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CAT EYES FOR MEN

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If you’ve been to the shop at all before, you know that our shapes are largely unisex and that we choose to organize our stock by style and designer as opposed to gender. Our unique approach to finding you the best eyewear means that we prefer to focus mainly on fit and details that enhance […]


SOLSTICE GIVEAWAY

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The Summer Solstice has arrived and as the sun shines brighter and hotter than ever, there’s no better time to reach  for a beautiful new pair of sunglasses! Want your very own OPTICIANADO pair?! It’s easy! From now until June 21st, come into Opticianado and fill out a ballot with your name, sign up for […]


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 […]


FOR ALL THE SMALL FACES

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Whether it’s your first or your tenth pair of glasses, shopping for eyewear can be overwhelming. With so many options available, it can be difficult to navigate the myriad of colours, shapes and trends. The process can be even further complicated if, like many of our clients, you have a petite face and most frames […]


NEW YELLOWS PLUS STOCK

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Handmade in Japan with detail-oriented craftsmanship and the finest titanium and acetate, the elusive Yellows Plus eyewear is only available at two different locations across Canada, and we are lucky enough to house the biggest collection of models. Though lightweight, these frames are some of the best when it comes to durability and even recent […]


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 […]


LATEST GOODIES

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This week in new stock, we’ve got beauties in all shapes, sizes, and sun-protecting capabilities. From trendy ovals to slick double-bridges, Oliver Peoples, Paul Smith and Lindberg are sure to have your inspired for your next pair. We’ve got plenty more on the way, so be sure to check back and/or follow us on Instagram […]


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 […]