Christmas is around the corner (finally!) and we love any excuse to drink hot cocoa, watch 25 Days of Christmas on repeat, and use any excuse in the book to buy awesome new prescription glasses, sunglasses or goggles. We've made a list and we’ve checked it twice. Here it is...the best Holiday Gift Guide for all your eyewear needs (or wants) of 2016.
When technology trends are top of mind during the holiday season, Oakley decides to launch the Radar Pace: jaw-dropping, brand new sunglasses that have many high-end technological features. Oakley Radar Pace combines Oakley’s heritage in performance innovation with Intel’s expertise in technological advancements. Radar Pace is unique because it is made for both men and women while creating a unique training program that tracks your performance and coaches you through your activity. Although the price is a little steep at $449.00, these glasses are worth every penny. A few of the features that make these sunglasses the hottest thing out right now include a touchpad, microphone, water resistance and interchangeable lenses. The Oakley Radar Pace will change your perception of “cool” in a heartbeat. And besides, the holidays are an excuse to buy all the latest technology anyways, right? Well played, Oakley.
A timeless classic lives on our holiday gift guide just about every year and the Oakley Holbrook falls into this area. For sport and style alike, these sunglasses were designed with a plastic frame material and lens coatings that provide increased glare protection. Oakley Holbrooks are a cool style that will advance your wardrobe at any event this year.
Smith Lowdown sunglasses are men’s lifestyle frame, designed to help you to pursue your thrill and adventure. They optimize your style by being culturally fun and inviting to all. These glasses feature Carbonic TLT lenses with a medium-large fit and exceptional coverage. Smith Lowdown is classic, comfortable and cool. Built for all life’s crazy adventures, from the mountains, to the beaches and everything in between, Smith Lowdown will become your number one travel companion.
From a day on the town to some post-workout errands, Oakley Moonlighter sunglasses are bound to deliver a trendy and cool look. These sunglasses are a perfect mash-up of 80s retro style and 2015 technology. Oakley Moonlighter offers amazing UV protection by blocking out harmful blue light and it features durable stress-resistant O Matter frame material. Make sure you’re on the nice list this year because you’ll definitely want to open these guys on Christmas morning.
Smith Founder Slim sunglasses will make any adventurer pursue more thrills. The Founder Slim is perfect for both men and women. They offer ChromaPop polarized lenses and it features different enhanced colors and clarity that will protect you from the toughest UV rays. The square lens shape is subtle and beautiful and will deliver you a timeless look for the upcoming year.
SPY Wingate sunglasses are another featured frame in our holiday gift guide. Super durable, raw, and industrial looking, these glasses are crafted in handmade acetate and stainless steel. Trident polarization keeps you feeling fresh and relaxed from the sunlight all day long. This heavy-duty style is anything but ordinary and will keep you ahead of the trends this season.
Revo Raconteur sunglasses are anything but ordinary. This style makes our top 20 because of its top-notch quality, versatile aviator design, and NASA-inspired lens technology. This sturdy frame is chock-full of texture details and features yet is so comfortable you’ll forget you’re even wearing glasses. This timeless Revo frame is complimented with beautiful crystal-clear lenses that are scratch-resistant and perfectly polished. You’ll want to get them soon because the Revo Raconteur is the hot item that should be on everyone’s list this year.
Tifosi Camrock sunglasses are all about sporty style. These Tifosi sunglasses are made of a high-end nylon that creates high bending strength, low density, and high resistance to chemical and UV damage. The rubber ear and nose pieces create a no-slip fit that is not only comfortable but customizable. The lenses are vented and improve air circulation while preventing fog build-up. Tifosi Camrock sunglasses are effortlessly cool and would be a great gift to your sporty and active friends.
Serengeti Elba. These sunglasses are refined and simplistic. They make our list of the top 20 holiday gift guide because they are both beautiful and trendy while appealing to all women who love timeless elegance. Serengeti Elba sunglasses are polarized and greatly enhance the colors and details that you won’t want to miss. This style allows greater depth of vision, especially in water, and are ideal for any activities with a lot of glare, like driving or playing sports. This feminine style is trendy and cool while appealing to all your needs and wants for this New Year.
Oakley Reversal eyeglasses are subtle and uniquely classic. The solid to fade color scheme is not only different but it makes a statement that impresses. Oakley Reversal is lightweight and has a durable acetate frame material that maximizes comfort and vision. The lens shape compliments a wide variety of faces and color schemes that are versatile for year round wear.
