Tag Archives: handcrafted

SUNGLASSES GIVEAWAY

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Hey all! From now until the end of the month you can win this beautiful custom-made Opticianado Model 101 sunglass. Entering is easy! Drop by Opticianado at 2919 Dundas St. W and fill out a ballot with your name and phone number, subscribe to our e-newsletter, and one lucky winner will be announced at the […]


THEN AND NOW

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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 […]


6 EYEWEAR TRENDS TO TRY OUT IN 2019

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BRIDGE-LESS Putting a modern touch on classic aviator shapes, these bridge-less shapes feature a top bar only and create a minimal yet eye-catching aesthetic GOLD METAL We’ve got tons of new and vintage gold frames that are timelessly stylish, trendy and innovative, or somewhere in between! Oval and geometric shapes in particular are here to […]


NEW OPTICIANADOS!

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Our Opticianado line continues to expand in exciting ways with a smattering of new colours in the in our 006 and Macro 6 shapes! Made with legendary Mazzucchelli acetate and strengthened with our riveted five-barrel hinge, Opticianado frames offer a stylish and comfortable fit for every face that comes into our shop!


TREAT YOSELF AT THE LA EYEWORKS TRUNK SHOW

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There are few contemporary brands as daring, creative and invigorating as shop favourite LA Eyeworks. Lovingly handcrafted, this line celebrates the diversity of faces and consistently takes risks that produce a little something special for every glasses wearer. On January 13th, we’ll be thrilled to host an LA Eyeworks trunk show with the entire collection […]


COLOUR INSPO: PANTONE COLOUR OF THE YEAR 2019

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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.


NEW FROM YELLOWS PLUS

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Fine details, a rich palette of neutrals, and titanium hardware all make Yellows Plus one of our favourite contemporary lines. Handmade in Japan, the unfailing precision of their construction ensures comfort, style, and functionality in every model. As their collection grows, we’ve got a handful of gorgeous new sunglasses and ophthalmic frames now lining the […]


HAMMOND B3 ORGAN CUTTING CONTEST

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It’s going down! The long-anticipated Opticianado Hammond Organ Cutting Contest will be here this very Sunday November 25th from 3-6 PM featuring our pals Kingsley Ettienne, John T Davis, Denis Keldie, Bernie Senensky, and Lance Anderson! The best organ players in the city go head to head on 2 Hammond B3 organs while you browse […]


THIS JUST IN: OLIVER PEOPLES

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The weather may be dreary, but the vibes in the shop aren’t! Especially with the arrival of gorgeous new frames from Oliver Peoples. Sassy sunnies with exaggerated angles and exquisite handcrafted Italian acetate are sure to give you all the style inspiration you need for your next pair! Seriously, we can’t wait to see them […]