Tag Archives: tortoiseshell

NEW VINTAGE MEN’S FRAMES

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You’re a classy guy, so it goes without saying that you need a classy and stylish pair of glasses. Luckily for you, Opticianado is home to thousands of never-worn vintage frames. Handcrafted details add an individual personality to timeless shapes and we’ve got a wide range of sizes to be sure you find the perfect […]


OPTICIANADO TORTOISESHELLS

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There are few eyewear colours as timelessly stylish as tortoiseshell. Regardless of the era, it’s the one pattern we see again and again that flatters all different kinds of complexions and frame shapes. With subtle changes, we can also make countless variations to continuously re-invent the pattern to keep it fresh and current. In our […]


THEN AND NOW

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Opticianado’s unique blend of never-before-worn vintage frames and boutique eyewear designers offers a selection unlike any other in Toronto. While we often look to our deadstock¬†collection for out-there frames and bright, kitschy colours, we can still see many vintage details and elements of inspiration that set our contemporary stock apart. In these photos you can […]


NEW FROM YELLOWS PLUS

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Fine details, a rich palette of neutrals, and titanium hardware all make Yellows Plus one of our favourite contemporary lines. Handmade in Japan, the unfailing precision of their construction ensures comfort, style, and functionality in every model. As their collection grows, we’ve got a handful of gorgeous new sunglasses and ophthalmic frames now lining the […]


SAM’S PICKS

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If you’ve been in the shop before, there’s a good chance you’ve met Sam and gotten to know her fabulous taste in frames. As we re-vamp our vintage stock for the week, we’re focusing on some of her very favourites from our collection.


NEW VINTAGE PERSOLS

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With the temperatures climbing slowly but surely higher, we’re filled with the cautious optimism that only the first signs of spring can bring. In preparation for the warmer weather we’ve been adding to our impressive collection of new and vintage sunglasses. We’ve got quite a few contemporary pieces from Persol, but this past week shop […]


NEW YELLOWS PLUS STOCK

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Available at only 3 different locations across Canada, Yellows Plus eyewear is designed and made by hand in Japan with an attention to detail that shows passion and exquisite craftsmanship in each of their frames. We often recommend these frames for clients who are looking for something comfortable and simple that still contains elements of […]


Pantone Palette 2016

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Every season, Pantone releases a new carefully selected palette that reflects the most prominent colours in fashion and style. For fall 2016, they’ve chosen an eclectic and joyful mix of brights and neutrals that will keep you from feeling drab as the summer cools down.   At Opticianado, we have a sincere passion for design […]