Wednesday, April 30

Exclusive, Limited Edition Oliver Goldsmith Colourways are Available Now at Spectacle!


Oliver Goldsmith has released some brand new models and colourways for S/S 2014!  The new colours are bright, vibrant, and extremely limited.  with only 20 made worldwide, the colours are exclusive to Spectacle in Toronto and available now!


The Oliver Goldsmith Lancelot


The Oliver Goldsmith Manhattan

The Oliver Goldsmith Matador

Both the Lancelot and Manhattan include the limited colours, known as Rhubarb, Paradise, and Honey, as well as the Matador in colours Tortoise Cream and Checker Board.  Other new Oliver Goldsmith & Claire Goldsmith models and colours are also available now, so come by soon to check them all out!




Friday, April 25

New MOSCOT SUN is Available Now at Spectacle!


New MOSCOT SUN is here for S/S 2014!  There are four new models in total, each styled after and based on a piece from their ORIGINALS collection.  Each sunglass is made of thick acetate in three unique colourways!

The RANDALL is a bulked up version on the classic LEMTOSH

The ELLIS is chunky, aggressive, and impossible to miss

The GOVERNOR is striking, oversized, and dramatic

The STATEN is overflowing with glamour and style

The MOSCOT SUN line for 2014 is currently available at our Queen St. West and Distillery District boutiques.  Stop by this weekend to pick one up!





Tuesday, April 22

Earth Day Fashion at Spectacle Made of All Natural Materials


Today is Earth Day, and you can use that to make a fashion statement with natural eyewear!  Spectacle carries a variety of brands that use natural materials, however none take this task as far as ROLF Spectacles.

ROLF logo engraved into the wooden temple

ROLF eyewear is made entirely of wood or stone - even the hinges contain no screws or metal.  All of ROLF's models are designed and built in Austria with careful, unparalleled attention to detail and through using only the finest materials available.

ROLF Camaro

Gold & Wood is another brand housed at Spectacle which proudly uses natural materials as well.  Gold & Wood handcrafts fine eyewear using items such as wood and gold to achieve high quality, fashionable pieces.

Gold & Wood H25P

Gold & Wood's philosophy is a simple one.  According to their website, "by taking the time to hand craft the world's most elegant eyepieces, made from the most exquisite natural materials, Gold & Wood strives to bring its owner back in touch with the magical world that surrounds us".

Gold & Wood H31P

If you're interested in natural eyewear choices, ROLF Spectacles and Gold & Wood are both available now at Spectacle.  Happy Earth Day!






Thursday, April 17

Happy Easter from Spectacle!


Happy Easter from all of us at Spectacle!  To celebrate, all locations will be closed tomorrow, Good Friday, but open with regular hours Saturday and Easter Sunday.  Have a great long weekend and see you soon!



Tuesday, April 15

Spectacle Presents: The ic! berlin x Boombox Project Collaboration


Spectacle is excited to announce a brand new collaboration for ic! berlin.  The Boombox X and Boombox Noize, both found at Spectacle's Queen St. location, were designed by Australian graphic artist Peter White - also referred to as Bywhite.

The Boombox X Model

The Boombox Noize

Bywhite designed the two sunglasses for ic! berlin after being inspired by Lyle Owerko's The Boombox Project book and art photography.  Pieces of Owerko's work are displayed worldwide - in Canada, you can check it out at Montreal's Galorie LeRoyer.

Some of Owerko's work


The sunglasses are mirrored and are sure to make you stand out in a crowd!  Both eyewear models are available now at Spectacle so come by and check them out soon.




Friday, April 11

VERY Limited Thom Browne Mirror Aviators are Now at Spectacle

Photo from Thom Browne's S/S 2014 Show

The Thom Browne 015 mirror sunglass is available now at Spectacle!  With only 50 made throughout Europe and Canada, the models are extremely limited.  Spectacle is currently the exclusive retailer in Toronto with only a small number of each style in house.

The Thom Browne 015 comes in both gold and silver with mirrored lenses

We have also received other Thom Browne styles, so come in soon to check them out before they're gone!  The Thom Browne 015 model is available at our Queen St. West boutique.






Wednesday, April 9

Spectacle's ic! berlin & GLCO x Thierry Lasry Featured in CHLOE Magazine's Spring 2014 Issue

The Spring 2014 Cover

Spectacle's ic! berlin & Garrett Leight x Thierry Lasry models are featured in the latest issue of CHLOE Magazine! The styles were pulled from our shop just for the photo shoot with a Game On, sporty theme.  Both of the sunglasses are bold and daring - perfect for S/S 2014!

GLCO x Thierry Lasry No. 1

ic! berlin Ritter Butzke

The Spring 2014 issue of CHLOE Magazine is on news stands now!  Both of the models showcased are currently available at our Queen St. West boutique so come by soon and check them out.




Friday, April 4

Spectacle's Taru & Koli Eyeglasses Featured in iSH's New Music Video for Light Up


Taru & Koli, our exclusive eyewear line designed by Spectacle founder Jag Dhillon, is featured in iSH's latest music video for Light Up!  The model shown is the Oxford in Crystal #13, and is available at our Queen St. West and Yonge St. boutiques.




Check out the video below and stop by Spectacle soon to see our entire collection of Taru & Koli eyewear in both optical and sunglasses!





Tuesday, April 1

Spectacle Featured in The Globe & Mail Style Section


Spectacle has been featured this week in The Globe & Mail.  The article, "Three hot looks in men's fashion this spring", showcases Spectacle's popular Oliver Peoples x Maison Kitsuné collection!  This collaboration between OP and Maison Kitsuné includes both optical models as well as sunglasses and clip-ons.



Some Styles from the Oliver Peoples x Maison Kitsuné Collaboration

Currently, Spectacle houses the Oliver Peoples x Maison Kitsuné collaboration at both our Queen St. West and Distillery District boutiques.  The collection is suitable for both men and women, so come by and take a peek!