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The days are getting shorter, the autumn chill is in the air, and the countdown to Christmas has officially begun! What better way to prepare for the celebrations than with a Christmas advent calendar?
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No matter your age, gender or interests, there’s an advent calendar for you. Whether you’re a fragrance fanatic or love testing the latest beauty products, treat yourself to a Christmas calendar filled with 24 of your favourite things.If you’re searching for your dream calendar or want to buy your kids a non-chocolate alternative, read our guide to find the best advent calendars for your family.Where did advent calendars come from?Advent calendars have become a non-negotiable part of Christmas for many, but where did they come from?This tradition started way back in the 19th century in Germany. Not quite as glamorous as today’s calendars, people started marking the lead-up to Christmas with chalk markings or lighting candles. Today, advent calendars come in all shapes and sizes, from the classic sweet delights to new sock drawer additions!The best advent calendars for adultsGone are the days when advent calendars were reserved for the kids. Today you can find many grown-up options with a theme to suit any preference. Check out the best advent calendars for adults.
Grooming advent calendarsAre you looking for cool advent calendars for him? Beauty products aren’t just for girls. We also have grooming calendars designed with men in mind. Opt for skincare treats like face masks and moisturisers or beard care products to keep facial hair in check this Christmas.
Sock advent calendarsNot just a classic festive gift, socks also make fantastic advent calendar treats! Each day, you’ll get a comfy new addition to your sock drawer with an exciting design to try on. Featuring top-quality fashion brands, socks will last far longer than traditional foodie advent gifts.
Alcohol advent calendarsA boozy advent calendar is a great way to indulge during the festive season. You might find your new go-to drink by trying out a unique flavour of your favourite tipple each day. From smoky whisky to cool and crisp gin, there’s an alcohol advent calendar to suit every taste.
Candle advent calendarsIf you’re on the hunt for a non-chocolate advent calendar, why not treat yourself to 24 candles instead? You can try out a new festive home fragrance each day running up to Christmas, whether it’s a clean vanilla aroma or rich berries. These calendars are perfect for the aspiring interior designer or scented candle collector.
The best advent calendars for kidsChristmas is a magical time for kids; a calendar is a great way to get them in the festive spirit.
These daily treats will make the build-up to the big day even more special.
Here are some fun calendars to give the kids this December.
Toy advent calendarsWhy not treat the kids to something different this year with one of our toy advent calendars? With a wide variety of toys, finding one suitable for their age is easy. From collectable figures to miniature cars, these calendars are bound to be a hit with little ones this Christmas.
DIY advent calendarsNot found the right advent calendar for your little ones? Why not build your own? Invest in our decorative calendars and fill them with their favourite things. From tasty treats to homemade goodies, you can craft something the whole family will enjoy. What’s more, they can be reused every year!
Whether you go for a beauty brand or build your own, start your Christmas countdown right with
our advent calendars. If you’re searching for more festive inspiration this year, read our blogs on
decorating your home and gift-wrapping ideas.
Our Christmas Shop is here to help you plan the perfect day. From decorations to gift inspiration,
festive kitchenware to Christmas jumpers, you’ll find it all here.
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