Category Archives: design

CANADIAN MADE FRAMES

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Happy 150 years of Canada to all! Here are some of our favourite Canadian-made frames! These Woodys are hand-crafted right here in Toronto! For a closer look at our Canadian frames, be sure to drop by the shop and chat with our opticians.


OLIVER PEOPLES TRUNK SHOW

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With the first days of summer here at long last, we couldn’t be more excited to announce our next trunk show! On Sunday June 11th we will be hosting the entire collection from Oliver Peoples from 12 – 4 PM! What better time to make a Sunday trip to the Junction and try on a […]


NEW VINTAGE PERSOLS

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With the temperatures climbing slowly but surely higher, we’re filled with the cautious optimism that only the first signs of spring can bring. In preparation for the warmer weather we’ve been adding to our impressive collection of new and vintage sunglasses. We’ve got quite a few contemporary pieces from Persol, but this past week shop […]


NEW YELLOWS PLUS STOCK

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Available at only 3 different locations across Canada, Yellows Plus eyewear is designed and made by hand in Japan with an attention to detail that shows passion and exquisite craftsmanship in each of their frames. We often recommend these frames for clients who are looking for something comfortable and simple that still contains elements of […]


GREENERY!

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Pantone’s colour of the year for 2017, ‘Greenery’, is a bright and joyful lime green that lends itself well to graphic design, textiles, and of course – eyewear! We often find ourselves recommending green frames to our clients for a variety of reasons. For blonde hair and blue eyes, the colour compliments your features perfectly […]


SAMANTHA

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  Wonderfully talented optician Samantha has the ability to make any customer who walks into our shop feel comfortable and supported as they make an investment in a new frame. This swan-y beauty hasĀ been endlessly helpful to me since I started working at Opticianado and in my decision to become an optician myself. I took […]


LINDBERG SUNGLASSES

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Hey all! We’re lucky enough to be able to showcase one of the biggest selections of Lindberg frames in the city of Toronto, and in the last few weeks we’ve been expanding on our collection in a big way. In addition to several new ophthalmic styles, for the first time ever we also have several […]


WHY YOU DON’T LOOK LIKE HARRY POTTER

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Round frames have become quite the hot commodity recently, and we’ve got a large selection of everything from true round to panto, as well as rounded square for those of you looking for a shape that’s a little more in the middle. Yet we find that a lot of people perusing our shop are hesitant […]


NEW STOCK: WOODY FRAMES!

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New goodies! For those of you looking for a classic shape with that extra “somethin’ somethin’”, we’ve just received a new batch of Woody frames! Made with pride and passion in Canada, these frames have a wood-like finish that sets them apart from your typical rectangular frame. If you’re someone who likes to keep it […]


ARE THE EARLY 00s VINTAGE YET?

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I remember being a young teenager in the early 2000s, and some of the truly regrettable stylistic choices I made (rhinestones and low-rise jeans everywhere). So imagine the astonishment I feel looking around me and seeing the trends of that era slowly but surely creeping back into style. At least scrolling through Instagram. I don’t […]