35 Brilliant Adult Advent Calendars For 2023
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35 Brilliant Adult Advent Calendars For 2023

Because a daily chocolate just doesn't cut it anymore...

It’s never too early to find the perfect advent calendar. These luxury advent calendars are just starting to hit the shelves, so you’ll need to move now if you want to secure yours for December 2023! From luxurious candles, fragrances and chocolate Christmas countdowns, these are some of our favourite adult advent calendars. Because you’re never too old.

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This year’s top picks include a whisky collection, tasty luxury chocolates and, of course, a round-up of the best beauty advent calendars. These include the LOOKFANTASTIC countdown, La Mer’s transformation advent calendar and even the much coveted Fortnum & Mason beauty advent calendar. Make sure you’re quick enough to grab yours…

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Liz Earle advent calendar

Liz Earle

12 Days of Liz Earle Beauty Advent Calendar, £75


Release Date: Available now

Worth: £178.30

Fans of Liz Earle will want to get their hands on the brand’s new advent calendar, which comes with over £170 worth of products (both full sized and miniature). It’s packed with Liz Earle signatures, from cleansers and tonics to creams and lotions.

White box with underwear, skincare product and candle


12 Days of Nudea Advent Calendar, £125

Release Date: Available now

Worth: Over £280

In need of some new knickers come Christmas? Nudea is best bet for a curated selection that is both stylish and eco-conscious. The B Corp brand has put together a countdown box kitted out with underwear, as well as gifts from Decree Skincare and Sun.day of London.

DIOR advent calendar


Le 30 Montaigne Advent Calendar, £570


Release Date: Available now

Rejoice! Dior’s luxurious festive countdown is back with a bang – and 24 miniature goodies to brighten your December. This year’s calendar has been modelled after the brand’s historic boutique on 30 Avenue Montaigne, and opens to a selection of creations from the House of Dior spanning fragrance, makeup, skincare and scented candles.

Black advent calendar with silver jewellery

Astrid & Miyu

The Sell-Out 12 Day Advent Calendar, £325


Release Date: Available now

Worth: £604

As the name implies, this Astrid & Miyu calendar sells out pretty quickly – so you’ll need to act fast if you want to get your hands on one this year. The 12-day advent calendar comes in your choice of silver or gold, and is stuffed with hoops, huggies, studs and ear cuffs to help you curate your dream ear stack.

Tea advent calendar


Luxury Tea Advent Calendar, £300


Release Date: Available now

Not feeling sweet treats this year? Take on the encroaching winter with AVANTCHA’s luxury tea calendar this Christmas – the ultimate winter warmer. Inside, you’ll find 24 tea-themed treats, from loose leaf blends to festive mini tea tins, with flavours spanning Christmassy exclusives, premium blends and AVANTCHA favourites.


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Cream advent calendar

Jo Malone

Advent Calendar, £350


Release Date: Available now

The Jo Malone advent calendar is finally here, bringing with it 24 days of festive fragrances to take you through December. This year’s countdown was inspired by gingerbread, so expect plenty of ginger-themed seasonal surprises – from colognes and bath products to candles and creams.

Orange advent calendar

Newby Tea

Advent Calendar, £85


Release Date: Available to pre-order now, ships by end of October 2023

As a nation of tea-drinkers, we couldn’t miss the chance to talk about Newby’s 2023 advent calendar. A tribute to the home of many of our favourite teas, the calendar was modelled on India’s Rajasthani palaces. Inside, you’ll find 24 luxury tea blends, from classic Assam to Masala Chai – and more.

White and silver advent calendar

Hotel Chocolat

The Grand Advent Calendar, £75


Release Date: Available now

Those who’re after a more classic Christmas countdown can indulge in Hotel Chocolat’s advent calendar, a prime treat for any sweet-toothed chocoholic in the family. From chocolate slabs, batons and truffles to tipples, hot chocolate mini Christmas crackers, expect 24 days of fun throughout December.

