It’s that time of year to make your list and check it twice. Holiday shopping season is upon us, and here are 27 of the best advent calendars in 2021 to make gift-giving easier than ever. The magic of an advent calendar is that it’s essentially a pre-wrapped gift, each containing between 12 to 25 ready-to-open presents for each day leading up to December 25. For those who are beauty-obsessed, shop Barbara Sturm’s advent calendar containing her greatest hits, from serums to face creams and cleansers—it’s the full skincare suite at your fingertips. Then there’s Dior’s exquisite advent calendar, designed by artist Alice Shirley. The lucky gift recipient will receive the house’s storied scent, J’adore eau du parfum, alongside the maison’s signature Miss Dior hand cream, Rouge Dior lipstick, and many more surprises. For the wine and whiskey enthusiasts, there’s an advent calendar to suit their palette too from VineBox and Flaviar. And for the kids at home, there is a Lego-themed Avengers set as well as a Harry Potter advent calendar full of sweet treats waiting to be revealed. Ahead, shop the 27 best advent calendars in 2021.
Net-a-Porter 25 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar
For the ultimate beauty and skincare obsessive, look no further than Net-a-Porter’s advent calendar. The lucky recipient will enjoy both full-sized and mini-sized beauty treasures from Tata Harper, Augustinus Bader, Susanne Kaufmann, and more. Don’t sleep on this advent calendar. It has already sold out once and will be restocked very soon. Add it to your wishlist now so you don’t miss out.
Dr. Barbara Sturm Advent Calendar 2021
For fans of Barbara Sturm’s cult-favorite skincare line, it features 24 of her best products, from her Brightening Serum to signature Glow Drops infused with wild rose extract.
Dior Advent Calendar
For Dior’s 24 days of surprises, artist Alice Shirley designed an enchanting botanical wonderland to house Dior’s signature beauty favorites, from J’adore and Miss Dior eau du parfums to Dior Prestige serum and Diorshow mascara, this is quite simply— the complete Dior Addict package.
Acqua di Parma x Emilio Pucci Advent Calendar
Bring scents of Italy home to you in Acqua di Parma’s 2021 advent calendar, featuring an equally dazzling designed box by Emilio Pucci. Featuring 25 of Acqua di Parma’s signature scents, easily transition your bathroom to a spa with their Arancia di Capri Shower Gel, Colonia shampoo, conditioner, and bath salts.
The World of La Mer 12-Piece Holiday Advent Calendar Set
A lavish gift set for those who deserve the crème de la crème. Treat a special someone to a luxurious skincare routine as they countdown towards Christmas.
Missoma Advent Calendar
For the jewelry aficionado, Missoma’s advent calendar is a treasure trove of 12 gifts, from hoop necklaces to chain bracelets and necklaces, all made of 18K gold plated vermeil. There’s a reason this gift set sells out every year.
Charlotte Tilbury Charlotte’s Beauty Dreams & Secrets Advent Calendar Set
If you’ve been following along with us this year, Charlotte Tilbury’s beauty light wand was a TikTok and Beauty Secrets favorite. Find this coveted beauty product in addition to 11 other Charlotte Tilbury hits, all enclosed within a golden chest.
The Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar 2021
The best of skincare, makeup, and haircare come together in Liberty’s ultimate advent calendar, featuring 25 gifts leading up to Christmas. The lucky gift recipient will unwrap presents from cult-favorite labels such as Augustinus Bader, Le Labo, Olaplex, and more.
Kiehl’s Limited Edition Advent Calendar
Indulge in Kiehl’s signature skincare staples, featuring their Creme de la Corps lotion, Ultra facial creams, Amino Acid shampoos, conditioners, and more. The exclusive advent calendar for 2021 was designed by French artist Marylou Faure who created a spirited box to countdown towards Christmas.
L’Occitane Holiday Advent Calendar
For a dose of Provence during the holiday season, L’Occitane will help bring the South of France to you. Treat yourself to a myriad of their bath and body best-sellers, from shea butter hand creams to almond conditioner.
Space NK The Beauty Advent Calendar 2021
Unwrap not 12, not 25, but 30 gifts in Space NK’s advent calendar this year. Beauty lovers will find cult favorites like Drunk Elephant, Summer Friday, and candle favorite label Boy Smells all awaiting inside.
Chantecaille Skincare Advent Calendar 12-Piece Set
Discover Chantecaille’s best-selling skincare and makeup essentials in a luxurious gift box, all made in Italy. Discover their signature gold recovery mask, Rose de Mai face oil, and more.
Susanne Kaufmann 2021 Advent Calendar
Indulge in Susanne Kaufmann’s luxurious line of sustainably made skincare through her cult classics. Included in her limited edition advent calendar are the Eye Rescue Stick, Glow Mask, Herbal Whey Nourishing Bath Oil, and more.
Balmain The City of Lights Medium Advent Calendar 2021
Balmain seeks to bring the City of Lights to your home. Designed with the Parisian skyline in mind, this advent calendar contains Balmain treasures, from texturizing salt spray to a sleek gold compact mirror.
LookFantastic Advent Calendar
LookFantastic’s gift set is a beauty haven of skincare and makeup products ready to suit every style; you’ll discover fan favorites from Nars to Kate Somerville.
Jo Malone Advent Calendar
Jo Malone’s exquisite advent calendar is ready to enhance the senses with a 24-piece gift set that includes many of their popular fragrances and scents.
Apotheke 25-Piece Calendar
For someone looking to embrace hygge this winter, Apotheke’s gift set will help make the task a little bit easier. Find their signature candles, wick trimmers, matches, bath salts, and more, all ready to be enjoyed at home.
Voluspa Japonica Advent Calendar Candle Set
For the ultimate candle lover, unwrap a candle each day for 12 days and relax in their signature scents, from French lavender to fig and Santal.
DavidsTea 24 Days of Matcha
Calling all matcha tea lovers, this set is made for them. Unwrap classic Matcha blends to seasonal and indulgent flavors like pumpkin pie and salted caramel to enjoy all winter long.
Whittard of Chelsea Christmas Tea & Infusion Advent Calendar
Whittard of Chelsea’s advent calendar is a tea lover’s dream. Discover an aroma of delicious teas and infusions inside.
VineBox 12 Nights of Wine
For the ultimate wine lover, VineBox’s advent calendar features 12 handpicked wines by Sommeliers. Perfect for every palette, there is an assortment of reds, whites, and rosés.
Flaviar Advent Calendar
Calling all whiskey lovers, easily recreate a daily whiskey tasting right at home. The set includes 24 whiskey vials, including a whiskey glass and concrete coaster accoutrements.
The Urban Botanist Limited Edition Plant Advent Calendar
For those with a green thumb or a soft spot for succulents, The Urban Botanist reveals 24 miniature plants and botanical gifts waiting to be unwrapped.
FAO Schwarz Dinosaur Advent Calendar
For the Jurassic Park obsessed or just a paleontologist in the making, this dinosaur advent calendar will be the gift that keeps on giving. Have your kids explore everything from fossil excavation to egg hatching and more.
Lego Marvel The Avengers Advent Calendar
For ultimate Avengers fans, this Lego advent calendar features 24 gifts that each feature a different character or scene from the Marvel Avengers films.
Meri Meri Dog Advent Calendar Suitcase
A playful gift to give any dog lovers at home. They’ll unwrap a new dog toy each day, all housed within a charming check-printed suitcase.
Harry Potter Advent Calendar
Bring a taste of the wizarding world of Harry Potter to your home through delectable treats, everything from Bertie Botts Every Flavor Beans to butterscotch drops and gummy frogs, each waiting to be unwrapped until Christmas day.