LONDON'S BEST LUXURY ADVENT CALENDARS FOR 2017
1. Pierre Marcolini Advent Calendar 2017, £49
This season, Pierre Marcolini's delectable calendar is bedecked in vibrantly colourful half-moons, allowing you to discover a different bite-size Maison special every day. Featuring pralines, planètes, pavés de Tours, Câlins and more! Divine.
Available at Harrods and Selfridges.
2. Liberty London Beauty Advent Calendar, £175
Selling out in an astonishing three days in 2016, Liberty London have doubled the quantity this year to satisfy as many beauty junkies as possible. Wrapped in the iconic mock-Tudor façade, the doors open to reveal 25 drawers wrapped in Capello Shell, one of Liberty’s best-selling Furnishing Fabrics, and behind each Liberty print drawer is a must-have product. Expect surprises from Le Labo, Diptyque, Votary, Byredo and more.
To celebrate the launch of this year’s calendar, Liberty London will be opening their doors at 8.30am on 25th October. Plus ten lucky purchasers of an Advent Calendar on the morning will find a £100 Liberty Gift Coin squirrelled away in one of the drawers.
Click here or visit Liberty London to get involved.
3. Chase Distillery Advent Calendar, £140
The Chase Distillery calendar is a perfect gift for the avid vodka/gin connoisseur in your life. This exciting edition includes 24 delicious 5cl miniatures of 14 different Chase products as listed below:
Williams GB Gin / Chase Vodka / Chase Elderflower Liqueur / Williams Elegant Gin / Chase Marmalade Vodka / Chase Rhubarb Vodka / Williams Sloe & Mulberry Gin / Chase Naked / Chase Blackcurrant Liqueur / Chase Smoked Vodka / Williams Seville Orange Gin / Chase Raspberry Liqueur / Williams Pink Grapefruit Gin / Limoncello.
Available from williamschase.co.uk and Selfridges.
4. Fenwick Advent Calendar, £150
Creative designed by award-winning artist Clym Evernden, the limited edition Fenwick luxury beauty advent calendar is filled with 26 iconic hand-picked treats from our favourite luxury and niche brands (the likes of Charlotte Tilbury, MAC, Bobbi Brown, NARS and Estée Lauder).
Over 24 days you’ll discover a covetable combination of full and deluxe travel size much-loved and must-have skin care heroes, make up, fragrance and a candle for an indulgent head-to-toe seasonal (or pre-festive) pampering.
Available at Fenwick stores and online at www.fenwick.co.uk/advent.
5. The ‘Beauty in Wonderland’ advent calendar by lookfantastic, £79
Luxury online beauty retailer lookfantastic launches the ‘Beauty in Wonderland’ advent calendar. A mix of deluxe sample size and full-sized products this wonderland encases 25 products sure to get you ready for party season. The premium calendar includes a total of 25 products including nine full sized products, 16 deluxe samples, 19 exclusive products, 13 skincare treats, three beauty tools and seven colour cosmetics.
With a number of treats
per drawer the calendar acts as an ideal way to discover both new products and brands and is encased in a reusable vanity unit perfect for storing all your beauty treats and essentials.
The Beauty in Wonderland calendar is available now at lookfantastic.com.
6. Molton Brown Cabinet of Scented Luxuries Advent Calendar, £165
Trimmed with opulent silver foil, this advent calendar houses Molton Brown's iconic fragrances. Unlock each door to reveal where a captivatingly scented luxury is hidden; indulgent gifts to count down to the festivities. Iconic. Surprising. Celebratory.
Available in stores and at www.moltonbrown.co.uk.
7. GAIL’s Bakery Advent Calendar, £30
Filled with bespoke chocolates made in collaboration with London Chocolatier Alex Mariz and inspired by and using classic GAIL’s breads and ingredients, this is the perfect countdown to Christmas. Behind each of the 12 doors also hide a hand tied gift certificate for an additional treat to be redeemed at any one of their bakeries.
Available at www.gailsbread.co.uk from November.
8. Fortnum & Mason Advent Calendars, £25 - £150
Fortnum's unique Advent Calendars, from wooden calendars playing traditional Christmas music to detailed Victorian calendars are the perfect way to countdown to the big day. There is lots of choice this year and you will without a doubt find something for the entire family. Indulge with some truly quintessentially British treats!
Visit Fortnum & Mason or shop online here.
9. House of Fraser Beauty Advent Calendar, £25
Beauty lovers can ensure their countdown to Christmas is beauty-full as House of Fraser launches its Beauty Advent Calendar for 2017. The perfect alternative for those who would favour a make-up treat to a chocolate one, the advent calendar is packed full of must-have cosmetics from own-brand ‘Colour Couture’. From statement glitter eyeliners to classic essential make up brushes the advent calendar is the perfect beautifying treat for the festive lead up.
The calendar is on sale in stores and online, exclusively at House of Fraser.