The best luxury advent calendars 2023

Make the run-up to Christmas extra special with one of these luxury advent calendars.

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by Hannah Mellin |
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The run-up to Christmas is simply magical and the best luxury advent calendars give us something to look forward to every morning in the lead up to Christmas. The fabulous thing about luxury advent calendars is that they can range from premium beauty and skincare products, all the way to delicious sweet treats.

Some of our favourite brands including Fortnum & Mason and The White Company have announced their very own calendars this year, designed for us grown-ups to indulge in a little self-care ahead of the festive season. A few brands are still holding fire on their much-anticipated 25 days of goodies, but you can still sign up for waitlists to be the first in the know when the beauty advent calendars become available because they tend to sell out super quickly.

Best luxury advent calendars at a glance

• Best overall: The White Company Advent Calendar - View now on The White Company
• Best for ultimate luxury: Fortnum & Mason Beauty Advent Calendar - view on Fortnum & Mason
• Best skincare: 12 Days of Liz Earle Beauty Advent Calendar - View now on Boots

So, whether you're shopping for a loved one or simply treating yourself, we've rounded up the best luxury calendars on the market. Take a look at our luxurious picks below, and shop from a range of the best luxury advent calendars that offer quality presents every day on the countdown to Christmas.

The best luxury advent calendars 2023

Best overall

The White Company Advent Calendar
Price: £175 (contents worth £273)

www.thewhitecompany.com

The White Company Advent Calendar is back for 2023 and this year they have decided to make it extra special by filling it with more full-size products than ever before. More for our money, sign us up. Titled '25 moments of joy', the calendar includes seasonal treats and wellness pick-me-ups throughout December. Gifts include our Nourish Cloud Cream, Fireside Fragrance Oil and Wild Mint Hand Wash. Look out for two of our full-size Signature Candles in bestselling scents Seychelles and Winter, plus, two full-sized bath and body products.

Customer review: "Lovely presentation and products."

Best for ultimate luxury

Fortnum & Mason's adored beauty advent calendar is back for 2023 with contents worth £1,020. The beautiful calendar, contains 30 of the most nourishing skincare, haircare, fragrance, bath, body and wellness treats nestled within its drawers - including 22 full-sized products. With pampering goodies from luxury brands including Aromatherapy Associates, Cult51, ESPA, Olverum, Acqua Di Parma, OTO and Charlotte Posner.

Best skincare

If you're a Liz Earle fan or are related to one, their 12 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar is packed full of their classic favourites, including Cleanse and Polish and Skin Repair moisturiser. Unwrap and discover both full-sizes and luxury miniatures as you count down to the big day.

Customer review: "Beautifully packaged in numbered boxes which can be reused too. Up to date cleanse and glow included. Great value. Liz Earle at their best."

Best designer

We LOVE William Morris' classic prints, and you can now be the proud owner of the William Morris At Home 2023 Beauty Advent Calendar - full of bath and body products that contain nourishing shea butter, botanical extracts and fragrant essential oils. The calendar in itself is beautiful, with a bold raspberry and forest green palette and accents of foil to celebrate the festive season highlights William Morris’s joy in the beauty of nature.

Cruelty-free and vegan-friendly. FSC-certified box printed with vegetable-based inks.

Best for Christmas pampering

Body Shop's Advent Calendar of Wonders is bursting with the brand's body-loving best bits to pamper you in the run-up to Christmas. You might find a couple of the best-selling silky shower creams, a buffing body scrub and a mask. Worth £173.50 - saving £78.50.

Best bathtime advent calendar

This interactive LUSH Advent Calendar contains twenty five carefully curated bathing treats that will leave the entire family feeling festive. Featuring Lush classics, as well as festive exclusives and returning retro favourites such as Chocolate Santa Bath Bomb, Snow Angel Bath Melt and Snowman Bubbleroon. Both reusable gift boxes are made from recycled board and the ribbons are made from recycled plastic bottles. How good will this look in your bathroom?

Best jewellery advent calendar

Abbott Lyon Advent Calendar Abbott Lyon’s 2023 Advent Calendar is available at abbottlyon.com

If you really want to make Christmas a special occasion, Abbott Lyon's Advent Calendar 2023 is full of gorgeously crafted jewellery pieces that you can personlise yourself. Behind each door, you can find beautiful birthstone pieces, luxe crystal and initial pendants, or signature Abbott Lyon layering pieces. The best bit? The calendar is available in silver and gold and you can choose the bespoke contents, including personalisation options to make things a lot more special.

