Hankyu Department Store New York Fair 2015 May 13-19

Taxis, pizza, bridges, sexiness and fashion come to mind when we think of New York City. Every year, a wonderful gathering occurs in Osaka, Japan called the New York Fair. This year, Hankyu Department Store celebrated New York City with our very own Selima Salaun in the center of it all. Selima joined fellow New Yorkers, each, artists in their own ways along with a select group of companies and individuals for a fair unlike any other.

With a collaborative collection from Selima Optique and Time Will Tell Watches, their witty New York themed booth stole the show. (Although it could have been the large taxi parked next to them!) From glamorous accessories to delicious eats, mesmerizing art (drawn on the spot) and show-stopping performances, the time spent in Japan is sure to be missed!

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Chandler x Selima launch party at Forty Five Ten in Dalas

Chandler x Selima, the sunglass line‬  created by Tyson Chandler and his wife Kimberly in collaboration with Selima Optique, launched at Forty Five Ten in Dallas on March 25th 2015.

Besides Basketball Stars Amar’e Stoudemire, Chandler Parsons, Raynond Felton and Charlie Villanueva, Selima was thrilled to meet Dallas most fashion forward party goers as well as Forty Five Ten owner, Brian Bolke.

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Vision Expo show in NYC

Handmade indeed: Thanks to illustrations by Isak Zenou and Karen Goins, our booth at Vision expo East felt a bit like Selima's office and atelier in NYC.

During the show, Selima with other founders of the CFDA Eyewear Designers hosted “Speaking of Design”, a reception/discussion about creativity in the eyewear industry.

Quoting Steven Kolb, CEO of the CFDA: “Eyewear as a design discipline is often overlooked with an emphasis on function and not on creativity.

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SOLAKZADE + NYC = trunk show @ Selima Optique Soho!

It's been over 2 years since we last hosted a Solakzade trunk show and we were thrilled to welcome back the #1 Collectors of Vintage Eyewear in Japan.

Ryo Okamoto, Isao Otakara and Hidenobu Matsunaga were here for 3 days with some of the best pieces from  the exceptional Solakzade collection.

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Our ad in “Le Guide des Createurs” for the MIDO show in Milan and Vision Expo in NYC

In case you didn't know that we produce only in very limited quantities.

Eric White and Patricia Arquette at the Oscars.

We were thrilled to see favorite customer and acclaimed painter Eric White accompanying  his girlfriend Patricia Arquette as she received the Oscar as Best Actress for her Supporting Role in Boyhood.

In case you wondered, Eric is wearing the Alabama in Olive. 


Photos: t2online.com Matt Petit / ©A.M.P.A.S.  /  g5film.com  /  MiroirMagazine.com

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Selima Optique Exclusive for ‘THE WEBSTER MIAMI 
X 
LE BON MARCHÉ PARIS’

Until February 21, 2015, Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche, where Selima Optique has an in-store boutique, has teamed up with the iconic concept-store The Webster in Miami.

 Le Mois du Blanc is an annually occuring event since 1873 (!) and we were invited to create an exclusive product, as were Band of Outsiders, Céline, Chanel, Dior,  [more] Olympia Le Tan, Louis Vuitton, Stella McCartney, Valentino and others. 

We knew right away that we wanted to offer our classic Adri O sunglasses in White, a first for this style - and only available in the context of this project!

AdriO in White for The Webster Miami x Le Bon Marché Paris From the joint The Webster Miami X Le Bon Marché Paris press release:


“Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche in Paris and The Webster in Miami present at the same time an exclusive collection conceived especially for the occasion by the most talented designers of the fashion world.”


Click here for more info about this project on the Bon Marché Rive Gauche site


Click here to see the colors and finishes in which we offer our AdriO in the  SelimaOptique.com webstore




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A January Tribute to Our InstaMuse Karen

If you’re not following Karen on Instagram yet, then hurry! @karmigo
She wears Selima Optique like nobody’s business, and thanks to her incredible selfies - for which we are super grateful - we have the opportunity to show many styles on a face, which is where eyeglasses belong, of course! Below are some of Karen’s selfies from the last 6 weeks or so.



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Introducing The Claire in Two New Colors

Our best-selling Claire frames now come in two new color-ways: black with ombre glitter dust and black with a pink interior...

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Lunettes Kollektion Trunk Show at Selima Optique SoHo

Here’s a look back at the recent trunk show hosted by Selima Optique SoHo, highlighting the latest Lunettes Kollektion pieces. 

Our flagship store, which caters to clients from all over town, and particularly from SoHo and TriBeCa, was the first eyewear store to introduce this Berlin-based luxury maker of beautiful eyeglasses to the United States.
It was an afternoon/evening of “eyewear craftsmanship, bubbles and macaroons,” and a chance for Selima Optique SoHo customers to meet Daniela, who came over from Berlin to show the Lunettes Kollektion.




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