Celebrate Women's Day at MVC!

This Friday you can catch all of us at MVC wearing purple. Why? It’s International Women’s Day! We are proud to be a local Ottawa business run by women. There’s nothing better than building a strong community of women who support each other. Today we want to highlight and give thanks to some of the…

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The Top Eyewear and Sunglasses Trends for 2019

If there’s one thing that all style mavens have in common – on point eyewear is the first common denominator that comes to mind. At least, for us anyway. Maybe street style stars love wearing sunnies because it means they can judge other people’s outfits in secret, or maybe it simply ups their mysterious allure…

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February Favourites

I get the sense that we are feeling buried in winter these days, literally (six foot snow banks), and figuratively (will it ever be spring???). Let’s bust out of the rut and refresh! Change up our eyewear and pretend it’s already summer by wearing our sunglasses ALL THE TIME. Seriously though, needing some eye-spiration? Keep…

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Winter Savings!

Happy new year! We are coming in hot this winter season with an amazing promotion to get you through the winter blues. Read on to find out how you can treat your eyes better this year!   Now that the holiday season has come to an end, it’s officially time to get back to the daily grind. (Boo!) That…

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Holiday Gift Guide Part 2

Welcome back to Part 2 of our Holiday Gift Guide! We’ve got a couple more ideas for your festive shopping adventures from our store and other local small businesses!    If you’re tired of toys and onesies for the wee ones in your life then how about picking up something functional and fabulous? At MVC we have Babiators!…

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Don’t Ignore Your Sunnies This Winter!

Are you one of those people who puts away their sunnies once there’s snow on the ground? Don’t be! Our eyes need even more protection during the winter months because of the bright reflection of the UV rays off the snow.   Also – we like to think that wearing sunglasses can easily trick our…

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How to Transition Your Summer Sunnies to Fall

There is nothing like the fresh start of September. It almost feels more like the beginning of a new year than January 1. Kids go back to school, productivity is heavy in the air and everyone is ready to give a final push to the end of the year. And the fashion?   Well. We…

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Welcome to your MVC Eye Exam Experience!

  For today’s blog we want to walk you through what to expect at your next eye exam. Visitors often tell us that our clinic is larger than they thought it would be. And you’re right! We do have a lot going in our space and each of these areas has a special role in…

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5 Eternally Classic Sunnies You Should Never Let Go Of

When you close your eyes and picture an eternally classic style icon, what do you see? Is it Audrey Hepburn in Givenchy, standing in front of Tiffany & Co? Or maybe it’s Jackie O stepping out in a skirt suit? Oftentimes, our favourite style icons have a signature pair of sunglasses that we associate them…

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5 Tips to Help You Choose the Perfect Sunnies this Season

Choose the Right Sunnies this Season

As soon as warm weather hits, everybody starts going crazy about getting our bodies “bikini ready”, but before summer I’m all about getting my face SUNNIES-READY with the perfect sunnies! Oh, have you never heard of this term? Let me tell you all about it and why it’s way better than holding a plank for…

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