Look good at these eyewear shops in Calgary

If eyes are windows to the soul, then it’s clear as to why your eyewear is so important. The right frames and lenses not only alter your vision, but change how others see you. These fashion-forward optical stores carry the best designs to put you in the right frame of mind.

Fusion Eyewear Inc

This family-owned business offers value pricing on contemporary styles for everyone from children to seniors. The on-site lab and optician will set you up with the right prescription whether it’s bifocals, progressives or contact lenses. Your eye test is free when you buy glasses, and you can expect to receive your new lenses the same day. Fusion carries top brands such as Gucci, Burberry, Jimmy Choo, Armani and Oakley.

The Brass Monocle

806 16 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2R 0S9

Find a fusion of fun and fashion at Brass Monocle. The store brings haute couture to Calgary with eye-catching frames and sunglasses from around the world. Here you’ll find designers that are unique to the local market; names like Mykita, Dita, SALT and Face A Face as well as lens makers like Nikon and Zeiss. This is the place to get that one-of-a-kind look.

Big M Optical

5-3012 17 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2A 0P9

Finding inexpensive eyewear doesn’t mean you have to forgo appearance or quality customer service. Trendy styles in lightweight stainless-steel frames can make you look good at an affordable price. Big M also carries a selection of titanium and plastic frames and can fit customers of any age or size, offering daily specials and free vision testing with the purchase of frames.

Optiko Eyewear

2525 36 Street NE, Calgary, AB T1Y 5T4

With brands like Dior, Tiffany & Co, Lafont and Lindberg, the range of styles is as eclectic as the clientele. Optiko is always adding the latest luxury lines to stay on top of trends. The state-of-the-art technology used in this optical shop’s on-site lab provides the highest-quality lenses, and staff can converse in four languages; English, French, Chinese and Spanish. It is also a Top Choice Award winner for best eyewear retailer in Calgary.

Eye Candy Optical

C-1301 17 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2T 0C4

This small boutique carries a big selection of high-end designer frames. Tom Ford, Dolce & Gabbana, Versace and Prada are just some of the luxury names you’ll find in stock. The place also carries an array of contact lenses by Acuvue, Ciba and Bausch & Lomb. The helpful staff will help you find the pair that best combines fit and fashion.

Sofi Eyewear

102-1107 17 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2T 0B5

It’s easy to forget you’re buying frames in the laid-back setting of Eye on 17th. You’ll find lounge chairs for relaxing and a bar-inspired counter where you can try on funky frames by big-name designers like Alfred Sung, Gucci, Jimmy Choo and Vera Wang. The shop also features a clinic with on-site optometrist for vision testing.

Mountain View Optometry

5-600 Crowfoot Cres NW, Calgary, AB T3G 0B4

Education is the key to Mountain View Optometry’s success. Its on-site doctors take a proactive role in maintaining your vision health and use the latest technology to give you the best prescription for your lifestyle. The shop also carries an excellent collection of frames and the savvy staff can have you looking your best in Mexx, Maui Jim or Ray-Bans.

Sol Optix

628 17th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB T2S 0B4

A constantly refreshed line of brand-name glasses and exceptional service are the hallmarks of Sol Optix. The sales associates are ready with professional advice based on your profile and personal tastes. An on-site optician can test your vision, so you make only one stop on your way to purchasing new eyewear. Sol Optix also carries a deluxe selection of sunglasses, both prescription and name brand.

Quarry Park Optik Boutik

Calgary, AB

High fashion meets high function at one of Calgary’s newest optical boutiques. The expert sales staff can coordinate your eye fashion with your personal style – and lifestyle. If you’re working at a computer all day or are constantly on the go, the stylist will find the frame that fits you best. The shop’s on-site lab can have your lenses ready in an hour, in your choice of frames, from designers such as Mexx, Tom Ford, Ray-Ban, Dolce & Gabbana and Izumi.

Chinook Optical

813 49 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2S 1G8

Chinook’s cozy shop in the Britannia Shopping Plaza is an inviting place to sit and choose the frames that suit you best. The shop can handle difficult prescriptions and provide specialty eyewear that you won’t find in most other stores including swim goggles and motorcycle glasses. You can walk out with stylish frames by Marc Jacobs, Tom Ford, Ray-Bans or another of the well-known brands on display.

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