3 must-try glasses trends for summer 2022

by Marianne Dubreuil

Summer is upon us which means there’s no better time to refresh our style. Accessories are an underrated and practical way to renew your style without starting over, so jump on these new trends and pick a durable frame that’ll take your look to the next level. 

July 11, 2022
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Introducing CooperVision’s trailblazing plastic neutral MyDay contacts

Meet CooperVision, a world leader in eye care that shares your passion for sustainability. Well established in over 130 countries, they’re committed to helping people see better every day. Their state-of-the-art scientific and technological innovations provide high-quality contact lenses for people around the world, meeting a remarkably wide range of wearer needs while staying focused on sustainability and minimizing their environmental impact.

The company envisions a world where plastics are responsibly used, recovered, and reborn in perpetuity, and Canadians agree. 91% of Canadian contact lens wearers believe keeping plastic out of the environment is important1, and 88% of them also think manufacturers need to embrace sustainable manufacturing techniques2. Well, CooperVision is taking steps to get there with their new plastic neutral3 initiative for their clariti® 1 day4 & MyDay®4 contact lenses.

May 13, 2022
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Discover our daily contact lenses: Bausch and Lomb Ultra One Day

Whether you’re an avid contact lens wearer or are looking to try something new, daily contact lenses come with a wide array of benefits! A well-known name when it comes to contact lenses, Bausch + Lomb is a leading global eye health organization solely focused on helping you see better to live better. We sat down with the brand to learn more about Bausch + Lomb ULTRA® ONE DAY. Read on for a special offer too!

March 14, 2022
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Everything you need to know about blue light

On entend beaucoup parler de protection contre la lumière bleue, mais qu’est-ce que c’est exactement? La lumière bleue est une lumière naturelle du soleil qui émane aussi artificiellement des écrans numériques. Sous sa forme naturelle, la lumière bleue a de nombreux bénéfices, mais trop de temps devant un écran a l’effet inverse. Sans une protection adéquate contre les écrans de votre ordinateur, de votre téléphone et de votre tablette électronique, vous êtes plus susceptible de souffrir de fatigue oculaire, de migraines et de troubles du sommeil.

January 25, 2022
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New year, new eyes: tips to take care of your eye health

The New Year has finally arrived! The festivities were a lot of fun, but now it’s time to turn to your resolutions. A lot of those resolutions focus around health, but one aspect is often overlooked: eye health. 

In fact, according to a survey by the Canadian Ophthalmological Society¹, 76% of respondents are concerned about their eye care, which is great. Here is the problem: many are unfamiliar with an array of factors related to the health of their eyes, like their environment and lifestyle. 

Thankfully, there are many ways to improve eye health. “Incorporating simple habits in your routine to maintain your eye health can be easy to do. From adopting healthy lifestyle choices to simply wearing sunglasses to protect your eyes from the sun’s effects. Your eyes need your attention,” said Claudia Rojas, Director of Operations - Western Canada and Refracting Optician at New Look Eyewear.

January 4, 2022
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How our buying team chooses the frames you love: Meet our Vice-President Michael

The Frame Purchasing and Product Development team plays a very important role when it comes to the frames you see in our stores and the collections created exclusively for New Look. We sat down with Vice-President, Michael Tovey, who shared what he looks for when purchasing eyewear, his predictions for upcoming trends in the industry and what he believes a pair of glasses should always have.

November 28, 2021
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What is a dispensing optician?

People know optometrists as the well-known “eye doctors” they are. However, an eye care professional whose title sometimes gets misunderstood is the optician. We sat with Camélia, who gave us a little sneak peek into the life of an optician.

October 12, 2021
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Spotlight on the designer behind the Avenue x Julien Couture collection

Avenue x Julien Couture is a New Look exclusive brand featuring the work of emerging local designer Julien Couture. For this first collaboration, we teamed up with the talented Montreal designer Julien Couture. We had the honour of visiting his home to talk more about his creative process and his inspirations for this collection.

September 9, 2021
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Discover the story behind Ben Sherman’s ecogreen, neo-vintage eyewear

New Look is always looking ahead, striving to offer increasingly sustainable and environmentally friendly frames. Today we present Ben Sherman’s new collection of ecogreen eyewear. We virtually sat down with Ben Sherman’s team to find out what inspired the brand’s shift into eco-conscious product design, what durable materials were incorporated into the frames and what influenced the collection’s neo-vintage, British youth culture aesthetic.

September 6, 2021
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Behind the lens of our eyewear photographer

Meet Cédric, New Look’s very own camera magician. Discover his greatest inspirations, the crucial features he chooses to showcase in frames and lens shots and how he brings to life New Look’s vision while still keeping his signature style. Read on to get a behind-the-scenes look at the world of eyewear photography.

August 24, 2021
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