Best luxury advent calendars for Christmas 2023
Treat yourself this festive season with one of these luxury advent calendars, including jewellery, fragrances and edible treats.
Advent calendars have been an integral part of the countdown to Christmas for many years. Originally, families would mark each day of December in the run up to Christmas day with chalk, but it wasn’t until the 1900s a German creator came up with the idea of the advent calendar. Fast forward a century and you’ll be hard pressed to find a household without an advent calendar to count down the festive period.
Although advent calendars may be associated with children, there are plenty of options on the market for adults. Luxury advent calendars have become increasingly popular over recent years, with most brands offering 12- or 24-day options filled with delicious treats and high-quality products.
From top shelf rums to gold jewellery and crystal ornaments, shop our round-up of the best luxury advent calendars for Christmas 2021.
12 luxury advent calendars
Wedgwood Advent Calendar
Give your Christmas decorations a refresh with Wedgwood’s advent calendar filled with Jasper-inspired mini ornaments for your Christmas tree. For 24 days, each door opens up to a beautiful porcelain decoration all packaged up in a blue Wedgwood box. Every ornament follows a blue and white colour scheme, and each design is inspired by the company’s rich heritage.
Buy Wedgwood Advent Calendar from Wedgwood (£623)
Annual Edition 2022 Calendar
A stunning luxury advent calendar for those who love to collect Christmas decorations, Swarovski’s 2022 advent calendar is filled with 25 expertly crafted crystal ornaments, with 12 pieces exclusive to the calendar. The perfect way to spruce up your Christmas tree every day or add some sparkle to your festive tablescape!
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Buy Annual Edition 2022 Calendar from Swarovski (£630)
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Dior Advent Calendar
If you’d prefer a luxury advent calendar filled with products you can use every day, Dior’s beauty advent calendar comes with 24 beauty treats that will last longer than just the Christmas count down. Hidden behind each door is an item from Dior’s luxury beauty ranges including fragrances, skin care and makeup.
Buy Dior Advent Calendar from Harrods (£400)
Fortnum’s Feasting Advent Calendar
Chocolate isn’t the only food you can find in advent calendars. Fortnum & Mason’s Feasting Calendar has a whole range of edible samples behind every door. Start one morning with a delicious Christmas tea and another with spiced orange & dark chocolate biscuits. Although, some days you might want to save it until evening with a selection of tipples hidden behind a few of the 25 doors.
Buy Fortnum’s Feasting Advent Calendar From Fortnum & Mason (£200)
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Jo Malone London 24 Day Calendar
With 24 different products behind the doors, you can indulge in a bit of self-care with Jo Malone’s 2022 luxury advent calendar. Find a few favourite colognes alongside candles, lotions and soaps in classic Jo Malone scents. All the products are unisex, so everyone can find joy in this luxury advent calendar.
Buy Jo Malone London 24 Day Calendar from Jo Malone (£325)
Master of Malt Rum Advent Calendar
Why not spend the Christmas countdown sampling different rums? This year’s Drinks by the Dram rum advent calendar includes 24 different 30ml rums for you to sample and enjoy. With a selection from producers big and small, you’ll get to taste rums from around the world over the festive period.
Buy Rum Advent Calendar from Master of Malt (£149.95)
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Meticulous Ink & A Yarn Story Advent Calendar
Not everyone wants an advent calendar filled with food and drink. If you’d prefer something to feed your skills and hobbies, this collaboration between Meticulous Ink and A Yarn story is a great option. Filled with stationery, yarn and collaborative pieces, behind all 25 doors you'll find items to help you create something beautiful.
Buy Meticulous Ink & A Yarn Story Advent Calendar from Trouva (£325)
The Cartwright & Butler Advent Calendar
Find your new favourite festive nibbles with Cartwright & Butler’s 2022 advent calendar. Each of the 24 beautifully illustrated sliding doors are filled with their best snacks and treats from shortbread rounds and crumble biscuits to tea bags and flavoured preserves. The perfect luxury advent calendar as a treat for yourself or as a gift for a loved one.
Buy The Cartwright & Butler Advent Calendar from Cartwright & Butler (£200)
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Missoma Advent Calendar
Enjoy 12 days of stunning gold jewellery gifts with Missoma’s 2022 luxury advent calendar, filled with their best-selling pieces. There are a great range of items, including necklaces, anklets, and hair accessories. This year’s design is a soft matte black with gold pattern details, so it will look beautiful on display, too.
Buy Missoma Advent Calendar from Missoma (£395)
The Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar 2022
When it comes to luxury advent calendars, Liberty’s beauty calendar is up there with the most iconic. Containing 25 must-have items from make-up and skin care to the most sought-after hair treatments, you’ll have everything you need for a season of self-care.
Buy The Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar 2022 from Liberty (£225)
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Penhaligon’s ‘A Fragrant Countdown’ Advent Calendar
Penhaligon’s ‘A Fragrant Countdown’ is the perfect luxury advent calendar for fragrance lovers. With 24 doors revealing a different scent in the form of candles, toiletries and perfumes, you might just find your new signature scent.
Buy ‘A Fragrant Countdown’ Advent Calendar from Penhaligon's (£375)
Scream Pretty Jewellery Advent Calendar
Whether you love silver or live in gold, Scream Pretty’s jewellery advent calendar for 2021 is brimming with stunning ear-ware for every jewellery lover. From studs and huggies to ear cuffs and charm hoops, you’ll have a brand-new pair to wear every day. Your jewellery collection will be something to envy this Christmas!
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