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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]