You’ll find some of the best Christmas gift ideas amongst these adult friendly advent calendars.
Start the countdown to Christmas in style with these unusual advent calendar ideas. Forget boring chocolate and bring on the booze, beauty and bespoke artisan products.
Boozy Advent Calendars
Australian company BoozeBud has boozy advent calendars sorted with everything from beer and cider calendars (25 x 330-375ml bottles) to wine (12 x 750ml bottles) whisky, gin and rum (12 x 30ml tasters). Prices start at $99 for the beer and spirit boxes and $199 for the wines. Right now they have a special offer online where you can get 30% off advent calendars by using the code ADVENT30 at the check out. If you’re looking for other options including a premium whisky selection try Master of Malt.
Jewellery Advent Calendar
Bring some festive flair to someone’s jewellery collection this Christmas with a jewellery advent calendar from London-based accessories label Johnny Loves Rosie. As featured on The Iconic this 25-day gift set features an assortment of delicate stud earrings, hoops, miniature pendants and slender chains, in mixed rose-, gold- and silver-toned finishes for $100.
Beauty Advent Calendar
Mecca have released a limited edition “counting stars” 12 day advent set to help you feel glam this season. The star shaped box is $60 and includes 12 mini beauty products each in an individual compartment, to open day-by-day or all at once. Sportsgirl have a 12 days of beauty goodness calendar which includes lip gloss, eyeshadow, highlighter, eyeliner and more for $39.95. L’OCCITANE have made a fun and interactive calendar you can start on December 1st for $150. It has 24 mini luxury products to the value of $235 including everything from moisturisers and soaps to hair products, perfumes, lip balm and more. Let’s not forget the men, ASOS have a 12 window mens grooming calendar available for $60 which includes a includes a mix of skincare and hair care products from brands including Lab Series, Clinique and Uppercut.
Candle Advent Calendars
Start the countdown to Christmas with 12 days of different scented candles. Dusk have a 12 Days of Scents Set Soy for $69.99 which includes 12 of their best-selling mini soy candles. The Palm Beach Collection calendar includes 12 x 50g mini candles each with up to 12 hours of burn time for $79.95. It features their 10 core fragrances plus their two new Christmas Fragrances- Winter Pine & Summer Bellini.
Tea Advent Calendars
Sip your way through 25 beautiful organic teas from the English Tea Shop in the countdown to Christmas. The beautifully designed book-shaped advent calendar includes 25 festive flavoured organic teas. Think White Tea Lychee Cocoa, Christmas Cake, Candy Cane and more. Bird & Blend Tea Co. in the UK also offer tea advent calendars each year. Their hand-illustrated kraft box is packed with 19 award-winning, loose leaf tea bags and 4 matcha stix, plus an exciting surprise gift behind door 24. Each door also has fun facts & brewing tips printed on the inside for all the die-hard teetotallers out there.