Holiday Eyewear Trends & Gift Ideas

Brought to you by Metro Optics Eyewear


The holidays are officially upon us and it’s time to start checking folks off the gift lists. While the kids are usually pretty easy (hey, they make their own lists), adults can be a bit harder to shop for. So we’ve partnered with Metro Optics to bring you some eyewear gift ideas that are both stylish and functional.

Staff Picks

With 4 locations, Metro Optics carries a huge selection of glasses and sunwear, making it easy to find the perfect pair for anyone on your list. From the understated, to the timeless classics- and of course the more funkier, eye-catching looks. We’re sharing Metro Optics staff picks for this holiday season:


Festive Red and Green



Both these green and red frames will pair perfectly with those holiday office party outfits, and look great well into winter. Pictured here: MCM and Ray-Ban.


Icy Blue & Grey Hues





These icy hues pair well with what’s to come this winter- along with some cool slate colors. Pictured here: Men’s clear Cazal, color block Marc Jacobs, Giorgio Armani rounds, and iridescent Tom Ford.


Glitter & Sparkle






What girl doesn’t like a little sparkle? These pairs have the perfect amount of bling. Pictured here: Bulgari, Bebe, and Miu Miu.






Silver or gold? Both are perfect for the holidays. Pictured here:  Dior from the So Real collection, gold Versace aviators.



Holiday Shopping Made Easy



Now that you have some ideas, be sure to take advantage of Metro Optics’ amazing holiday shopping deals. There are TWO opportunities to save at all 4 of their Bronx locations from Black Friday (11/25/16) through New Year’s Eve (for Santa’s pokey helpers!)

  1. Buy One, Get One Free*
  2. 25% Off* Sunglasses

*See store associates for applicable eyewear collections and other offer details. Some restrictions apply, valid in store only.

Valid 11/25 – 12/31)



#ShopSmall on 11/26



Black Friday is great, but we really love Small Business Saturday to support local Bronx businesses like Metro Optics. Metro Optics will be celebrating Small Business Saturday with in-store raffles at all 4 locations.


Custom Holiday Gift Baskets



You can really get creative with Metro Optics’ custom gift basket options. If the gift recipient is already a patient at Metro and their info is on file- perhaps a pair of new glasses with a supply of contact lenses. Prescription or not, a new pair of shades will always be a hit. Let the elves at Metro dress up your selection in a gorgeous gift basket with all the trimmings (free of charge, with minimum purchase). No idea what they’d like? Metro’s staff is happy to dress up a gift certificate for you too! And for those last minute Santas, there are pre-made baskets with popular sunglasses (non prescription) available for grabs too!



Give the Gift of Better Vision



If you know someone who could  benefit from the gift of vision who doesn’t have eyecare insurance, then a great idea is to purchase a Metro Optics Vision Club Membership (online only) for only $99. It’s so important for both children and adults to receive comprehensive annual eye exams, which can identify the signs of eye diseases and other conditions that might not present themselves otherwise. It’s the thought that counts- and this is a really amazing way to show you care.

Members receive a comprehensive eye exam AND a pair of glasses from the VC selection, as well as discounts on upgraded eyewear & 2nd pairs! Redeemable at all 4 Bronx Metro Optics locations.


Flex, Time to Get Specs

One last idea that many often forget about- if you have funds left in your Flex Spending Account, don’t let them expire at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Day – use them at Metro Optics!


For more holiday gift ideas from Metro Optics, be sure to follow along on their Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook as they post throughout the upcoming weeks, and stop by one of their 4 Bronx locations to see for yourself. Visit for more information.


More Ideas

The nationally-recognized Eyecessorize blog, which operates under the auspices of the nonprofit Vision Council posted their holiday eyewear picks, celebrating the spirit of the season with more festive looks. Visit to see even more holiday eyewear ideas.


Metro Optics Locations:
Parkchester | Westchester Square | Hunts Point | Throggs Neck





This post was brought to you by Metro Optics Eyewear. As always, all opinions are our own.


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