Sunday, March 31, 2013

Shop Selima Optique in Cincinnati at Eye 1 Unique Eyewear

We are pleased to announce that you can now shop Selima Optique styles at Cincinnati, Ohio's esteemed luxury eyewear boutique, Eye 1 Unique Eyewear. Visit the shop at2648 ErieAvenue,Cincinnati,OH.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Throwback Thursday: Regarding Warhol's Style with Agyness Deyn

With the Andy Warhol Museum's 'Regarding Warhol' set to close in less than one month, we look back at Interview Magazine's 2007 homage to the artist's signature style, with Selima Optique frames in tow on model Agyness Deyn.

Elle Canada Online, March 2013

Elle Canada considers this Spring's Top 10 Retro-Inspired sunglasses including our Grace frame, online here. Consider the Grace for yourself this season online at SelimaOptique.com, Selima Optique stores and select stockists worldwide.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Selima Spotting: Michael Weferling in the Maxou

Up & coming R&B artist & Selima Optique fanatic Michael Weferling, sent us this lunchtime snap of himself here in his Maxou sunglasses, from Selima Soho. Thanks Michael!

Friday, March 22, 2013

Glamour Magazine Online, March 2013

Glamour Magazine featured Selima Optique & Selima Salaun as part of 5 Accessory Designers You Need to Know online, in lieu of Swarovski's recently launched Digital Showcase. View the complete article here.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Vintage Eye: Archival Yves Saint Laurent in Vogue Mexico

Morgane Warnier in vintage Yves Saint Laurent sunglasses from Selima's archive for Vogue Mexico, March 2013.

Available at Bond 07 and by special request worldwide. 

It's the First Day of Spring, New Glasses are In!

To mark the first day of Spring, here's a quick preview of our latest releases featuring our best-selling Candace, Heathaboo and Virginie styles re-imagined in graphic, vertical stripes. In-stores & online soon!

Get Ready for Spring at Sucre

Sucre, our West Village eyewear & accessories outpost, has just received its first assortment of spring/summer ready finds from the likes of Lulu Frost, Mara Hoffman, Pamela Love, Selima Optique & more.

Pay the shop a visit at 357 Bleecker St

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Selima Spotting: The Jennifer on The Wall St. Journal

The Wall St. Journal caught Selima Optique patron Amy Draa capturing a special moment while wearing her Jennifer frames for their weekly round-up. See the spot online here.

Celebrating Selima Optique 2013 & Vision Expo at Le Bain

To fete Vision Expo East, our 2013 collection & collaboration with multi-media artist Stefania Pia, we welcomed guests at The Standard Hotel's Le Bain club on March 16th. Patrons from the optical, art & fashion worlds made for a fun mix and we'd like to thank everyone who attended for making it a roaring good time.

Special thanks to T.V Baby's Matt McAuley for providing tunes & to the team at Le Bain for their gracious hospitality.



More pictures from the event can be found here.

More Magazine, April 2013

With Spring officially starting tomorrow March 20th, we're more than ready for days beach side. And this just released image from More Magazine featuring actress Danai Gurira from AMC’s 'The Walking Dead' in our Catherine sunglasses, has us counting the ways to warmer days.

Discover the Catherine in-stores and Online today

Monday, March 18, 2013

Selima Optique 2013 on Swarovski's Digital Accessory Showcase

We are pleased to announce that you can now view highlights from our 2013 collection on the just launched Digital Accessory Showcase from Swarovski in support of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, and the British Fashion Council.

Simply login to watch as our own Selima Salaun walks through her latest collection while discussing her own beginnings in the eyewear industry, inspirations and reveals why she's involved with this innovative platform.

To view Selima along with a slew of other notable designers visit http://www.digitalfashionshows.com

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Shop Selima Optique in Stockholm

A frequent customer & friend at our NYC shops spotted Selima Optique on her travels to Stockholm! Thanks Rita!

In Stockholm visit Sture Optikern at Grev Turegatan 9


And while thinking of our friends at Sture Optikern, we stumbled across their take on the 'Harlem Shake' which we are simply in love with. They are such a fun crew -enjoy!

