Dec 18, 2013

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‘Tis the Season to be Spexy

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again guys ‘n’ gals! With festive décor, joyful parties and cheerful excitement galore, we’re fully immersed in the holly jolly spirit! This holiday season give your loved ones the gift that keeps on giving: eyewear, of course! After all, everyone—regardless of gender, age and personal style—could use fresh specs, sunnies, readers or accessories (or all of the above) to give their wardrobe a fabulous boost. Not sure where to start? Not to worry! Our holiday gift guide is the one-stop-shop for picking out the perfect eyewear-clad presents for all your pals, or even for yourself! Check it out below.

Shady Looker

The hottest celebs rock them on the regular; the most renowned designers are obsessed with crafting them; and the chicest models show them off on the runways. They’re sunnies, of course, and they’re all the rage! Fuel your shady looker’s passion for sunwear by grabbing them a pair, or if you’re feeling generous a couple of pairs so they can mix and match. On the plus side, they’ll also protect your comrade’s peepers from those harsh UV rays that are always at play, even during these frigid winter months.

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Carmen Marc Valvo (Lucia), John Varvatos (V756), Diesel (DL0073), MYKITA MYLON (Atlas), Vogue Eyewear (VO 2819S), Sperry Top-Sider (Hyannis)

Specs-aholic 

We’ve said it time and time again: Specs are the ultimate fashion accessory! Just slip them on, and they’ll instantly add pizzazz to your face and ensemble! And with so many styles to choose from, they’re a splendid gift for all of your peeps. So snag them a pair that’s in tune with their personal look. A specs-aholic will always welcome more glasses to add to their ever-growing collection.

Trussardi (TR 12728), Vera Wang (Eden), Superdry (Chief), GANT Rugger (GR Knox), L'Wren Scott (331003), ESCADA (VES301)

Trussardi (TR 12728), Vera Wang (Eden), Superdry (Chief), GANT Rugger (GR Knox), L’Wren Scott (331003), ESCADA (VES301)

That Special Someone

Do you have a friend who insists on having the latest and greatest stuff? Well then these limited edition shades will certainly wow them this holiday season. Boasting metallic finishes, jewel-encrusted frames, lace detailing, badass studs, cool plaid prints, novel profiles and so much more, these sunnies are truly one of a kind and will make them feel oh-so-special. After all, they’ve probably never seen anything like ‘em!

Valentino (V960SR), VonZipper (Bionacle), CARRERA by Jimmy Choo (CA 6000/JC/S), Face a Face (Punk It2), TD Tom Davies (02448), TOMS (Yvette)

Valentino (V960SR), VonZipper (Bionacle), CARRERA by Jimmy Choo (CA 6000/JC/S), Face a Face (Punk It2), TD Tom Davies (02448), TOMS (Yvette)

Fitness Fanatic

If your buddy spends most of their time working up a sweat while perfecting their über athletic bod, then any of these fitness-friendly specs and sunnies would most definitely tickle their fancy! From sporty silhouettes and look-at-me colors, to translucent finishes and vibrant lenses, these frames are sure to properly protect their peepers and keep any workout fiend feeling phenomenal.

Under Armour (Nitro), Costa Sunglasses (Miss Britt), SPY (Crosstown), Smith Optics (Woodrow), Kaenon (405), ZEAL Optics (Ace)

Under Armour (Nitro), Costa Sunglasses (Miss Britt), SPY (Crosstown), Smith Optics (Woodrow), Kaenon (405), ZEAL Optics (Ace)

The Tried-and-True Reader

As the temperatures continue to drop, it becomes easier and easier to stay curled up indoors with a captivating novel! But with all that reading comes serious squinting for most folks in the over 40 crowd—trust us, the teeny tiny font that’s sprawled across the pages of books is no fun to look at for hours on end! So help your tried-and-true reader get lost in a great story without the strain, and look stylish while they’re at it, with any of these trendy reading glasses and sunglasses.

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Scojo New York (Houston Street), ICU Eyewear (7344), Cinzia Designs (Axiom), Judith Leiber (JL1668), Corinne McCormack (Sydney), Maui Jim (Ho Okipa)

Accessory-Lovin’ Babe

Throwing on a few fantastic accessories can truly put the finishing touch on any outfit! Why not do the same when it comes to eyewear? There are plenty of fun necklaces, cases and purses to adorn all kinds of sunglasses and eyeglasses. To boot, they’ll help keep ‘em from getting damaged. That’s a win-win in our book! So your accessory-obsessed girlfriend will absolutely appreciate these convenient and fashionable frame pairings.

Astucci (Black Patent Case), Corinne McCormack (Fall in Central Park EyeRing), Jimmy Crystal (Carnival Clutch), Hilco Eyewear (Antilles), Modern Optical (CS109), Corinne McCormack (SoHo Bright)

Astucci (Black Patent Case), Corinne McCormack (Fall in Central Park EyeRing), Jimmy Crystal (Carnival Clutch), Hilco Eyewear (Antilles), Modern Optical (CS109), Corinne McCormack (SoHo Bright)

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  1. “Specs-aholic” is what I consider myself. I like the shades of most sunglasses whose images are shared here. And yes, I would love to possess one of the eye accessories metioned in this post. Awesome!

  2. So many perfect styles! The leopard Carrera frames are definitely my favorite!

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