8 perfume advent calendars for your scent-obsessed besties

The perfect gift for the one who has everything

BEAUTYcrew Beauty & Social Editor / November 29 2023

We’re not sure if it’s childhood nostalgia or just pure indulgence, but unboxing a little treat every day still makes the countdown to Christmas exciting. So you best believe we’ve got our beauty advent calendar wishlist sorted. At the top? A perfume advent calendar, obviously.

Perfume is one of the most personal and sentimental gifts to give, but it’s not always an easy task to nail your special someone’s favourite scent profile. An advent calendar filled with a selection of fragrances takes the guesswork out so they can experiment and find their signature scent – which means next year’s gift is sorted too. And what’s not to love about unboxing a whole collection of perfumes?!

Whether you’re shopping for gifts for mum, your bestie or the couple that has everything, these fragrance advent calendars are the perfect place to start…

The best perfume advent calendars Australia

Juliette Has A Gun Not An Advent Calendar

Despite the name (a Juliette Has A Gun signature), this is in fact a perfume advent calendar and it’s filled with six of the brand’s cult items. Featuring a mini Not A Perfume and hand cream alongside four full-size scent staples, the calendar begins after the big day to keep the festive spirit alive and well from Boxing Day to NYE.

$269 at Libertine Parfumerie

Neiman Marcus 12 Days of Fragrance Holiday Advent Calendar

On the hunt for your signature scent? Neiman Marcus’s 12 Days of Fragrance advent calendar has got you covered. Featuring fun-sized his and her favourites from the likes of Byredo, JO Malone, D.S. & Durga, and Diptyque, it’s the perfect discovery set for scent enthusiasts.

$258 at Neiman Marcus

Yves Saint Laurent Advent Calendar Holiday Set

Gift yourself a luxury experience with the iconic fashion house’s limited-edition advent calendar. Featuring Black Opium, Libre, and Mon Paris minis alongside YSL’s beauty icons, it’s the ultimate indulgent treat for fragrance and makeup buffs.

$509 at YSL Beauty

Caroline Herrera Good Girl Advent Calendar

Considering Christmas is the season of giving, this perfume advent calendar is the ultimate addition to you and your partner’s wishlist. Filled with a mix of Caroline Herrera’s cult-favourite his, her and unisex scents (as well as two of the brand’s iconic lipsticks), this curated collection is the epitome of affordable luxury.

$175 at David Jones

Christian Louboutin Beauty Advent Calendar

If you’ve had your eye on Louboutin’s beauty offerings but can’t decide between their fragrances or edgy makeup staples, meet the advent calendar of your dreams. It’s filled with 12 Louboutin perfume minis alongside lipstick, mascara, and collectable charms and takes the cake for bougiest beauty advent calendar of 2023.

$900 at Selfridges

Giorgio Armani Advent Calendar Holiday 2023 Gift Set

Want to smell like Sydney Sweeney? This limited edition advent calendar has got you covered. Behind each door of this stunning vault, you’ll find Giorgio Armarni’s signature fragrances and makeup staples, including Si, My Way and the beloved Lip Maestro lipstick.

$649 at David Jones

Diptyque Advent Calendar 2023

Nobody nails the advent calendar quite like this iconic fragrance house. Featuring an array of Diptyque’s cult-favourite and seasonal perfumes, candles and body care staples, this festive calendar has got everything you need to finesse fragrance layering.

$729 at MECCA

Dior Le 30 montaigne Advent Calendar

Add a little luxury to the silly season with Dior’s iconic advent calendar. A stunning homage to the luxury house’s Parisian roots, each door opens to reveal a miniature fragrance, candle or beauty essential. 

$999 at Dior

Main image credit: @maryphillips 

Want something a little more glamorous? These luxury advent calendars will be sitting pretty under any Christmas tree…

Georgia Nelson is BEAUTYcrew's Beauty & Social Editor and resident Euphoria obsessee. You'll find her hard at work putting the latest TikTok beauty trends to the test or perfecting her skin care routine. Her latest obsession? Nailing the glazed donut aesthetic (move over, Hailey Bieber).