A plethora of luxury calendars are on the market this year and a surge in popularity has forced brand upon brand to compete for the biggest and best spectacles for Christmas 2017. 

We've lined up thirteen of the top luxury advent calendars on offer this year. 

24 Days of Clinique

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The ultimate calendar for loyal fans, Clinique have upgraded on last year’s calendar to offer 24 products, straight from the mainline and new product launches for 2017. Perfect for men and women, the calendar features signature skincare such as Moisture Surge, Liquid Face Soap the new Pep Start Eye Cream. 

Soap & Glory's It's A Calendar Girls!

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Cult beauty brand Soap & Glory has produced one of the best value for money calendars this year. Sold through Boots, the calendar features 24 of the chain's most popular skincare and beauty products ranging from Scrub of Your Life to Sexy Mother Pucker lipgloss. The generous sizes and number of products makes this calendar one of the best available on the high street. 

Hotel Chocolat Advent Calendar for two 

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This luxurious calendar has been created for two people who enjoy a window of indulgence every morning. Two baby truffles in a selection of flavours are hidden behind each door. Award winning chocolatier has created the ultimate spin on the chocolate advent calendar - and no fighting over whose turn it is to open a door.

Prosecco Advent Calendar 

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Now if you have no interest in beauty products and you can’t be tempted with chocolate then this is the perfect calendar for you. Celebrate your way through the festive period with a little tipple. Behind 23 doors hides 20cl bottles of Prosecco, Cava, Sparkling Pinot Noir and Rose and a miniature bottle of Champagne for Christmas Eve. A brilliant way to toast the end of 2017, sold on Not On The High Street. 

Warning: Always remember to drink responsibly. 

Charlotte Tilbury's Naughty & Nice Magic Box

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The pinnacle of luxurious calendars - this indulgent product is a dip in the deep end of christmas treats. The make-up and skincare giant has filled a 12-day calendar with the brand’s best sellers including full sized products. The Naughty & Nice Magic Box has iconic products such as the Magic Cream Moisturiser, Wonderglow Face Primer and the Matte Revolution Lipstick. With a hefty price tag and only 12 boxes to open, this could double up as a beautiful gift for someone special (or an exciting treat for yourself) this Christmas. 

Sleek Makeup A Gift A Day available at Boots

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A box of treats to kick start the party season, the make-up brand Sleek has created a fantastic calendar crammed with festive products. A generous number of diverse, useable products have been selected from multiple eye shadow kits, to a full size blush and four classic Matte Me Lip Creams suitable for the fussiest of customers. This impressive calendar comes with an even more impressive price tag. 

12 Days of Beauty by Feel Unique 

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The beauty outlet has created a mixture of branded products for their 2017 calendar. Similar to the 2016 product, it includes a little bit of everything from NYX Lip Cream to Elizabeth Arden Superstart Skin Renewal Booster.

Beauty Calendar by Marks & Spencer 

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What can now only be described as a cult hit, the M&S beauty calendar is top of every savvy shoppers watch list, retailing for £250 but free with a £35 purchase. The incredible calendar lives up to expectations, with a flurry of branded products from Alpha H, Nuxe, nails Inc and more. The calendar has already sold out online - however it is still available to purchase in store! The only struggle will be opening just one box a day. 

House of Fraser Beauty Advent Calendar 

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House of Fraser has launched another perfect calendar for those who aren’t brand orientated but fancy something swankier than the standard chocolate calendar. This beauty focused calendar is the cheapest of the bunch and features a charming collection of make-up treats for the 24 days before Christmas. 

Molton Brown Cabinet of Scented Luxuries 

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A truly indulgent product, Molton Brown’s Advent Calendar is very similar to the 2016 product. 24 doors are filed with classic body washes, the brand’s iconic body polishes, candles and special scents for 2017. This organza of beauty products is worth the £165 price tag. 

Yankee Candle Advent Calendar Wreath 

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This charming lifestyle calendar is the perfect partner for cosy winter nights. Hidden inside the wreath shaped box are 24 tea lights in a variety of festive scents, with new additions from the previous 2016 calendar, including Snowflake Cookie, The Perfect Tree and Winter Glow. This little calendar is on the market for £25. 

12 Days of Christmas by Lush

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Lush never fail to impress with another year of sweet smelling goodies to see you through the month of December. This giant box is crammed with all your favourites and some festive extras. The classic Snow Fairy shower gel is included this year, as well as the Christmas Eve bubble bar and the Christmas Sweater Bath Bomb. This is the perfect gift for those who love hibernating during the cold winter nights. 

12 Days of Christmas by Clarins Men

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In a market of calendars geared towards women, Clarins has created a solid offering for men. 

With a high following of male clients, the skincare brand selected 12 staple products including the Men Active Face Wash, After Shave Soother and the Anti-Fatigue Eye Serum. Clarins also created a women’s edition of the calendar - his and hers?