Who says advent calendars are only for kids? Far from it. With everything from miniature wine and gin bottles to scented candles and sexy cologne lurking behind the 24 doors of these amazing adult calendars, every day is a celebration in the countdown to Christmas. Better get ordering now, because December 1 is only a few weeks away!
1. WINE MOMENTS ‘Wine Mini Advent Calendar’
Why have chocolate when you can have wine? The playful team at WINE MOMENTS is letting us drink our way towards December 25 with the launch of its fabulous Wine Mini Advent Calendar. Swapping traditional chocolate treats for 24 100ml bottles of wine, hidden cheekily behind each door, the fun-filled calendar is the perfect gift for those looking to discover delicious new flavours and choose their favourites. Don’t miss your chance to WIN ONE for yourself before November 15!
Available from WINE MOMENTS for $950
2. ASOS ‘NYX Professional Makeup Sugar Treat’
Get ready for a festive makeover, because our favourite online clothing store ASOS is taking us on a NYX Professional Makeup Sugar Trip with this beautiful calendar. Named after the Greek goddess who ruled the night, NYX combines beauty and power, offering rich pigments, bold colours, and long-lasting formulas to keep you looking stunning this party season. The sweet collection includes some of the brand’s best-selling goodies including 10 powders, highlighters, and eyeshadows, as well as 14 lip products. Your only problem might be trying not to open them all in one go!
Available from ASOS for $543.47 (free delivery and returns)
3. Sephora ‘Once Upon a Castle’ Set
Fairytales really do come true with this magical collection of makeup, bath products, skincare, and accessories from Sephora. Containing 24 surprises, each hidden behind the windows of an enchanting setting, this Once Upon a Castle Set is sure to make every girl feel like royalty in the countdown to Christmas. Featuring eye shadows, nail polish, fizzing bath cubes, a compact mirror, and more, it’s also the perfect gift for princesses looking to glam up this party season.
Available from Sephora for $395
4. Drinks by the Dram ‘Ginvent Calendar’
Fancy a gin and tonic – or 24? Drinks by the Dram has reunited with The Gin Foundry to curate the 2018 edition of the Ginvent Calendar. Packed with 24 30ml drams of delicious gins, such as Tarquin Limited Edition, Cuckoo GinPothecary, Tappers Darkside, and Ramsbury, the handsome calendar is ideal for gin lovers looking to explore new flavours and toast the holiday season away. Time to stock up on the tonic, people!
Available from Master of Malt for $1,059
5. Body Shop ‘24 Days of the Enchanted’ Calendar
Want to get wild this Christmas? Well you’re in luck, because the Body Shop has launched three magical advent calendars packed full of pampering treats to re-energise your body and mind, as well as 25 ‘feel-good challenges’ to help you make the world a wilder place. Featuring Olivia the Owl, Dani the Deer, or Freddie the Fox, each 24 Days of the Enchanted Advent Calendar comes with 24 bath, body, and skincare goodies. Not only that, but each box transforms into a picture puzzle that reveals some of the wild beasts that roam the Enchanted Forest. With three to choose from, (ranging from $599 to $1,499), there’s one to suit every budget too.
Available from Body Shop from $599
6. Jo Malone Advent Calendar
The British lifestyle brand, which is best known for its unique fragrances and luxury products, is bringing back its hugely popular (and somewhat indulgent) Jo Malone Advent Calendar. Filled with 24 gorgeous colognes, candles, and body creams, each hidden behind the colourful doors of a revamped Georgian townhouse, the fun and vibrant calendar is the perfect treat for fragrance lovers who want to smell irresistible all holiday season – and beyond.