Tag Archives: handcrafted

THE LATEST FROM LINDBERG’S HORN COLLECTION

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In this truly one of a kind collection, Lindberg combines tasteful minimalism with luxurious materials to create a set of exquisite shapes. Buffalo Titanium has captured the optical industry’s attention with its originality and meticulous pursuit of beauty, winning multiple awards all over the world. We’re thrilled to have 5 new pieces from this collection […]


LOVE, GERMANO

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There are many different ways to make a statement with your eyewear. Whether bold or subtle, timeless or playful, the frame you choose still says a lot about how your present yourself to the world. If your style is something you like to experiment with, even with small details and accessories, it can certainly be […]


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 […]


BEST SUNGLASSES IN THE CITY

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WOW! We are so proud and excited to see Opticianado named for the best sunglasses in Toronto by BlogTO! You’re making us blush. Our inventory is curated with attention to detail and a sincere passion for opticianry to include an array of styles, sizes, and shapes. In doing so we are able to offer something […]


SUPER EYEWEAR

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This week in optical inspiration, we’re looking at the every day disguises of iconic 70s era superheros. First off, who other than Clark Kent? Isis here as her alter-ego Andrea Thomas in this ultra-wide metal aviator. That pin-straight hair makes this an unmistakably 70s look. You may think that only Diana Price could get away […]


MONOCLE INTERVIEW WITH JORDAN PAUL

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In this recent interview with Monocle magazine, shop owner Jordan Paul shares his insights, inspirations, and unique perspective on owning an optical shop. With an approach to eyewear that encapsulates both the style and technical aspects of the industry, Jordan’s passion for opticianry is evident in every shop detail and every pair of glasses we […]


NEW STOCK AT OPTICIANADO

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Lots of new goodies lining our shelves from both contemporary designers and unique vintage deadstock! From Victory, we’ve got sassy cat eyes and thick statement masculine shapes! Sweet metals like these are perfect for petite faces. And for the optical lover who loves to stand out, new shapes from Cazal Eyewear for a look that […]


AH LEE SEE AH

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What attracted you to the optical industry? It sort of happened by accident, honestly. I started at the shop when I first moved to Toronto and quickly found that I loved the team, shop environment, and working one-on-one with people as a stylist. My colleagues all (very strongly) encouraged me to pursue opticianry and since […]


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 […]