Are you ready for countdown to Christmas? Advent calendars are for the holiday enthusiast to make the count down even more joyful. If you’re planning to treat yourself or loved one in December, see the list below and get some ideas.
For beauty addicts…
Charlotte Tilbury - NAUGHTY AND NICE MAGIC BOX (HKD 1,605.45)
The celebrity makeup artist founded the beauty brand under her own name and people have never stopped praising about it. Luckily for Hongkongers, Charlotte Tilbury will be launched here in 2018 so the long wait is over but before that, why don’t you try their 12 bestselling products including Magic Cream Moisturiser, Full Fat Lashes Mascara and Matte Revolution Lipstick in Walk of Shame…etc. in this gorgeous pale pink-coloured advent calendar first? Shop the advent calendar here.
For cat lovers…Roll Wrap - Christmas Advent Calendar for Cats
Don’t forget to treat you fluffy friend at home too! (even though they may not get the idea of Christmas) This calendar is full of treats that your feline companion will enjoy, from turkey delights with cranberry to chicken and shrimp, prepared by Lily’s Kitchen which is based in London and an expert of producing natural cat and dog food. And of course the advent calendar has super cute hand-drawn illustration that you definitely want to keep after Christmas.Shop the advent calendar here.
For children and grown-upsLego -Friends Advent Calendar (HK$279)
Maybe we should all put down our phones and enjoy the toys and chatting in the living room like when we were little. This year, LEGO has launched Star Wars"™ Advent Calendar. There’s a cool "Star Wars" themed gift, including mini figures, starships, vehicles and more. Once you have all 24 gifts, unfold the playmat and act out hilarious Hoth-based scenes that everyone in the family will love to watch. Let’s pull out LEGO and board games this December!
Shop the advent calendar at Brick Shop:
Causeway Bay Shop: 1/F, 12 Matheson Street,
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Tel: 2882 1284
Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 11:00 - 20:30
Repulse Bay Shop：Shop 201D (1), Level 2, Peek-a-boo,
The Pulse, 28 Beach Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong
Tel: 2811 1880
Opening Hours: Mon - Thur 10:00 - 19:00; Fri - Sun 10:00 - 20:00
For tea lovers…
Fortnum & Mason - Rare Tea Advent Calendar (HK$1,688)
Nothing feels better than a cuppa tea in your hand in winter. Fortnum & Mason knows and decided to bring out its whimsical style to the holiday season again - an advent calendar that is filled 24 loose leaf canisters of rare tea. It’s so delightful and posh that all of your British friends will get jealous of you. Shop the advent calendar here.
For those who are really into Christmas decoration…
Meri Meri Railway Advent Calendar (HK$285)
Some people take Christmas decoration very seriously and this advent calendar is made for them - each box contains DIY wooden pieces so when you finish them all, you’ll have a complete railway-themed scene with Christmas tree too. It’s a lovely Christmas decoration that you can make yourself so why not? Shop the advent calendar here.
For stationery lovers…
kikki.K - Eraser Advent Calendar: Joy (HK $220.00)
It’s always the smallest thing that make you smile. If you happened to love cute erasers or stationery generally, check out kikki.K’s advent calendar which has Swedish paper houses that are each filled with a super cute eraser and a gratitude prompt. I think it’s an excellent gift idea to teachers too, don’t you think? Shop the advent calendar here.
For those who have a sweet tooth…
PADDINGTON ADVENT CALENDAR (HK$69 each, $99 for 2)
What can I say more? Christmas is not completed without lots of chocolate. There’re 24 boxes filled with milk chocolate in 24 festive shapes. Only if you can resist to have them all at once. The calendar has UK national favourite bear Paddington on it but My Little Pony and Paw Patrol designs are also available. Shop the advent calendar at Marks & Spencer shops.