Friday, November 30, 2012

June Ambrose Holiday Giveaway

Mark your calendars as we've partnered with Essence for a holiday giveaway where one lucky winner will nab a pair of Selima for June Ambrose sunglasses on Monday, stay tuned!

Thursday, November 29, 2012

NoFake Magazine, November 2012

Some great shots from NoFake Magazine featuring our Hubert frames captured by Vladimir Marti, available at select stockists, Selima Optique stores and online.

Shop Selima Optique in Rome at Ottica Caputi

We are pleased to announce that you can now find Selima Optique at Rome's Ottica Caputi at Viale Regina Margherita 48!

Throwback Thursday: Kate Moss in the Onassis

Consider this image of Kate Moss in our Onassis sunglasses as a testament to the enduring brilliance of smart, classic design. Especially as the image harks back from over a decade ago and her look remains completely contemporary.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Overheard: Gabi Basora Talks Style and Eyewear

Fashion designer Gabi Basora of Tucker talks her favorite finds and style including glasses by Selima Optique which she considers 'the perfect glasses to hide behind or maybe just the power of one beautiful thing to elevate,' when speaking with CrushworthyMoms.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Dusan Eye: Selima Blair in the Alexandra

Actress Selma Blair wears the unisex Alexandra from Selima for Dusan, photographed by Dusan Reljin. Available at select stockists, Selima Optique stores and online.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Just In: Meet Jacqueline and Toby

Just released, the Jacqueline(above) bear's a nod to 60's nostalgia seen on Spring runways while eliminating a total retro feel with sculptural lines for an all out, contemporary take on the era. And in four color options from classic black & tortoise to playful alternatives in raspberry and blue crystal, you're certain to find the right pair to suit your mood to top off just about any look.

Also available in four colors, Toby, our latest mid-size frame boasts a clean shape and rectangular lens to ensure a trend-less wear for the long run.

Available soon at select stockists, and now at Selima Optique stores and online at

Announcing New Color Options: Virginie

Available in a slew of hues from the classic to the contemporary, our best-selling Virginie frame now comes in a strong, smokey red & black combo.

Sandy Benefit: Fashion Girls for Humanity at The Bowry Hotel

Selima Optique is proud to join other NY based designers to help victims of Sandy with Fashion Girls for Humanities two-day sale at The Bowery Hotel Nov 27th & 28th -for more info visit here.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Deals, Steals and So Many Options!

Even though there are scores of sample sales throughout New York City this month, we suggest you pay our Bond st. location a visit as we are one of the only sales offering heavily discounted eyewear this season. With hundreds & hundreds of options marked 80% off, the deals couldn't get any sweeter.

Above, a preview of what's in-store from the likes of Armani, Tom Ford, Jeremy Tarian and vintage Valentino...

Selima Optique Sample Sale 11.15 to 11.18

Throwback Thursday: Hillary Duff in Selima Optique

Teen sensation Hillary Duff circa 2003 in a playful pair of crystal encrusted Selima Optique sunglasses (as seen in People Magazine).

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Helping Sandy Victims One Piece at a Time

New Yorker's, by stocking up on covetable, collectible art from the likes of Tom Sachs, Swoon, Futura, Kenzo, RoStarr, Shepard Fairey and more at a silent art auction this Saturday, you can take part in relief efforts to rebuild boardwalks throughout hurricane affected areas while taking home a piece of artwork you can truly cherish while knowing you helped make a difference. 

For more info visit

Shop Selima Optique in Melbourne at Verve Store

Friends down under, you can now shop a selection of Selima Optique sunnies at Melbourne's very own Verve store located at 177 Little Collins St. Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Seen on Screen: Diane Kruger in Selima Optique

Diane Kruger, one of Hollywood's most stylish actresses, wears Selima Optique (Menrad frame) in her new film 'Un Plan Parfait,' in theaters now... 

Photo courtesy of ©Quad. Magali Bragard

Selima Spotting: Big in Japan

Japanese street style site captured this stylish gent topping off a Dries Van Noten and Givenchy ensemble with our Arni frames available at select stockists, in-store & online.

Vogue, October 2012

Stylish pint-sized star Bebe Wood(far left) of 'The New Normal' once again wearing her Selima for Crewcuts Scout glasses -this time in Vogue!

Now Online: The Colorful Grace Frame

With color-blocking all the rage this season comes the perfect pick-me-up for dreary fall days with our Grace frames, just added to our webshop. Let their harmonious colorways add a pop of color this season and well on into spring/summer. 

Friday, November 9, 2012

Dusan Eye: Artist Marina Abramovic in the Hilde

Considered to be one of the most seminal artists of our time, art-world darling Marina Abramovic took a moment to pose for Dusan Reljin in a pair of unisex Hilde sunglasses from the Selima for Dusan line.

Available at select stockists, in-store and online at

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Throwback Thursday: Bonnie & Clyde 2005

Channeling the elegance of the Great Gatsby era with Selima Optique frames in Traveler magazine, circa 2005.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Shop for a Cause and Help Victims of Sandy In Need

Although we are back in business as usual, there are still scores of New Yorker's and folks around the east coast who need your help -this week until Sunday we will be donating 10% of all eyewear sales in our NYC shops to help those in need (charity t.b.a). 

We will also be accepting your retired, gently worn frames to help as much as we can... Together, we can help make a difference!

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Le Stars on reports on our current lookbook entitled 'Le Stars' and the inspiration it took to make the project come alive on their website here

Get out, go vote!

Stateside friends, if these cool cats can do it, you can too!

Friday, November 2, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Update

As you know last week the New York area and much of the east coast was affected by hurricane Sandy and all Selima Optique stores were closed for the week. Well, we are happy to report that our stores are now open and everything should be back on track very soon...