Lusting over the £400 Dior beauty advent calendar? Here’s our favourites from £45

You might think we’re crazy for already mentioning Christmas but it is never too early to snap up some of the best selling and highly anticipated advert calendar releases of the year.

Fashion North have rounded up our festive favourites of calendars worth splashing out on this Christmas as alternatives to the high-end festive boxes we’re all dreaming about.


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Some of your favourite luxury brands have released their own 24 days of Christmas calendar, but with the steep price tag, we have to wonder whether they are worth it. For £400, you can splurge on Dior’s calendar which features travel-sized products of some of their most notable makeup, skincare and perfume items. From the men’s fragrance Sauvage to the famous J’adore, there is a taste of everything the brand has to offer.

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Another one centred around make-up comes in at £200 from Yves Saint Laurent, filled with its most famous and best-selling products from the Touche Éclat Blur Primer to their latest perfume release the Libre eau de parfum.

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From bath bomb heaven with Lush or a light-up Christmas display at Rituals, we’ve got your affordable options covered.

Rituals have filled their calendar with their best selling products from skincare to candles with the addition of limited edition collections. But the calendar is more than just a product, it can also become part of your festive decorations as each product box includes working fairy lights designed to be part of your yearly decorations.

Buy online or in-store at Rituals for £88.90 with products worth £150.


Want the perfect gift for a friend? Lush have it covered this year, as their annual 12 days of Christmas calendar launches with a whole host of favourites from Eggnog body wash to a North Pole bath bomb. It is made for bath enthusiasts.

Buy online or in store at Lush £185

This year the Body Shop has designed an advent calendar to suit your budget, ranging from £80 to £320, the box of goodies contains some of the brand’s selling products, from avocado body butter to face masks.

Buy in-store or online at BodyShop:

Box 1 £80 worth £199

Box 2 £150 worth £204

Box 3 £320 worth £495

Are you a huge Ted Baker fan? Well, the perfect calendar does exist! This year Ted Baker are selling 24 days of favourite products, including mini versions of their favourite makeup and skincare items.

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Buy online or instore for £45

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