Category Archives: Vintage

MAD MEN’S VINTAGE

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So, you’re a guy who loves glasses. And you look amazing in them! But if you’re seeking inspiration for your next pair, maybe you’re ready for something different. That little extra je-ne-sais-quoi that sets your style apart while holding onto those classic and versatile elements. With all the recent additions to our vintage inventory, it’s […]


JORDAN IS BACK WITH A FRESH BATCH OF VINTAGE

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We get asked all the time: ‘Is Jordan here?’ ‘When is Jordan going on a buying trip?’ ‘When is Jordan getting back from his buying trip?’ WELL, the man is back, and boy did he bring gifts. Now back in the Junction after his trip to Europe, Jordan has blown the dust off 100s of […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]