Tag Archives: frames

Back to School Style

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As the summer months wind down and the days get shorter, we begin to hear the phrase that strikes fear into the heart of freaks and geeks everywhere: BACK TO SCHOOL! All kidding aside, amidst all the new school supplies and fancy new clothes for class picture day, don’t lose sight of the blackboard or bus stop; […]


Sunglass Sale

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  It’s that time of year again!  Our Annual Sunglass Sale runs until August 31st with discounts anywhere between 10-50% off.  Although the sale runs all month, pairs are already moving quickly.  Come in sooner rather than later for the best choice of new and vintage frames at a wide-range of discounted prices.  We can […]


Lens Cleaning Tutorial

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You’ll often see people cleaning their glasses in a multitude of ways — with their t-shirt, with paper towel, etc. — but very few people know that these materials can often scratch or damage your lenses. That’s the last thing you need when your goal is to see clearly.  See below for a handy three-step […]


L.A. Eyeworks x Opticianado Trunk Show!

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Join us this coming Saturday, February 20th for the L.A. Eyeworks x Opticianado Trunk Show!  View the entire collection in-store for one day only. l.a.Eyeworks began on September 9, 1979 when Barbara McReynolds and Gai Gherardi opened a single storefront on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, California. The original whim for this adventure? To challenge […]


New: Limited Edition Opticianado Frames!

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OPTICIANADO is proud to announce a limited edition of two new styles for men and women, available in seven colours, designed by owner Jordan Paul. These exclusive frames are hand-made in Segusino, Italy. Made with Mazzuchelli acetate, which was founded in 1849 – Mazzucchelli manufactures some of the most sought-after cotton-based acetate in the world. Come in […]


Summer Sunglass Sale! On Now Until August 31st!

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Our annual Summer Sunglass Sale is in full swing from now until August 31st!. Come on by to save between 10-50% off all sunglasses including vintage! You won’t wanna miss this!


History of Eyewear: Vuarnet Sunglasses

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Vuarnet is a household name, especially for those who grew up in the 1980’s. Known for their bold mirrored lenses, and candy-like colours. They are also known for their exceptional quality and athletic performance. The history of Vuarnet begins in 1933, with Jean Vuarnet, child prodigy skier. He was renowned for his speed and ability when […]


Accessories: Get your Clip-On!

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Clip-on’s are an easy way to upgrade your current frame into a sunglass without committing to a whole new pair. Its a cost-effective, and stylish option for those sunny and snowy days. Our clip experts trace the shape of your new or existing pair, so the sun lens is seamless. Available with a bar across the […]


Event:Kingsley Ettienne plays the Hammond B3 Organ at Opticianado! June 14th 1-4pm

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Join us this Sunday, June 14th for a special musical event! Kingsley Ettienne will be here playing the Hammond B3 Organ at the shop from 1-4pm. Get ready for an energetic, fun, jazzy good time! The store will be open for frame shopping as well, so come by, have a coffee, and listen to some […]


History of Eyewear: Germano Gambini

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‘It was the beginning of the 60’s when I was in Paris at Pierre Cardin’s, with whom we created the first folding glasses. They were immediately copied, but I never got angry. If you are being copied it means you are good!”-Germano Gambini We’re at it again, it’s history of eyewear time – this time, […]