Pantone has announced this bright, lively and energizing shade of coral as the colour of the year for 2019! As usual, we couldn’t help but look to our own collection of vintage and boutique contemporary eyewear for frames incorporating this pretty pop of colour.
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 […]
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 […]
New deadstock! We just received in new old-stock frames by Anglo American, a brand we absolutely adore! They have been making frames since the 1800’s, so needless to say, they know what they’re doing. These gems are from the late 1980’s, and trust assured they are worth checking out!
Our fearless leader, Jordan Paul, travelled to Paris and London at the beginning of the month to scope out the newest offerings in fine and vintage eyewear. In Paris, Jordan attended SILMO, the annual tradeshow for optical professionals. There he had a chance to look at the newest releases from eyewear designers, and placed orders […]
The winner of our Two of Hearts Anglo American Giveaway is local jewellery designer Penny Cook. Penny dropped by the store to claim her prize and found the hearts weren’t the best fit but we helped her find a great pair of vintage sunnies that suit her just fine! Thanks to everyone that entered the […]
Okay, so if you’ve walked down the aisles of a Shoppers Drugmart recently – you would have realized the plethora of red and pink clash that is Valentine’s Day. Yes, it is upon us…couples and singles alike need to make plans to either show that they love the person they are with, or that they […]
So, it’s superbowl Sunday, which got us thinking. Is Madonna really going to be able to pull off the big half-time performance? Miss Madge is getting up there afterall. Timeless as she might be, sometimes we long for the old, younger Madonna. She was so care-free and fun, daring us with music and fashion (including […]