Silmo d’Or // 2020 nominees

Discover the first selections of the 2020 SILMO d’or awards. The others categories will be announced on the upcoming days!

The companies nominated at the 27th SILMO d’Or 


  • GROSFILLEY France with « Wanted » – Azzaro

When vintage reinvents itself … At the heart of the metal trend, the “Octo” AZZARO model is re-appropriating the vintage’s codes to modernize them. The sleek, minimalist aestheticism of the 80s combined with contemporary patterns of the Azzaro house on the temples bring a wind of modernity to this vintage model. Declined in matt black, gold and pink gold. (AZ30325 C1: Satinated black / AZ30325 C2: Gold / AZ30325 C3: pink gold)

  • GROSFILLEY France with « Tigris » – Chantal Thomass

Metal model with a Windsor animal motif. The jungle patterns bring a trendy note and a touch of originality. It comes in three colors: black and lace, gold and tiger, black and checkered pattern

  • OPAL with « Blondie C20 » – Berenice

“I want glitter in my life, because life is better with glitter.” The glitter effect dear to the ready-to-wear brand is invited on this frame to make eyes sparkle. We play with tone on tone to sublimate the feminin elegance and softness. Pink gold sequins on the arches on a plating of the whole frame. Colourless satin varnish at the end of the temples with wiping of the two wings in the inner hollow.

  • SAFILO with « DB 1024»- by David Beckam

These glasses combine vintage and modernity by a precise work on structure and details. The retro effect of this pantos frame is reinforced by a combination of colors (black and ruthenium) and a double rim construction, reflecting the know-how of the collection. David Beckham’s DNA is subtly represented by the talisman on the end pieces and the tattoos on the inside of the temple tips.

  • SEAPORT with « BA 1032» – ba&sh

A Rounded acetate frame with an extra flat lug. The delicacy of the front softens this strong shape, sublimated by a nude havana with a clear and luminous marbled appearance. Thin tubular temple made of two materials: engraved logo on the metal temple’s side and on acetate temple tips. Both temples ends are embellished with a subtle diamond-shaped engraved aged metal piece with ethno chic inspirations, that the brand loves so much.


  • GROSFILLEY France with « Brian » – Zilli

Luxurious materials meticulous cut like jewels and the lightweight design of our sunglasses make them very special. The “Brian” round frame is made from pure titanium, with gold finish enhanced with black leather detail. The gold barrel from the Zilli logo is adorned on the entips. The polarized solar lenses are equipped with the latest technology in terms of antireflective, anti-scratch and anti-smudge to guarantee a clear vision high in contrast. Every frame has a serial number

  • MONDOTTICA with « MJ 7015 » – Maje

A nod to the popular aviator shape of the ‘70s, Maje MJ7015 is a guaranteed head turn. The super-thin temples are enriched by a raised metal embellishment featuring a laser engraved detailing. The front features an elegant double bridge and lightly coloured gradient lenses in delicate tones. Visible only from the top is the additional branding signature that further signs off the style in a subtle way. For the Maje girl who has a sunshine state of mind all year long- and all eyes on her.

  • SAFILO with « Marc 451/S » – Marc Jacobs

These 80’s inspired sunglasses combine the oval silhouette with a host of eye-catching details.
The vintage effect of this acetate frame is reinforced by the white and gold mix, and the very flat shaded lenses. ? The temples are outlined in metal and represents the Marc Jacobs “J”, the brand’s logo is applied along the arms. ? The designer’s signature is highlighted (round gold details) inside the arms.

  • SAFILO with « LILO/S »- Jimmy Choo

This oversized round rimless frame is a perfect match for the brand’s must-have sparkling bag and shoes. The sunglasses feature a glasant construction with metal staples, they are hand-finished for a truly glamorous look and feel. The palladium-tone metal frame has a round oversize rimless shape, with hand-applied nude powder crystal fabric glitter spoilers and iconic pink temples. These sunglasses feature an on-trend vintage-inspired shape, elevated by precious details.

