With the temperatures climbing slowly but surely higher, we’re filled with the cautious optimism that only the first signs of spring can bring. In preparation for the warmer weather we’ve been adding to our impressive collection of new and vintage sunglasses. We’ve got quite a few contemporary pieces from Persol, but this past week shop […]
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 […]
The Opticianado staff takes great pride in being able to offer our customers a unique inventory to choose from. While we offer a selection of fine, handcrafted brands from around the world, we are of course best known for our vintage frames that make up about 50% of what we have in the shop. Owner […]
One of our favorite brands, Oliver Peoples, has partnered with luxury fashion house, The Row, for a new Spring collection. You may recognize the famous faces behind The Row as actresses Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. Both brands are experts in their respective fields which makes this pairing a match made in heaven. Stop by the shop […]
We have just received some fantastic new stock from Oliver Peoples! Lots of new sunglasses, and more stock of some old favourites! Here’s a sneak peek. Come in to the shop to see more of the collection.
Adidas engineers work alongside athletes to create frames and lenses that optimize life on the move. Adidas sun frames are like a piece of sports equipment, rather than just a pair of great sunglasses. These frames are adjustable, and some with the option of interchangeable lenses in various colors to fit your mood and performance needs. Adidas sport frames […]
Last month Opticianado owner and curator Jordan Paul visited an international eyewear trade show in New York, where he searched high and low for the new best thing. Here is where he found Spectaculars – a Long Island based frame manufacturer still adhering to the traditional hand-made process. The shapes we all know and love, […]
From the new vintage frames Jordan brought back from Europe, we received new pairs of glamorous sunglasses from Claude Montana, Robert La Roche, Jean LaFont, Gianfranco Ferre and Jean-Paul Gauthier.
We have just received in some more wicked pieces from Cazal of Germany. New colours, great shapes, and so much GOLD! Come in store to see the whole collection!
This just in: Waza by Hamamoto – Japanese hand-made, 100% Titanium frames. We are thrilled to have more stock from our Japanese friends, Hamamoto. Hamamoto is the manufacturer that makes the most sought after Japanese Titanium frames in the world. The Waza collection includes classic combination frames and great larger mens frames. Come in store […]