Category Archives: the junction

THOMAS ELLIS

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There’s a new face at Opticianado! We’re thrilled to welcome Thomas Ellis to our full-time staff. With 26 years of experience in the optical industry at Karir Eyewear, he has a wealth of knowledge that we’re certain will help the shop to grow in new and exciting ways. While choosing a frame can be an […]


SUNGLASS SALE APPROACHING!

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Our annual sunglass sale is just around the corner, starting Thursday July 27th and ending August 30th. This year, we expanded our collection in some pretty amazing ways and have got drawers and drawers full of brand new vintage and contemporary sunglasses reduced from 10 – 50 % off! These one-of-a-kind treasures and more will […]


SOLSTICE WINDOW!

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It’s such a joy for us here at Opticianado to witness and be a part of the growth that’s happening in the Junction. Summer Solstice, which celebrates the first and longest days of summer, is also a perfect occasion to explore and experience all that the neighborhood has to offer with food, shopping, art, and […]


OLIVER PEOPLES TRUNK SHOW

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With the first days of summer here at long last, we couldn’t be more excited to announce our next trunk show! On Sunday June 11th we will be hosting the entire collection from Oliver Peoples from 12 – 4 PM! What better time to make a Sunday trip to the Junction and try on a […]


NICOLE!

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What attracted you to the optical industry?      I accidentally fell into it. I answered an ad for a receptionist at an optometrist’s office, and by the end of the first week I was pre-testing patients, and then by the end of my first year I had started to work in the lab edging […]


NEW VINTAGE PERSOLS

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With the temperatures climbing slowly but surely higher, we’re filled with the cautious optimism that only the first signs of spring can bring. In preparation for the warmer weather we’ve been adding to our impressive collection of new and vintage sunglasses. We’ve got quite a few contemporary pieces from Persol, but this past week shop […]


NEW YELLOWS PLUS STOCK

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Available at only 3 different locations across Canada, Yellows Plus eyewear is designed and made by hand in Japan with an attention to detail that shows passion and exquisite craftsmanship in each of their frames. We often recommend these frames for clients who are looking for something comfortable and simple that still contains elements of […]


GREENERY!

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Pantone’s colour of the year for 2017, ‘Greenery’, is a bright and joyful lime green that lends itself well to graphic design, textiles, and of course – eyewear! We often find ourselves recommending green frames to our clients for a variety of reasons. For blonde hair and blue eyes, the colour compliments your features perfectly […]


SAMANTHA

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  Wonderfully talented optician Samantha has the ability to make any customer who walks into our shop feel comfortable and supported as they make an investment in a new frame. This swan-y beauty has been endlessly helpful to me since I started working at Opticianado and in my decision to become an optician myself. I took […]


HOLIDAY GIFT CERTIFICATES!

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Do you have an eyewear enthusiast on your gift list this season? If so, treat them to an Opticianado gift certificate! We’ve got $100 gift certificates available for $75 until December 31st to help your special someone find the perfect pair of frames.* *Please note that one may redeem a maximum of 2 gift certificates […]