Tag Archives: Opticianado

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.


THE SUNGLASS SALE HAS ARRIVED!

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Once a year at Opticianado our whole sunglass collection is reduced from 10 – 50 % off, and this year it’s arrived early! Our collection grew in exciting ways this summer, with new additions to the selection of vintage one-of-a-kind deadstock frames, as well as sleek and polished sunnies from some of our contemporary faves […]


OLIVER PEOPLES TRUNK SHOW

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With the first days of summer here at long last, we couldn’t be more excited to announce our next trunk show! On Sunday June 11th we will be hosting the entire collection from Oliver Peoples from 12 – 4 PM! What better time to make a Sunday trip to the Junction and try on a […]


HOLIDAY GIFT CERTIFICATES!

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Do you have an eyewear enthusiast on your gift list this season? If so, treat them to an Opticianado gift certificate! We’ve got $100 gift certificates available for $75 until December 31st to help your special someone find the perfect pair of frames.* *Please note that one may redeem a maximum of 2 gift certificates […]


Back to School Style

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As the summer months wind down and the days get shorter, we begin to hear the phrase that strikes fear into the heart of freaks and geeks everywhere: BACK TO SCHOOL! All kidding aside, amidst all the new school supplies and fancy new clothes for class picture day, don’t lose sight of the blackboard or bus stop; […]


Lens Cleaning Tutorial

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You’ll often see people cleaning their glasses in a multitude of ways — with their t-shirt, with paper towel, etc. — but very few people know that these materials can often scratch or damage your lenses. That’s the last thing you need when your goal is to see clearly.  See below for a handy three-step […]


Woody Glasses: The Local Option

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Woodys are some of the boldest frame designs we carry.  As the name suggests, they are made of… acetate.  Wild, right?  Right.  Totally wild.  They achieve the wooden-lookin’ finish by sandblasting and striating the materials after they are crafted. Perhaps more important, Woody glasses and sunglasses are our primary local option.  They’re handcrafted right here in the GTA at Frame […]


OPTICIANADO MACRO SERIES

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  We’re thrilled to announce the OPTICIANADO MACRO SERIES. After scouring the globe in search of oversize frames to fit big, beautiful faces, and finding that they were virtually non-existent, Jordan Paul has designed the OPTICIANADO MACRO SERIES. Hand crafted in the mountains north of Venice, where making eyeglasses is as proud an artisanal tradition […]


L.A. Eyeworks x Opticianado Trunk Show!

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Join us this coming Saturday, February 20th for the L.A. Eyeworks x Opticianado Trunk Show!  View the entire collection in-store for one day only. l.a.Eyeworks began on September 9, 1979 when Barbara McReynolds and Gai Gherardi opened a single storefront on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, California. The original whim for this adventure? To challenge […]


Style Notes: Large Cateyes

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Over the past five years we have glorified the petite cateye – showing off how abundant the category is and how much we have. But, cateyes do not need to be small and decorative, the likes of what your grand-relative wore in the 50’s and 60’s. Cateyes can be big, bold, colourful, and so many […]