The Most Expensive Advent Calendars of 2021: From Chanel to Guerlain

Give your annual Christmas countdown a luxury upgrade with these lush calendars full of extravagant surprises, from perfumes and other beauty products to jewelry.

Here we round up some of the most expensive advent calendars to treat yourself in the lead up to Christmas.

Chanel

The luxury French fashion house is offering a "first-of-its-kind calendar" to celebrate 100 years of its signature fragrance Chanel N°5. The "collector's item" calendar, shaped in the silhouette of the N°5 perfume bottle, comes with 27 mini-surprises in boxes numbered from 5 to 31.

Some of the products offered include the N°5 Eau de Parfum Spray (0.05 fl. oz), the N°5 L'eau On Hand Cream (1.7 fl. oz, full size), a black and white pouch with the N°5 logo design, a Rouge Allure Velvet lipstick in 58 Rouge Vie and Le Vernis nail polish in 528 Rouge Puissant.

Available for $825.

The calendar was sold out online at the time of reporting but it is also available at "CHANEL Fragrance & Beauty and select Fashion boutiques," according to the Chanel website.

Chanel advent calendar 2021.
Inside the Chanel advent calendar for 2021. Chanel

Guerlain

The French cosmetics brand's first-ever advent calendar features 25 items, including several scents from its L'Art & La Matière fragrance line, a Abeille Royale day cream and night cream, a lipstick, all in addition to a perfumed soap and scented travel candles.

Available for $700.

Buy the Guerlain advent calendar here.

Guerlain's advent calendar.
Guerlain's advent calendar. Guerlain

Acqua Di Parma

This limited edition calendar from the Italian perfume brand features some of its most popular products, such as some of its signature scents including Oud and Yuzu Eau de Parfum as well as Sandalo and Quercia fragrances and colognes.

The bright, yellow patterned circular calendar also comes with perfumed body lotions, hand creams, shower gels, soap and bath salts.

Available for $600.

Buy the Acqua Di Parma advent calendar at Nordstrom here.

The Acqua Di Parma advent calendar.
The Acqua Di Parma advent calendar. Acqua Di Parma

Dr. Barbara Sturm

Sample some of the luxury skincare line's most favored products with his advent calendar. Some of the items offered, which come in a mix of deluxe and miniature sizes, include hyaluronic and vitamin C serums, anti-aging hand and body creams, clarifying masks and toners.

Available for $495.

Buy the Dr. Barbara Sturm advent calendar here.

Dr. Barbara Sturm products.
Products featured in Dr. Barbara Sturm's advent calendar. Dr. Barbara Sturm

Missoma

The luxury jewelry brand favored by several celebrities, from Meghan Markle and Margot Robbie to Gigi Hadid and others, is offering a limited edition 12-day calendar.

Featuring various 18ct yellow gold and sterling silver accessories, some of the items featured include bracelets, pearl stud earrings, a plated brass necklace and hair clip, chain anklet and a choker necklace.

Worth $470 but available for $230 at Selfridges.

Buy the Missoma advent calendar at Selfridges here.

The Missoma jewelry advent calendar.
The Missoma jewelry advent calendar. Missoma/Selfridges

Apotheke

The luxury fragrance brand offers a host of its best-selling scents, candle accessories and more in its 25-day advent calendar.

The fragrances offered range from Hinoki Lavender and Magnolia Bouquet to Santal Rock Rose, while body products include soap, lotion, shampoo, conditioner and bath salts. Worth $185 but available for $138.75.

Buy the Apotheke advent calendar here.

The Apotheke advent calendar for 2021.
The Apotheke advent calendar for 2021. Apotheke

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