Category Archives: the junction

THE THREE Os

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From eye exams and prescriptions to frames and contact lenses, there’s a lot that goes into maintaining your vision. All these jobs and more are done by various ocular health professionals including ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians. To the average person, it can be easy to confuse these 3 roles, and while each are distinct they […]


LOVE, GERMANO

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There are many different ways to make a statement with your eyewear. Whether bold or subtle, timeless or playful, the frame you choose still says a lot about how your present yourself to the world. If your style is something you like to experiment with, even with small details and accessories, it can certainly be […]


LA EYE-CONS

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Known for their bold contemporary shapes and daring colours, LA Eyeworks remains one of our go-to brands for anyone looking to stand out. Every year we’re in awe of their new shapes and new iterations of classic looks. We’re lucky enough to also have a handful of iconic vintage LA Eyeworks frames, many of which […]


BUT FIRST, LET US TAKE YOUR SELFIE

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If you’ve been shopping around for a new pair of specs, after a while the dozens and dozens of pairs you’ve tried on in a day can start to blend together. If you need to take a breather and consider all your options before going ahead and committing to something new, having a few photos […]


FOR ALL THE SMALL FACES

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Whether it’s your first or your tenth pair of glasses, shopping for eyewear can be overwhelming. With so many options available, it can be difficult to navigate the myriad of colours, shapes and trends. The process can be even further complicated if, like many of our clients, you have a petite face and most frames […]


NEW MACRO MODELS AND GOODIES FROM CAZAL!

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You guessed it; we’ve got more new stock for the taking! From the Opticianado line, we’ve got new Macros in to perfectly fit faces that are broader through the temples. This fine, round metal offers a more delicate aesthetic for someone needing a switch from their usual plastic. Acetate temples offer a pop of colour […]


BEST SUNGLASSES IN THE CITY

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WOW! We are so proud and excited to see Opticianado named for the best sunglasses in Toronto by BlogTO! You’re making us blush. Our inventory is curated with attention to detail and a sincere passion for opticianry to include an array of styles, sizes, and shapes. In doing so we are able to offer something […]


OPTICIANADO EYE EXAMS

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We’re known city-wide for our unique collection of vintage and contemporary boutique eyewear, but if you’re in need of an eye exam before you can make your next eyewear purchase, we’ve got you covered there too! Dr. Fernandez is with us every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday offering full comprehensive eye exams for a fee of […]


NEW YELLOWS PLUS STOCK

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Handmade in Japan with detail-oriented craftsmanship and the finest titanium and acetate, the elusive Yellows Plus eyewear is only available at two different locations across Canada, and we are lucky enough to house the biggest collection of models. Though lightweight, these frames are some of the best when it comes to durability and even recent […]


SUPER EYEWEAR

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This week in optical inspiration, we’re looking at the every day disguises of iconic 70s era superheros. First off, who other than Clark Kent? Isis here as her alter-ego Andrea Thomas in this ultra-wide metal aviator. That pin-straight hair makes this an unmistakably 70s look. You may think that only Diana Price could get away […]