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Slideshow: Our Holiday Gift Eye-Deas

Boy with eyeglasses and Santa hat

You've seen a lot of gift-giving guides, but we bet you haven't seen one devoted to the eyes! Click through the slides for our gift-giving "eye-deas."

Pig eyeglasses holder

This cute piggy keeps your glasses ready for the next time you need them. Handmade by Karen and Stephen Steininger. (Uncommon Goods)

Tear free onion goggles

Protective eyewear with foam seal keeps out onion enzymes and smoke. The lenses are slightly tinted and fog-free. (Uncommon Goods)

ThinOptics keychain reading glasses

These slim reading glasses perch on your nose and store in a handy little keychain case. (ThinOptics)

Tee shirts for men

Eye art tee shirts for men: 3-D abstract eye designs (Rosegal), sons of heroes weeping eye (PopMap), Dsquared2 graffiti eye logo (Farfetch).

Faux fur eye masks

For people who sleep with the windows open, even in winter: faux fur eye masks (Donna Salyers), Chewbacca eye mask (Hot Topic).

Eyewear cases

For eyewear or phones or whatever: Sarah Watts carryall cases in folkloric prints (Capri Designs).

Googly Eyes game

Googly Eyes is a drawing game where you put on crazy glasses and try to draw something for your team to guess. Fun for the whole family! (Goliath Games USA)

Eye pendants

Statement pendants: gold eyelash eye (Sydney Evan), sterling silver eye of horus (Novica), circle with tiger's eye stone (House of Harlow 1960), beaded eye (Forest of Chintz).

Eye Roll chiffon top

For the highly unimpressed: Eye Roll chiffon top (Lewis Harwood on Redbubble).

Little girl wearing eyeglasses and smiling

More meaningful gifts? Donate to an eyecare charity, such as Optometry Giving Sight , which funds eye exams and optometry training in underdeveloped countries.

Tote, large bag and backpack

Carry that weight: eye print green tote (Maykool), googly eye peanut butter jelly crossbody (Betsey Johnson), nylon eye backpack (Kenzo).

Shoes and boots

Shoe-ins: winky-eye flats (Roger Vivier), embroidered loafer (Nicholas Kirkwood), faux patent leather sneaker (Kenzo), Buggies-eye boot (Fendi), "Flirting" boot (Chiara Ferragni).

Felt eyewear case

This felt roll-up case protects sunglasses, reading glasses and other eyewear (EnvyDeal).

Eye throw pillow

Watchful throw pillow (cmariee on Redbubble).

Print of ape wearing aviator sunglasses

"Groovy Caesar" photographic print (ernstc on Redbubble).


Cap it off: rimmed hat (Sara Designs), knit gray beanie (WithChic), cashmere "Pernille Eyes" beanie, "Monster Eye" beanies (Fendi).


Gem eye skull ring (Moschino), glasses-and-moustache ring (Kate Spade New York), eye shield ring (Ileana Makri), eye ring (Ona Chan), googly eye statement ring (Betsey Johnson), tiger's eye ring (House of Harlow 1960).


And more rings: googly eyes double ring (Betsey Johnson), Eye of Poseidon tiger's eye ring (Kasun), silver-tone eye ring with crystals and pearlescent trims (Alexander McQueen).

Large googly eyes for a Christmas tree

Give the gift of sight to your holiday tree with these giant googly eyes ornaments (Accoutrements).

Tee shirts

Clever tops for ladies: eye print sweater (Forever 21), eye print tee (Kenzo), eye embellished muscle tee (Pam & Gela), Heavily Meditated eye chart tank (Yoga Rx).

Steampunk eyewear

For cosplay or the time-traveling lifestyle. Steampunk Victorian goggles (UmbrellaLaboratory), Cybersteam eyepatch (Elope), retro round silver sunglasses (Telam).

Eyewear cases

Pretty fancy: antique-look double eyeglass cases (Anuschka), patterned eyeglass cases (Amy Butler).

Tablet and phone cases

Assorted eye-themed tablet covers and phone cases (Casetify), white resin lenticular eyes phone case (Kate Spade New York), black phone case (Kenzo).

Tee shirts

Black-and-white tees for men (Ann Demeulemeester, Faith Connexion, Zappos).

Elvis eyewear cases and cloths

For Elvis Presley fans, these eyewear cases come with a matching cleaning cloth (Spoontiques).


Warmth and style: multicolor eye scarf (Kenzo), evil eye scarves (Slater Zorn).

Duvet covers

For dreaming in color: duvet covers in swirly eyeball pattern (cloudsover31) and hand/eye design (Sir13). (Both on Redbubble)


For kids (or childish adults), this BrightEyes hooded blanket with glow-in-the-dark eyes also folds into a pillow (Snuggie).

Eyewear case for children

Cute tiger case protects children's eyewear from rough handling (Javoedge).

Eye Found It! game for children

The World of Disney Eye Found It! hidden-picture board game is recommended for ages 5 and up (Wonder Edge).

Barbie eye doctor doll and playset

The Barbie Careers eye doctor doll and playset encourages kids to consider a career in helping others see better (Barbie).

Anatomical model of the eye

This cross-section eye model teaches young people the parts of the eye and includes an educational activity guide (Learning Resources).

Eyewear cases

Soft-sided embroidered eyeglass cases (Thomas Paul).

Eyeball clothing and shoes

Eyeball fun fashion: tank and skirt (Chicnova), sweatshirt (Dom Rebel), eyeball heels (Iron Fist).

Vases with faces

Ceramic vases for the home, with eyes open on one side and shut on the other (Fornasetti).

Clutch purses

Clutch wallet (Fossil), zip wallet and key pouch (Fendi), Eye Bot crossbody (Fossil), sequined eye clutch (Dolls Kill).

Throw pillows

Throw pillows feature forest creatures wearing glasses: hipster Rudolf with snowflakes (Taluna) and snow owls (Panova). (All on Roostery.)

Eyewear boxes and paperweights

Black leather eyeglass case (Gift Boutique), lacquered burlwood eyeglass case (Frontgate), left eye dome paperweight (Jayson Home), monocled cat paperweight (Rory Dobner).


Computer and gaming eyewear can make screen time more comfortable. One example is this Trooper Storm limited edition eyewear (Gunnar).

Photographic print of kitty wearing glasses and a hat

Awwww! Vintage-look photographic print of kitty wearing glasses and a snappy cap (MyArt23 on Redbubble).

Brooch and key chains

Eye baubles: embroidered brooch (Macon et Lesquoy), fur free fur keychain (Stella McCartney), rhinestone keychain (Gucci), pink tanami flower eye keychain (Kenzo).

Fancy handbags

For nights out: eye clutch (Edie Parker), printed calfskin card case (Alexander McQueen), purple embroidered clutch bag (Sarah's Bag), raffia pouch with tassel (Kayu).

Oakley cleaning cloth eyewear bags

Cleaning/storage bags for eyewear are simple and practical. These feature American flag and museum prints (Oakley).

Marfa eau de parfum by Memo Paris

Named after the modern art community of Marfa, Texas, this eau de parfum combines oil of mandarin, agave accord, tuberose absolute, oil of sandalwood and other spicy notes (Memo Paris).

Gift wrap

Let's wrap it up with this eye-patterned gift paper (Marianne Dow Photography on Zazzle) and eye chart gift paper (Cavallini & Co.).

Have more ideas we can add to our gift guide? Please send us an email! AAV

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Page updated December 2017