Category Archives: Opticianado Clients

November Sale! Only a few days left to save!

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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 […]


Custom Adjustments

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How do your glasses feel? Take a second and think about the fit – do they slip, pinch, or are crooked? We here at Opticianado proudly provide the service of custom adjustments, and it’s the custom part that matters! We know that each individual has different proportions and grooves needed for their fit, so let […]


New Stock: Cazal Eyewear

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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!  


November Sale! Save up to 50% off frames and sunglasses!

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It is that time of year again! Our November sale is on NOW! Save up to 50% off sunglasses and optical frames, including favorite brands like Saville Row, Bevel, Kirk Originals, Yellows Plus and more! Lots of frames are marked  at 50% off, including one-of-a-kind vintage so you will not want to miss this!  


New Stock: Vintage Savile Row

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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. […]


Ike Stubblefield Live @ Opticianado!

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Join us this Sunday, October 25th from 2-4pm for a live organ performance by Ike Stubblefield! Ike has played with many famous musicians like George Benson, Eric Clapton, Ike and Tina Turner, and many, many more. Admission is Free! Refreshments will be served. @Opticianado  2919 Dundas St West


The Importance of Regular Eye Exams

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Why are eye exams important? Do I need to bother checking my eyes if I don’t wear glasses? Is a simple sight test and not a full exam OK? How often should I be testing my eyes? These are all common questions we encounter on a daily basis, and hopefully this blog post will help […]


New: Limited Edition Opticianado Frames!

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OPTICIANADO is proud to announce a limited edition of two new styles for men and women, available in seven colours, designed by owner Jordan Paul. These exclusive frames are hand-made in Segusino, Italy. Made with Mazzuchelli acetate, which was founded in 1849 – Mazzucchelli manufactures some of the most sought-after cotton-based acetate in the world. Come in […]


Event:Kingsley Ettienne plays the Hammond B3 Organ at Opticianado! June 14th 1-4pm

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Join us this Sunday, June 14th for a special musical event! Kingsley Ettienne will be here playing the Hammond B3 Organ at the shop from 1-4pm. Get ready for an energetic, fun, jazzy good time! The store will be open for frame shopping as well, so come by, have a coffee, and listen to some […]


Opticianado Style Notes: The Double Bridge

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We all know aviators are wicked sunglasses, but ever thought of a sexy double-bridged frame for your eyeglasses? The double bridge is a retro design staple, and our vintage collection boasts a variety of shapes utilizing this frame structure. Here are some examples of what a double-bridged frame may look like, varying from metal to […]