The best Christmas advent calendars of 2018

The final countdown is on...

advent calendars of 2018

by Darryl White |

Now that Halloween is well and truly out of the window it's time to get down that Christmas tree and deck the halls. Forget finding chocolate coins behind each window, this year's must-have advents have a serious upgrade. From booze to stationery, there's definitely something for everyone. Here's the calendars you should be opening on the 1st December...


Must-have advent calendars of 2018

Pringles calendar
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Your desking-snacking dreams have come true with 12-days of Christmas Pringles to get you through the last working month. Packed with all your fave flavours, Merry crisp-mas!

charlotte tilbury
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Beauty buffs, this one's for you, as the celebrity makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury's namesake calendar contains 12 minis of her legendary beauty products.

stationery calendar
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Make it personal this year with this gorge stationery calendar. Complete with personalised notebook, Christmas decoration and luxury pen, it's a lovely gift for a paper and pen fiend.

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Get ready for a serious pampering thanks to L'occitane's luxe advent calendar, which includes 24 mini treats.

gin calendar
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Get into the spirit of Christmas with 12 of your favourite gins including Bombay Sapphire, Beefeater and the heavenly Gordon pink gin. Bottoms up.

love honey
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Behind each door is bedroom toy, from the first day of December right through to Christmas Eve – guaranteed to get you and your partner hot under the collar. £250 worth of gifts have been carefully sequenced for a mind-blowing finale finish.

laithwaites calendar
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Containing 24 bottles of Laithwaite's best-sellers, including, reds, whites and fruity ones, this is any wine lovers paradise. You might even come across a few sparkling surprises along the way.

body shop
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Containing 25 beauty and skincare must-haves, you'll be glossy and gorgeous by the 25th.

Gemstone calendar
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Here's one for spiritual types, a calendar with 24 individually wrapped gemstones and fossils complete with an information card for each one and a nifty drawstring bag for them all too.

Jelly Belly
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This calendar is for the naughty and the nice with some lookalike jelly beans holding some horrible suprises. Is it caramel popcorn or dreaded mouldy cheese flavour? Take a bite, we dare you.

Lindor calendar
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The Victoria Beckham of the chocolate calendars, this consists of five Lindor truffles including milk, hazelnut, caramel and milk and white. Classic and simple.

cadbury advent calendar
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Everyone loves the guys in purple and it's perfect for the kids too. Full of the classic Cadbury faves, you can't go wrong with this one.

Pierre Marcolini
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Probably the cutest advent calendar around. 24 hand-picked praline chocolates by Pierre Marcolini himself all wrapped up in a magical merry-go-round. What more could you possibly want?

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