  • SEAPORT with « CC 4049S » – Carven

Oversized round acetate frame, inspired by the 50’s. By combining a transparence and a havana acetate, the impression of these is sublimated. In respect of the emblematic cap of the CARVEN perfume the transparent acetate temple is connected to a metal alike temple tip. Like a jewel, one can find at the end of the left temple the “C” of CARVEN’s brand symbol.


  • GOLD & WOOD with « Éris »

ÉRIS 01.63 Full rim model for men combining glossywood , wood, stainless steel ,
aluminium and acetate Graphywood / burgundy bolivar / grey eucalyptus / aluminium – Endtips : Brushed black acetate

  • MASAHIROMARUYAMA with « Monocle MM-0052 »

Monocle Linking the Past to the Present Drawing influence from graceful paintings housed in museums
that capture an enigmatic atmosphere, our modern take towards the classic design is recreated with a new silhouette hinted by the singular circular lens.

  • RIGARDS with « RIGARDS Model RG2003 »

Designed in the simplified shape of human eyes often seen in Cubism portraits, this lightweight stainless steel style — with its sculptural, infinity symbol-inspired structure; exclusive spring-hinged lens cage for efficient lens mounting; graceful nose pads that create a floating illusion; hand-painted dual-color contrasting, and flexible beta-titanium sun-clip — is an exploration of “less is more”, a small homage to modern abstract masters who saw the complex and reduced it to minimal forms.


During the coronavirus lockdown a collaboration between Jean Philippe Joly and Sabine be was born out of an idea posted on the social networks
and a deep sadness in seeing the NY Javits center converted into a makeshift hospital. The hand made in France Mazzucchelli acetate frame has a round-shaped exterior rim to remind us of an Earth who used to turn steadily on her axis : BEFORE. The dented inside rim is our Earth today who no turns so steadily : AFTER.

  • VAVA Eyewear with « WL0045 »

MODEL: WL0045 Round-shaped frame with clear lenses, made of Mazzucchelli bio acetate M49 with avional super-lightweight aluminum structure around the rim. The aluminum is produced using a cutting-edge industrial milling process. Spring aluminum hinges with acetate temple tips while further contributing to soften the feeling it also improves adjustment of the spectacles. Dimensions: Eye: 45 | Temple: 140 | Bridge: 25


  • BLAKE KUWAHARA Eyewear with « BK 1006 Grey Label »

The BK1006 from the BLAKE KUWAHARA EYEWEAR COLLECTION is made using artisanal techniques of casting just as in jewelry. The temples and end pieces are cast as a solid piece to replicate the articulation of human bones and joints. The front is made of a single sheet of metal which is milled and pressed to give the frame its modern yet nuanced look. Each frame is handcrafted in Japan.

  • FACE A FACE with « BOCCA PIXIES » pour Design Eyewear Group

Welcome to the greatest show on earth. The Iconic, breath-taking BOCCA unveils its newest edition. Inspired by the illusional labyrinths of Escher, this dizzying creation converses the norm: Top transforms into bottom, or is it the contrary? Choose between two shapes: a small hexagonal or a larger shape, as imposing as the Empire State Building. Elevate your level of style (in heels of course) with BOCCA PIXIES: a never-ending staircase of everlasting delight and new aesthetic dimensions.

  • NATHALIE BLANC Paris with « CHUPA – 363 »

Combined metal / acetate with French MODOT acetate insert. Branch in metallic cone with colored area by hand syringe. Spatulas at the end of the branches. Titanium pads.

  • STRUKTUR Eyewear with « THE SUNRISE Plum Cocktail »

Frame in acetate with a miling work on the face to open the top of the face. We find this work on the temples end-tips. It is available in 5 colors. All colors are exclusives made for Struktur eyewear by Mazzucchelli in Italy.

