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The Inside Story of an Italian Eyewear Designer Workshop

Always on the lookout for the latest optical trends, the Opto-Réseau team attended the 2024 edition of Silmo Paris. We took advantage of our time in Europe to meet with Susi and Tiziano Tabacchi from Immagine98, a design and eyewear manufacturing firm located in the heart of the Italian eyewear cradle, the Dolomites.

Seeing winter differently: our 3 easy-to-implement tips

L'hiver offre bien plus que des journées fraîches et plus courtes. C'est aussi le moment idéal pour explorer les joies de l'extérieur, que ce soit à travers des activités saisonnières originales ou simplement en profitant de l’air frais et du spectacle de la neige tombante. Dans cet article, nous vous invitons à découvrir l'hiver sous un autre angle et vous donnons nos conseils pour prendre soin de vos yeux en cette période de l'année.


4 Key Tips to Choose the Right Color for Your Photochromic Lenses

The excitement surrounding photochromic lens technology is palpable among eyeglass wearers. Offered by various ophthalmic lens manufacturers, this technology can be seamlessly adapted to nearly any frame. However, selecting the right lens color can be a challenge. While gray and brown were once the only options, today, a plethora of choices awaits. To simplify your selection process, here are our four recommendations.



Catherine is someone who is passionate and believes style should be both practical and comfortable. When we sat down with her, we took the opportunity to find out more about her experience with Opto-Réseau.


Our top 3 collections for small faces

If you have a small face, you know how hard it can be to find a comfortable pair of glasses that are the exact style, shape, colour and size you want. Opto-Réseau experts are here to help make the task easier. Here are our top 3 collections for small faces!


Glasses for back-to-school season

With fall just around the corner, we want to take this opportunity to remind you that kids should get annual eye exams once they turn 5. If there is a change in their vision, they might need a new pair of prescription glasses. Read on to discover Opto-Réseau’s guide to this season’s trendy picks.


Festival season fashion

Festival season is well underway! The secret to a summer look that rocks? Sunglasses! Read on to discover Opto-Réseau’s trendy picks for every style.


Summer trends: sunglasses you need

How do you protect your eyes this summer? With sunglasses! They not only block harmful UV rays, they’re also a fashionable accessory. No matter what your favourite outdoor activities are, Opto-Réseau has the perfect pair of sunglasses to suit your needs and personal style.


Eyewear artisans: carefully crafting their vision

The Opto-Réseau network started out small but has grown to include more than 80 independent clinics. That’s why it’s in our nature to encourage smaller brands trying to make a name for themselves in the optical industry. Companies such as Morel, I-MAN, Blackfin, Made In Cadore (MIC), Woodys, and Kaleos produce magnificent frames that are just as good as those manufactured by established international brands. Read on to find out more about these eyewear manufacturers.


Our dedication to environmental sustainability

More and more consumers are seeking ways to reduce their environmental impact. But is it possible to remain fashion-forward while doing your part for the environment? Here are some examples of brands that have an eye on the future.


Fashion trends for men

Monochromatic colours, streetwear, athleisure… these are only a few examples of this season’s outstanding fashion trends for men.


Winter fashion trends

Read on to discover our opticians’ top picks – frames that will pair well with your winter outfits and hobbies.