Originally created for sports drivers and pilots, the story of Persol began in 1917 with creator Giuseppe Ratti.The name Persol, comes from “per il sole” meaning “for the sun”, which is what they are made to do, protect the wearer from the sun. We recently received Persol’s classic folding vintage frame(the original!) as well as the […]
We’ve just received a dozen vintage, 1980’s, Donna Karan New York sunglasses from Bausch & Lomb. They are in spectacular condition and feel as though they could survive an apocalypse. They are extremely well made, trendy and offer the most coverage someone could ever want. Pass by the store to browse the new collection!
New deadstock! We just received in new old-stock frames by Anglo American, a brand we absolutely adore! They have been making frames since the 1800’s, so needless to say, they know what they’re doing. These gems are from the late 1980’s, and trust assured they are worth checking out!
Within our vast collection of vintage frames, we’re proud to be carrying deadstock vintage Ralph Lauren glasses in various shapes, sizes and shades of tortoise shell.
Our dead stock vintage selection of frames come from near and far. Some are hand made in Italy or France, while others were made right here in Canada. Here are a few of our vintage 1950’s French Designer eye wear we currently carry (while they last!)
At the end of the second World War, the United Kingdom began administering free eye wear and eye protection to the public. The Algha Works factory, also known as Savile Row were the main producers of these frames which brought them great success while keeping a strictly regulated manufacturing standard. Their safety frame was available […]
New arrivals from the latest MATTTEW line have hit the shelves at Opticianado. MATTTEW is a Belgium based eyewear brand, that likes to consider their frames as a little something special, and we couldn’t agree more. Come by Opticianado soon to try the new styles and colours. All images www.matttew.com