V ision 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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S OLAKZADE + 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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O ur 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.


E ric 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: Matt Petit / ©A.M.P.A.S.  /  /

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S elima Optique Exclusive for ‘THE WEBSTER MIAMI 

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 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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