Friday, July 27, 2012

Chad Sunglasses Fans, Meet the Chad 2!

You've asked for it, and we made it! The frame everyone has been asking about is finally here; meet the Chad 2, our new, larger alternative compliment to the classic Chad frame. Available in a variety of hues in-store, online & at select retailers.

Just-In: The Menrad in Red Tortoise

Our best-selling Menrad frame now comes in a vivid and unexpected red tortoise option, available in-store, online & at select stockists.

Modzik, August 2012

From France's Modzik magazine come two wonderfully shot images featuring eyewear from Selima Optique. Above, the Virginie.

Above, our Angel frame...

Let The Games Begin! Eye on the Olympics

With the world's eye on the 2012 Summer Olympics, who are you rooting for? Here's a salute to the many hard-working athletes taking part in this year's competitions from Pierre de Coubertin(founder of modern Olympic Games)- "The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.”

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Throwback Thursday: Iman for Selima Optique

Simply timeless- Iman for Selima Optique captured by Dahlen for a catalog from 1999...

Vintage Eye: Archival Frames in Numero

A pair of forever-cool vintage 80's era gold Alain Mikli sunglasses from Selima's archive were featured in Numero this month to punctuate Fall's modern options. 

Selima Spotting: Stella in Scout Crewcuts Frames

Stella's become one of our favorite faces in her Selima for Crewcuts frames, here she is sporting the Scout frames beach side -too cute!

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Happy Summer! Stay Cool While Protecting Your Vision

Take a cue from this gaggle of adorable pups and be sure to never leave the house without a pair of requisite shades this season, summer's most essential accessory...

And of course, we just couldn't resist sharing this image with you!

Slices of Inspiration: 'Death in Venice' Movie Poster

From a Polish movie poster by Maria Ihnatowicz of Luchino Visconti's seminal film "Death in Venice" comes some groovy 70's-era inspiration just in time for fashion's current fascination with riotous hues and round frames.

The Yasmine and Zazou as Captured by G Holics

As much as we adore seeing pictures of our clientele in their Selima Optique frames, we also appreciate seeing how our stockists present our range to their own clientele and love these images from G Holics website!

Chic and Convenient Eye Glass Storage from Bushakan

From our friends at Bushakan comes a carefully considered range of storage options for the eyeglass enthusiast and collector. Boasting a selection of stylish wooden units that are also practical, we suggest you pay them a visit at

Friday, July 13, 2012

Selima Optique on featured our Yasmine sunnies and a Kai turban from Selima Hats as part of their month-long celebration of top accessories.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Vintage Eye: Asap Rocky & Lana Del Ray in Archival Eyewear

Lana Del Ray and Asap Rocky wear vintage eyewear from Selima Optique in Del Ray's just released 'National Anthem' video...

Monday, July 9, 2012

Surface Magazine, July/August 2012

Photographed by Elsbeth Struijk van Bergen, our Steve sunglasses (right) grace the cover of Surface magazine's July/August issue. 
And we are loving this stylish shot of the Selima for June Ambrose Chance sunglasses featured inside the issue!

Just-In: The Maxou 3 with Tinted Lenses

You've asked for them and now the Maxou 3 is available online with tinted lens in blue & pink!

Selima Spotting: Hanneli & her Andy Sunglasses

Hanneli captured by Phil Oh during the recent couture shows in Paris for once again in her signature Andy sunnies from yours truly, available in-store, at select stockists and online.

Friday, July 6, 2012

Selima Optique on

From FinoMan's jam-packed Summer issue comes a handsome fellow in our Ray frames, available in-store & online.

R.I.P Cari Zalloni

Our thoughts go out to the family of Cari Zalloni, the founder and creative vision behind Cazal and the many Cazal fanatics & collectors around the globe on hearing of his passing this week.

"A designer eyewear line that pleases everybody is unlikely to inspire.
Good design must be thought-provoking." -Cari Zalloni 1937-2012

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Slices of Inspiration: Vintage Round Sunglasses From Vogue

From Vogue magazine's vast image archive comes this late 30's era Horst image featuring round white sunglasses that look completely contemporary and on par with many of today's styles...

Photograph by Horst P. Horst, Vogue, July 1, 1939

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Just-In: The Claire in Two New Colors

Our best-selling Claire frame now comes in two new color-ways: a glamorous black option with ombre glitter detailing and black with an unexpected pink interior. Available in-store, online & at select retailers.