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About Off the Wall

Eyewear Emporium

This Is How Our Story Began

A velvet vintage couch stands between shelves of eyeglasses in Off The Wall Eyewear Emporium. Whimsical sun glass holders with moustaches and local art adorn the walls. The store on Elmwood Drive in Moncton opened in November 2017, providing some truly unique eyewear products.


“"The idea of having to conform is a popular one, but I'm here to say that isn't the case! We can all be individuals, and I'm hoping to provide that option," said Steve Charlebois, the owner of Off the Wall Eyewear Emporium.


A true romantic at heart, Charlebois has a special relationship with eyewear. It started 25 years ago in an Ottawa store, when he and a friend encountered the owners who thought they were there to commit a crime! Fortunately, that wasn't the case - instead Charlebois and his pal ended up with a friendship, and a new career path - Charlebois was inspired to begin his own business.

Charlebois attended optician school at Georgian College in Barrie, Ont. and later was employed by Luxottica's LensCrafter. Despite the closure of the company's east coast operations during the 2008 financial crisis, his wife and he eventually landed in Moncton, where Charlebois took on the role of instructor for Oulton College's optician program; a program he helped conceive by authoring its curriculum. After a few years, however, he determined that a shift in focus was required.

“I thought about going back to school and changing careers entirely, and I was like, NO, I’ve planned Off the Wall Eyewear Emporium for 10 years,” he said.

On their third anniversary, our second store, located at 1633 Mountain Road in Moncton, opened – a giant optical store in the Maritime region, with a state-of-the-art lab, two optical lanes, a full office for eye doctors, and a grand selection of Canadian and European designer glasses. This store is one of a kind and has an incredible atmosphere that must be experienced.

Celebrating 6 years, we've secured a spot at  Area 506 Container Village  from May to Nov. 2023! Rehoming in Saint John, NB, we openned on May 19th. We remain eager to one day settle back in Saint John where we spent many years.

Explore Off The Wall Eyewear Emporium for retro Shuron eyeglasses, Zeal, Kuron, Ronit-Furst, MODO, Spectacle Eyewerks, Maui Jim, Dandy's, Rogers, Hemp Eyewear, EnChroma, and 3D Printed L-oL. Plus, discover contact lenses, sunglasses, motorcycle goggles, swimming goggles, and safety glasses, all available with repair, lens cutting, and fitting services.

This is steve and jen owners of off the wall eyewear emporium in new brunswick they love eyewear and unique not so common frames that are designed by canadians they help people see and love what they do small business that is local and family owned

Meet Our Team

this is steve charlebois optician owner of owee he has been doing this since he was in his teens loves living in the east coast of canada wiz at optical repairs and cutting lenses big time dog lover wears lots of glasses brands with progressive lenses

Steve "That Guy"

Owner & Optician, Contact Lens  Fitter, Repair Guy

Steve Charlebois Brings ‘Quirky, Funky Stuff’ to Moncton’s Eyewear Market..
“This is what I love. I love glasses. I love helping people”

this is jen owner of off the wall eyes does all the marketing social media print does all the accounting and buying brands researches designers loves to travel visionary making owee a destination creative glasses loves to wear handmade glasses that are one of a kind

Jen "The Hammer"

Behind the Scenes

See those funny ads and video's?

All those great contests? Weird window displays? This is the gal that puts it all together

ween dogs are at the store off the wall eyewear finnegan violet and olive dauchunds that loves to come to owee they help you pick out eyeglasses moncton as well as some very funky specs moncton they love to be talked to and pet long haird dogs sometimes they try on the specs in moncton off the wall eyewear

Finnegan, Violet & Olive

Store Mascots

Often found on the vintage velvet couch or nibbling at your legs when you walk in. Our store mascots provides licks and cuddles while you shop. Long-hair wiener dogs.



Lab Manager

Over 20 years in the optical lab; we are lucky to have her on our team.  You will find Beth in the lab cutting lenses, tinting glasses and doing repairs.

We are looking for the following:

* Optometrist to join our team in Moncton, NB - new grads welcome!


Come join our funky family at Off the Wall! Our super busy, independent eyewear emporium offers two trendy locations in New Brunswick and is looking for a rad smarty-pants to join us. We provide an office, exam lane, pre-testing room, contact lens room, receptionist area, and waiting room--all with flexible hours/days and no rent--and you get to keep 100% of exam billings.


Plus, you'll have the chance to build your own team and expand with us as we grow across the Maritimes. Sound like you? If so, we need you to have a license to practice Optometry in New Brunswick, and love working with a dynamic team of Opticians. Passion for rock n roll and blues is a plus.. Ready to help shape the eye care industry? Let's go!

***Health plan, Dental, Life Insurance and Staff Rewards***

Send us an email and let's chat.
onyourfaceeyewear @

Off the Wall Eyewear Emporium
1633 Mountain Road, Moncton NB

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