14:17 EST, 3 December 2012
20:16 EST, 3 December 2012
It’s the fear of every celebrity, that someone would be wearing the same outfit as they stepped out in public.
But Tulisa shrugged off the awkward situation with a smile as she was met by a fan sporting the same Christmas jumper on Monday.
The X Factor star was attending an album signing at a Tesco store in Birmingham.
Who wore it best? Tulisa Contostavlos is greeted by a fan wearing the same Bank jumper as her at album signing in Birmingham
The jumper in question comes from fashion brand Bank’s new winter collection.
And as the face of the high street retailer, it’s no surprise to see Tulisa in one of their designs.
But the curse of the high street and it’s easy availability to the public meant the 24-year old singer wasn’t the only one in that Midlands supermarket to favour its knitted charm.
Geek Chic: The Christmas jumper is from Bank’s new collection for which The X Factor judge is the campaign ambassador
No hard feelings: Laughing at the awkward fashion situation, Tulisa gives the fan a friendly hug
The brunette fan paired her jumper with some grey skinny jeans, whilst Tulisa opted for a leather skater skirt, opaque tights and lace up boots all in black.
The Female Boss also matched her lipstick to the pink shade of the pullover with her darkest brown hair pulled back into a pony tail.
Tulisa wouldn’t be out of place at a quirky East London bar in this geek chic ensemble; a far cry from her usual look that’s often replicated by TOWIE cast members.
Make up match: Tulisa wore a pink lip colour to correspond with the vibrant shade on the Christmas jumper
Low key: The singer paired her jumper with a simple leather skater skirt, opaque tights and lace up boots
The Christmas jumper has become a retro fashion favourite over the years, the more garish the better.
Recently, former Big Bother’s Little Brother presenter George Lamb spoke out in support of the quirky holiday attire.
Speaking to Femail, the son of Larry Lamb said, ‘the chunkier the better.’
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There’s some great stuff coming out of the Faroe Islands at the moment, ‘he continued.
Whilst her fashion credentials go up her musical reputation may be waning after viewers of The X Factor results show on Sunday night were left less than impressed with the judge’s performance of her new single,Sight Of You.
And as rumours circulate over the potential return of Cheryl Cole to the judging panel of the ITV1 talent competition, Tulisa may soon have some more time to spend on supermarket tours across the UK next year.