Tag Archives: Handmade

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 […]


FEBRUARY: TUNE UP MONTH

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If there’s one thing we all love, it’s Toronto in the dead of February. The cold, the ice, the frosty breeze that never leaves your bones… That said, we know that many among you have got a sunny getaway just around the corner. With your speedos and sunscreen packed and ready to go, don’t forget […]


FRESH FROM OLIVER PEOPLES

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With distinctive styles exquisitely handcrafted in Italy, Oliver Peoples has remained one of the most recognizable brand names in the industry for years. For the lover of classic eyewear, Oliver Peoples frames add a beautiful focal point to individual style with thoughtful detailing and an air of timelessness. We recently received a ton of new […]


NEW JAPANESE-MADE FRAMES!

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In the last couple, of weeks, we’ve expanded our collection of contemporary eyewear to include a handful of pieces from handmade Japanese brand Ricestone. With a range of metals, combinations, and full acetate frames, they’ve got a little something for all tastes. Ricestone frames are a fantastic, lightweight option that perfectly on a shallow bridge.


GREENERY!

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Pantone’s colour of the year for 2017, ‘Greenery’, is a bright and joyful lime green that lends itself well to graphic design, textiles, and of course – eyewear! We often find ourselves recommending green frames to our clients for a variety of reasons. For blonde hair and blue eyes, the colour compliments your features perfectly […]


NEW STOCK: WOODY FRAMES!

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New goodies! For those of you looking for a classic shape with that extra “somethin’ somethin’”, we’ve just received a new batch of Woody frames! Made with pride and passion in Canada, these frames have a wood-like finish that sets them apart from your typical rectangular frame. If you’re someone who likes to keep it […]


ARE THE EARLY 00s VINTAGE YET?

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I remember being a young teenager in the early 2000s, and some of the truly regrettable stylistic choices I made (rhinestones and low-rise jeans everywhere). So imagine the astonishment I feel looking around me and seeing the trends of that era slowly but surely creeping back into style. At least scrolling through Instagram. I don’t […]


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 […]


OPTICIANADO MACRO SERIES

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  We’re thrilled to announce the OPTICIANADO MACRO SERIES. After scouring the globe in search of oversize frames to fit big, beautiful faces, and finding that they were virtually non-existent, Jordan Paul has designed the OPTICIANADO MACRO SERIES. Hand crafted in the mountains north of Venice, where making eyeglasses is as proud an artisanal tradition […]