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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 […]


LOVE, GERMANO

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There are many different ways to make a statement with your eyewear. Whether bold or subtle, timeless or playful, the frame you choose still says a lot about how your present yourself to the world. If your style is something you like to experiment with, even with small details and accessories, it can certainly be […]


LA EYE-CONS

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Known for their bold contemporary shapes and daring colours, LA Eyeworks remains one of our go-to brands for anyone looking to stand out. Every year we’re in awe of their new shapes and new iterations of classic looks. We’re lucky enough to also have a handful of iconic vintage LA Eyeworks frames, many of which […]


BUT FIRST, LET US TAKE YOUR SELFIE

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If you’ve been shopping around for a new pair of specs, after a while the dozens and dozens of pairs you’ve tried on in a day can start to blend together. If you need to take a breather and consider all your options before going ahead and committing to something new, having a few photos […]


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 […]


AH LEE SEE AH

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What attracted you to the optical industry? It sort of happened by accident, honestly. I started at the shop when I first moved to Toronto and quickly found that I loved the team, shop environment, and working one-on-one with people as a stylist. My colleagues all (very strongly) encouraged me to pursue opticianry and since […]


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 […]


NEW FROM THE OPTICIANADO BRAND!

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While our inventory has been steadily expanding in the last few months, shop owner Jordan has also been hard at work on the Opticianado house line. Favourites such as the 002 are now available in brand new palette of gorgeous colours, meaning this classic boxy shape can now be worn with both subtlety and trendy […]


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 […]