This Year’s Advent Calendar Round Up – 2019

‘Tis the season for spoils! And if you’re looking to treat someone or yourself this festive season, why not get your hands on an advent calendar jam-packed with goodies? It’s like Christmas everyday during the month of December. With this in mind, we went in search of some of the best 2019 advent calendars. Expect everything from coffee and gin to makeup, skincare and even LEGO®! 

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The Body Shop

We all know and love The Body Shop! And this year, they’re making Christmas extra merry with some cool advent calendars, jam-packed with your favourite Body Shop goodies. There are three options for you to choose from depending on your festive budget. First up, there’s the Dream Big This Christmas Ultimate Advent Calendar (from R2 300). If you’re not keen on spending that much, there’s the Dream Big This Christmas Deluxe Advent Calendar (from R1 400) or the Dream Big This Christmas Beauty Advent Calendar (from R1 000). A few goodies include the Drops of Youth™ Youth Concentrate Sheet Mask (21ml), Strawberry Clearly Glossing Shampoo (250ml), a Mango Fragranced Bath Bomb (28g), Fuji Green Tea™ Body Butter (50ml), a Pink Grapefruit Lip Butter (10ml) and British Rose Shower Gel (60ml).

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This one is for the makeup lovers! If you have a fondness for Essence, then be sure to pick up their 2019 Spread The Magic! advent calendar (R539 exclusively from Each day until Christmas Eve is a surprise with this stunning calendar, gifting you with 24 carefully selected and lovingly arranged presents from Essence. Jam-packed with beauty favourites from the standard range in original size and limited products in a Christmas design, it is THE must-have for the festive season.



Christmas is not Christmas without chocolate! And Lindt has the perfect advent calendar for all you chocoholics. Take your pick from the LINDOR Advent Calendar (158g) filled with milk, dark and white chocolates with a smooth melting filling OR the LINDT TEDDY Advent Calendar filled with even more sweet thrills. As for prices, you’d have to visit a Lindt store near you.


Why not gift your little ones with the joy of LEGO®? They have a variety of LEGO® advent calendars that are sure to delight this Christmas. This is certainly a fun way to get into the festive spirit, with 24 different buildable presents, one for each day of the season. There’s the LEGO® City Advent Calendar (R349.99), the LEGO® Friends Advent Calendar (R399.99), the LEGO® Harry Potter™ Advent Calendar (R499.99) and the LEGO® Star Wars™ Advent Calendar 2019 (R519.99). Take your pick and have a blast building a mini LEGO® world!

Funko Pocket Pop!

How about something different this year? We’re absolutely loving the Funko Pocket Pop! advent calendars this year! Head to and add the Funko Pocket Pop!: Marvel 80th Anniversary Advent Calendar (R1 399) or the Funko Pocket Pop!: Harry Potter Advent Calendar (R1 399) to your cart! Each calendar has miniature figurines of your favourite superheroes and Harry Potter characters, making it the perfect addition to any Funko Pocket Pop! collector.

Paperchase Stationery

Stationery lovers, this one is for you! Get stocked and ready for a new year with the Paperchase Stationery advent calendar (R 1 435)! This bundle of joy is cramped with notebooks, pens and pencils, a Paperchase voucher and more. We’re not going to say more, as we don’t want to spoil the surprise! No need to do stationery shopping for 2020, this advent calendar has got you covered.

Wine Of The Month Club

Okay, we think we may have found the best thing since sliced bread! Hold on for this one guys… a festive gin advent calendar! That’s right – Wine Of The Month Club‘s Gin Box Advent Calendar 2019 gives you 24 days filled with 24 different dinky bottles of premium South African craft gin to sip and savour until Christmas Day. But you better hurry as these sell out fast, and the last time we checked, there were limited quantities left. Hurry! Plus, it’ll be delivered right to your door straight from Cape Town.


Next up on our advent calendar list is something for coffee fanatics. What better way to get into the festive spirit than by sipping on 25 different blends all the way up to Christmas? Sounds good? Then get your Cafféluxe Nespresso Compatible Festive Advent Calendar or the Cafféluxe Dolce Gusto Compatible Festive Advent Calendar both from Takealot for R299.


Another great treat before Christmas is NetFlorist’s 12 Days Of Christmas Gourmet Advent Calendar. A unique touch for this calendar is the fact that you can personalise it with your name or the name of the person you’re gifting it to, along with a festive message for the holiday season. Now onto what’s important – what’s inside! Each day brings an envelope filled with candy and treats. The envelopes contain Kit Kats, Skittles, M&M’s (peanut and chocolate), Haribo Happy Cola sweets, Oreos (original and golden), Jelly Teddies, Cadbury Nutties, Cadbury Astros, Liquorice Allsorts and creamy vanilla pieces. This advent calendar costs R499.95 and can be ordered online at NetFlorist.

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Here’s another one for the beauty lovers! Head to and get your hands on the Beauty Blast Advent Calendar by W7 Cosmetics. For R499, you’ll get 24 cosmetic surprises, including a Mini Big Lash Mascara, three Mega Matte Lip Liners, three Loose Glitter Pots, a Mini Honolulu Bronzer and much more. Again, we don’t want to spoil the surprise!

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