Shopping Sunglasses Online vs. In Person: Exploring the Benefits of The Vault Experience at Wellington Vision Care

At Wellington Vision Care, we strive to provide Ottawa's most exclusive eyewear experience with The Vault.

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At Wellington Vision Care, we strive to provide Ottawa's most exclusive eyewear experience with The Vault. When shopping for sunglasses, you may be tempted by the convenience of online shopping. 

However, there are distinct advantages to opting for an in-person shopping experience at The Vault. In this blog, we will explore the benefits of shopping for sunglasses in person at The Vault and highlight why it sets itself apart from online alternatives.

The Vault at Wellington Vision Care is a boutique collection of luxury eyewear. These are not just sunglasses; they are unique, exclusive and beautifully designed pieces of art that are created to reflect your style while providing premium eye care. 

We offer a curated selection of brands, including Gucci, Akoni, Celine, Oliver Goldsmith, Cartier and many others.

Gucci Sunglasses

A Curated Selection

The Vault offers one of Ottawa's most exclusive and unique collections of designer eyewear brands, personally curated by the Wellington Vision Care team. Our selection is not found in department stores or large chain retailers, allowing you to explore new and interesting lines that are not widely available. 

Our hand-selected and carefully managed inventory guarantees we always offer customers the best quality, design, and durability.

Our diverse collection of brands includes

Cartier is designed for true luxury seekers looking for something unique and innovative.

Akoni's bold, statement-making designs.

The timeless elegance of Celine's collection.

Oliver Goldsmith's contemporary, classic designs are ideal for those who want something practical yet stylish. Meanwhile, Gucci's iconic and glamorous eyewear line captures the essence of Italian craftsmanship. Each brand is chosen for its exceptional quality and design, ensuring you find the perfect sunglasses to fit your style.

You can browse and try on these exclusive eyewear pieces by shopping in person and experiencing their quality and design firsthand. 

Our expert staff is always there to assist you in choosing the right pair of sunglasses and can show you unique features, ensuring we find the perfect pair of sunglasses that goes with your face shape, skin tone and style.

Personal Fitting and Style Consultation

At The Vault, you can expect a shopping experience that is personalized to you, starting with our expert team of eye doctors and opticians. Your prescription and lifestyle needs are carefully considered during the selection process. 

Our expert staff ensures the frames meet your vision requirements and complement your style. The in-person experience allows for a custom fit and personalized style consultation, ensuring your sunglasses' look and functionality are exceptional.

Our opticians are trained to help ensure your sunglasses fit correctly and sit comfortably on your face. They can assist you in choosing the right lens material and coating and ensure they sit at the right level on your nose. 

We strive to create a high-end shopping experience where our customers feel comfortable trying on sunglasses and can trust our staff, leaving them feeling satisfied and pampered. You'll enjoy the security of knowing your sunglasses will stay in place and provide the UV protection you need.

Dedicated Style Expert

At The Vault, you have the luxury of a dedicated style expert assisting you. You get the entire space to yourself or can bring your friends along, allowing you to shop without interruption. 

This personalized attention ensures you receive expert guidance and recommendations tailored to your preferences, making the shopping experience enjoyable, efficient, and stress-free.

Our styling experts consider your lifestyle and personal preferences to suggest the best sunglasses options. We have an eye for detail and can pinpoint your face's best frame size and shape. 

Our stylists often recommend matching styles that meet your eyewear needs, such as prescription sunglasses with transitional lenses or stylish reading glasses, all based on your personal preferences and lifestyle needs.

Assurance of Quality

Leaving the clinic with sunglasses from The Vault assures you that you have maintained style for function. Our selection prioritizes quality and style, ensuring you feel confident in the luxury of your eyewear. Our curated collection's fine craftsmanship and attention to detail set us apart from mass-market online retailers.

Our crafted designer sunglasses are exceptional quality and style and are a long-term investment. By choosing sunglasses from The Vault, you invest in eyewear that will provide unparalleled protection and visual clarity. 

We stand behind our products and ensure that each item is high quality and durable, making it a worthwhile investment.

Trying Before Buying

One of the major advantages of shopping in person is the ability to try on sunglasses before making a purchase. The Vault lets you see how different frames suit your face shape, skin tone, and personal style. 

It enables you to assess how the sunglasses feel and look on you, ensuring you find the perfect fit and style combination.

You can sit down, relax and try on as many pairs as you like until you find the perfect one. You can even see how they feel as you step onto our terrace, enjoy the fresh air, and ensure you have the desired UV protection for your lenses.

A woman trying on sunglasses at the store.

Expert Advice and Guidance

In-person shopping at The Vault provides an opportunity to benefit from the expertise of our eye care professionals. They can answer any questions about the quality, features, and functionality of the sunglasses you are considering. 

Their knowledge and advice can help you make an informed decision and select sunglasses that look great and provide optimal UV protection and visual clarity.

Our eye care professionals at The Vault have years of experience working with luxury eyewear and can help you understand the benefits of choosing high-end sunglasses. 

They can advise which lens types or coatings are best suited to your needs and which sunglasses in our selection provide the highest level of protection. 

Depending on your needs and preferences, they can also help you understand the stylistic differences between various brands and models.


While online shopping offers convenience, shopping for sunglasses in person at The Vault by Wellington Vision Care provides a unique and exclusive experience. 

The curated selection, personalized fitting and style consultation, dedicated style expert, quality assurance, opportunity to try before buying, and expert advice set The Vault apart from online alternatives. 

We understand the importance of finding sunglasses that protect your eyes and enhance your style. At The Vault, we aim to offer a luxurious eyewear experience that ensures you feel confident in your style and visual health.

Visit The Vault at Wellington Vision Care to indulge in a private and personalized sunglasses shopping experience that combines high fashion, quality craftsmanship, and expert guidance. 

Contact us today to book your exclusive visit and discover the perfect sunglasses to elevate your style and protect your eyes.

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