Category Archives: Opticianado Clients

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 […]


New: Yellows Plus

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Spring has just officially arrived and so have some new Yellows Plus frames from Japan. Lots of new sunglass styles as well as regular glasses. There are shapes for everyone; round, cateye, double bridge, over sized, as well as colorful acetates, purple, yellow and tort! Come on in to check out the entire collection!


Woody: Now Made in Canada!

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One of our household favourite brands, Woody, has moved their manufacturing to just outside the city – now they are designed and made right here in Toronto! Fresh frames from within 100 km – perhaps a new trend in eyewear is arising? Shopping local may now pertain to the eyewear industry! Pretty cool right? We think […]


Safety Glasses Required

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The standard safety frame in the 1950 and 60’s was completely customizable with different lens, bridge, and temple options. These frames were typically made out of a safety material that was opaque in its natural state – therefore, able to be dyed into several colours. We here at Opticianado have been collecting these vintage gems and […]


Matttew’s restocked!

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We just received a new batch of Matttew frames from Belgium. Matttew’s combines gorgeous and bright acetates with more subtle neutral colours. Among these plastic frames below, we also have many of their extremely fashionable but durable titanium frames in stock. Come on by to check out the collection.


Let’s talk contacts!

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Freedom from your glasses is just a few steps away! As much as our team at Opticianado loves to see you confidently sport your glasses, we understand the convenience and comfort that contact lenses can provide. Contact lenses have come a long way since Leonardo Da Vinci first conceptualized them back in 1508. Each year […]


New Stock: L.A. Eyeworks

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After having our L.A. Eyeworks trunk show at the very beginning of the month, we placed an order and most the frames have finally arrived! L.A. Eyeworks have been around since the early 80’s and have been trail blazers, both in their outlandish designs and in their manufacturing quality. Designed out of Los Angeles, L.A. […]


Seeing Clearly

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Clear frames are totally making a come back in 2015. More and more we’ve been getting request for bold plastic frames in clear. Thankfully we have tons in stock. Some vintage and some new, they come in all shapes, sizes and tints!  


Upcoming events in 2015

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Some really fun things are happening this month! First off, on Sunday January 18th at 1pm we’ll have St. Catharines’ own “Whitney Pea”, a three piece folk band featuring Whitney Peterson on guitar and lead vocals, Laurel Minnes on the ukulele and harmonies as well as Frank Di Tillio on the upright bass. Check out […]