Category Archives: New Releases

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 […]


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 […]


NEW VINTAGE FRAMES!

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The Opticianado staff takes great pride in being able to offer our customers a unique inventory to choose from. While we offer a selection of fine, handcrafted brands from around the world, we are of course best known for our vintage frames that make up about 50% of what we have in the shop. Owner […]


NEW STOCK: WAZA

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Designed and produced in Japan by Kyoto Eyewear, Waza is one of our most durable frames for those looking for premium quality metal frames with unique detailing. In this post, we’ll be showing a sneak peak of some of our new stock from Waza in a variety of shapes and fun yet sophisticated colour combinations. […]


OPTICIANADO X LA EYEWORKS TRUNK SHOW

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We’re thrilled to announce that this weekend we will be holding a trunk show at our shop for one of our favourite contemporary designers, LA Eyeworks! With an eclectic variety of frame shapes both classic and daring, LA Eyeworks offers a ton of options for those looking to spice up their style with glasses that […]


All about that ZERO base

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The latest trend on the block and now stocked at Opticianado are the retro-chic zero base sunglasses! Sunglasses with flat lenses that can compliment any look and style. You can find them with coloured mirrored lenses and funky hexagonal shapes.


New Stock: Oliver Peoples x The Row

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One of our favorite brands, Oliver Peoples, has partnered with luxury fashion house, The Row, for a new Spring collection. You may recognize the famous faces behind The Row as actresses Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. Both brands are experts in their respective fields which makes this pairing a match made in heaven. Stop by the shop […]


OPTICIANADO MACRO SERIES

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  We’re thrilled to announce the OPTICIANADO MACRO SERIES. After scouring the globe in search of oversize frames to fit big, beautiful faces, and finding that they were virtually non-existent, Jordan Paul has designed the OPTICIANADO MACRO SERIES. Hand crafted in the mountains north of Venice, where making eyeglasses is as proud an artisanal tradition […]


Style Notes: Large Cateyes

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Over the past five years we have glorified the petite cateye – showing off how abundant the category is and how much we have. But, cateyes do not need to be small and decorative, the likes of what your grand-relative wore in the 50’s and 60’s. Cateyes can be big, bold, colourful, and so many […]