H ankyu 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!


C handler 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.


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.


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.


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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