Monday, December 31, 2012

Cheers to the New Year!

We hope you party the new year up in grand style and wish you a beautiful year ahead!

It's Party Time! Get That Last minute Frock

Still on the hunt for that last minute party dress? Stop by the shop as we'll be here til 6pm and score this animalier printed head-turner from Dolce & Gabbana, avail in-store and online at along with a slew of other sensational dresses to ring in the new year in style with!

Available in-store and online at

Monday, December 24, 2012

Happy Holidays from Bond 07 by Selima!

Wishing you & yours a terrific holiday season!

From Dior, the Perfect Party-Ready Disco Dress

With a week left until NYE and a slew of upcoming parties taking place over the next few days on your schedule, it's not too late to stock up on party-ready frocks high on impact like this 70's era Dior number from the estate of signer Gladys Knight. Here, bronze sequins work to turn down the overall glamorous effect of a sequined maxi while a silhouette that sits away from the body is sure to provide a comfortable wear.

Available in-store and exclusively online at

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Prince/Picasso, Please!

Of all the items we're wishing for, Prince/Picasso, a must-have art book available at Happy Bones(the espresso salon at the back of Bond 07), is at the top of our lists! And along with that, possibly five more out-of-this-world inspiring books which cover the works of Koons, Kahlo and so many more...

Friday, December 21, 2012

Let the Countdown Begin...

Just a little reminder to get you shopping folks!

Bag-It: Vintage Celine Shoulder Bag

You've done your Christmas shopping and checked everyone off the list (hopefully) by now, so why not treat yourself with an end-of-the-year holiday gift like this pristine Celine purse!

Forever chic and quite on-trend as of late, this tan early 80's purse is certain to become a wardrobe highlight and closet constant for years to come.

Available in-store, by special order and online

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

The Versatile Statement Maker

This extra-large crystal bib necklace is certain to dazzle them this holiday season but that's not to say that the fun stops there! Instead, think of it as a go-to must-have when you are looking for a quick fix on the go as this piece is certain to add a glamorous dose of the unexpected to even the simplest of looks -without any effort!

Large Crystal Bib Necklace avail. in-store, by special order and online at

Monday, December 17, 2012

Vintage Holiday Sale Online at

For those of you who might not have a moment to stop by our shop this holiday season we've added an edited selection of party-ready gear to our section online at

From heavily beaded confections from the likes of De La Renta and Dior to forever-chic cocktail frocks from Carven, Cavalli, Nina Ricci and more, you're certain to find something to boost your holiday spirits!

One of our favorites from the lot happens to be this iconic and utterly collectible quilted boatneck top(above) from Jean Paul Gaultier's infamous cyborg couture show of the mid-90's -a true collectors piece that we guarantee to become a topic of many a conversation.

Shop the entire range online now at

Happy Holidays from Bond 07!

Above, our lovely holiday inspired window chock full of gift ideas for every budget -realized & lovingly made by Elena...

Friday, December 14, 2012

Just In: A Customizable Gucci Bangle Watch

A symbol of preppy luxury for those in the know throughout the 1980's, this vintage Gucci bangle watch features a sleek silhouette for a timeless appeal while six interchangeable colored rings allow you to adjust the timepiece's look depending on your mood. Available in-store and online, only at

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Inspiration: Catherine Deneuve at Hermes

If you've ever been to Bond 07 it should come as no surprise that we have a serious admiration & addiction for all things Hermes and this vintage snapshot featuring iconic French actress Catherine Deneuve serves to highlight the company's quiet, yet ultra-deluxe heritage.

Virgins, Saints and Angels -Only at Bond 07!

Our very own Elena teamed up with the creative team behind V.S.A, one of the most gilt-friendly jewelry lines we carry, to create this colorful video highlighting their range of ornate accessories along with Selima's colorful line of exuberant frames.

Holiday Gift Giving Highlights

The lovely Garance DorĂ© recently suggested this pair of rare & iconic vintage Persol aviators as one forever stylish gift to consider gifting this season, but that's not all folks! At the moment our shop is stocked with an array of remarkable must-haves perfect for gift giving -from an Hermes comb, to ties, to bags & jewels galore, consider us your one-stop shop!

