The TTC is in the process of opening up a second platform this coming Monday. So from then on, the Finch and Downsview trains will have their very own dedicated platforms. This means less foot traffic, especially after events from the Harbourfront, ACC and the Roger’s Centre. They’ve been working on this platform for over a year and we’re excited to see the hard work they put into it. The rest of the construction is still well on its way so we won’t be seeing another finished product for a little while longer but here’s a start.
Check out the blogto.com article here if you want more info!
And the shields are back! One of the hottest new trends we’ve seen this summer, sleek and sexy shields have jumped right back from the eighties… With new designs employing classic shapes with a futuristic feel. Take for example these wayfarer shields – a collaborative creation by Linda Farrow and Phillip Lim. This sun shield, fading slightly in a subtle gradient and secured by two silver rivets, is both classic and fresh.
And when talking about shields this season, it’s impossible to leave out the new Moncler Lunettes featuring Pharrell Williams. Three new models of shield sunglasses designed by Pharrell Williams bring a new, bold look to the luxury sportswear icon Moncler. Inspired by Le Corbusier’s classic silhouettes and reading glasses, the fifties-style shapes are catapulted into the future with their solid shield lens bordered by a thin frame in silver or gold. Shield your eyes with these:
Looking for your staple pair of aviators or black rectangular wrapped shades? OVVO recreates the same clean shapes and classic styles in their signature combination of titanium and surgical steel. As a result, these sunglasses are hypoallergenic and amazingly lightweight. But don’t let their comfortable, featherweight feel fool you – they are also incredibly strong and flexible. Whether you’re out all day hiking or up all night partying – these shades bend to fit in your lifestyle.
Pictured below are OVVO 2773 and OVVO 2357.
More from the Mist line by OVVO: sunglasses with a tinted nylon frame front and titanium and surgical steel temples. Offering the best in summer comfort, these pieces are soft edged and so light you’ll forget they’re there.
Pictured below are OVVO 2659 and OVVO 2656.
“Timeless in design,” the Linda Farrow homepage boasts, “uncompromising in quality, unabashedly luxurious…”
If the latest selection from the Linda Farrow line are any indication, these words ring true for the UK design and collaboration company. Designer Linda Farrow, one of the first to regard sunglasses as fashion, originally established her company in 1970. With the relaunch of her collection in 2003, Linda Farrow has collaborated with many designers and artists to continue in the tradition of cutting-edge optical creations. Now at Gafas, find the result of partnerships with Phillip Lim, Dries Van Noten, the Row and, of course, the opulent Linda Farrow Luxe line of fantastic sunglasses and eyeglasses.
Pictured above from top to bottom: Linda Farrow and Phillip Lim PL/10/6; Linda Farrow and Dries Van Noten DVN/52/3; Linda Farrow and Phillip Lim PL/12/4
Just in time for the Honda Indy Toronto today… take a look at the line of sunglasses by Porsche Design. Established in 1972 by Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, grandson of the Porsche founder, Porsche Design created car-related accessories that embodied the essence of the classic Porsche sports car: luxurious and linear, distinguished by its functionality of form and sleek, clean design.
Combining a timeless aesthetic with a punch of modernism, this classic aviator shape and unadorned gunmetal frame encases bold pink mirrored lenses. Flashy and classy.
The P’8508. See the world through these rose-tinted glasses.
Wings, swoops, curves, shields… Take in the latest Christian Dior sunglasses at Gafas Optical Shop. A classy selection for both men and women: choose from aviators, over-sized circles, cat-eyes and more. These statement pieces will reflect one stunning summer in the city.
Pictured above: DiorEyes1 (left) and DiorSolar (right)
Introducing a new brand to Gafas! Tarian eyewear only limited editions are handcrafted in the Jura region of France and each piece is 1 of a maximum 500 created. These frames have the look of bold and innovative fashion accessories will surely make any outfit stand out paired with the quality of some of the finest eyewear brands out there.
Gafas just received over 25 new Carrera Sunglasses and Optical Frames in store! Come check them out!
Red and white, just in time for the first of July!
Keep in mind that Gafas will be closed on Tuesday, July 1st for Canada Day. We will reopen with regular store hours on Wednesday, July 2nd.
We hope everyone is having a fun and fantastic celebration of World Pride 2014 this week! Don’t forget to protect your eyes with some eye-catching sunglasses while you are out today, enjoying the sun and watching the parade. Let your rainbow flag fly…