Tag Archives: made in japan

YELLOWS PLUS, ROCKETS, ÉCOLE AND MORE!

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From bejewelled cat-eyes to minimal titanium, we’ve had an eclectic week when it comes to new stock. New shapes from the elusive Yellows Plus feature elegant colour combinations and flattering shapes. Polished titanium elevates the simplicity of these frames to offer a look that is effortless and sophisticated. Handmade in Italy, these new Rockets are […]


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 […]


EYE SPY AT THE 90th OSCARS

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Watching everyone walk the red carpet last night before the 90th Oscars, we couldn’t help but spot all the different styles of frames on famous faces! Here are some of our faves and their Opticianado equivalents, for those of you looking to incorporate some celebrity style into your next pair of glasses. So elegant yet […]


GROOVER SPECTACLES

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It’s always exciting for us to expand our inventory, but we are especially thrilled and proud to be the very first optical shop in North America to carry Groover Spectacles! Handcrafted in Japan with a beautiful sense of playfulness and artistry, each pair has thoughtful twists on classic shapes. The superior quality of materials is […]


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 […]


NEW THIS WEEK AT OPTICIANADO

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Calling all eyewear enthusiasts and collectors everywhere! We are beyond excited to now have these extremely rare Bausch & Lomb Ray-Ban aviator frames in their original packaging at the shop. With fine details from the pre-Luxottica era of Ray-Ban, these make a beautiful pair ophthalmic glasses and a exude a timeless sense of good taste. […]


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.


EYEWEAR HOROSCOPES

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ARIES It’s important for the first sign of the zodiac to face the world with a frame that conveys their inner self-confidence. As a Mars-ruled fire sign, you are (disturbingly?) goal oriented and need a pair of glasses that is sleek and comfortable as it is risk-taking. The Lindberg Acetanium cat-eye or dark Strip frame, […]


NEW YELLOWS PLUS STOCK

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Available at only 3 different locations across Canada, Yellows Plus eyewear is designed and made by hand in Japan with an attention to detail that shows passion and exquisite craftsmanship in each of their frames. We often recommend these frames for clients who are looking for something comfortable and simple that still contains elements of […]


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 […]