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VISION EXPO EAST 2017

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Hey all! We’ll be in New York this year for Vision Expo East, showcasing our line of specialty large fit eyewear from March 31st – April 2nd. Our frames are handcrafted in Italy and come in a variety of classic colours and shapes that flatter many face shapes and sizes. Appointments are happily arranged by […]


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 […]


NARCO EYEWEAR AESTHETIC

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If I’m not at the shop helping people choose a frame, there’s a fairly good chance that I’m sushi-rolled in blankets in front of my laptop binge watching one show or another. Especially with autumn now fully upon us and wetting my appetite for coziness. I’ve been hooked on Narcos since season 1, and this […]


DON’T BOTHER ME

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A big, sharp pair of sunglasses conveys many things while protecting your peepers from harmful sun rays. Glamour, power, and femininity while sending a clear message: Look, but don’t touch. #stop We get quite a few ladies coming into the shop asking us for big fierce frames to help them achieve that perfect balance of […]


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 […]


Back to School Style

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As the summer months wind down and the days get shorter, we begin to hear the phrase that strikes fear into the heart of freaks and geeks everywhere: BACK TO SCHOOL! All kidding aside, amidst all the new school supplies and fancy new clothes for class picture day, don’t lose sight of the blackboard or bus stop; […]


Sunglass Sale

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  It’s that time of year again!  Our Annual Sunglass Sale runs until August 31st with discounts anywhere between 10-50% off.  Although the sale runs all month, pairs are already moving quickly.  Come in sooner rather than later for the best choice of new and vintage frames at a wide-range of discounted prices.  We can […]


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. […]


Kids’ Frames

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Under OHIP, children under 19 years of age are covered for yearly eye exams, which we offer with Dr. Fernandez on Thursday and Saturday afternoons.  We also offer a variety of durable and stylish frames for young eyes, ranging from Lindberg to Rodenstock, currently in-store.  Whether you need everyday glasses for a preschooler, blackboard glasses for a teenager, […]


Lens Cleaning Tutorial

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You’ll often see people cleaning their glasses in a multitude of ways — with their t-shirt, with paper towel, etc. — but very few people know that these materials can often scratch or damage your lenses. That’s the last thing you need when your goal is to see clearly.  See below for a handy three-step […]