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NEW L.A. Eyeworks Stock and Trunk Show

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The newest releases from L.A. Eyeworks have hit the shelves at Opticianado. Join us on Saturday October 26th for the LA Eyeworks Trunk Show! We will have the entire collection to try on. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to find the pair of your dreams. With its daring yet flattering shapes, this contemporary eyewear designer […]


BLACK OUT

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So we’ve all waited patiently and the sun is slowly but surely bringing in the new season. Grab a fresh pair of sunglasses and get out there! But with so much to choose from, where to start? There’s nothing like a classic pair of dark black sunglasses to make a bold, yet versatile statement. Check […]


MICRO OPTICIANADOS

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Did you know that our Opticianado collection now includes a brand new Micro series? Designed by optician and shop owner Jordan Paul, these models are designed for optimal fit for small faces and hand crafted from gorgeous, lightweight Italian acetate. With each shape available in an array of gorgeous new colours, our petite-faced clients now […]


OP X OPTICIANADO TRUNK SHOW

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Time for some new specs? Need something classic? Tasteful? Yet interesting? We’ve got all of those and more at the Oliver Peoples trunk show! Stop by the shop on Sunday May 12th from 12 – 4 PM for an exclusive opportunity to view the entire collection from one of the optical industry’s most iconic designers.


NEW VINTAGE MEN’S FRAMES

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You’re a classy guy, so it goes without saying that you need a classy and stylish pair of glasses. Luckily for you, Opticianado is home to thousands of never-worn vintage frames. Handcrafted details add an individual personality to timeless shapes and we’ve got a wide range of sizes to be sure you find the perfect […]


OPTICIANADO TORTOISESHELLS

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There are few eyewear colours as timelessly stylish as tortoiseshell. Regardless of the era, it’s the one pattern we see again and again that flatters all different kinds of complexions and frame shapes. With subtle changes, we can also make countless variations to continuously re-invent the pattern to keep it fresh and current. In our […]


FROM THE IMAGINATION OF LA EYEWORKS

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The staff here at Opticianado can’t wait for you to come on in and give some of the latest from contemporary designer LA Eyeworks a try on for size! With clever details and beautifully creative patterns, these sassy shapes are perfect for sparking joy and imagination with your glasses this year.


SUNGLASSES GIVEAWAY

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Hey all! From now until the end of the month you can win this beautiful custom-made Opticianado Model 101 sunglass. Entering is easy! Drop by Opticianado at 2919 Dundas St. W and fill out a ballot with your name and phone number, subscribe to our e-newsletter, and one lucky winner will be announced at the […]


THEN AND NOW

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Opticianado’s unique blend of never-before-worn vintage frames and boutique eyewear designers offers a selection unlike any other in Toronto. While we often look to our deadstock¬†collection for out-there frames and bright, kitschy colours, we can still see many vintage details and elements of inspiration that set our contemporary stock apart. In these photos you can […]


6 EYEWEAR TRENDS TO TRY OUT IN 2019

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BRIDGE-LESS Putting a modern touch on classic aviator shapes, these bridge-less shapes feature a top bar only and create a minimal yet eye-catching aesthetic GOLD METAL We’ve got tons of new and vintage gold frames that are timelessly stylish, trendy and innovative, or somewhere in between! Oval and geometric shapes in particular are here to […]