Smith Lynden eyeglasses are for the forward-thinking adventure-seekers who want fashionable eyewear that reflects their personality and philosophy of living life on the edge while embracing their uniqueness. Modern technology helps this style to feature lightweight titanium frames, precise LaserFlex patterning, and eco-friendly materials. Smith Lynden is a full frame made of Acetate Plastic for both men and women. This style is classic and it enhances your style to the next level.
SPY Holden glasses will help you ring in the new year for 2017 in a fashionable way. These glasses are described as “professionally perfect” and we certainly agree. They are beautifully finished while offering excellent quality. They are the best option for prescription eyeglasses right now. SPY Holden eyeglasses are offered in different colors and designs but the best part about these glasses is that they will make any style pop while being effortless and unique.
Tag Heuer Reflex 3 Acetate eyeglasses are just breathtaking. These glasses are versatile and they represent your ideal pair of glasses which exhibit both top notch quality and craftsmanship. These glasses don’t just come in black but they come in different shades and colors as well. These glasses feature a full-rim frame for men, which is hand-crafted to sit comfortably on all face types. These Tag Reflex 3 Acetate prescription glasses will go anywhere with you because they are durable and perfectly polished.
Nike Fleet.0 glasses feature a refreshing mix of style and performance. This pair made our holiday gift guide because they not only suit your prescription needs, but they are sure to turn heads while keeping you at peak performance and style. You don’t even have to be an athlete to pull off these cool glasses. Make sure to put them on your Christmas list because this style is going to be the hot trend going into the new year.
Oakley Line Miner is a definite favorite for snow lovers, skiers, and boarders alike. These goggles provide you with the ultimate peripheral vision while featuring a cylindrical style design that pulls the goggles in close to your face. Oakley Line Miner is available in the all new PRIZM Inferno lenses, and Standard/PRIZM lens options. These goggles are cool and will stay true to your identity of being an ultimate adventure seeker.
Oakley Flight Deck XM goggles are perfect for this winter season. These goggles are compact and mid-sized while maximizing your vision and enhancing your style on the mountain. The frame-less design will give you flexibility and comfort throughout those long and cold days. We’re confident that you’ll love these Oakley goggles because the shape and design are just impeccable. Choose from a variety of environment enhancing lenses and colorways that suit your style.
Smith I/O goggles offer a heavy-duty performance design for the avid skiers and boarders. Smith I/O goggles have a medium fit with a Responsive Fit frame design. The spherical carbonic-x lenses are technologically advanced while creating an anti-fog design. Smith I/O is cool and durable. Trust us, you’ll want these babies in your hands sooner than later.
The Anon WM1 was designed specifically with the woman rider in mind. These goggles deliver the best possible fit and comfort without compromising technical features. The spherical lens technology mimics the contours of the eye to deliver the most natural visual clarity we could dream of. The WM1 is designed with Magna-Tech Quick Lens Change Technology, making lens changing as seamless as ever. A Magnetic Facemask Integration delivers comfort and protection from the elements around you. The list goes on as to why the Anon WM1 is one of our favorite women's goggles and why you should consider it on your Christmas list this year.
Anon M3 goggles offer a cylindrical frame design that is the hot topic of goggle trends this winter season. Anon M3 goggles deliver optical clarity and cylindrical integration that caters to your every need. The seamless Magna-Tech lens system is sure to blow your mind as it adapts to the ever-changing weather condition while keeping your face protected from the elements. Treat yourself this holiday season with a pair of Anon M3 MFI snow goggles. You won’t regret it and you won’t want to go back because you’ll love this effortless design.
The Dragon X2S is Dragon’s new, advanced goggle, and one of the best on the market. Dragon has taken the best features from other goggle styles and combined them to create the next best level of evolution in the Advanced Projects X category. The X2S comes with the patented Swiftlock lens change technology to provide a secure and quick way to change lenses. The smaller sized goggle fits a wide range of faces. Shred the slopes this winter in style, comfort, and clarity with a pair of Dragon X2S goggles.
And there you have it. This wraps up our top 20 Holiday Gift Guide of our favorite picks of sunglasses, eyeglasses, and goggles for the holiday season! Make sure to check out our holiday eyewear deals because these glasses and goggles are hot and in style right now and you will not want to miss out on the best eyewear deals of the season. Whether it be a friend, family member, or yourself (cuz why not?!) these 20 picks are the perfect Christmas gifts. If you have any questions about our favorites or need any of them in prescription, we’re here for you!