White advent calendar on marble fireplace

The White Company

Advent Calendar, £175


Release Date: Available now

Worth: £273

Fans of The White Company will have been eagerly anticipating its 2023 advent calendar reveal – and finally, the wait is over. Packed with 25 moments of joy, this year’s countdown treats you to a little wellness treat all the way up to (and including) Christmas. Think candles, home sprays, shower gels, bodywash and skincare.

Advent calendar


Advent Calendar, £28


Release Date: Available now

Coffee connoisseur Grind has just launched its first ever advent calendar. Housed in a beautifully illustrated box depicting the streets of London, the calendar is filled with 26 compostable coffee pods in a variety of blends – including Grind’s new festive flavour.

Black cocktail box on red background

NIO Cocktails

Advent Calendar – 24 cocktail box, £135


Release Date: Available now

Here’s one way to guarantee a very merry Christmas: NIO Cocktails has unveiled a 12-day advent calendar packed with 24 ready-to-enjoy alcohol and low-ABV cocktails, from Margaritas and Espresso Martinis to Cuban Negronis. Perfect for parties, or just enjoying the season to the fullest.

Advent calendar modelled after winter village


Deluxe Advent Calendar, £120.90

Release Date: Available now

Worth: £199

B Corp beauty brand Rituals is back with its latest advent calendar, which, in true festive fashion, has been modelled into a cute wintry village decked out snow-topped houses, pine trees and a warm glow courtesy of LED lights. Inside, you’ll find 24 wellness goodies spanning hand wash, shower oil, creams, hair masks, fragrances and more.

Colourful advent calendar

Fortnum & Mason

Fortnum’s Feasting Advent Calendar, £200


Release Date: Available now

If you’re more inclined to munch your way through the festive season, then make sure to do so in style with Fortnum & Mason’s Festing Advent Calendar. Gourmet delights hide behind every door in this festive countdown, from teas and biscuits to chocolates, condiments and the occasional bubbles. As Fortnum’s so aptly says, ‘ our scrumptious Feasting Advent Calendar will ensure each December morning is even more delicious than the last.’

Lush advent calendar


Lush Advent Calendar, £195


Release Date: Available now

The mighty Lush calendar is back with a bang this year. The new calendar is stuffed with 25 vegan beauty products spanning fragrances, shower gels, soaps, scrubs and, of course, bath bombs. As well as festive favourites that you can shop separately in store, the calendar will also feature a combination of retro (no longer in circulation) and exclusive products you won’t be able to get anywhere else. As is tradition, everything is held in a beautiful, reusable, limited edition box – this year’s has been designed by Andre Williams from Intoart, a London-based studio for people with learning difficulties, who has decorated the box with the word ‘celebrate’ in 23 different languages.

Hanging advent calendar

Biscuiteers x Emma Bridgewater

Hanging Advent Calendar, £65

Release Date: Available now

Still crave a sweet treat come December? You can still elevate your festive countdown – as seen by these gorgeous handcrafted calendars from Biscuiteers, created in collaboration with Emma Bridgewater. Hang it on your wall and fill it with beautifully iced biscuits (and when those inevitably run out, treats and keepsakes). The best part is that this calendar doubles up as festive decor, and can refilled again next year.

Gin calendar

Craft Gin Club

Gin Advent Calendar, £94.95


Release Date: Available now

A boozy way to kick off the festivities, the new advent calendar from Craft Gin Club treats you to a small tipple for 25 days – with a special G&T on Christmas Day. You’ll also find seven exclusive gins created by master distillers across the UK, including mince pie gin…

Blue advent calendar


Advent Calendar, £120


Release Date: Available now

Worth: £160

Stationery enthusiasts, this one’s for you. Papier is releasing its first ever advent calendar this year, featuring a curated selection of full-size and mini stationery treasures – think notecards, pens, organisation stickers, bookmarks, notebooks, diaries and more.

