Category Archives: the junction

THOMAS’ PICKS

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This week we’re featuring a selection of vintage frames as chosen by optician Thomas. With over 25 years of experience in the industry, Thomas has a wealth of knowledge and impeccable taste that zeroes in on the perfect fit and style every time. While you’ll have to come in for yourself to see all the […]


A FRAME FOR EVERY FALL COLOUR

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With the sweltering days of August come and gone, it’s safe to say that summer in Toronto is coming to a close. But don’t despair! With a new season comes new beginnings and fabulous new trends in fashion and eyewear. This year, Pantone’s colour palette for fall and winter 2018 includes many rich and luscious […]


VITA’S TOP 5

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With fabulous stylist Vita in the shop today, we were eager to pick her brain for some of her personal favourites when it comes to our frames. Her sense of style is bold and maximalist with a sharp eye for the little details that set our eyewear collection apart from the rest. Thinking of something […]


OPTICIANADO LINE FOR WHOLESALE

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The Opticianado eyewear line has grown in exciting ways in the last couple of years, with a selection of both metal and acetate models that each come in a beautiful palette of classic and modern colours. Handmade in Italy, the Macro series is the only high-end collection of eyewear designed specifically with a wide fit […]


ANNUAL SUNGLASS SALE CONTINUES!

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As August moves right along bringing summer in the city to a close, there are still tons of amazing frames to be found at Opticianado as our annual sunglass sale continues. From now until the end of the month, both vintage and contemporary sunglasses are reduced from 10 – 50% off! Nowhere else in Toronto […]


IRIDESCENCE

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With their tastefully quirky and minimal appearance, translucent acetate frames have become a huge trend in eyewear over the last 5 years and are showing no signs of slowing down. Minimal colouring offers an alternative to a typical black or tortoiseshell for those who want an effortless, neutral frame. That said, endless variations of light […]


THE SUNGLASS SALE HAS ARRIVED!

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Once a year at Opticianado our whole sunglass collection is reduced from 10 – 50 % off, and this year it’s arrived early! Our collection grew in exciting ways this summer, with new additions to the selection of vintage one-of-a-kind deadstock frames, as well as sleek and polished sunnies from some of our contemporary faves […]


YELLOWS PLUS, ROCKETS, ÉCOLE AND MORE!

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From bejewelled cat-eyes to minimal titanium, we’ve had an eclectic week when it comes to new stock. New shapes from the elusive Yellows Plus feature elegant colour combinations and flattering shapes. Polished titanium elevates the simplicity of these frames to offer a look that is effortless and sophisticated. Handmade in Italy, these new Rockets are […]


OUR CAZAL COLLECTION

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Having gained a cult-following in the 1980s, Cazal eyewear remains iconic to this day with highly recognizable frames loved by those who flaunt their individuality and extravagance. Opticianado is currently one of the only optical shops in Toronto to carry this handcrafted German brand, and we pride ourselves on offering our clients a variety of […]


SOLSTICE GIVEAWAY

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The Summer Solstice has arrived and as the sun shines brighter and hotter than ever, there’s no better time to reach  for a beautiful new pair of sunglasses! Want your very own OPTICIANADO pair?! It’s easy! From now until June 21st, come into Opticianado and fill out a ballot with your name, sign up for […]