Tag Archives: eyewear fashion

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 […]


YELLOWS PLUS, ROCKETS, ÉCOLE AND MORE!

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From bejewelled cat-eyes to minimal titanium, we’ve had an eclectic week when it comes to new stock. New shapes from the elusive Yellows Plus feature elegant colour combinations and flattering shapes. Polished titanium elevates the simplicity of these frames to offer a look that is effortless and sophisticated. Handmade in Italy, these new Rockets are […]


OUR CAZAL COLLECTION

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Having gained a cult-following in the 1980s, Cazal eyewear remains iconic to this day with highly recognizable frames loved by those who flaunt their individuality and extravagance. Opticianado is currently one of the only optical shops in Toronto to carry this handcrafted German brand, and we pride ourselves on offering our clients a variety of […]


SOLSTICE GIVEAWAY

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The Summer Solstice has arrived and as the sun shines brighter and hotter than ever, there’s no better time to reach  for a beautiful new pair of sunglasses! Want your very own OPTICIANADO pair?! It’s easy! From now until June 21st, come into Opticianado and fill out a ballot with your name, sign up for […]


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 […]


BUT FIRST, LET US TAKE YOUR SELFIE

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If you’ve been shopping around for a new pair of specs, after a while the dozens and dozens of pairs you’ve tried on in a day can start to blend together. If you need to take a breather and consider all your options before going ahead and committing to something new, having a few photos […]


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 […]


ALL THE SHAPES OF THE RAINBOW

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Multi-coloured acetates are a fabulous example of the passion and artistry that goes into frame design. With no two exactly alike, these picks are the perfect inspiration for unique eyewear lovers and those looking to branch out as they expand their personal collection. LA Eyeworks is known for taking risks with their shapes and colours […]


LOOKIN’ LIKE THE 60s

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With its big, bold, and colourful shapes, the 60s were a distinctive decade for fashion in their outright rejection of  50s traditional values, mirroring the changing social landscape of the time. Many designers still draw influences from this decade’s Mod aesthetics, and today so have we! Check out these groovy picks from myself and glamorous […]


EYEWEAR TREND ALERT 2018: 90s FUTURISTIC VIBES

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Though often referred to as the worst decade for fashion, the 90’s revival has remained a pervasive trend over the last five years, with modern iterations of this decade’s looks visible on the runway every season. We may have barely made our way into the new year, but the trend forecast shows that 2018 is […]