Green and white calendar

Daylesford Organic

Farmshop Advent Calendar, £250


Release Date: Available now

Perfect for foodies, Daylesford Organic’s first ever advent calendar for adults is filled with chocolates, preserves, chutneys, biscuits and premixed cocktails – as well as plenty of homey accessories like candles, cheese knives and festive decorations. The calendar itself is designed to last, with drawers that can be refilled again and again for Christmases to come.

Red postbox advent calendar


Ultimate Beauty Calendar, £189


Release Date: Available now

Worth: £551

If skincare calls out to you louder than chocolate, then this is the calendar for you. B Corp beauty brand ELEMIS has unveiled a postbox-inspired advent calendar featuring 25 of its signature skincare and body products – including its hero Pro-Collagen Marine Cream (which comes full sized). And with over £350 knocked off the original prices, it’s a steal…

Blue advent calendar

Grove & Vae

12 Days of Grove & Vae Jewellery Advent Calendar 2023, £389


Release Date: Available now

Worth: Over £679

Fancy creating some festive shine? Grove & Vae’s best-selling jewellery advent calendar should do the trick. Counting down the 12 days until Christmas, the calendar features a new item of jewellery – from necklaces and earrings to bracelets and rings – in each drawer.

Green advent calendar


Advent Calendar 2023, £110


Release Date: Available now

Worth: £220.45

Another highly sought-after beauty calendar coming back for 2023 is Jurlique’s, which comes with 24 deluxe size skincare products for face and body. From lotions and serums to masks and creams, this is a countdown designed to deliver a Christmas glow.

White and gold advent calendar with bath products

Molton Brown

Luxury Advent Calendar, £210


Release Date: Available now

British fragrance brand Molton Brown is back with the 2023 edition of its gorgeous-smelling advent calendar. While packed with classics like Orange & Bergamot, Re-charge Black Pepper and Heavenly Gingerlily, the calendar will also feature deluxe sizes of its new Marvellous Mandarin & Spice Collection – think festive notes of tart mandarin zest, ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg – as well as baubles and candles. The box itself has been made using completely recycled materials, with the drawers, base label and ribbon all made from 70 percent recycled plastic.

Red Christmas calendar

Happy Socks

24-Pack Advent Calendar Socks Gift Set, £240


Release Date: Available now

If you like to keep your wardrobe as festive as your mood throughout December, you’re in luck. Happy Sock’s advent calendar comes with 24 pairs of colourful crew socks from its seasonal collection (the team don’t want to spoil the surprise, so they won’t reveal what’s inside unless you get in touch), with broad size ranges making them the perfect gift for any member of the family.

Blue and gold advent calendar

Eve Lom

Advent Calendar, £225


Release Date: Available now

Worth: £419.09

If 12 days of luxurious skincare is more your speed, then look no further than Eve Lom’s 2023 calendar. Inside, you’ll find a curated selection of best-sellers from the brand, from cleansers and serums to eye creams and face masks – laid out to help you discover Eve Lom’s range at your own pace. A festive skin revival never looked so good.

Bauble-shaped advent calendar

Jo Loves

Advent Calendar, £365


Release Date: Available now

The stunning Jo Loves advent calendar is back with 25 fragrant treats (including six-full size products) for 2023, plus five exclusive Jo Loves x Warner House baubles that you can treasure for Christmases to come. The calendar itself, a giant red and white bauble, was a design commissioned by Jo Loves to celebrate traditions, storytelling and craftsmanship.

Advent calendar on purple background


Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar 2023, £250


Release Date: Available now

Worth: £1,040

As far a department stores go, Liberty’s beauty hall is nothing short of legendary – so it’s no wonder its beauty advent calendar sells out so quickly each year. This year’s edition is housed in its classic Liberty-shaped box (reimagined with ink illustrations from artist Clym Evernden), and features 30 days’ worth of goodies. There are 20 full-sized items in total, and you’ll find skincare, haircare, makeup, fragrance and even a surprise jewellery entry from Estella Bartlett.

