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‘Digital concrete’ by Specsy

By Denis Langlois Less than two years since its inception, Toronto-based Specsy has added a second frame material to its collection of 3D-printed, customizable eyewear. The...

Back to the ’80s

By Denis Langlois Flashback to the days of Flashdance. Anything “bright and neon” will be popular for eyewear this fall, according to The Vision Council’s Eyecessorize...

FRAMED: The ‘Personal’ touch

By Denis Langlois There are now more ways to get Personal eyewear service in St. Catharines, Ontario. Eyewear fashionista Rachel Hill, who has owned Personal Optical...

NEXTGEN: Dr. Jakob honoured in her hometown

By Jody Johnson-Pettit Dr. Abby Jakob says winning a Young Professional of the Year award was “the best moment” of her life so far. “I have...

NEXTGEN: Bringing eyecare to those in need

By Jody Johnson-Pettit A new company is bringing eyecare services directly to patients. Licenced opticians Aaron Shloush, 29, and Jack Benaim, 26, co-founded in July 2017...

FRAMED: ‘Fiercely proud’ of independence

By Denis Langlois A company that traces its roots to a modest optical shop in Montreal is now a five-location company that has earned the...

SPOTLIGHT: Optika

Quebec-based Optika Eyewear is launching 15 new optical frames in Canada for both men and women as part of Soho Tech Eyewear’s fall 2018...

Aviators’ popularity remains sky-high

By Denis Langlois When it comes to sunglasses, aviators continue to fly high. Characterized by teardrop-shaped lenses and a double or triple bridge, these shades were...

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