Tag Archives: vintage

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 […]


6 EYEWEAR TRENDS TO TRY OUT IN 2019

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BRIDGE-LESS Putting a modern touch on classic aviator shapes, these bridge-less shapes feature a top bar only and create a minimal yet eye-catching aesthetic GOLD METAL We’ve got tons of new and vintage gold frames that are timelessly stylish, trendy and innovative, or somewhere in between! Oval and geometric shapes in particular are here to […]


THE NOVEMBER SALE IS ON!

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Our biggest sale of the year has just begun! For the whole month of November, we’ve got the sweetest of deals on Toronto’s best collection of eyewear. You can snag completely one of a kind frames for anywhere from 10-50% off, with discounts applied to our vintage, contemporary, and sunglass collection! With tons of new […]


MAD MEN’S VINTAGE

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So, you’re a guy who loves glasses. And you look amazing in them! But if you’re seeking inspiration for your next pair, maybe you’re ready for something different. That little extra je-ne-sais-quoi that sets your style apart while holding onto those classic and versatile elements. With all the recent additions to our vintage inventory, it’s […]


JORDAN IS BACK WITH A FRESH BATCH OF VINTAGE

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We get asked all the time: ‘Is Jordan here?’ ‘When is Jordan going on a buying trip?’ ‘When is Jordan getting back from his buying trip?’ WELL, the man is back, and boy did he bring gifts. Now back in the Junction after his trip to Europe, Jordan has blown the dust off 100s of […]


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.


A FRAME FOR EVERY FALL COLOUR

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With the sweltering days of August come and gone, it’s safe to say that summer in Toronto is coming to a close. But don’t despair! With a new season comes new beginnings and fabulous new trends in fashion and eyewear. This year, Pantone’s colour palette for fall and winter 2018 includes many rich and luscious […]


VITA’S TOP 5

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With fabulous stylist Vita in the shop today, we were eager to pick her brain for some of her personal favourites when it comes to our frames. Her sense of style is bold and maximalist with a sharp eye for the little details that set our eyewear collection apart from the rest. Thinking of something […]


ANNUAL SUNGLASS SALE CONTINUES!

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As August moves right along bringing summer in the city to a close, there are still tons of amazing frames to be found at Opticianado as our annual sunglass sale continues. From now until the end of the month, both vintage and contemporary sunglasses are reduced from 10 – 50% off! Nowhere else in Toronto […]


IRIDESCENCE

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With their tastefully quirky and minimal appearance, translucent acetate frames have become a huge trend in eyewear over the last 5 years and are showing no signs of slowing down. Minimal colouring offers an alternative to a typical black or tortoiseshell for those who want an effortless, neutral frame. That said, endless variations of light […]