Sign up to the waitlist here

White advent calendar surrounded by green gift bags and boxes


ESPA Wellness Advent Calendar, £175


Release Date: Available now

Worth: £418

Relax your way through the festive season with ESPA’s wellness countdown, which is packed with 25 products spanning invigorating cleansers, nourishing creams and rich essential oils. With this calendar sitting at home, you can make every every day in December a spa day.

Sign up to the waitlist here

Cheese advent calendar

Paxton & Whitfield

Artisan Cheese Advent Calendar 2023, £150


Release Date: Available now

Running for its third year in a row, Paxton & Whitfield’s advent calendar is a hit with cheese connoisseurs across the UK. The countdown, which should feed you for 24 days over December, is comprised of festive classics such as gruyere and stilton, as well as more unusual cheeses from artisan British and European cheesemakers. Cheeses will be delivered across three fresh deliveries, with the first coming on 30 November. There are only 750 advent calendars up for grabs this year, so you’ll want to place your order sooner rather than later.

Neal's Yard Remedies advent calendar

Neal’s Yard Remedies

12 Days of Beauty & Wellbeing Advent Calendar 2023, £95


Release Date: Available now

Worth: £180

Neal’s Yard Remedies is filling up its keepsake advent boxes again this year with a sweet-smelling selection of botanical and essential oils. Inside, you’ll find seven full-size products (including the Goodnight Pillow Mist and Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Booster), as well as travel-size goodies spanning balms, masks and facial oils.

Sign up to the waitlist here

Blue box with ribbon on pink background

Fortnum & Mason

Fortnum’s Beauty Advent Calendar 2023, £260


Release Date: Available now

Worth: Over £1,000

Fortnum & Mason recently unveiled the 2023 edition of its coveted beauty advent calendar. Details are few at the moment, but the department store has revealed that there will be 19 full-size products inside from numerous luxury beauty brands…

Beauty advent calendar


2023 Beauty Advent Calendar, £99


Release Date: Available now

Worth: Over £565

One of the most highly sought-after beauty calendars comes from LOOKFANTASTIC. With over 150,000 waitlist sign-ups last year, it’s expected to once again sell-out very quickly. For 2023, the LOOKFANTASTIC team has curated a selection of 27 products worth over £565, with picks from big-name brands like NARS, MAC and Elemis. LOOKFANTASTIC The Box subscribers can also receive £10 off the advent calendar, so make sure to subscribe if you want a piece of the action.

Chocolate advent calendar


Coated and Dusted Chocolate Confectionery Advent Calendar, £50


Release Date: Available now

This early-release advent calendar from Harrods effectively raids the department store’s chocolate hall for its tastiest sweet treats. Discover a selection of coated nuts, fruits, coffee beans and cereals in each drawer – all vegetarian and halal – that you can make your way through in the lead up to Christmas Day.

Blue box with skincare goodies

La Mer

The 12 Days of Transformation Advent Calendar, £450


Release Date: Available now

What’s better than the gift of good skin this Christmas? Whether a treat for someone special or a self-indulgent present for yourself, the La Mer Transformation Set is one of the most luxurious countdowns on the market. Expect 12 travel-size goodies from the beauty brand, including its signature Miracle Broth-infused cream.


Essential Oils Advent Calendar, £95.50


Release Date: Available now

Worth: £488

Your winter of wellness starts here, courtesy of Decléor’s essential oils advent calendar. There are 24 full and deluxe sized products inside, from serums and balms to toners and shower gels, designed to help you craft an elevated skin care routine in the lead-up to Christmas.

Red box with Christmas scene and bottles of whisky

The Whisky Exchange

Single Malts of Scotland Exploration of Single Malt from 25 Distilleries, £225


Release Date: Available now

Whisky fan? This one’s for you. Ranging in age from seven to 31 years, the whiskies in this boozy calendar will give you a taste of the diversity of single malt Scotch. Each dram is drawn from Scotland’s finest distilleries, including Islay’s famous Laphroaig, celebrated highlander Clynelish and lost Speysider Imperial.

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