Category Archives: Sunglasses

THROWBACK: BLUE JAYS!

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The Toronto Blue Jays have been doing their city proud, so today we’re combining our love for vintage eyewear with our love for the Blue Jays and bringing you a few frame picks inspired by 90s Tom Henke and Kelly Gruber! What a dreamboat. Check out those aviators! Iconic round sunnies à la Kelly Gruber […]


BLOG TO: OPTICIANADO VOTED BEST EYEGLASSES STORE!

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We are thrilled to share with you that BlogTo has announced the best of what Toronto eyewear has to offer, with Opticianado topping the list at #1! With an array of options in both style and price point, we pride ourselves in not only helping your vision be the best it can be, but in […]


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 […]


Pantone Palette 2016

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Every season, Pantone releases a new carefully selected palette that reflects the most prominent colours in fashion and style. For fall 2016, they’ve chosen an eclectic and joyful mix of brights and neutrals that will keep you from feeling drab as the summer cools down.   At Opticianado, we have a sincere passion for design […]


VOTE NOW: BEST OPTICAL STORE

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The time has come for Now Magazine to select the very best of what Toronto has to offer, so head on over to their website and vote for Opticianado for Best Optical Store! Whether your style is classy and conservative or quirky avant-garde, we offer a huge selection to choose from and prompt, friendly service. […]


Iconic Eyewear: Casino and American Psycho

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    Christian Bale stars as Patrick Bateman in Mary Harron’s film adaptation of American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis. His iconic Wall-Street look is completed with the O’Malley frame, one of our many Oliver Peoples styles available in store.   In Casino, De Niro stars as Sam “Ace” Rothstein, wearing these incredible Ultra Goliath […]


Too Sunny To Be Squint-y

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Got a pair of specs with us? Good! You look great, and with the summer sun upon us, clip-on lenses are an easy way to upgrade your current frame into a sunglass without committing to a whole new pair. They offer an economical yet stylish solution on sunny and snowy days. Our in-store experts trace […]


Brow Bar on Fleek

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  The brow bar is back at Opticianado in a big way with an array of new and vintage frame styles.  We carry everything from bold, vintage Ray-Ban’s, to austere aviators. While a metal cat-eye frame from Germano Gambini offers an avant-garde twist on this classic style. Drop by our store and try on a […]


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.


Woody Glasses: The Local Option

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Woodys are some of the boldest frame designs we carry.  As the name suggests, they are made of… acetate.  Wild, right?  Right.  Totally wild.  They achieve the wooden-lookin’ finish by sandblasting and striating the materials after they are crafted. Perhaps more important, Woody glasses and sunglasses are our primary local option.  They’re handcrafted right here in the GTA at Frame […]