Vintage eyewear toronto

The top 10 stores for vintage eyewear in Toronto

Vintage eyewear can be found in Toronto, if you know where to look. Set your sights on these shops for a range of retro eyewear that will make your peepers pop more than the average Hakim frames. 

Here are some places to buy vintage eyewear in Toronto. 

Vijan Vision

Designer vintage Cartier, Yves Saint Laurent and Versace glasses from the 1970s to the 1990s can be customized at this shop so you can get that old school rap video look in an instant. 

F As In Frank

Dig to find a few pairs of vintage frames from brands like Christian Dior at this legendary Vancouver import on Queen West that does frequent sales. 

Kings of Past

Head to Denison in Markham to find vintage frames, sunglasses and other eyewear from brands such as Dior, Cartier, Versace and Carrera. 

Vered Optical

Bathurst and Glencairn is where to find glasses from the 1960s to the 1980s that are far more eccentric than your standard Ray Bans.

312 Optical Studio

Dwarf your eyes with radical thick plastic glasses from the 1970s and 1980s found at this Little Italy store.

I Miss You

Vintage 1970s Yves Saint Laurent sunglasses and other chunky eyewear statement pieces are what you'll find on the shelves of this Ossington vintage boutique. 

Public Butter

Get the look without the dizzies by picking up a pair of vintage frames with clear non-prescription lenses at this Parkdale shop, or put in your own prescription for a one-of-a-kind fashion statement. 

Cristall Opticians

Yorkville has this boutique with an extensive selection of vintage deadstock eyewear from designers like Robert la Roche. They also do exams so you can make sure your eyes are as healthy as they are stylish. 

Opticianado

Vintage deadstock Pantos and Christian Diors as well as vintage aluminum cat eye frames can all be sought out at this store in the Junction. 

Courage My Love

Kensington Market is home to this vintage destination that displays a sizeable collection of vintage sunglasses and frames on rotating stands. The only hard part is resisting picking up some funky jewelry or a scarf to match. 

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Vijan Vision


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