New Vinylize Glasses Now Available in Winnipeg

Victor LopesFrames for Fashion

By Dr. Nadine Shelton

Joao frame by Vinylize, a classic shape for sunglasses or optical
Joao frame by Vinylize, a classic shape for sunglasses or optical


Vinylize is an eye wear brand that links the deep culture of music to wearable art. A vinyl record is a material used in the making of every pair of their glasses. Which, makes them known to a growing number people. Vinylize glasses are built to last. They use a construction method consisting of using reinforced acetate and over engineered hinges. The growing numbers of Vinylize wears, have been loving their purchase for many years to date.

Vinylize comes in all forms to suit your musical fashion

Eco-conscious fashion

OPTIC FOR GOOD awards Vinylize as one of the most environmentally friendly eyewear brands. Many vinyl records made end up in land fills. Vinylize has always involved creating ethical and local streamlined production process to reduce waste. Their eyewear are made inhouse and made to order resulting in no dead stock with materials and parts sourced from the nearest suppliers. International shipping is handled internally. All orders shipped with biodegradable packaging. As more people understand the need to increase sustainability measures, Vinylize is changing the industry with impressive styles. Most that feature advanced approaches to eco-conscious fashion.


Vinylize makes use of many types of music drawing inspiration from Jazz, Rock, Soul, Funk and many others. Vinylize has collaborated with many artists to produce unique looks and colored vinyl glasses like the album colours released. Check out Prince’s Purple Rain glasses and record to match.  

Purple Pupil Protectors PPP Limited Edition, inspired by musical icon of Prince

Click the following link to understand the step-by-step process in making Vinylize NVSBLE models;

Vinylize have many Tortoise frames available in optical and in sunglasses. Try some of these on the next time you’re in our shop.


We at nv, gladly partner with our friends at Vinylize. Their music inspired eye wear, creativity and philosophy, guides their craft and attention to detail that fit within our ethos. Buy less, buy quality and buy knowing that it will last a long time. These are the reasons that Vinyize is the perfect eye wear for many. Give yourself the extra time to get to know this brand at our shop in Winnipeg. This is a collection which represents where we have come from, where we are and most importantly where we are heading.

nv flagship location
nv eye care & eye wear located at 698 Corydon Ave in Winnipeg, Canada

Eye Care at nv During COVID-19

Here at nv eye care & eye wear we are open for all your routine and emergent eye care. We limit the people in our office during COVID. It is best to call ahead or email to ensure we are not busy helping someone else. 

Please call the Misericordia Urgent Eye Care Clinic at 204-774-6581, if you have eye issues and are feeling sick, or for afterhours eye care. You must call us to reschedule any appointments you have made with us, if you are feeling sick.

Eye Care Advice

We are here for your eye care needs during these difficult times. Call or email us at nv eye care & eye wear, if you have any questions. For more answers to your vision health questions, please contact me, Dr. Nadine Shelton at nv eye care eye wear, 204-504-6863 or to learn more about us at

Dr. Nadine Shelton wearing Joan in Vinylize’s Havana styled Tortoise colouring

The Owner

Dr. Nadine Shelton B.Sc, O.D. studied at University of Winnipeg, Canada and Indiana University, USA. She has worked abroad in Guanajuato, Mexico assisting outreach patient eye care with VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity). Her university days focused on early child eye care and low vision. Doctor Shelton has been practicing optometry for thirteen years in Winnipeg. Doctor Shelton has been practicing optometry for thirteen years in Winnipeg. She celebrates five years practicing optometry in her own practice (nv) with her partner Victor Lopes in the heart of the Corydon Village.  nv is a full service optical where eye exams are available and a great selection of unique to the city eye wear can be found.  Learn more at, call us at (204) 504-6863 or come see us at 100-698 Corydon Ave in Winnipeg, Canada.