Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Join Selima Optique at Silmo 2012

Attending Silmo this year? Then be sure to join us at Hall 5A, Booth 5 Q 094... See you there!

Slices of Inspiration: Leon Dupin's Madelys

Leon Dupin, Madelys, 1929

One look at this Art Deco era poster from Leon Dupin (1929) evokes all kinds of thoughts on how endlessly cool it is from the use of choice typography to its vivid hues!

Vintage Eye: Archival Courreges in Interview Magazine

From Selima's archive, these iconic 60's era Mod Courreges sunglasses made an appearance in the Sept. issue of Interview magazine.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Dusan Eye: Crystal Renn in the Hilde

From his ongoing series of subjects in his collaborative line with us comes Dusan Reljin's latest snaps of model Crystal Renn striking some gorgeous poses in our Hilde frames.

Join Selima Optique and June Ambrose at Elegant Eyes 9.29.12

This Saturday team Selima will be joining forces with East Orange, New Jersey's Elegant Eyes as they host an exclusive trunkshow for June Ambrose and her signature range of eyewear made in collaboration with yours truly.

What: Selima for June Ambrose Trunkshow  

Where: Elegant Eyes 560 Dr. Martin Luther King Plaza, East Orange, NJ  973-672-4000

When: September 29th from 3 to 7pm  

Monday, September 24, 2012

Elle Mexico, October 2012

Just out, Daiane Conterato wears our Catherine sunglasses in the October issue of Elle Mexico for an editorial dedicated to stylish work wear options that are certain to look chic in & out of the office. 

Above, Daiane wears our Hubert glasses, available at select stockists, Selima Optique stores and

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Harper's Bazaar The Look: Nicole Richie at Selima Optique

Nicole Richie sat down for Laura Brown's weekly style segments for Harper's Bazaar's The Look and dished on fashion in a hilarious interview in one of her favorite NYC shops, our Bond st. location.

As you may know, the Bond street shop is stocked with luxury vintage goods that catch Selima's eye, which makes for a chic haven for vintage fashion enthusiasts like Nicole Richie.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Throwback Thursday: Janeane Garofalo in Jessie

The always funny and outspoken comedian Janeane Garofalo in our Jessie frames, available at select stockists, in-store and online. Consider the Jessie and their chic yet playful shape for yourself at today.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Selima Optique Collection Preview Open House 9.20.12

For our friends in the media & fashion industry we invite you to join us Thursday 9.20.12 for an open house from 11-6 to preview our latest releases. Please RSVP to if you would like to pay us a visit -see you soon!

Neue Galerie and Selima Optique Introduce An Ode To Freud

Produced in collaboration with Neue Galerie New York and launching tomorrow (9.20), these limited-edition round sunglasses were inspired by Sigmund Freud for a look that's both referential and timelessly stylish.

Bebe Wood in Selima for Crewcuts Glasses

Did you happen to see adorable starlet Bebe Wood in her Scout glasses from yours truly on the premiere of her NBC show The New Normal, last Tuesday? Above, Miss Wood wears our classic Selima for Crewcuts Scout sunglasses in a playful red hue.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Dusan Eye: Stylish Children's Eyewear

As we'll be sharing highlights from our collaborator Dusan Reljin's series of shoots celebrating his line of luxury eyewear, we couldn't resist sharing these of his adorable children outfitted in specs from the collection.

And while our children's line for Crewcuts boasts a selection of classically minded and cutely styled frames, the styles shown above feature a slightly more contemporary edge and can be worn as both optical and sun. Statement making frames for your little ones that are handmade in France to ensure a lifetime of wear from generation to generation, now what could be better?

Monday, September 17, 2012 Russell Westbrook Picks His Favorite Glasses

NBA star Russell Westbrook sports his Selima Optique John frames (above) while suggesting Selima for Jack Spade Ludovic sunglasses for fellow star Amar'e Stoudemire to Two excellent basketball players, two stylish choices if we do say so ourselves!

Make a move of your own in the Ludovic, above. Available at Selima Optique stores, and worldwide at select stockists and online at

Friday, September 14, 2012

Selima Spotting: The Mustafa on Bleach and Coffee

Loving this photo of our Mustafa frames from the blog Bleach & Coffee...

