6 Themed Advent Calendars That Take the Work Out of Wedding Party Gifts

Wine, cheese and beauty products? These seasonal calendars are genius.
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The Knot
Updated Oct 19, 2018

If your wedding happens to coincide with the holiday season, we have the perfect thank-you gift idea to get your squad, partner or parents through the next few months: themed advent calendars. With beauty products, wine and even cheese coming in hot as the coolest advent calendar fillers right now, there's pretty much no reason not to love this gift. For the ultimate wedding party gift that keeps on giving, you've got to check out these advent calendar upgrades.

1. Wine Advent Calendar

This wine advent calendar is all kinds of luxurious. Each window holds a different quarter bottle of wine (or bubbles) from all over the world. It's on the pricier side, so save it for your nearest and dearest who'll really appreciate it. (Order your wine-vent calendar before November 19 to get it by December 1.)

Wine Lovers' advent calendar, $130, MacysWineCellar.com

2. Self Care Advent Calendar

ASOS The Face + Body Advent Calendar

25 days of beauty samples never sounded so good. This beauty advent calendar includes the cutest products—from a rose gold brightening face mask to hydrating micellar water.

ASOS The Face + Body advent calendar, $87, US.Asos.com

3. Whiskey Advent Calendar

Drinks by the Dram The Whiskey advent calendar,

Have a whiskey connoisseur on your hands—maybe your dad or your maid of honor? Gift them 24 days of boozy goodness, aka 24 drams of renowned whiskey varieties from around the world.

Drinks by the Dram The Whiskey Advent Calendar, $163, MasterofMalt.com

4. Beauty Advent Calendar

QVC beauty advent calendar

Eyelash curlers, brow brushes, self-tanner—what more could they ask for? 24 products from favorite brands (think: L'Occitane, Nest and Kate Somerville) are a super-thoughtful way to say, "Thanks for having my back!"

QVC beauty advent calendar, $65, QVC.com

5. Skincare Advent Calendar

SkinStore 12 Miracles of Beauty advent calendar

This gorgeous gift guarantees 12 days of thoughtful surprises. Gift your favorites a curated skincare advent calendar packed with products from 12 amazing brands.

SkinStore 12 Miracles of Beauty advent calendar, $99, SkinStore.com

6. Cheese Advent Calendar

So Wrong It's Nom Cheese Advent Calendar

Oh, you thought it was a joke? Starting in November, the viral cheese-filled advent calendars by British food blogger Annem Hobson of So Wrong It's Nom will be available in the US. Target plans to sell these babies at 247 stores for $20—so keep your eyes peeled in the coming weeks for the ultimate gift for turophiles (the fancy word for cheese-lovers—yes, we went there).

So Wrong It's Nom cheese advent calendar, SoWrongItsNom.com

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