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History of Eyewear: Vuarnet Sunglasses

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Vuarnet is a household name, especially for those who grew up in the 1980’s. Known for their bold mirrored lenses, and candy-like colours. They are also known for their exceptional quality and athletic performance. The history of Vuarnet begins in 1933, with Jean Vuarnet, child prodigy skier. He was renowned for his speed and ability when […]

Optical Olympics at Opticianado

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We have got the Olympic Spirit running through us here at Opticianado. Our display this month features optical creations from Japan, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, France, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, host country England, and of course Canadian-Made vintage eyewear. A lot of Olympic inspiration can be found in the Optical world…especially from 2012 host country, England. Just […]