Friday, March 15, 2013

Inside Vision Expo East with Selima Optique

Day #1 at Vision Expo East as we head towards Javits Center, the sun is out(unfortunately only part of the day), and we're excited to see everyone!

The center was just beginning to buzz with energy and visitors from all over the world. Follow the globes to find Selima Optique at G#630.

Above, some of our offerings for 2013 & beyond including some never before seen but soon to be released styles.

We'll be updating our journal of VEE daily which you can view here

Selima Optique on Instagram

You can now find & follow Selima Optique on Instagram at #SelimaOptique

Rita Ora Wears the Zeke for Superga & Elle UK

Styled by Savannah Baker, musician Rita Ora wears our Zeke in a behind the scenes video of her new ad campaign for Superga.

Visit ElleUk.com to view the entire article & video

Mickey Boardman Gets Coveteur'd

Paper Magazine's incomparable Mickey Boardman dishes on a few of his favorite things with The Coveteur including our Ray frames. View the full article and video interview here.

Above, Mickey wears Selima Optique Arni frames

Selima's Book of the Week: The Brothers Karamazov

If you haven't already, consider reading The Brothers Karamazov, a literary suggestion from Selima, which is often considered to be a culmination of author Fyodor Dostoevsky's work...

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Throwback Thursday: Zeke Goes Stark for The Fader

In white, our Zeke sunglasses punctuated a minimal look in a circa 2004 issue of music & lifestyle journal The Fader.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Vogue Mexico, March 2013

Vogue Mexico surveyed the incomparable style of J.Crew's Jenna Lyons, while featuring our Ray frame in their March 2013 issue.

The Ray is available at select stockists, Selima Optique stores and online at SelimaOptique.com

Monday, March 11, 2013

Selima Optique at Vision Expo East - G#630

Join us at Vision Expo East this upcoming weekend at Galeria booth G#630 and view our latest releases along with our collection of handmade optical & sun glasses. To schedule an appointment, please contact   Showroom@SelimaOptique.com.

Above, Selima Optique x Creatures of the Wind F/W 2013 -Image courtesy of Diane Pernet

Inside June Ambrose's Closet on The Coveteur

Selima Optique collaborator June Ambrose welcomed The Coveteur into her very own fashionable closet, while wearing her signature Summer sunglasses among an array of her favorite finds and deluxe collectibles. Read the entire article here to learn more about June and her fantastical takes on style.

Save the Date: Digital Fashionshows with Swarovski 3.18.13

Join Swarvoski & the CFDA on Monday, March 18th to experience the launch of Digital Accessory Showcases presented by Swarovski.

Alongside a roster of designers, our very own Selima Salaun will be presenting her 2013 collection within this global accessories platform. More info to follow!

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Throwback Thursday: Channeling the 60's, Vogue May 2003


Almost ten years later, this image from the May 2003 issue of Vogue magazine still looks remarkably on trend and in step with today. Take our Zia featured here, with its nod to 60's era mod styles with a mirrored lens(which just happens to be one of spring's major eyewear statements), they also stand the test of time.

Shop the Zia at select stockists worldwide, at Selima Optique stores and online

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Portrait Sessions at Mexico City's Dr. York


Our stockists at Mexico City's Dr. York have created a wonderful web journal of customers in eyewear featured in the shop, starting with journalist Carlota Montoya, seen here in our Maricruz. View the entire series online here

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Shop Selima Optique with Ditto & Try Them On Online


Our online stockists at Ditto.com have revolutionized the concept of online eyewear purchases with their innovative technology, allowing customers to virtually try on styles from the comfort of their own environs. Which should come in handy the next time you may need a quick Selima fix, and can't make into a shop! Go ahead, give it a try here.

Friday, March 1, 2013

Selima's Book of the Week: Hector and the Search for Happiness


Start the weekend with a literary suggestion from Selima, who recommends Fran├žois Lelord's 'Hector and the Search for Happiness' - and follow Hector as he learns what makes people happy...