Tag Archives: Handmade

NEW OPTICIANADO SHAPES

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They’re heeeere! After many drawings and months of waiting, we are proud to say that we have a gorgeous array of new shapes as part of our house line of eyewear. Designed by shop owner Jordan Paul for optimal fit and comfort, our frames are made from legendary Mazzucchelli acetate in a gorgeous palette that […]


JORDAN IS BACK WITH A FRESH BATCH OF VINTAGE

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We get asked all the time: ‘Is Jordan here?’ ‘When is Jordan going on a buying trip?’ ‘When is Jordan getting back from his buying trip?’ WELL, the man is back, and boy did he bring gifts. Now back in the Junction after his trip to Europe, Jordan has blown the dust off 100s of […]


SAM’S PICKS

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If you’ve been in the shop before, there’s a good chance you’ve met Sam and gotten to know her fabulous taste in frames. As we re-vamp our vintage stock for the week, we’re focusing on some of her very favourites from our collection.


NEW WOODY FRAMES IN STOCK

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We’ve got a handful of beautiful new frames in from Woody, made with pride and a passion for eyewear right here in Canada! With a unique wood-like finish and pops of colour, these classic shapes are the perfect choice for someone who wants that timeless aesthetic with the details to set them apart from the […]


OPTICIANADO SPOTTED ON 60 MINUTES WITH ANDERSON COOPER

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We were thrilled to see world-renowned wildlife photographer Thomas Mangelsen wearing our very own Opticianado model 006 on 60 Minutes with Anderson Cooper. You can watch their fascinating interview here and check out our model 006 here.


THOMAS’ PICKS

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This week we’re featuring a selection of vintage frames as chosen by optician Thomas. With over 25 years of experience in the industry, Thomas has a wealth of knowledge and impeccable taste that zeroes in on the perfect fit and style every time. While you’ll have to come in for yourself to see all the […]


A FRAME FOR EVERY FALL COLOUR

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With the sweltering days of August come and gone, it’s safe to say that summer in Toronto is coming to a close. But don’t despair! With a new season comes new beginnings and fabulous new trends in fashion and eyewear. This year, Pantone’s colour palette for fall and winter 2018 includes many rich and luscious […]


VITA’S TOP 5

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With fabulous stylist Vita in the shop today, we were eager to pick her brain for some of her personal favourites when it comes to our frames. Her sense of style is bold and maximalist with a sharp eye for the little details that set our eyewear collection apart from the rest. Thinking of something […]


ANNUAL SUNGLASS SALE CONTINUES!

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As August moves right along bringing summer in the city to a close, there are still tons of amazing frames to be found at Opticianado as our annual sunglass sale continues. From now until the end of the month, both vintage and contemporary sunglasses are reduced from 10 – 50% off! Nowhere else in Toronto […]


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 […]