  • WUJIC JO with « W2 His Boat »

Rowing with iconic oar detail, “His boat” transforms in its exquisite folding system. Its unique design is produced by innovative Japanese craftsmanship. Designed in Antwerp, Belgium. A limited edition.



  • BRETT with « QSTOM »  

The main idea of our project is to give the possibility to the consumer to customize his frames.This innovation is based on a double rim located on the acetate clip,which solve both constraints:to maintain the lens and to be maintained by the titanium rim.In terms of use,we designed this system in the goal to have a perfect clip adaptation,very easy for everyone thanks to the titanium flexibility and the monobloc shape. This innovation opens the door to the customization in the high-end universe.

  • FROST Eyewear with « JUPiTER »  

Creativity meets infinity. Discover a universe full of fasionable possibilities. Every frame is inspired by a planet and each single lens is circulating in its own colour satelite orbit. “JUPITER” is the beginning of a new eyewear colour-customizing century with an innovative patent pending construction.Each frame consits of a combination of 5 single frame parts which can mixed accordingly. The front part is holding the acetate rims via a lens facette cut and will be finally fixed by its lenses.


Reshape technology using 5 plastic bottles to inject one frame, demo lenses, cleaning cloth and case also recycled with plastic bottles.


  • BAMBINOCLE with « Yo² »  

Very Technical and fashion extremely light, full soft touch For kids , 8-12 years

  • JF REY with « LOLLY 5570 » – JF REY Kids & Teens   

Combined metal / acetate frame designed for girls 12/16 years old. Trendy butterfly shape, fashionable prints and chic gold metal color. Creativity and richness of the acetate material distinguished for its exclusive collages and patterns especially imagined by the designers for this model. Soft and sophisticated colors, finely decorated metal. An exclusive creation.

  • LAFONT with « HUGO » – Lafont Enfants 

HUGO is a new Silmo 2020 kids frame, from our 4-7 years old line. HUGO is made in France. Acetate front with key hole bridge, equipped with our exclusive monobloc spring hinge. All the brand know-how to ensure the perfect fitting adapted for the kids. From the design to its production : ajustable and comfortable. HUGO is presented in a exclusive Lafont color.

  • LUNETTES GRASSET ASSOCIES with « BE158 » – Bensimon

Lighweight style with a colored laquer on top of the rim on the round metal frames (stainless steel), combined with quadri-injected temples in rubber, and bespoke flexible hinges that can decrease the breakage rates for kids glasses. The shape and the material of the “basket gum” endtips bring confort and flexibility. A sturdy and very light frames!

  • OPAL with « ELAM010 C65» – Elevenparis Boys & Girls        

This concept is inspired by the artistic movement Memphis initiated by Ettore Sottsass in the 1980s. A radical turn of the artistic movements of the time, it is characterised by the use of simple geometrical shapes, in two or three interlocking dimensions, one after the other. It is an assembly of cones, cylinders, cubes pyramids. We have reproduced this type of assembly of shapes on the branch, in combining a prism, a parallelepiped and an cylinder which will be the beginning of the branch.



This revised edition makes no compromise between performance and comfort. CHRONOSHIELD is available with Bollé’s latest lens technology Phantom which adapts to light while offering the sharpest vision at all times thanks to the quality of its NXT® material construction and to a high contrast filter enhancing details and boosting contrasts. This lens also offers spectacular anti-fog properties. With the largest lens dimensions in Bollé’s range, CHRONOSHIELD offers an extra wide field of vision,

  • CÉBÉ with « S’TRACK 2.0 »        

This year, Cébé’s expert running model makes a come-back in a modernized version, and will be available in large and medium sizes to adapt to all types of faces. Stability and comfort are still unrivalled on these “2.0” models thanks to the design and ergonomics of Cébé’s unique S’Tech™ technology, providing extra contact points on the head. This feature makes S’track 2.0 ideal for all eventful activities, from trail running to mountain biking…

  • MARCOLIN with « COMPETITION SP0001 » – adidas

adidas presents her new eyewear collection by Marcolin. The COMPETITION model is a mix of 4 features and a light frame. – Quick interchangeable lenses system ; – 9-holes anti-fog ventilation system work hard in an always clear vision ; – 4 positions adjustable nose pads to have the individual fit for every nose best confort for your face ; – adjustable rubber end-tips non slip contact points on the temples for the best fit.


