Tag Archives: optical

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 […]


OUR CAZAL COLLECTION

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Having gained a cult-following in the 1980s, Cazal eyewear remains iconic to this day with highly recognizable frames loved by those who flaunt their individuality and extravagance. Opticianado is currently one of the only optical shops in Toronto to carry this handcrafted German brand, and we pride ourselves on offering our clients a variety of […]


THE THREE Os

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From eye exams and prescriptions to frames and contact lenses, there’s a lot that goes into maintaining your vision. All these jobs and more are done by various ocular health professionals including ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians. To the average person, it can be easy to confuse these 3 roles, and while each are distinct they […]


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 […]


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 […]


PRIMARIES

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Primary colour-blocking is shaping up to be a major trend for 2018. A bright and unconventional take on going back to basics, eyewear in one of these 3 hues can offer just the right amount of pop to frame your face. Even if you normally wear a lot of neutral shades, a red, blue or […]


LOOKIN’ LIKE THE 60s

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With its big, bold, and colourful shapes, the 60s were a distinctive decade for fashion in their outright rejection of  50s traditional values, mirroring the changing social landscape of the time. Many designers still draw influences from this decade’s Mod aesthetics, and today so have we! Check out these groovy picks from myself and glamorous […]


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 […]


NOVEMBER SALE CONTINUES!

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Halfway through the month of November and there’s still plenty of time to come by the store and take advantage of our annual November sale! We’ve got sweet discounts from 10 – 50% off on a variety of new and vintage frames, so whether your tastes are funky or conservative there’s a treasure to be […]