Best chocolate

Chocolate advent calendars are always the most popular choice for the run-up to the big day, and Hotel Chocolat always gives you a bit of luxury. Packed full of delicious Hotel Chocolat faves, you can treat yourself to 24 decadent pralines, truffles, and liqueurs in the lead up to Christmas.

Best for tea lovers

Bird & Blend tea advent calendar Bird & Blend

Bird & Blend's eye-catching tea advent calendar is back for 2023 and better than ever. Enjoy 48 cups of surprise luxury tea, with 2 tea bags to enjoy each day - with the initiative to 'share a brew' with someone else. How lovely. You can choose between caffeine and caffeine free and the packaging is 100% plastic-free and recyclable - including plastic-free tea bags.

Best for hot chocolate lovers

Love sharing a cup of hot cocoa with your loved ones? Whittard's Hot Chocolate Advent Calendar for Two will let you do that throughout the countdown to Christmas with this luxurious calendar. Behind each of the advent doors, you’ll find two servings of the very finest hot chocolate with twelve irresistible flavours to try.

Best stationery calendar

Know someone who works from home and is always sprucing up their desk? Or are you always on the lookout for new stationery? Martha Brook's cult advent calendar is back for 2023 and this year’s design is inspired by the soothing nostalgia of a patchwork quilt to capture the comforting and escapist mood of Christmas 2023. Featuring playful illustrations evoking tales of Greek mythology and dreamscapes, it’s one to surprise.

Best for puzzle lovers

Switching off and completing a puzzle is our idea of the ultimate self-care and we love this Jigsaw Puzzle from Amazon that gives you a selection of the puzzle to build every day until the big day itself. 42 pieces per day doesn't sound too bad, does it?

Best luxury advent calendars FAQs

What are the best brands for luxury advent calendars?

Some of the brands you may want to consider for luxury advent calendars are designer brands, or brands at the high end of the price point scale. Here are some luxury British brands that you'll be able to find on the high street and online that may stock luxury advent calendars.

The White Company

The White Company offers a range of products with loads of gifting opportunities, from beauty and spa items to candles and fragrances amongst others. They're particularly good at creating wellness hampers with a clean, minimal and fresh design that's appealing to all.

John Lewis

A brand that truly does it all, John Lewis offers a range of gifting items ranging in price points, from affordable to luxury. The more luxury items are generally high quality, beautifully presented and perfect as a treat to yourself or a loved one.

Fortnum & Mason

This long-established brand offers luxury food and drink, specialising in beautifully presented hampers and gift baskets. Whether it's wine or tea you want to try, Fortnum & Mason's blend of quality drinks will have your thirst quenched. The upmarket department store also stocks beauty, fragrance and more.

Liberty London

Another luxury brand from Regent's Street is the iconic Liberty London. This designer department store specialises in luxury fabrics, designer clothes, stylish clothes and sumptuous beauty products. You'll be spoiled for choice when it comes to buying for Christmas.

Hotel Chocolat

Offering luxury, authentic, ethical chocolate, Hotel Chocolat is the only company in the United Kingdom to grow cocoa on its own farm. Including selections of quality chocolate gifts, this brand has even branched out into the beauty and alcohol industry with its range of unique presents.

The Body Shop

This ethical and cruelty-free brand is trusted on the British high street for its luxury bath, beauty and skincare products. The Body Shop offers all the pampering that you could need, from spa treatments to items from their make up range. Whichever it is, you're guaranteed to find something to treat yourself with this brand.

How to make your own luxury advent calendar?

When making your own luxury calendar, you'll want to consider some of the brands mentioned above to fill its contents. If there are a few small items in the sale, be sure to stock up, as you'll need twenty-four luxury items inside each door leading up to the big day. Remember to make sure they'll fit inside before your purchase.

Of course, you'll also need something to present your items in. There are a few DIY advent calendar options across Liberty, Etsy, Not On The High Street and even Amazon that you can make look even more expensive with your own personal touches and decorations.

Hannah Mellin is a Homes & Garden Product Writer for Yours. When she's not writing, researching or testing products, she's rennovating her Victorian terrace and chilling in the garden with her sausage dog Waffle, three cats and a tortoise called Bobby.

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