The most wonderful time of year is swiftly approaching, meaning it’s time to make your list and check it twice. For a festive approach, the best advent calendars make gift-giving incredibly simple.
The magic of an advent calendar isn’t just that it’s pre-wrapped, but the fact that they contain an assortment of trinkets to open daily leading up to December 25. Though the excitement of the age-old tradition certainly isn’t reserved for children. There is a crop of chic, modern calendars to surprise any of your loved ones. For the beauty-obsessed, there are skin-care salves by Dr. Barbara Sturm or makeup must-haves from Chantecaille to enhance any regimen. Or, for gifts to cozy up with at home, you’ll find candle-filled advent calendars by Apotheke in a variety of scents and tea offerings by Palais des Thés. As for kids, discover themed sets of their favorite characters like Star Wars and Harry Potter. No matter what you choose, trust these will delight anyone on your list.
Remember, it’s never too early to start planning, as the holiday shopping season will come faster than you think. Ahead, shop the 17 best advent calendars of 2022.
Dr. Barbara Sturm Advent Calendar
Fans of Dr. Barbara Sturm’s cult-favorite skin-care lineup will wait to eagerly unveil its featured full-size and mini products. Inside, one will find a complete regimen from cleanser to moisturizer—along with an assortment of masks, serums, and hand cream.
Palais des Thés 24 Days of Tea Advent Calendar
That tea lover in your life will appreciate this curated collection of herbal infusions, black and green teas, and rooibos by Palais des Thés. Certainly, they’ll discover a new favorite blend.
Apotheke 12-Day Advent Calendar Candle Set
Merry scents are a must-have each holiday season. Gift someone on your list Apotheke’s set, which includes twelve candles from aromas of firewood to white vetiver—each housed in a decorative gold tin.
Saks Fifth Avenue 2022 Advent Calendar Set
This advent calendar by Saks Fifth Avenue is like a self-care day in a box composed of products part of the retailer’s luxurious lineup. Each day, your giftee will find skin-care products from 111Skin, Clé de Peau, and ReVive, as well as makeup products from Dior and Charlotte Tilbury. There is even a crop of fragrances, candles, and body products hidden inside.
Acqua Di Parma 25-Piece Advent Calendar
Bring a piece of Italy stateside through the Acqua di Parma fragrance set housed in a whirlwind-designed box by Emilio Pucci. There are 25 featured scents, creams, and shower gels sourced from its signature collections like Colonia and Le Nobili, to name a few.
Chantecaille Makeup & Skincare Advent Calendar
Perhaps it’s time for a beauty bag refresh? In that case, Chantecaille’s advent calendar is composed of twelve makeup and skin-care products infused with French botanical extracts and plant-based ingredients.
Missoma Jewelry Advent Calendar
The right jewelry pieces are the perfect complement to any outfit. Gift your loved ones with a treasure trove of 12 new earrings, bracelets, and rings to sport in Missoma’s advent calendar. Join the waitlist to be among the first to shop when this becomes available on October 19.
The Ritual of Advent 3D Advent Calendar
Within Ritual’s advent calendar, you’ll find 24 magical trinkets from candles to mists, soap bars, body scrubs, and more. Though, you may feel hesitant to unwrap each surprise, as its Christmas tree-lined with string lights design is alluring enough to keep on display.
Vine Box 12 Nights Of Wine Box
Not sure what to gift that wine lover in your life? Vino Box’s 12 Nights of Wine Box will do the trick. Not only does it include twelve tubes of white, reds, and roses to sample, but even a virtual tasting led by a sommelier to complete the experience.
Whittard of Chelsea The Tea Advent Calendar
Allow Whittard of Chelsea’s advent calendar to broaden your tea horizons. Just open one of its 24 boxes each day to unveil four individually wrapped tea bags from Christmas Tea to English Rose and Festive Breakfast.
Net-a-Porter 25 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar
No matter what type of cosmetics enthusiast she may be, she’ll covet Net-A-Porter’s Beauty Advent calendar. Though the anticipated set is soon to be on sale, the calendar is back for its fifth year to delight anyone with beauty treats from Westman Atelier, Tata Harper, Omorvicza, and more.
Voluspa Japonica Advent Calendar
Any candle lover knows the joy of collecting and burning a new one. Voluspa’s advent calendar allows one to unveil twelve fresh candles in its signature and Japonica scents.
Bonne Maman 2022 Limited Edition Advent Calendar
The holiday season is the ultimate time to indulge in your favorite tasty treats. To top your choice of biscuits, pastries, and more, shop French-born Bonne Maman’s advent calendar, which includes 24 fruit preserves and honey.
Meri Meri Dinosaur Advent Calendar
For that dinosaur lover, Meri Meri offers this advent calendar that sparks childlike wonder. Unwrap its illustrated suitcase to find vibrant wooden dinosaurs and foliage to play with each day.
Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar
Make this advent calendar your gift of choice for the true Star Wars fan. The set features buildable minifigures and builds inspired by the renowned films.
DavidsTea 24 Days of Tea Advent Calendar
Make tea time that much more enjoyable with this advent calendar. As DavidsTea puts it, the “festiviteas” begin by unveiling seasonal tea blends each day. What’s more, there are two servings each to share the brew with.
Harry Potter Advent Calendar
Harry Potter fanatics will find joy in this themed advent calendar that transports one right to Hogwarts. Instead of toys, though, there’s a selection of 24 delectable delights inspired by the wizardry series.