According to behavioral researchers, the best gift you can give someone is a gift card, but let’s face it, not many people dream of eagerly tearing the wrapping paper from an envelope, however fabulous it may be!
That said, we know that shopping for others can sometimes be really difficult, so our Vizio Optic Elves decided to put together a small list of our favorite gift-able frames! There are recommendations that work for men, women, and we’ve even included treats that fit perfectly in anyone’s stocking.
Gifts for Him
Proudly worn by US Airforce pilots and Navy submariners, Randolph aviators are a popular choice for the athletes, sportsmen, and adventurers in your life! Choose from a variety of color options.
Oliver Goldsmith designer sunglasses are hand-made in Notting Hill, England using only the finest materials. They are especially known for lasting quality and craftsmanship. These Vice Consul sunglasses give the wearer an intriguing, bold look and are the perfect pick for fans of vintage style.
ic! berlin frames combine style and German functionality into sleek and timeless looks. Give the Die Wetterfahne aviator sunglasses to a sophisticated man with impeccable taste. He will be sure to appreciate the modern silhouette and trademark screwless, spring-hinge design that never loosens up overtime.
Gifts for Her
Vintage-inspired, cat-eye silhouette, and a tortoise shell frame… Lafont’s Hampton sunglasses meet every fashionista’s list of the requirements and come in a variety of colors. The hardest part will be picking just one pair!
Oliver Goldsmith was behind many of Audrey Hepburn’s famous shaded looks in the fifties and sixties and they have been selling ever since! Perhaps the most iconic and recognizable pair are these shades from Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Every girl wants to wear them paired with a little black dress and pearls!
Our love affair with these frames began when we first saw Sarah Jessica Parker wear her gold Franz shades and it continued as they kept releasing them in a multitude of colors. These stand-out designer sunglasses are perfect for the fashion-forward woman in your life and are only available during this limited edition run.
If your gift recipient is the type of person who misplaces things, you may also want to give them an eyeglass necklace from La Loop. These aren’t the librarian-esque glasses holders that are attached to the hinges! They are fashionable necklaces with a simple ring to provide a place for glasses to rest.
Your giftee will be amazed at how great it feels to wear a brand new pair of lenses! Help them keep their new gift in pristine condition and fight fingerprints, dust, grease and other dirt with these festive, high-quality microfiber cloths.
…but, wait, we want to give you a gift too! Because we love celebrating the holidays with our customers, we’re offering one lucky person the chance to own a pair of our favorite sunglasses of 2014.
To enter, simply do one of the actions below. Each point you earn is one entry into the contest. So, the more you do, the more chances you have to win! You can earn up to 6 entries. Good luck!
P.S. Still not sure what to buy for the holidays? Contact us! We take pride in our stellar customer service.
Even those with the finest of personal belongings can find a way to break them. Whether it’s the result of a child’s curiosity or a simple case of clumsiness, we’ve all found one of our prized possessions in pieces before. However, those who choose a pair of award-winning ic! berlin eyeglasses are investing in an indestructible luxury.
ic! berlin crafts high-quality, durable eyewear with its unique “naked” technology. Using a screw-less spring-hinge-clasp design that consists of a simple interlocking pieces, the glasses will never become loose or require adjustments. The flexible 0.5-millimeter-thick stainless steel frames keep the shape of the glasses in tact as well, allowing them to bounce back from any bending, dropping or other harsh treatment.
All ic! berlin eyewear is also remarkably lightweight at less than 20 grams, giving the frames a barely-there feel.
In the designer’s plastic! line, the front and temples are made of acetate, which is mounted to the frames with stainless steel clips. Because there are no tools used to put the glasses together, the temple pieces are able to snap on and off. This not only allows for color customization, but also for simple repairs if necessary.
Along with ic! berlin’s one-of-a-kind approach to creating its frames, the brand is also characterized by its intriguing style. The frames’ slight curve give a sportier feel, while the temples are fitted with grips that hug above the ears for a comfortable fit.
Whether you’re looking for a way to update your look this fall, need a pair of glasses that you don’t have to worry about breaking or just want to pick up the latest designs, ic! berlin at Vizio Optic offers an extensive collection of practical eyewear that is stylish, resilient and supremely modern.