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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 […]


Sports Sunglasses & Goggles

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You don’t need to be a Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Danica Patrick, Usain Bolt, or Josh Donaldson to find value in sports sunglasses and goggles.  As physical fitness becomes more and more an important part of our day-to-day lives, so too does the need for glasses that perform well in activities from jogging to softball, pickup basketball […]


Persol Persol Persol!

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Persol – per il sole – for the sun!  We’ve received a massive shipment of Persol sunglasses just in time for the sunshine.  Known throughout the world for their unique hinges, folding frames, and beautiful glass lenses (among other features), Persols are one of the few frames that never goes out of style; they are truly timeless. […]


OLIVER PEOPLES X OPTICIANADO TRUNK SHOW

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THIS SUNDAY, MAY 15th from 12-3 PM, we will have the entire Oliver Peoples collection in-store.  Every style, every colour, every look offered by OP for one day only. We’ll have some light refreshments on-hand for thirsty frame hunters & our stylists will be available to help you pick out the perfect pair of OP frames for […]