The Paul Smith shops reflect the character of Paul and his designs, an unmistakable Englishness augmented by the unexpected. The shops house the Paul Smith collections and an extensive selection of jewellery, books, art, and antiques, a general array of interesting and beautiful products. Work of other British designers is often showcased alongside Paul’s personal collections of art or curios.
Within 20 years of his introduction to fashion, Paul Smith has established himself as the pre-eminent British designer. Paul Smith has the ability to anticipate, and even spark off trends not only fashion but in the wider context of popular culture. He manages to transmit a genuine sense of humour and mischief, mixed with his love of tradition and classics
Today there are 12 different collections; designed in Nottingham and London, the Paul Smith collections are primarily produced in England and Italy while the fabrics used are mainly of Italian, French and British origin.