Category Archives: Vintage

NOVEMBER SALE CONTINUES!

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Halfway through the month of November and there’s still plenty of time to come by the store and take advantage of our annual November sale! We’ve got sweet discounts from 10 – 50% off on a variety of new and vintage frames, so whether your tastes are funky or conservative there’s a treasure to be […]


STYLING STATEMENT SUNNIES

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With a focus on vintage pieces spanning decades from the 50s through to the late 90s, we’re proud to line our shelves with a thoughtfully curated collection of one-of-a-kind frames in all shapes, sizes and colours. While these pieces are no doubt intruiging, some may be intimidated and unsure of how to incorporate such unique […]


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 […]


CANADIAN MADE FRAMES

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Happy 150 years of Canada to all! Here are some of our favourite Canadian-made frames! These Woodys are hand-crafted right here in Toronto! For a closer look at our Canadian frames, be sure to drop by the shop and chat with our opticians.


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 […]


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 hasĀ 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 […]


WHY YOU DON’T LOOK LIKE HARRY POTTER

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Round frames have become quite the hot commodity recently, and we’ve got a large selection of everything from true round to panto, as well as rounded square for those of you looking for a shape that’s a little more in the middle. Yet we find that a lot of people perusing our shop are hesitant […]


ARE THE EARLY 00s VINTAGE YET?

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I remember being a young teenager in the early 2000s, and some of the truly regrettable stylistic choices I made (rhinestones and low-rise jeans everywhere). So imagine the astonishment I feel looking around me and seeing the trends of that era slowly but surely creeping back into style. At least scrolling through Instagram. I don’t […]