  • BOLLÉ with « VOLT+ »

When developing Volt+, Bolle’s objective was to provide high contrast and enhanced colors without compromising white balance. This challenge was music to the ears of our EPIC Center team who turned to the problem-solving power of ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO GENERATE OVER 20 MILLION POSSIBLE COMBINATIONS. In the end, there was only one. One lens formulation that met our team’s ”unreasonable” expectations and succeeded in providing an incomparable color experience. It’s called Volt+ !

  • ESSILOR with « Varilux Comfort Max »                                                      

In an increasingly complex visual environment, Essilor helps presbyopes who are facing new vision challenges linked to postural constraints, with the latest generation of iconic progressive lens design: Varilux® Comfort Max. This innovation offers greater postural flexibility, allowing frequent and comfortable changing of position during a prolonged visual task. Flex Optim technology widens the useful vision zone in the lens and the range of possible head movement for the wearer.


 HOYA MiYOSMART VISION is a lens whose specific geometry simultaneously provides 2 corrective powers, one for sharp vision and one to stop the eye from stretching, thanks to hundreds of small convex power segments that ensure constant myopic defocusing. A segment-free central zone makes it easy to measure the lens and guarantees perfect centering. This is a new non-invasive and effective method in the management of myopia.


  • ESW Vision with « tearcheck®»           

tearcheck®has been designed to create a new standard for dry eye analysis. Developed and manufactured by E-Swin, France – dedicated to evaluate tearfilm stability. The ease-of-use combined with a new design for fully automatic examinations provide a reliable, time-efficient add-on for every eye specialist. A smart, self-explaining procedure to analyze potential risk of inflammation or unstable tearfilm, just plug in and connect – 8 exams are done in less than 10 minutes.

  • LUNEAU Technology with « e-Eye Refract VX25 »  

e-Eye Refract, manufactured by Luneau Technology, is the only AI powered device that offers « physiological refraction » to establish the most comfortable prescription for your patients, remotely and in a small floor space. The next generation refraction is completed in less than 4 minutes in average, and is accurate & reproducible (non operator dependant). It creates new opportunities for opticians in telehealth and possibilities of new organisation schemes.

  • NOVACEL with « MASTER XX (HPE-910) »  

MASTER XX, the latest generation of lens edger – 80 Seconds : 80 seconds to cut the frame with MASTER XX. MASTER XX has enhanced not only its high speed, but also its stability. – 35 Styles of Step-Bevel : MASTER XX supports almost all of frame types with the combination of 7 different step bevel types and 5 edge styles. – 2X Built-in Drill Solution : built-in Driller reduces processing time by 50%. – Improved retouch mode – Reduced water consumption.

  • TOPCON with « MYAH »

MYAH is a one-time investment and independent wich offers all the technologies required to support myopia management:optical biometry, corneal topography, pupillometry, comparison and differential map, contact lens fitting simulation, Keratoconus screening… It offers also an evolving platform which provides the tools to add or grow Dry Eye Management: non-invasive BUT, Meibomian gland analysis, blink analysis, tear meniscus height analysis, real fluorescein imaging and video acquisition.

  • SAARGOS with « QuickSee »

 The QuickSee is the first portable Binocular Autorefractor on the market. It uses wavefront abberrometry technology, coupled with true far vision through the device. This portable autoref, developed at MIT, allows binocular refraction in 10s with an accuracy of around 0.25d vs subjective refraction for 60-70% and 0.5d for 80-90% of adult patients. Beyond its sizes, close to that of a puppillometer, it is an asset for mobile opticians.


List at september 17th, 2020

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