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Best Luxury Advent Calendars for 2018

Jo Malone London Advent calendar, £300

From exquisite chocolates and a selection of Charlotte Tilbury’s glamorous greatest hits to beautiful fragrances and candles from Jo Malone London, these luxury Advent calendars will make the countdown to this Christmas a daily pleasure.

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With colognes, candles and more, this year’s Jo Malone London Advent calendar is pure indulgence. Behind the festive illustration of the Jo Malone London Townhouse on the front, wrapped in a twinkling gold bow, the calendar is packed with cult classics, including Lime Basil & Mandarin Cologne, as well as some exciting seasonal launches, including a mini Frosted Cherry & Clove candle.

Jo Malone London Advent Calendar, £300

Explore the glamorous world of Charlotte Tilbury with indulgent surprises behind each door, including classics like a mini Full Fat Lashes mascara, Colour Chameleon pencil in Amber Haze and a mini Rock ‘n’ kohl in Bedroom Black, as well as a Hollywood Lips lipstick in Screen Siren, and travel sizes of Multi Miracle Glow, Goddess Skin Clay Mask and Supermodel Body.

Charlotte’s Beauty Universe Advent Calendar, £150 at Harvey Nichols

Space NK’s first ever Advent calendar is certainly worth the wait. In an opulent emerald green and burgundy open-out box, there are 25 pull-out drawers full of beauty favourites from hot new brands like Drunk Elephant as well as bestsellers from Eve Lom and Dr Dennis Gross. This promises to deliver your most beautiful festive season ever.

The Space NK Advent Calendar, £250

Embrace your most pampering festive season ever with ESPA’s Comfort and Joy Advent calendar, a limited edition collection of daily treats hidden inside each drawer, including favourites like Restorative Bath Oil, Smooth and Firm Body Butter and 24-Hour Replenishing Moisturiser.

ESPA Comfort and Joy Advent calendar, £130 at Harvey Nichols

The Edinburgh Gin Advent calendar is all about the spirit of Christmas, literally. There are 25 mini bottles of artisanal bottles of gin hidden away in the calendar, with a variety of tastes for connoisseurs including gins and liqueurs with hints of juniper, pine, floral, lavender, soft spice, and citrus.

Edinburgh Gin Advent Calendar, £120 at Peter Jones

The gift that keeps on giving, Artisan du Chocolat’s Ultimate Advent calendar has delectable treats within, including pearls, salted caramels, truffles, and coated fruit and nuts, and there’s a whole additional box of artisan chocolates in the centre to share on the Christmas day, beautifully wrapped in a beautiful festive paper.

Ultimate Advent Calendar, Artisan du Chocolat, £40