DATE & TIME
28th November 2016
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
20 Kean Street, London WC2B 4AS.
9 Albemarle St, Mayfair, London W1S 4HH.
THE STUDIO VISIT AND MEETING WITH PAUL SMITH
Meet the ‘classic with a twist’ master, in his studio and discover every department, from his personal office to the creative team, the architects designing the shops around the world to the sales team.
We will meet in Paul Smith’s studio in Kean Street, Covent Garden, and then travel by taxi to the Albermale shop in Mayfair where a team of stylist will welcome you.
Sir Paul Smith, CBE, RDI, is Britain’s foremost designer, the indisputable don of British fashion. He is renowned for his creative spirit, which combines tradition and modernity. Youthful but elegant, quirky but classic, it is an assortment of sharp plain suits set off by inspired prints and flashes of colour, full of appealing contradictions.
He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2000 for his services to British fashion.
Famous for its clothing and accessories collections, Paul Smith specialises in an inventive use of traditional craftsmanship and cutting-edge design to create beautifully-made, desirable, modern pieces.
Paul Smith is a tastemaker – a leader of British and international design trends. With an enthusiasm for eclectic cultural references and idiosyncratic combinations of pattern and colour, applied with understatement, Paul Smith expresses a truly contemporary aesthetic.
Paul Smith is loved across the world – its customers range from the creative community to students, and from Hollywood actors and pop stars to business professionals. From its origins in one small shop in Nottingham, England, in 1970, Paul Smith has grown into a global business, selling to five continents with over 300 shops. Starting with one men’s collection, the business has grown to comprise collections for men and women and children, including, shoes, accessories, fragrance, home furnishings and jeans.