Forget chocolate: Try these advent calendars for adults

Why should kids have all the fun? Here are our favourite adult advent calendars to help you countdown to Christmas.

The humble chocolate advent calendar has had a facelift and now you can count down December with everything from gin to luxe beauty buys.

While adult advent calendars have been growing in popularity over the years, this year there is a huge range to choose from. Here are some of our favourites.

Here are some of our top picks to get you through the silly season (hello Gin!).

kikki K lovers advent calendar - $149.99

This beautiful collection includes some of kikki K's most loved products. Including a mix of stationery, lifestyle items and gorgeous decorations, let it inspire you to welcome an organised, meaningful and joyful festive season. Available online and in selected stores.


12 wines of Christmas - $285

Countdown the nights with twelve of our highest rated bottles from 2017. Enjoy some festive cheer with the perfect mix of reds, whites, sparklings, and rosé. Each bottle is specially wrapped, so each day will be a surprise. 

25 days ultimate advent calendar from The Body Shop - $200

With a good mix of body and skin care, make-up and accessories, this advent calendar is all about treating you! You’ll also find a feel-good action to complete every day and after the 25 days are over the calendar turns into a Christmas trivia board game.


Bridge Road Brewers & Friends Craft Beer Christmas Countdown - $109.99

This calendar is every craft beer lover's dream. It includes 24 different craft beers so you can try a new beer every day in the lead up to Christmas eve.

Mecca Spectacular advent calendar from Mecca Cosmetica - $165

This Mecca-made Christmas countdown will get you through the festive season with a carefully created calendar of luxe beauty products. The limited edition collection includes 12 great groomers – from an eyelash curler to a mini Micellar Water.


Australian Gin Advent Calendar from Nip or Courage - $295

This countdown to Christmas will get you through the festive season with 24, 50ml bottles of gin. The calendar also includes tasting notes from the distillers, cocktail suggestions and a surprise Christmas treat.

English Tea Shop Advent Calendar - $16.95

This advent calendar takes a relaxed approach to the Christmas craziness of December. Take time out through the silly season with 25 boxes of 13 different organic tea flavours.

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