Tag Archives: toronto vintage

SUPER EYEWEAR

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This week in optical inspiration, we’re looking at the every day disguises of iconic 70s era superheros. First off, who other than Clark Kent? Isis here as her alter-ego Andrea Thomas in this ultra-wide metal aviator. That pin-straight hair makes this an unmistakably 70s look. You may think that only Diana Price could get away […]


LATEST GOODIES

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This week in new stock, we’ve got beauties in all shapes, sizes, and sun-protecting capabilities. From trendy ovals to slick double-bridges, Oliver Peoples, Paul Smith and Lindberg are sure to have your inspired for your next pair. We’ve got plenty more on the way, so be sure to check back and/or follow us on Instagram […]


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 […]


ALL THE SHAPES OF THE RAINBOW

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Multi-coloured acetates are a fabulous example of the passion and artistry that goes into frame design. With no two exactly alike, these picks are the perfect inspiration for unique eyewear lovers and those looking to branch out as they expand their personal collection. LA Eyeworks is known for taking risks with their shapes and colours […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


HOLIDAY GIFT CERTIFICATES!

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For the eyewear collectors and every day glasses wearers on your holiday gift list, 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 […]


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, […]