12 November 2021

Best of Advent Calendars 2021

by Laetitia Socquet

Beautiful, greedy and festive, our selection of 2021 calendars will make you wait until Christmas.

This year, impossible to miss, they decorate the store windows and invaded the shelves of department stores. Brands have been busy creating advent calendars, each one more beautiful than the last. NOW has selected a few beautiful specimens, small and large, there will be something for everyone!

Betjeman & Barton Tea Calendar

Our favorite tea store in Carouge is offering the Betjeman & Barton advent calendar. Imagined as a fairy garden of teas, this new calendar tells an enchanted walk. With illustrations by Clémence Monnot, plunge into a lush forest each day of December, which promises to be a joyful and traveling one. Pick the 24 bags of the House’s signature teas and grand crus, as well as their infusions. You will enjoy the Royal Breakfast tea, the Pushkin tea, the Sencha tea, the Finest Earl Grey tea, the Jasmine tea or the green tea with mint and the Shepherd’s tea… without forgetting the mythical Christmas Tea!

Sustainable beauty and wellness calendars

©Evolve Organic

Every morning when you wake up or when you go to bed at night, what a pleasure to discover a new product to pamper yourself! This year, l’Occitane is releasing 24 of the brand’s iconic products in its calendar. You will find among others the Body Care Verbena and Almond, the essential Serum Immortelle Reset and their best-seller … The ionic Hand Cream Shea. In addition, the packaging is made from cardboard 100% from sustainable forestry. To find in their store or at Manor.

For vegans and organic beauty enthusiasts, the first limited edition calendar from Evolve Organic Beauty is finally here! The vegan and cruelty-free brand offers 12 mini quality products inviting to take care of yourself. So, if you want to try these organic bestsellers without totally breaking the bank, this calendar is for you! It contains 1 Cleanser, 7 Facial Care products, 2 Body Care products and 2 Hair Care products. Order now on

Oliviers and Co, the gourmet calendar

©Oliviers & Co

You want a gourmet calendar to offer or to taste? Then the Oliviers & Co calendar is not to be missed! Open a small window each day of December and discover a multitude of condiments to incorporate into tasty dishes. Olive oil, vinegar, tapenade, salt & herbs mix, exceptional honey and sweet delights to taste, you won’t be disappointed! An original and useful calendar, which will make its effect with the gourmets.

Spirits Calendars: Whisky, Gin and Rum

Notice to connoisseurs! The Manor store offers calendars to taste and maybe discover your favorite Whisky, Gin or Rum. Behind each window of these calendars with their chic and refined packaging are 24 high quality bottles. A unique and original opportunity to try delicious cocktails while waiting for Christmas.
*Alcohol abuse is dangerous for your health

Calendars for the little ones

©Franz Carl Weber

How about spoiling our little darlings? NOW has selected three advent calendars that will keep the kids waiting until Christmas. There is the essential LEGO advent calendar that will awaken your child’s creativity, or the super fun Pokémon calendar with its 24 exclusive figurines to collect. Both can be found in Franz Carl Weber stores and on their e-shop.

Traditional Calendars … in Swiss chocolate


C’est bien sûr sans oublier les traditionnels calendriers de l’Avent en chocolat suisse, qui régaleront petits et grands enfants. Cette année, que préférez-vous ? La jolie maison rouge de la chocolaterie Cailler ou le calendrier de Noël chaleureux de chez Sprüngli ? Chez NOW, nous ne pouvions pas choisir … Nous vous proposons donc les deux!

And of course, we can’t forget the traditional Swiss chocolate advent calendars, which will delight children of all ages. What do you like best this year? The pretty red house from the Cailler chocolate factory or the warm Christmas calendar from Sprüngli? At NOW, we couldn’t choose … so we offer you both!

The NOW Team wishes you a Happy Advent!