Opticianado’s unique blend of never-before-worn vintage frames and boutique eyewear designers offers a selection unlike any other in Toronto. While we often look to our deadstock collection for out-there frames and bright, kitschy colours, we can still see many vintage details and elements of inspiration that set our contemporary stock apart. In these photos you can […]
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 […]
The Opticianado staff takes great pride in being able to offer our customers a unique inventory to choose from. While we offer a selection of fine, handcrafted brands from around the world, we are of course best known for our vintage frames that make up about 50% of what we have in the shop. Owner […]
Over the past five years we have glorified the petite cateye – showing off how abundant the category is and how much we have. But, cateyes do not need to be small and decorative, the likes of what your grand-relative wore in the 50’s and 60’s. Cateyes can be big, bold, colourful, and so many […]
Still looking for the perfect gift for all those “four-eyes” on your list? From now until December 31st receive a $100 gift certificate for only $75! *(limit 2 holiday gift certificates per purchase)*. Happy Holidays!
Our November sale is coming to a close in a few days! Everything from one-of-a-kind dead stock vintage, to new handmade frames are on sale, in both sunglasses and optical. Save up to 50% off select frames in store for a limited time! Treat yourself! Did you know that we cut the lenses in house? That […]
We all know aviators are wicked sunglasses, but ever thought of a sexy double-bridged frame for your eyeglasses? The double bridge is a retro design staple, and our vintage collection boasts a variety of shapes utilizing this frame structure. Here are some examples of what a double-bridged frame may look like, varying from metal to […]
More vintage in this week – prominent deadstock acetates! These frames are great for men and women looking for a bolder style. Come in store to see more!
What does “deadstock” mean? New old stock or deadstock means the product has never been worn, sold or bought, and often still has the original tag and packaging. Opticianado owner and curator, Jordan Paul, travels the world looking for closing Optical shops and factories for never worn vintage eyewear. Jordan has an overwhelming amount of frames […]