While you’re waiting for Santa to prep his sleigh for the big day, why not enjoy some early Christmas treats every morning? Here’s our pick of the 12 best advent calendars of 2022 from Regent’s Street shops.
1. LIBERTY'S BEAUTY ADVENT CALENDAR
Decked out in fabulous peacock print, the much-coveted Beauty Advent Calendar returns to Liberty for 2022. This recyclable calendar is bursting with top-rated beauty finds from brands such as Sunday Riley, Kate Somerville and Le Labo. What's more, 20 of the 30 products are full size – and you may even be lucky enough to find one of five golden tickets, giving you £1,000 to spend at Liberty.
2. L'OCCITANE’S REUSABLE ADVENT CALENDAR
Featuring pretty designs by illustrator Éva Offredo, L'Occitane has five Christmas advent calendars to pick from in 2022. A greener choice is its reusable advent calendar made from recycled cotton, that you can treasure for future years – it comes packed with 24 of its best-selling products. Got a packed party season ahead? Soothe tired feet with L’Occitane’s lavender bath foam and shea butter foot cream or spend winter nights nodding off with relaxing pillow mist.
3. LEGO ADVENT CALENDARS AT HAMLEY'S
As if they didn't need another reason to get excited at Christmas, the little ones will be running down the stairs every morning to open one of the many advent calendars by LEGO, available at Hamley's. They'll find a new brick toy behind the door each day; whether festive-themed LEGO Friends and LEGO City mini builds, or their favourite Star Wars and Harry Potter characters.
4. WHITTARD'S HOT CHOCOLATE AND TEA ADVENT CALENDARS
Tea for two, or a night on the couch sipping hot chocolate with your beau? Whatever your preference, Whittard of Chelsea has all sorts of warming drinks bundled up in its advent calendars for Christmas. Enjoy mango and bergamot, Festive Breakfast, or the Refresh infusion from its tea advent calendar. Or indulge in 12 flavours of hot chocolate – including salted caramel, sticky toffee pudding, and raspberry ripple – in its hot chocolate version.
5. JO MALONE'S ADVENT CALENDAR
With everything from soaps and body butters to signature colognes, Jo Malone's advent calendar is high on our Christmas list. Packed with year-round Jo Malone favourites such as wood sage and sea salt body crème, and Red Roses cologne, the reusable jewellery box spans 25 days of scented treats. After the festive fun is over, why not fill the cute box with more trinkets for the year ahead?
6. HOTEL CHOCOLAT'S GRAND ADVENT CALENDAR
If the key to your family or friends' hearts is by way of chocolate, gift them one of Hotel Chocolat's advent calendars. Among them, The Grand Advent Calendar is choc to the brim with cacao-based delights, from truffles and slabs to tempting boozy miniatures – more than enough to share… if they’ll let you.
7. PENHALIGON'S DOORS OF WONDER ADVENT CALENDAR
Sniff out Penhaligon's scent-sational advent calendar, containing a selection of its best loved fragrances. Finally end the suspense as you open the Doors of Wonder, to uncover fragrances such as Halfeti Cedar, Babylon and The Favourite. Make sure to look out for other little seasonal surprises held within, from a festive charm to perfumed candles.
8. MOLTON BROWN'S ADVENT CALENDAR
A stylish Christmas decoration in its own right, Molton Brown's 2022 advent calendar features an embossed gold wreath and a red bow that's just begging to be opened. Once inside, discover 24 drawers filled with fragrances, body lotions, candles and more. Using paper made from 100% recycled materials, this classy option from Molton Brown can be kept safe to use year after year.
9. THE BODY SHOP'S BOX OF WISHES AND WONDERS
The Body Shop elves have been hard at work this year, creating not one, but three pop-up advent calendars for beauty lovers in 2022. Inspired by the people who make its Community Fair Trade products across the world, these exquisite calendars are filled with winter skin saviours, plus mini and full-size hero products – with options to suit every budget. Alongside your daily surprises, you'll also find suggested acts of kindness to bring joy to those around you this Christmas.
10. ANTHROPOLOGIE'S HANSEL VILLAGE ADVENT CALENDAR
Cherish Anthropologie's illuminated Hansel Village Advent Calendar for years to come. Topped with a charming wintry scene, this hand-painted plywood calendar has 24 little drawers that you can fill with whatever treasures you wish – you’ll not be stuck for ideas, as Anthropologie's Regent Street shop is full of gifts and stocking fillers.
11. T2’S SIP THE FUTURE HELLO ADVENT CALENDAR
Pop the kettle on before revealing a new tea or tisane from T2’s Sip to the Future Hello advent calendar each morning. Featuring a colourful design and messaging around a better world, this tea-tastic treat is sure to get the tastebuds tingling, with flavours such as Strawberries & Cream, Turmeric Ginger Ninja, and Sticky Date Delight – choose between loose leaf and teabag options.
12. BOOTS' NO7 25 DAYS OF BEAUTY ADVENT CALENDAR
Featuring 25 customer go-to’s, the No7 25 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar is the perfect gift for any beauty fan. Returning bigger and better than ever, Boots’ popular festive fixture features six new limited-edition beauty items – including Starry Skies eyeliner and Luna lip glaze – plus even more full-sized cosmetics than last year.
There are 24 doors for everyone to open! Discover even more tiny treats and trinkets in nearby St James's array of Advent calendar.