Alternative Advent Calendars
Tired of nibbling on chocolate every day during the run up to Christmas? The answer to this question is of course, no. But, with the plethora of alternative types of advent calendar now available, we can now treat ourselves to something a little more indulgent during the build-up to Christmas. Here are some of our favourites:
THE BEAUTY CALENDAR
Birchbox is a subscription service for beauty-addicts, that sends members a selection of thoughtfully-picked brands to test out so they can find their new favourite beauty go-to items. Their glorious advent calendar is filled with 24 beauty treats, including brands such as Benefit, Sand & Sky, and Lumene to see you through the festive season.
THE JEWELLERY CALENDAR
In case you hadn’t noticed, we absolutely love personalisation. So, we were delighted to learn about Lisa Angel’s calendar. Behind each of the 12 doors, this wonderful set reveals a reveals a sterling silver plated necklace chain, a bracelet chain and 10 individual charms, so you can make the countdown to Christmas extra special.
THE FIZZ CALENDAR
Made for both fizz and beauty lovers, this Freixenet calendar includes delicious mini cava bottles, Cordon Negro, Cordon Rosado and Italian bambini, as well as a prosecco infused bath bomb and festive beauty products from metallic nail varnishes to fragrant Yankee candles and Popaball shimmers for your drink. This splendid box of thrills will be the perfect gift this Christmas.
THE ITALIAN CALENDAR
Carluccio's have created the perfect advent calendar for food-lovers. This Italian-inspired countdown to Christmas features products from Carluccio’s core collection. Treats behind the doors include limoncello chocolates, truffle butter, aged balsamic vinegar, torrone pieces and porcini oil... Yummy!
THE FRAGRANT CALENDAR
Jo Malone needs no introduction. We’ve all lusted over their divine fragrances and coveted indulging in one of their candles for the home. For dedicated fans of Jo Malone’s collection of fragrances and candles, this advent calendar is modelled on the Jo Malone London Townhouse. The treats behind each stylish door will include a divine selection of their products. Completely sold out online but available in-stores nationwide now.
THE LUXURY CALENDAR
Liberty London’s Beauty Calendar has become the fastest selling line in the company’s history. Modelled on the iconic store’s famed façade, the 25 doors feature a curated collection of favourites found in the beauty emporium, from luxury brands such as Diptyque, Hourglass and Byredo. Unfortunately, this calendar is already sold out but you can keep an eye out for it next year!
Our personalised sleepwear collection is the perfect outfit to wear to open and enjoy your indulgent Christmas countdown calendar. Visit our website to view our full sleepwear collection available in five gorgeous shades – including our limited edition Festive Red – perfect for the Yuletide season.