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The Best Sunglasses in Toronto

The best sunglasses in Toronto will have your eyes geared up for any season. A bit pricier than the city's cheaper varieties, these specialty optical stores stock the most stylish designer rims, tints, and frames for your prescription lenses.

Here are the best stores to buy sunglasses in Toronto. 



Opticianado
1

Opticianado

In addition to the exceptional selection of vintage frames at this Junction shop, they've also got shades from classic to the newest trends by the likes of Oliver Peoples and Cartier.

Spectacle
2

Spectacle

Whether you're shopping on Queen West, in the Distillery, or at Yonge and Lawrence, Toronto's premiere luxury eyewear chain will have you (and your eyes) covered. Their stock encompasses nearly every high end, luxury brand of sunglasses you can think of. Cop everything from vintage Cazals to more recent designers like Garrett Leight.


Ollie Quinn
3

Ollie Quinn

This British eyewear brand landed a few doors down from Spectacle on Queen in 2014 and singlehandedly made that block the city's hotspot for eyewear. Their collection of acetate or metal glasses are fairly affordable (for designer glasses, hovering below $100 when they go on sale.


Warby Parker Toronto
4

Warby Parker Toronto

You'll find a lot of funky frames at any of Warby Parkers locations by West Queen West or Yorkdale. If casual yet stylish eyewear is what you're looking for, grab a pair of their shades.


312 Optical Studio
5

312 Optical Studio

A Little Italy favourite, this friendly store has modern pieces for very reasonable prices, with brands ranging from Ray Ban to Orgreen glasses.

Eyes on Church
6

Eyes on Church

This tiny store in Church Wellesley Village is full of glamourous eyewear. It's been offering rare, hard-to-find pieces since 1997, never carrying two of any frame.



Minh Chau Optical
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Minh Chau Optical

The go-to eyewear spot in Chinatown, this store has a huge selection of upscale and casual frames for you, regardless of whether your budget runs in double digits or four figures.

BonLook
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BonLook

The hippest eyewear store in the city right now, this Montreal-based brand specializes in round-lens glasses, though they carry a variety of frames too. Check out their stores at Eaton Centre, Sherway Gardens or STC for frames by guest designers.


Zane (Queen St)
9

Zane (Queen St)

Super trendy shades are the find at this accessories store on Queen West. Prices rarely exceed $190 here, with lightweight and metal frames from designers like Shevoke, Le Specs, and Australian glam brand Valley Eyewear.

Lead photo by

Tanya Mok of Minh Chau

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