The best luxury eye masks for light sleepers

Whether you’re a frequent flyer or simply struggle to drift off, here are a handful of the finest sleep masks for men…

Has your bedtime routine become completely convoluted? Ours has. These days, preparing for nights is an evening-long endeavour; all hot baths, earplugs and bottomless pots of chamomile tea. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Because, aside from a plush pair of pyjamas, we’ve discovered the sole secret to drifting off peacefully; a good eye mask.

Whether cut from cotton or stitched from silk, these luxurious sleep accessories offer the simplest, most sumptuous way to drift off into a doze. But craftsmanship is key — and to fully block out light and ensure your skin isn’t irritated, you need to invest in the best. Thankfully, from Savile Row to the cashmere mills of Scotland, we’ve found the very best below…

Turnbull & Asser ‘Bloomsbury’ Sleep Mask

Cut from an exclusive jacquard inspired by the interiors hand-painted by the Bloomsbury set, trust Turnbull & Asser to create the most trimly-tailored eye mask on this illustrious list. Lined with cashmere, it’ll ensure a long and restful night of Jermyn Street-backed sleep.

The best luxury eye masks for light sleepers

Turnbull & Asser ‘Bloomsbury’ Sleep Mask

£30.00

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New & Lingwood Paisley Silk Eye Mask

The eclectic, elegant British clothiers is renowned for its loungewear. Whether it’s silk slippers or extravagant dressing gowns, New & Lingwood’s nightwear is second-to-none. This paisley mask, lightweight in supple silk, is the final piece of your pyjama puzzle. 

The best luxury eye masks for light sleepers

New & Lingwood Paisley Silk Eye Mask

£55.00

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Johnston's of Elgin Cashmere Eye Mask

North of the border, Johnston’s of Elgin is equally extolled — praised roundly and soundly for its production of the finest knitwear in Britain. This eye mask is a standard bearer of the softly-constructed art; cut from hypoallergenic camel cashmere and lined with silk. 

The best luxury eye masks for light sleepers

Johnston's of Elgin Cashmere Eye Mask

£129.00

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Desmond & Dempsey ‘Byron’ Eye Mask

Named for the balmy, calming beach town in New South Wales, this leafy mask is an ode to barefoot eco-luxury. One of the best for blacking out any sliver of unsightly light, it’s stitched together using a super soft 100% cotton voile — and matching pyjamas are available… 

The best luxury eye masks for light sleepers

Desmond & Dempsey ‘Byron’ Eye Mask

£20.00

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Paul Smith ‘Floral Photo’ Eye Mask

As edgy as you’d expect from the menswear maverick, Paul Smith’s plush eyewear offering may be cut from classic smooth silk and fitted with an ergonomic elasticated strap — but it’s adorned with an abstract, elusive floral print that’ll have you squinting and speculating until you drift off. 

The best luxury eye masks for light sleepers

Paul Smith ‘Floral Photo’ Eye Mask

£50.00

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The Fife Arms Cashmere Eye Mask

Available both online and from the gift shop of our favourite Braemar bolthole, this cashmere eye mask is the finest sleep accessory The Fife Arms has to offer. Knitted by Rosie Sudden for the hotel, it’s a sweet dream-inducing option in the very richest shade of red.

The best luxury eye masks for light sleepers

The Fife Arms Cashmere Eye Mask

£40.00

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Arket Knitted Cashmere Sleep Mask

Made from recycled cashmere — sourced from second-hand knitwear — this jet black eye mask from the Stockholm-based brand is as eco-friendly as it is effective. It’s also got merino wool woven into its construction for superior softness; and a fine knit to ensure total darkness. 

The best luxury eye masks for light sleepers

Arket Knitted Cashmere Sleep Mask

£35.00

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Derek Rose ‘Nelson 82’ Eye Mask

It’s an eye mask fit for Gatsby; decked out in an Art Deco pattern, finished with navy piping and lined with Derek Rose’s best-selling ‘micro modal’ fabric for the softest, most comforting on-skin sensation. Crafted from cotton, it’s one of the more reasonably priced options on our list.

The best luxury eye masks for light sleepers

Derek Rose ‘Nelson 82’ Eye Mask

£35.00

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Kingsman Houndstooth Eye Mask

Also available in ‘Herringbone’, we’d opt for the very slightly louder ‘Houndstooth’ sleep mask from Kingsman. But, despite the volume of its vibrant pattern, the padded cotton design is as soporific and sleep-inducing as men’s masks come.

The best luxury eye masks for light sleepers

Kingsman Houndstooth Eye Mask

£40.00

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Harrods Recycled Cashmere Eye Mask

This one may look a little more ‘artisan’ than you’d expect from the famed, decadent department store, but each of Harrods’ handmade sleep masks is different; due to the recycled nature of the cashmere weave. Sleep-friendly, sustainable — a bedside mainstay.

The best luxury eye masks for light sleepers

Harrods Recycled Cashmere Eye Mask

£40.00

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