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 […]
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 […]
The 2016 Toronto Offsite Design Festival is in quick approach. The festival runs Jan 18-26 and this year we will be featuring the work of designer Nate Asis. Drop by our opening reception on Wed, Jan 20 6-9pm. The Toronto Offsite Design Festival
Still looking for the perfect gift for all those “four-eyes” on your list? From now until December 31st receive a $100 gift certificate for only $75! *(limit 2 holiday gift certificates per purchase)*. Happy Holidays!
Our November sale is coming to a close in a few days! Everything from one-of-a-kind dead stock vintage, to new handmade frames are on sale, in both sunglasses and optical. Save up to 50% off select frames in store for a limited time! Treat yourself! Did you know that we cut the lenses in house? That […]
Cazal is a household name in hip hop culture, and celebrities alike. Originally started in the 1980s by designer Cari Zalloni, the brand was made famous for styling Run DMC and Rick Ross. We have received new stock from this iconic company, including large sunglasses, in bling-ed out gold and more subtle styles. Come on in and have a look!
Since the 1890s. Made in London since the 1930s. Founded in 1898 in Rathenow, Germany, the Max Wiseman & Co. began fabricating fine eyewear by hand. In 1932, they established the Algha factory in London’s historical east end. The Algha factory has fostered many world-class frame makers dedicated to producing the finest quality handmade eyewear. […]
We just received a shipment of the classic American Optical Original Pilot aviator sunglasses! Worn by Robert Duvall in his role as Lt. Colonel Kilgore in Apocalypse Now, Robert DeNiro in Taxi Driver, and John Hamm in Mad Men – these frames have become an iconic style and must have. During the 1930’s, American Optical […]
We have re-stocked some of our favorite, classic, handmade Kirk Originals frames. These rare beauties boast glitter acetate, fun and wacky colours, and neon sunnies. Classic retro styling mixed with bold colors make these versatile and fashionable for all age groups. Come in and try on these hard to find pieces of optical history!