Tag Archives: retro

Too Sunny To Be Squint-y

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Got a pair of specs with us? Good! You look great, and with the summer sun upon us, clip-on lenses are an easy way to upgrade your current frame into a sunglass without committing to a whole new pair. They offer an economical yet stylish solution on sunny and snowy days. Our in-store experts trace […]


Retro Combinations

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Go for a sophisticated retro look with vintage combination frames dating back to the 1960’s. They come in various shapes and sizes, as well as different colour combinations. Typically matching brown and gold, or black and silver together. They’re┬áversatile and perfect for either important business meetings or just to hang out with your family and […]


RETROSUPERFUTURE: Super Fresh

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RETROSUPERFUTURE manufactures the most current trends with top-quality Zeiss Lenses. Ranging in designs and styles these sunglasses simply are superlicious. We just received the Panama in a variety of outstanding colour combinations. Come see how super they really are! http://store.retrosuperfuture.com/


New Stock: Vintage Ray-Bans have arrived!

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We are pleased as punch with the exceptional new stock of vintage Ray-Ban sunglasses that just hit the floor here at Opticianado. Check out the various styles, including a few different styles of the fabulous futuristic ONYX model. All frames are original creations form the brands heyday, made by Bausch & Lomb. Click on any […]


Going GAGA for vintage Linda Farrow

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We’ve just received a small stock of vintage Linda Farrow sunglasses Farrow is known for her collaborations with high-end designers such as Alexander Wang, Dries Van Noten, and Matthew Williamson, and most notably for designing frames worn by Lady Gaga. Come try out these reasonably priced sunnies reminiscent of old-school Vuarnet and Ray-Ban Styles while […]


Optical Oscar Picks!

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Here at Opticianado, we’re picking our Oscar faves solely based on eyewear! Without further adieu, our picks are: Directing: Martin Scorsese, Woody Allen and Michel Hazanavicius all have outstanding eyewear, but our fave would have to be Oscar newcomer Michel Hazanavicius for his film The Artist. The rest of our picks in other categories are […]


Two of Hearts Contest Winner – Polished Penny

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The winner of our Two of Hearts Anglo American Giveaway is local jewellery designer Penny Cook. Penny dropped by the store to claim her prize and found the hearts weren’t the best fit but we helped her find a great pair of vintage sunnies that suit her just fine! Thanks to everyone that entered the […]


Two of Hearts Anglo American Giveaway!

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So, it’s superbowl Sunday, which got us thinking. Is Madonna really going to be able to pull off the big half-time performance? Miss Madge is getting up there afterall. Timeless as she might be, sometimes we long for the old, younger Madonna. She was so care-free and fun, daring us with music and fashion (including […]


Edging Lab Upgrade!

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We’re excited to announce a new upgrade in our edging lab! Introducing the Weco Edge 580 Edging system. While this may seem foreign to most viewers, this beast is what works hard behind the scenes to make your lenses fit properly in your eyeglasses. What makes this so special is that it is fully customizable […]


Gold Filled Eyeglasses

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The first thing most people notice when they look at your face is your eyes, which is why a lot of people enjoy accessorizing their eye glasses like jewelery. There’s no better material to catch that luxurious sparkle than a gold filled pair of glasses. Cartier, a renown French jewelery and watch maker, is also […]