Celebrating Happy Bones

Last night the boys of Happy Bones, a new coffee shop & bookstore that recently opened in the back end of Bond 07, celebrated their opening with a warm, fun filled holiday reception. To learn more about Happy Bones visit their Facebook page here.

Friday, November 9, 2012

Gloved Up: Vintage Chanel Gloves Await You

Channel the color block trend with these vintage Chanel leather gloves that boast harelquin inspired cuffs for an unexpected jolt of color while keeping you warm & cozy.

Available in-store and online at V+M.

Just In: Colorful New Takes on The Andy

Inject some color into your winter repertoire this season with these deliciously hued new takes on the Andy that just came in! Available at select stockists, Selima Optique stores and online at

Post Sandy Shopping to Help NYC Recover

Going shopping this weekend? Remember that even if you cannot help through donations, you can help NYC get back on its feet by shopping & dining at local, independently owned businesses, including yours truly!

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Kelsey in Jewelry from Bond 07

A great shot of new face Kelsey (DNA) wearing a silver link bracelet captured by photographer Elsbeth Struijk van Bergen.

Luxe Links: Vintage Cartier Enamel Watch

From 80's era Cartier comes this slim oval linked 18k gold bracelet watch with royal blue enamel accents and a petite timeface thats certain to never go out of style... Available in-store.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Bag It: 80's Barry Kieselstein Cord Messenger Bag

Along with Paloma Picasso, jewelery & luxury goods designer Barry Kieselstein Cord was one of the most sought after accessories brands of the 80's and early 90's. Seen on virtually every cool girl in-the-know, Cord's use of animal motif hardware paired with equestrian leathers made for striking propositions that are forever timeless.

Consider Selima's latest score, this deluxe messenger bag with signature serpent hardware as one great example of smart design that will never go out of fashion. 

Available in-store and online at

Thursday, October 11, 2012

A Covetable New Find: An Hermes 'H' Logo Belt

At a truly fair price, you'll be hard pressed to find a more discreetly charming Hermes belt like this one -available in-store & online at V+M

Monday, October 8, 2012

New Arrivals: Vintage Alaia, Chanel, Hermes + More

We've just added a major selection of covetable designer vintage goods in-store & online at V+M

Take a look at the vintage Alaia gloves we've shown here as a teaser, how forever cool are these? Especially considering the cooler autumnal days we've had in NYC and the fact that they make the perfect accompaniment to the season's requisite bracelet length sleeves.

Come by the store and check out the goods or visit V+M online today!

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Cuff Love: Crystal Studded Art Deco Bracelet

Although not quite close to being considered vintage just yet, this Art Deco inspired acrylic cuff makes for a stylish add-on with its luminous Swarovski crystal embellishments and graphic lines. New & unworn, consider it a future classic today...

Available in-store & exclusively online at

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Bond 07 Mentioned on

Artist & jewelry designer Rochelle Goldberg models a favorite vintage pink dress with unexpected snake embroidery from Bond 07 on style profiling site StyleLikeU. View the full article here...

Monday, September 17, 2012

Vintage Silhouette Sunglasses Seen In Emmanuelle

A funny find from 1974 softcore film Emmanuelle, with a film still displaying a pair of iconic Silhouette sunglasses that are highlights in Selima's vintage archive. Come try them on today!

Friday, September 14, 2012

Bag It: Our Deluxe 20's Era Purse

Just as hit labels like Gucci and Ralph Lauren revisit the 1920's for their accessory ranges comes our 20's era Art-Deco minauderie that boasts an ultra-deluxe composition. Featuring a hard shell acrylic body with graphic silver panels and a chain strap, this is one antique find that you can wear just about any way possible.

From elegant events to days running around town, you're certain to get many a use from this rare find. Available in-store and online at

Heirloom Marvels: Our Precious Victorian Pendant

In time for glamorous nights out this weekend comes our Victorian era pendant necklace festooned with delicate pearls set in gold. Make it a wearable heirloom piece in-store & online at

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Democratic Pride: Vintage Hattie Carnegie Necklace

With the upcoming U.S presidential election on everyone's minds stateside comes this playful and distinctively collectible Democratic party inspired gold chain that features a pendant to help you support the cause in style.