Selima Salaun On The Cost of Quality Glasses

'The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten' -Benjamin Franklin

Newly launched online lifestyle site The Vivant turned to us when looking to justify the cost of quality eyewear and to find out what benefits patrons of luxury eyewear get for their money spent. To view the full article visit

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Throwback Thursday: An Ad from the Past

From a past advertisement, our Zeke sunglasses in stark white standout against a noir background while a signature burst of color adds an extra graphic punch. Shot by Hamish Robertson.

7x7 Magazine, September 2012

7x7 magazine suggests our Love sunglasses for a modern take on ultra-glam punk in their September issue.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Selima Optique at Nomia Spring - Summer 2013

Our Madeleine sunglasses topped Nomia's mix of easy, minimal basics with an urban/artful twist at its Spring/Summer 2013 outing at The Standard hotel today...

Dusan Eye: Karlie Kloss in the Theodora

As we've created a collection in partnership with esteemed photographer Dusan Reljin, stay tuned for a weekly installment of fashion industry favorites snapped by the lensman in his eyewear range.

First up, model Karlie Kloss strikes a pose in the Theodora, above. To view his entire portfolio and to find out more about the collection visit

Selima Spotting: En Route to New York Fashion Week

The multi-talented Darling Cait, en route to Catherine Malandrino's S/S'13 outing took a moment to share this shot of her in Selima Optique specs with us (via Twitter). She looks tres chic!

Remembering 9/11

We salute the victims and heroes of 9/11. May we never forget- our thoughts and prayers go out to their family and friends...

In The Press: June Ambrose on

Stylist & Selima Optique collaborator June Ambrose captured by Tommy Ton in her Chance frames at New York Fashion Week for

The Selima for June Ambrose Chance frames can be worn as both optical and sun, and can be purchased at select retailers, Selima Optique stores and at

Monday, September 10, 2012

Deluxe Vintage Accessories Curated by Selima at Vintage and Modern

Head over to VandM and check out their latest range of vintage goods sourced & curated by our very own Selima Salaun just in time for the New York Fashion Week and those that are set to pop-up around the globe in the upcoming weeks.

Consisting of ten carefully selected eveningwear accouterments, from a one-of-a-kind 50's era heirloom brooch to black-tie bags you certainly won't find anywhere else, the collection is sure to catch your eye.

Visit today to peruse this limited time sale.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Throwback Thursday: Queen Victoria in Selima Optique

From our 'Kings & Queen's series comes this humorous portrait of Queen Victoria in sunglasses from yours truly!

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Selima Optique at Lauren Moffatt Spring - Summer 2013

From Lauren Moffatt's Spring/Summer presentation comes a slew of stylish snaps featuring our range of sun and optical frames in-sync with the styles ahead...

Add distinctive color to your beauty routine (like above) without a hint of make-up with our Nicolas frames like those seen at Lauren Moffatt S/S 2013.
Taking a cue from the nude trend comes our Nicolas in a no-color putty hue that's universally friendly.

In red, our Colette frames work to highlight Moffat's signature use of petite Art-Deco era motifs.

Our white Colette frames punctuated a retro-inspired nautical frock at Lauren Moffatt S/S 2013.

Fashion's Night Out at Selima Optique Soho

Join us this Thursday for Fashion's Night Out at our Soho location and enjoy drinks, festivities and 20% off all purchases from 6pm to 10pm!

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Our Gene Frames at Trend Optic

Our friends and stockists at Trend Optic shared this charming snap of Henrika in our Gene frames with patrons of their blog, TrendOptic. Consider the Gene for yourself when going for a classic shape in unexpected hues.

In The Press: Sucre on Racked New York

Sucre, our West Village location, was featured on online shopping guide Racked today with adorable illustrations from Jennifer Hoyden at Happy Shopping!

Yayoi Kusama at The Whitney

In NYC this month? We suggest taking a moment to check out the momentus Yayoi Kusama retrospective at The Whitney which bows late September. For details visit