Optician, trained during several years in designer oriented stores, Caroline
Abram started in 1998 designing jewels and accessories for the eyewear
market: lorgnettes, magnifying glasses, chains etc… It is reviving the not
well known object called the lorgnette, that she quickly met an international
Rewarded by two gold Silmo awards, the Filao company opened its workshops
of craft manufacturing in Dakar where Caroline spent her childhood. She
trained a women’s team there, which have been manufacturing for 15 years,
all her accessory lines. Caroline Abram uses diverse materials such as
resin, the silver, wood, semiprecious stones …
During her journeys she discovers the charms of Florida and in 2008, she
launched her own line of glasses reminding her of the old-fashioned charm
of Miami. Sixties and vintage, South Beach inspired Caroline: the cat-eyes,
colors, extreme femininity.
After beings asked so often by her customers « do you make the same for
children? «, it became obvious when the moment had come, in 2014 of
(launch) the «Tête à Lunettes». The line was rewarded its first year for the
Silmo award for best kids design.
1998: Launch of the accessory brand Filao Paris.
2008: Launch of the Caroline Abram optical,
and sunglasses line for adults.
2014: Launch of the kid’s collection Tête à lunettes and
openign of the shop.
Prix et nominations
Prices awarded on the occasion of the most important
international optical fair – vote of the major figures of the
profession and of the journalists.
2006: Silmo d’or best brand environnement
2008: Silmo d’or best accessory with Berberiade face à main.
2014: Silmo d’or best kids design with Têtes à Lunettes
2014: Opening of the first Caroline Abram shop
2015: Silmo d’or nomination in optical design category
2016: Silmo d’or nominationfor kids