alternative, you may want to seek out a few modern Christmas stockings this year instead.
Think white fringe pieces, sturdy leather stockings, or even an abstract design. No matter your style, there's a modern Christmas stocking fit for your home that will feel just as festive as a traditional one.
For a modern twist on a traditional look, go for a plush velvet option like this personalized stocking. It's festive, yet stylish.
Made of a soft knit material, this fuzzy stocking would look snug hanging above your fireplace all winter long.
For a snow-inspired modern stocking, go for an embellished decoration like this. It will make your home feel like a winter wonderland.
Depart from red and green colors for something a bit more modern like this white faux fur Christmas stocking. It's the perfect match to a fuzzy throw blanket.
What could be chicer than a faux-leather stocking to hang on the mantle? It's stylish, sturdy, and certain to stand the test of time.
We can't get enough of this embroidered stocking. The floral design will bring a pop of spring to the dreary winter weather.
We love the bright and unexpected colors of these personalized stockings. They're sure to stand out from the rest.
We love this cozy white faux-fur stocking in with a beige trim and whimsical pom poms to boot.
A velvet stocking is right on trend this year. Go for a deep gem tone and personalize the decoration with a name for something truly special.
Although it's hand-knitted in a rather traditional fashion, this wool Christmas stocking is still a fresh choice.
This post was originally published on December 8, 2015, and has since been updated.