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22 Jul

NEW BALANCE X PAUL SMITH ON RANGE OF FOOTBALL BOOTS AND TRAINERS

Paul Smith has partnered with New Balance to produce a limited edition capsule collection of football boots, trainers and footballs to coincide with the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia. This unique collaboration brings together the celebrated British designer and the American footwear company to create a range of special products that fuse tradition and modernity, as New Balance’s advanced manufacturing techniques are paired with Paul Smith’s distinctive use of colour and stripe. The star of the collaboration is the limited edition New Balance x Paul Smith MiUK-One Football Boot, which features an upper crafted from soft kangaroo leather with Paul Smith Signature Stripe accents on the insole, tongue and heel counter. The MiUK-One is the first New Balance football...
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30 Jun

PAUL SMITH SS19 SHOW AT PARIS FASHION WEEK

Inspired by a history of subculture so synonymous with British style, Paul Smith Spring/Summer’ 19 challenges familiar sartorial codes.  Tailoring for today is confidently presented for both men and women. Informed by his personal experience of softening the stiffness of tailoring in the early-Eighties, Paul reinvigorates the suit. Tailoring remains at the core of the Paul Smith world and with rare independence the designer confidently contradicts the zeitgeist.   An exaggerated shape is reminiscent of trends gone-by, but contemporary relevance is delivered in construction and styling. Where once 500-gram tailoring cloths prevailed, now the same shapes appear in lightweight 200-gram wool, allowing for the versatility required for today. Ease and function is deeply entrenched in the Paul Smith ethos and is...
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3 Jun

PAUL SMITH DRESSES SHEKU KANNEH-MASON FOR ROYAL WEDDING PERFORMANCE

Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason wore a Paul Smith suit to perform at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday, May 19th Ahead of the performance, Sheku visited Paul Smith’s No. 9 Albemarle Street shop where Paul personally dressed him in a navy blue Soho-fit suit matched with a classic white shirt and a mauve floral tie. 19-year-old Sheku was one of an exclusive group of musicians who was selected to perform during the royal wedding ceremony, which took place in St George’s Chapel, Windsor. Kensington Palace tweeted that Prince Harry handpicked Sheku for the performance after seeing him play at an event in London last June in support of the Antiguan charity the Halo Foundation. Sheku Kanneh-Mason said: “I’m so...
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8 Apr

PAUL SMITH SPRING/SUMMER ’18 CAMPAIGN

Paul Smith looks to the ocean for spring/summer ’18 with a black and white campaign featuring Polish model Malgosia Bela and Ben Allen. The South of France was a key reference for the campaign, with neon signs, a seascape background and sandy beach floors combining to create images that have the characteristic irreverent spirit that Paul Smith is known for.     Black and white imagery features in a Paul Smith campaign for the first time in many years. As a designer known for his confident use of colour, the decision to present primarily black and white images, with an injection of colour to highlight key pieces, is both bold and modern. Accents of colour are used sparingly throughout the campaign to highlight...
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1 Apr

PAUL SMITH SPRING/SUMMER ’18 CAMPAIGN

    Paul Smith looks to the ocean for spring/summer ’18 with a black and white campaign featuring Polish model Malgosia Bela and Ben Allen. The South of France was a key reference for the campaign, with neon signs, a seascape background and sandy beach floors combining to create images that have the characteristic irreverent spirit that Paul Smith is known for. Black and white imagery features in a Paul Smith campaign for the first time in many years. As a designer known for his confident use of colour, the decision to present primarily black and white images, with an injection of colour to highlight key pieces, is both bold and modern. Accents of colour are used sparingly throughout the campaign to...
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