Vintage Hattie Carnegie Necklace, available in-store & online at

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Bag It: 60's Roberta Di Camarino Bag

Just in time for autumn comes this 60's era Roberta Di Camarino velvet purse that boasts a sculptural brass closure, rich velvet fabrication and a generous strap to make it comfortably fit under your arm. 

60's Roberta Di Camarino Purse, avaialble in-store and online at V+M

Friday, August 24, 2012

New Arrival: Vintage Optical and Sun Glasses

From Helmut Lang come one forever-cool pair of flip tops...

Browline accents from vintage Thierry Mugler

Hints of print & color from Jil Sander

Celine mania continues with a trio of archival frames

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Bright and Bold, a Colorful Topper from Hermes

Hit fashion's omnipresent color trend with our brightly hued vintage kelly green bowler from Hermes that boasts a signature scarf printed ribbon festooned into a bow for a look that's playfully preppy.

Vintage 80's era Hermes hat, available in-store and online exclusively at V+M...

Monday, August 20, 2012

Cuff Love: Vintage Art-Deco Lanvin Bracelet

Consider this art-deco inspired Lanvin cuff the ultimate in ultra-deluxe accoutrements for just about any outfit as its crystal inlaid panels are certain to add a luminous upgrade to even the simplest of looks.

Available in-store and online at

Friday, August 17, 2012

New Arrival: Introducing the Maya

With burgundy, oxblood and raisin making a splash on fall runways the world over, pick-up on the trend with the latest frame from Selima Optique...

Thursday, August 16, 2012

From Day to Night, The Perfect Dress From Miu Miu

Take on the contrasting color-block trend with this timeless number from Miu Miu that is certain to score you year-round wear as its lightweight composition and nude hues make it truly versatile.

Miu Miu Silk Contrast Ruffled Dress, available in-store & online at

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Pardon Their Mess...

Early this morning someone took it upon themselves to break our window... no worries though, we remain in good spirits! Come say hi to Angel and don't mind the mess ;)

Bag It: Our Mini Chanel Bag

With mini bags all the rage, our satin jewel tone quilted Chanel pouchette sized bag should make for a rich addition to your fall repertoire...

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

New Arrival: Wrap Belts from Ruby Marie

A selection of 80's inspired handmade wrap belts created from vintage silk ties festooned with intricate embroideries and beadwork from Ruby Marie await you in-store today.

Friday, August 10, 2012

The Perfect Wedge from Prada

From Prada comes a signature pair of platform wedge sandals that smartly boast a contrasting patent leather and cork composition for a hi/low statement. That contrasting finish also makes them work for year-round wear as we can imagine them looking quite chic when paired with thick, slouchy socks come fall.

Prada Patent Sandals, size 36.5, available in-store & online at

Thursday, August 9, 2012

New Arrivals: Hermes Wedgewood Blue Birkin

While Selima is always on the hunt for unusual and rare finds from Hermes, there's no denying the excitement we felt when we received our latest score -Introducing the mother of all heritage 'It' bags- our Hermes Birkin in Wedgewood blue, available in-store now! Contact us for more info...

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Deal Alert: Vintage 50's Era Glasses at Only $30

As Selima's archive boasts an endless selection of well-designed, superbly crafted eyewear spanning well over five decades with prices marked to reflect each pieces unquestionable rarity, we also have a few more budget-friendly options for you online at

Take these never worn 50's era glasses that at only $30, are certain to give your look a retro update while keeping you looking completely original. 

Monday, August 6, 2012

Meet Mr. Porter In-Store and at

There's more to Bond 07 than just glasses and vintage clothes, in fact, there are all kinds of whimsical, eye-catching finds sourced by Angel & Selima that are certain to catch your fancy.

Take Mr. Porter, an imaginative take on salt & pepper shakers and Selima's latest covetable decorative find that hails from the 20's. While truly rare, his cheeky yet elegantly rendered composition is sure to make him an heirloom piece for generations to come.

Available in-store, by special order and at

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Bag It: Vintage Gucci Camera Bag

From Gucci comes this immaculate, never-used tan leather camera bag that features sturdy construction and a clean, unadorned, logo-free heritage minded composition. Available in-store and online at with worldwide delivery.