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FRAMED: Born with ‘optical genes’ – Sheena Taff of Roberts &...

By Denis Langlois You could say Sheena Taff's passion for eyewear is embedded in her DNA. The daughter of two opticians, Taff followed in her parents'...

NEXTGEN: Building a career in eyewear at Cutler & Gross

By Troy Patterson What began as a temp job in 2010 turned into a ground-breaking career for Golta Mohammadi with luxury eyewear company Cutler and...

Transitions campaign aimed at protecting eyes from the sun

By Jody Johnson-Pettit When slathering on the sunscreen this summer, don’t forget about protecting your eyes against harmful UV sun rays. To help get the message...

Canadian Optical Supply launches its first website

By Denis Langlois The Canadian distributor of such eyewear brands as Silhouette, adidas Sport, neubau and Zen Barcelona has launched its first website. Montreal-based Canadian Optical...

Top brands innovating to offer high-performance shades

By Troy Patterson The sports and sun eyewear sector is a virtual battleground of technology and innovation as we head deeper into 2017. High-end eyewear designers...

Premium lenses – High-end solutions from top manufacturers

Optical lenses are a $1.8 billion-a-year industry in Canada, according to the latest figures from the Vision Council’s VisionWatch Canada report. About 8.2 million pairs...

Silmo Paris announces election of new president Amélie Morel

Amélie Morel has been unanimously elected as the new Silmo Paris president. The announcement was made April 10, 2017 by the Board of Directors of...

Coco & Breezy: Twin sisters take eyewear industry by storm

By Denis Langlois Twin sisters Corianna “Coco” and Brianna “Breezy” Dotson began creating unique eyewear in their bedroom in Minnesota just over a decade ago. In...

NEXT GEN: Tech-savvy optometrist Dr. Patrick Sauvageau

By Troy Patterson Dr. Patrick Sauvageau has found time to practice, teach, invent and create multiple businesses in his seven years of optometry. The 31-year-old father's...

An eye for luxury: High-fashion shades and specs are so hot...

By Denis Langlois The luxury eyewear market is hot right now in Canada as more and more people view eyewear as a fashionable accessory that...