Thursday, September 26, 2013

Selima's Favorite Places to Shop in Paris

If you're not spending your time after Silmo indulging in some of the many delicious Parisian eateries, stop in to a few of Selima's favorite shopping destinations.

From home goods, to clothing and novelties, Paris is Selima's all-time favorite place to shop.

24 Rue de Sèvres - Paris 6ème
A fantastic and famous department store in Paris which is arguably one of the best worldwide.

213 Rue Saint-Honore - Paris 2ème
The famous concept store where you can find everything from clothing to toys and magazines.

173 Rue Saint-Honoré - Paris 2ème
An outstanding selection of ceramics, candles and furniture, all handmade in France.

111 Boulevard Beaumarchais - Paris 3ème
A unique and charming concept store with a lovely coffee shop and bookstore.

15 Rue de Poitou - Paris 3ème
An upscale boutique featuring a sharp selection of the best designer clothing and accessories.

From rue de Turenne to rue Charlot - Paris 3ème
Walk the entire length of rue de Poitou to discover many more lovely and very Parisian spots.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Mens Non-no, September 2013

Our royal blue/navy Kerry adds color to this studious look, paired with A.P.C., in the September issue of Japanese magazine, Men's Non-no.

Find these frames available in our boutiques worldwide and online at

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Selima Optique Style Spotlight: Crystal Clear

Clear frames provide a clean look that has become a staple in eyewear for many stylish people. From athlete Russell Westbrook, artists Marina Abramović and Tom Sachs, musician Jay Mascis, and tastemaker Hanneli Mustaparta, fashion-forward celebrities have found their perfect pair of crystal frames at Selima Optique. Our selection boasts a wide range of modern retro, translucent glasses including the round-shaped Andy, the sporty John, sleek Francois, scholarly Mike, striking Menrad, as well as The Senior, designed with ornate tortoise temples. Make sure your style shines crystal clear with these sunglasses from our collaborative collections, the Selima for Jack Spade “Henry" and the “Nico” from Selima for Anda & Masha.

Find Selima Optique crystal eyewear in-store or online for select styles at

Monday, September 23, 2013

Selima's Favorite Parisian Restaurants

For those traveling to Silmo in Paris this week, be sure to check out a few of Selima's favorite Parisian restaurants.

Check back in throughout the week for more of Selima's tips, events, and favorite spots in Paris.

And if you can't make it to Paris this year, take note as these are worth saving for your next trip!

41, rue Saint-Louis en L'Isle - Paris 4ème (on Ile St Louis)
A chic, modern restaurant serving creative French cuisine.

5, rue Montalembert - Paris 7ème (near rue du Bac)
A classic gourmet experience from this world renowned French chef.

25, rue Beautreillis - Paris 4ème (near Place des Vosges)
A welcoming bistro in the heart of the Marais.

La Société
4, place Saint Germain des Prés - Paris 6ème (in the heart of St Germain)
The name says it all, come here to feel like a Parisian elite.

173, boulevard Saint-Germain - Paris 6ème
American food a la Parisian!

19, rue Beaubourg – Paris 4ème (on the 6th floor of Centre Georges Pompidou)
Perfect spot for a chic meal after a visit at the Pompidou. Great views.

102, boulevard du Montparnasse - Paris 14ème (in Montparmasse)
The classic Big Parisian Brasserie.

LE 404
69, rue des Gravilliers - Paris 3ème
This famous spot for Moroccan cuisine also delivers the lively atmosphere of the culture.

5-7 rue de la Bastille - Paris 4ème
Another quintessential Parisian brasserie near Place de la Bastille.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Selima Optique 2013 Tradeshows: Silmo & V.E.W.

Selima Optique is jet setting across the world for the 2013 tradeshows. First stop, Paris! Join us at Silmo from September 26th - 29th in Parc des Expositions Paris Nord Villepinte, Hall 5A, Booth Q 106.

Then, see our collection during Vision Expo West at Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, Booth G 21016, from October 3rd - 5th.

For appointments
Call: 212.677.7690 or

Friday, September 13, 2013

Just In: New Colors for the The Senior, Anouk, Sander & Mike

Announcing our gemstone inspired frames for Fall 2013. The new Selima Optique colorways bring rich gradients and precious stone elegance to three classic shapes, The Senior, Anouk, and Sander, as well as the tortoise and sky blue combination brought to our best-selling Mike.

The Senior in Slate Gradient & Ruby Gradient

The Anouk in Purple & Amber Gradient

The Sander in Emerald Gradient & Sapphire Gradient

The Mike in Tortoise & Sky Blue

Find all the newest frames from Selima Optique at our boutiques in New York, Los Angeles, and Paris or shop the selection online at

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

New York Fashion Week: purple Diary visits Stefania Pia's studio

Purple, the French biannual fashion, art, and lifestyle publication, visits Stefania Pia in their diary for fashion week. The editorial features Stefania Pia's collaborative design with Selima Optique, the 4Eyes.
Photos by Jessie Askinazi

Stefania Pia
Shop the Stefania Pia x Selima "4Eyes" in black or with glitter detail at our online store and Selima Optique boutiques.

Monday, September 9, 2013

Selima Optique at Barneys New York!

Selima Optique can be found at Barneys New York! Two exclusive sunglasses, our Alex frame in black with green lenses and Menrad in olive with brown lenses, are available to order from Barneys New York's online shop, provided with complimentary shipping on all US orders!

For the optical styles of our best-selling Alex and Menrad, in all their available colors, visit Selima Optique stores in New York, Paris, and Los Angeles or shop at our own online store at:

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Introducing the new, chic optical style: Maxime

The new Maxime is in! The classic sunglasses from Selima Optique, reimagined in an optical design for the fall.

The frames now come in a solid black, a royal blue and navy undertone combination, ruby gradient hue, and a dynamic yellow amber tortoise color-blocked print.

Find the new Maxime optical at Selima Optique stores in New York, Paris, Los Angeles, and stock lists worldwide.