Slideshow: Our Holiday Gift Eye-Deas
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."
This cute piggy keeps your glasses ready for the next time you need them. Handmade by Karen and Stephen Steininger. (Uncommon Goods)
Protective eyewear with foam seal keeps out onion enzymes and smoke. The lenses are slightly tinted and fog-free. (Uncommon Goods)
These slim reading glasses perch on your nose and store in a handy little keychain case. (ThinOptics)
Eye art tee shirts for men: 3-D abstract eye designs (Rosegal), sons of heroes weeping eye (PopMap), Dsquared2 graffiti eye logo (Farfetch).
For people who sleep with the windows open, even in winter: faux fur eye masks (Donna Salyers), Chewbacca eye mask (Hot Topic).
For eyewear or phones or whatever: Sarah Watts carryall cases in folkloric prints (Capri Designs).
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)
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).
For the highly unimpressed: Eye Roll chiffon top (Lewis Harwood on Redbubble).
More meaningful gifts? Donate to an eyecare charity, such as Optometry Giving Sight , which funds eye exams and optometry training in underdeveloped countries.
Carry that weight: eye print green tote (Maykool), googly eye peanut butter jelly crossbody (Betsey Johnson), nylon eye backpack (Kenzo).
Shoe-ins: winky-eye flats (Roger Vivier), embroidered loafer (Nicholas Kirkwood), faux patent leather sneaker (Kenzo), Buggies-eye boot (Fendi), "Flirting" boot (Chiara Ferragni).
This felt roll-up case protects sunglasses, reading glasses and other eyewear (EnvyDeal).
Watchful throw pillow (cmariee on Redbubble).
"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).
Give the gift of sight to your holiday tree with these giant googly eyes ornaments (Accoutrements).
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).
For cosplay or the time-traveling lifestyle. Steampunk Victorian goggles (UmbrellaLaboratory), Cybersteam eyepatch (Elope), retro round silver sunglasses (Telam).
Pretty fancy: antique-look double eyeglass cases (Anuschka), patterned eyeglass cases (Amy Butler).
Assorted eye-themed tablet covers and phone cases (Casetify), white resin lenticular eyes phone case (Kate Spade New York), black phone case (Kenzo).
Black-and-white tees for men (Ann Demeulemeester, Faith Connexion, Zappos).
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).
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).
Cute tiger case protects children's eyewear from rough handling (Javoedge).
The World of Disney Eye Found It! hidden-picture board game is recommended for ages 5 and up (Wonder Edge).
The Barbie Careers eye doctor doll and playset encourages kids to consider a career in helping others see better (Barbie).
This cross-section eye model teaches young people the parts of the eye and includes an educational activity guide (Learning Resources).
Soft-sided embroidered eyeglass cases (Thomas Paul).
Eyeball fun fashion: tank and skirt (Chicnova), sweatshirt (Dom Rebel), eyeball heels (Iron Fist).
Ceramic vases for the home, with eyes open on one side and shut on the other (Fornasetti).
Clutch wallet (Fossil), zip wallet and key pouch (Fendi), Eye Bot crossbody (Fossil), sequined eye clutch (Dolls Kill).
Throw pillows feature forest creatures wearing glasses: hipster Rudolf with snowflakes (Taluna) and snow owls (Panova). (All on Roostery.)
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).
Awwww! Vintage-look photographic print of kitty wearing glasses and a snappy cap (MyArt23 on Redbubble).
Eye baubles: embroidered brooch (Macon et Lesquoy), fur free fur keychain (Stella McCartney), rhinestone keychain (Gucci), pink tanami flower eye keychain (Kenzo).
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).
Cleaning/storage bags for eyewear are simple and practical. These feature American flag and museum prints (Oakley).
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).
Let's wrap it up with this eye-patterned gift paper (Marianne Dow Photography on Zazzle) and eye chart gift paper (Cavallini & Co.).
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Page updated December 2017