NEW YORK—As Christmas approaches, there’s no shortage of errands and tasks to add to our lists—and that includes gift shopping. Finding the right gift can be tricky—and pretty stress inducing—but shopping and gifting season also offers the eyewear industry a moment in the spotlight. With the holiday just around the corner, many independent ECPs are taking a moment to showcase some unique and fresh gift ideas: frames. This week, we’re taking a look at some fun, bold and opti-themed gift ideas from indies.

In Kingsville, Ontario, EYES by Dr. Abby Jakob shared some ideas for stocking stuffers, which included eye-safe makeup, eye drops and more. Image via abbyjakobeyes on Instagram

Frameology Optical in Syracuse, New York, shared a number of last-minute gift ideas, including eyewear travel cases, eyewear cleaning bundles, gift cards and more. Image via frameology on Instagram

The Eye Shop AZ, in Queen Creek, Arizona, spent the week leading up to Christmas spotlighting some sunglass styles that would make great holiday gifts. Image via theeyeshopaz on Instagram

In Homewood and Fairhope, Alabama, the JJ Eyes team explained that gifting a loved one a new pair of sunglasses means they’ll carry your love with them on every sunny day. Image via jjeyes on Instagram

Specs Family Optometry in Saratoga, California showed off some giftable sun styles, and reminded patients about their insurance allowances. Image via specsfamilyoptom on Instagram

In Montrose, Scotland, Clelland and Co. Styling Opticians shared the idea of gifting an eyewear gift card for the holidays. Image via clelland_and_co_montrose on Instagram